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Try These Quick Go-to Settings for Multiple Lighting Conditions

Photography is all about light and mastering your camera is all about getting the right light, at the right time, in the right quantity every time. Yes there are things like composition, blur, right time of the day/night and what not but this blog is just about exposure and managing lighting conditions while learning more about your camera. So let’s talk about a few good tips on how to quickly go to the settings that get you a great picture with the right light getting on the sensor.Basically as... continue reading

iPhone Xs promises better low-light photography

The new iPhone 2018 is here! Actually all three of them: the 5.8 inch iPhone Xs, the 6.5 inch iPhone Xs Max and the cheaper Iphone XR.We know you don’t care that much about the new Golden color, because you’re going to use it with a black or grey anti-shock phone case anyway, or about the most durable glass ever, because you’ll put a protection glass on it at those prices. Water and dust resistance may be good to have, but we’re not talking about DSLR powerhorses here, they’re still mobile... continue reading

Location is Enhanced When Light and Color are Optimized

Almost any location is good for a visionary photographer. Some camera settings make the vision pop and the result is dynamic. What is it that makes that happen? Light and color.Have you ever noticed that natural objects like metal, wood and rock have much more color when you post-process them for vibrancy? Digital photography has the extraordinary ability to "see" color deeper and richer than we do with our natural eye. The colors are there and exposing the image just right will bring those... continue reading

The Top 3 tips for choosing a photo location

My first consideration in choosing a location is finding a place with light. If I want my subject to be well-lit, I will photograph outside if possible. I look for a location that has shade or diffuse light, such as under tree canopy or an overhang from a porch; something to make the light diffuse.I live in a place with very strong light from the sun almost every day and it will create harsh shadows on the subject. In certain instances, that might be the look you want, for... continue reading

How to: Location for shooting flowers

It's difficult for the common staff as me to travel worldwide and shoot.It's a big challenge to shot an amazing photo if you don't go outside .Why?The view you see everyday is one of the life and you think it is nature, just like the sun, like the air, it's so common and so nature.One hot summer afternoon,when I shotted some flowers nearby my apartment and I was surprised by the photoes being shotted by myself.Actually I didn't think the photoes being come from my camera.Now,... continue reading

Seeking the light to get great shots on the road

When you are on the road for whatever reason, if somebody tells you that you need to get up early to catch the golden hour lighting, your first reaction probably will be no way. However, as difficult as it sounds, I find it very rewarding to get up early either to shoot the sunrise, or just to shoot whatever objects in the soft morning light.One example is when I was on a business trip to San Francisco. Coming from the east coast, I knew I would have suffered from 3-hour jet lag. So, instead... continue reading

Inspiring light from Cuba

When you think of Cuba, we all have one image in mind...mojitos and wild salsa dance :) At least I do!I visited Cuba in December and I was really excited as it was my first sponsored trip as photographer / Instagramer and I wasn't sure if I was going to deliver what they expected from me.However, before I went, I probably read 100 blogs about photography in Cuba and I found a common thing in all of them: Light.Light on earth can change depending on the latitude you're in, and that is... continue reading

Have the perfect plan while you are on the road

When you are on the road wanting to take a photo, you need to have a plan. If you feel like taking a photography on the road I've got some tips for you. I live up north in Norway, and are surrounded with mountains in midnight sun in the summer and Northern lights in the winter. Often I take the car when I'm going somewhere. Often I have a specific goal with my driving trip. I've got some few tips to decide what you want to take picture of. If I'm on a road trip, there is nothing... continue reading

Lighting That’s Light on the Budget: Affordable Lighting Options for Shoestring Budgets

You have an upcoming shoot, an idea, or just want to create professional grade photography where good lighting equipment is required but you just don't have the gear. A basic light kit can cost close to $1,000 which is way beyond your means, especially if it's just to shoot for a couple hours. Are there any options?Well, yes, of course there are options!First of all, do you know other photographers that you can contact? Perhaps you might know someone who will let you borrow their equipment.... continue reading

Backlight

The sun sets or the sun shines ... usually best moments for photography in nature where mid tones show the most. No harsh shadows and no over strong highlights. Everything seems balanced and camera sensors of all sizes simulate such in there own best way(s).Directly lit objects may show really clear but what about back lit ones.Hair and fur shows really well pronounced especially if front of camera object had no reason to be that clear in terms of detail with certain texture(s)... continue reading

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