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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

Using a smaller camera, and using it often.

It’s been over a year since my last blog post, so I guess it’s time.I’ve continued to take my camera most everywhere I go - a small, quality point and shoot fits nicely in my purse. (I use the Panasonic DMC-LX3.) Shopping? Snap a photo. Traveling? Catch that scenery! Out for a walk? What is that bug (or bird or snake or plant?) I was inspired by another photographer’s blog at Digital Photography School:http://digital-photography-school.com/do-you-wear-a-camera/If you don... continue reading

Bringing in the Birds

Blue Birds are beautiful, but shy . . . they feed in my lawn regularly and I wanted very much to capture a few photos of them. The question was how to get close enough with the camera gear I own to get a good picture.First I established a feeding area near my house. I used an old plant pedestal (keeps them out of reach of the neighboring cats) and an old china plate from a thrift store. Meal worms are a great favorite of Blue Birds so that was my food of choice.In only a few days the birds had... continue reading

My new love

Hello Dreamstimers!It's me again, long time no see.This time, I would like to share with you my new equipment. A 18-50 mm f/2.8 Sigma lens that is just outstanding in every possible way considering the low cost. I even purchased mine used for about 220$!The main reason why I decided to buy this lens was because of my new and growing interest in event photography, more specifically nightclub photography. Now, there are a lot better lenses out there for this purpose but the 18-50mm Sigma... continue reading

To manage your camera

To manage your camera and equipment is a must when you do not have time, and must be quick, as my model Vincent who usually get tired after about five minutes of shooting. In my home studio are all ready for use, so i can take pictures of a few minutes, umbrella, backround and the camera is ready for the little tough guy.As to operate your camera is important so your model does not loses focus.  continue reading

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