All of us face the blast of advertising everyday from TV, internet and paper sources telling us why we need the latest and greatest version or model of whatever. The world of digital photography is not exempt and perhaps is even a major player in vying for our spare cash.
I am presupposing that you have a standard kit lens that came with your DSLR and it has a zoom with a range of 18-55mm as most do. The lenses listed below would be additions to your kit zoom. 1. The nifty fifty or 50mm f1.8 Despite the fact that most cameras come with a […]
The fundamental question asked of me as a photography teacher is which digital camera should I buy when starting out with photography. This used to be a simple question but as digital photography has become the norm more and more camera manufacturers have entered the market with more and more camera models. This causes confusion, […]
The Canon 7d, on the market for almost a year, is in my humble opinion the best digital SLR Canon has released for the avid amateur or semi-pro. It’s not a 5D and it’s not a 1Ds but it is an affordable camera with great specifications. And, comparing it to the 500D for my application […]
There is a misnomer that digital photography is its own form of photography, quite untrue. The digital part of photography is just the method of recording, so, what applies to photography applies to digital as well. Let’s take a look at the three accessories I think that every photographer needs. These aren’t listed in any […]
You’ve spent your hard earned money on a your first digital camera or perhaps your first digital SLR and you want to do more than just automatic. Do you start reading your manual, should you take a course or perhaps buy some digital photography books? The big question is where and how do you get started? I have have some great digital photography tips to help on the road to becoming a real photographer.