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Long exposure at night

 As I realized this picture:first time I looked really good scene behind a photograph after I chose very carefully the place where I am aplasia surpirnde stage tripod-for pictures with long exposure primarily we need a tripod solid-then I set the camera to M mode, then I closed the aperture to 22, I set iSO to 100 and shutter speed to 10 secondsThis is the result !!!As a last tip I recommend you let one car, two to go and count how many seconds the road cross framed in the viewfinder... continue reading

How To Get Perfect Focus Every Time

Click here for the Video for this article:Some of the most interesting scenes are seascapes or landscapes that are tack sharp from right at your feet to the distant horizon. Here's how you can do it every time.First of all you have to scout the scene when you have lots of time. Try to pick a convenient location so you can come back when the light is perfect.You don't want to leave anything to chance so avoid autofocus, which may concentrate on the centre of the image and leave the foreground... continue reading

Putting things into perspective

If you have an SLR or dSLR camera then chances are, you are wondering which lens to buy, which working focal length to invest in. Well in case you haven’t figured it out yet, the answer is simple (in the sense of choosing your focal length), get what you need for the things you like shooting the most. And please don’t ask about “how X zoom” the lens has, as that is just a marketing trick and means nothing about the lens really. A 70-200mm zoom lens is less useful than a 24mm fixed length if... continue reading

Why primes rock! (Part 1)

For a while now I've been using my zoom lens a lot, but after getting a Panasonic GF1 with 20mm f/1.7 lens I realized how much I miss using prime lenses.After getting and using a 28mm for my SLR I'm reminded how versatile prime lenses can be.Here are my top reasons for liking to pull out a prime lens over my zoom:1. Rejoice - no choice!There is something freeing about having only one focal length.If you have some room to move about you can accomplish a lot of selection on the background... continue reading

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