Apr 07, 2011 — 3 comments
Before you write off the cheap lens that came bundled with your DSLR, take a look at the following video clip. Kai takes the humorous approach to explaining why kit lenses are worth a shot for new camera owners. He also shows some surprising comparisons with more expensive L-series lenses:
Rules tend to get a lot of flak, but deep down inside, most of us know that rules are designed to make life better. With photography, it’s no exception. The rules of photography are based on general principles that create great photos. Sometimes though, the composition calls for the rules to be broken.
One of the best qualities of a great photographer is his or her ability to be selective. So, by all means, keep on taking pictures if that makes you happy. The more you practice, the better you’ll get at photography. But before you click that “post” button, the makers of the photography flowchart think you should consider whether or not the photo is a keeper.
If you’re new to the world of photography, you may hear other photographers talk about their photographic style quite a bit. But what does this mean and how do you find your own style? I’m sure you’ve heard of photojournalism (shooting moments with no posing), traditional photography (completely posed), and lifestyle photography (which is a blend of the two). But a photographer’s true style is more than just a description of his or her shooting method.
As the year ends and a new one begins, we looked back at what articles & topics attracted the most attention. Listed below are some of 2013′s most popular posts, which range from useful tips to amazing images to tear-inducing stories.
2013 has seen some truly beautiful photography and videography, but there’s nothing like a well-crafted timelapse to blow your socks off and inspire you to grow as a photographer. With that in mind, this is a list of the ten most popular Vimeo timelapses to date from this year, based on each video’s play count and number of comments and likes:
We are very excited that PictureSocial, the photography network, is rapidly approaching the 1 million photos uploaded mark and our admins have been looking through the hundreds of thousands of truly stunning photos that were uploaded this year.
The photo histogram is that graph that looks like a mountain range with spikes shooting up at seemingly random places. The scary thing is that when you see it, it looks really technical. Most of us immediately try for the land speed record in turning it off.
We’ve seen a lot of timelapse videos on PictureCorrect this year, and with everybody experimenting and trying new things to push the envelope, you really have to think outside of the box to create something original.
Jovan “Bonna” Lamb grew up in Overtown, an historical black community in northwest Miami. As a poor inner city kid, his story was beginning to follow the tragic tale of many young men before him – including his brother. When he came into possession of a video camera, though, his life took on a new meaning.
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