Tag: 2014

DIY: Remote shutter release

Long time ago I was looking to buy a remote shutter release for my Canon Rebel XS. I wanted to start long exposure photography and I was on a budget. Initially I considered buying a knock-off from Hong-Kong but then I found these D.I.Y. sites showing you how to build your own. Having a background on electronics and in possession… Read more →

4 tips to take a great portrait

If you are passionate about photography you most likely invested some money in a decent camera and lens, or lenses. You read, talk and share about photography whenever you can. This turns you into the family personal portrait photographer. There’s no way to escape the curse 🙂 It is better to learn a few tricks to get the job done… Read more →

A Guide To Shutter Speed & Aperture

The problem with understanding aperture, exposure, f-stops, shutter speed is that you need to think on 3D. Yes, 3D. And no, I’m not nuts. Just imagine three separate levers that will control how fast a bucket gets filled with water. Try to imagine you need to fill in the bucket with a determined amount of water. You keep the funnel open too… Read more →

12 Resources that will help your photography skills

I’m a strong believer that the vast majority of people develop their artistic trade by a long process of learning, practicing and experimenting. This will lead each of us to discover our own “voice” and produce unique pieces of art. Of course there are a few born with that spark of genius spontaneity but here I’m writing to the other… Read more →