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How to take better pictures of a butterfly?

First of all, At the intro part I would like to share some essential information about a butterfly so that you could know more better and generate some more interests in them.Butterflies are beautiful insects and there are thousands of species in habitats all over the world, so the capacity to photograph them is endless. Butterflies often have intricate designs on their wings in addition to different color combinations. In order to photograph a butterfly you need the right equipment, plus lots... continue reading

Drone your road

Roads. They're not just lines connecting us to a destination. Whether they're highways, urban or rural roadways, mountain roads or passes, each of them has their unique beauty regardless of the season. For some of us, all the roads we cross or see symbolize something. And this is the reason we've discussed with some of the most passionate photographers about all kinds of roads. Here they are:Anzebizjan, Calin Stan,Gheorghita Rafaila andMarkus Schieder. Thank... continue reading

Chasing the sun

Many times, sunsets and sunrises are captured spontaneously by either professional photographers or amateurs. But the way sun appears and fades below the horizon is a stunning performance that nature offers us every day in so many different ways and it's a pity not to plan the perfect shooting of such miracles. We've asked some of our professional contributors who've been chasing the sun over the years to share with us their stories and passion for sunsets and sunrises. Thank you,... continue reading

Zoom vs. Prime, who is the winner?

Should i purchase a 24-70mm lens or maybe go with two different lenses covering this range? That question has definitely been in your head when trying to figure out what lenses to buy. The answer is not simple but it comes down to what type of photography you will use a zoom or a prime lens for.Shot on Canon EOS 5D Mark II with Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM lensA Prime (fixed focal lens) is, well, a fixed focal lens that some people might see as limiting, but it compensates that limitation... continue reading

Micro 4/3 system - The future of photography and videography

The Micro Four Thirds system (MFT or M4/3) is released by Olympus and Panasonic in 2008. The image sensor measures 18 mm × 13.5 mm (22.5 mm diagonal). Size of this sensor is a perfect harmonious relationship between small sensors (which are mostly used with mobile phones and some classic amateur compact camera 6.2 mm x 4.6 mm, 7.7 mm diagonal) and the larger 35 mm full frame sensors (35 mm x 24 mm, 43 mm diagonal).The size of the micro 4/3 sensor allows the... continue reading

Macro photography. Part I

Discover a brand new world of colors and shapes.To dive into that adventure, best solution is to get a macro lens with reverse ring. With macro extensions as alternative solution you can’t get such great results. Besides that, macro lenses can be used as remarkable portrait lenses with amazing sharpness. They allow taking photos from low distance so that distance should be only few centimeters.Macro photographs are ones with enlargement of subject in proportion 1:1, or higher 2:1, 3:1 and so on.... continue reading

Climbing Equipment

In the practice of mountain climbing and sport climbing, we meet enormously many risks that can be minimized using a good quality equipment and a suitable climbing technique. A person who practices these mountain activities must be physically healthy and, above all, mentally prepared. Prudence and boldness must be in a good balance, combined with the presence of spirit, determination and analysis ability in critical situations. It is advisable to carry out a thorough medical check-up at least once... continue reading

An Old Camera And A Cheap Lens

"Give me a lever and a place to stand and I will move the earth" -ArchimedesCan we do the same with an "old" camera and "cheap" lens in our world? Surely we can because even the cheapest materials that produced today is much more efficient than in the past and we are lucky about this.Legendary photographer Ansel Adams did his best with tools that already in their disposal and then moved on to using better ones.He said "any good modern lens is corrected for maximum definition at the... continue reading

Waterfalls and the world beyond them

Or the perks of being a photographer. You get to travel and discover the world and come back with stunning views of places that for starters, us, human beings, can only frame them in our houses. But how do you get to stand out with an amazing waterfall capture?Q&As with Dmitry Rukhlenko.1. What do you feel when you photograph a waterfall?        I enjoy photographing waterfalls. Many of them are charming and photogenic. It is said that the flowing water is one of the things that... continue reading

Tips to Protect Your Photography Equipment On-The-Go

Every photographer knows you have to go to where the good shots are. Sometimes, that puts you in some conditions that are less than camera-friendly. Water, weather, dirt, falls: there’s a lot of things in the real world than can destroy an expensive camera. Getting the shot doesn’t mean losing your equipment, however. With the right preparation, any photographer can keep shooting no matter what.Protective CaseIf you’re going on an adventure, the last thing you want is for your equipment... continue reading

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