Five Reasons Why Your Brand New Camera is Making you a Worse photographer


My Father has just bought a new car and, with great relish and commitment, has spent the last few weeks poring over car magazines, drooling over spec sheets and basking in the utopian drivel pedalled in the car brochures! It was in one of these that I noticed a whole page devoted to the optional CONTINUE

The Camranger: An unbiased review


Tethered shooting has been available to photographers for quite some time.  Tethered shooting (plugging a cord from your camera to the computer) gives the benefit of shooting directly to a desktop computer or laptop and seeing the photo large on a computer screen, and being able to make adjustments to the photo on the spot. Although CONTINUE

Canon 100mm f/2.8L Macro Lens (In-Depth Review)


What You Need to Know The Canon 100mm f/2.8L Macro is a surprisingly sharp lens with one killer feature: image stabilization.  For handheld macro work, there is nothing that compares. Although the plastic body of this lens will turn away some photographers from choosing this lens, others will enjoy the lighter weight.  And even though CONTINUE

The ExpoDisc 2.0 (In-Depth Review)


Do you struggle to get the white balance just right in your photographs? Do you shoot in AWB (auto white balance) and then spend hours tweaking the colors in your photos? Do you still find yourself questioning whether the color is correct? Last October, a friend of mine, who is a professional photographer, was taking CONTINUE

10 Tips for Sharper Photos (Even when zoomed in)


Daily readers of this site already know how I feel about sharpness.   Sharpness is vital to professional photographers who make large prints, but beginners probably will not notice much of a difference between a razor-sharp photo that they view on a computer screen compared to a fairly-sharp photo that they view on a computer CONTINUE