Love Your Camera Battery: 7 Tips to Extend Its Life

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Few things in life are as annoying as a camera battery that loses its charge or dies at just the wrong moment. It’s one of the things that every camera enthusiast – amateur or professional, Nikon or Canon users, smartphone or DSLR advocates alike – can agree on.
And until technology develops a truly everlasting source […]

Everything to Know About Camera Lenses

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Camera lenses are arguably the most important part of your camera setup. They control the image projected onto your imaging sensor, acting like your eyes into the world of photography and ultimately shaping the photos you take.
A new lens offers such amazing potential and possibility, but choosing the best type of lens for your camera […]

The Portrait Photography Equipment You Need in Your Camera Bag

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The power of portrait photography lies in capturing the personality and individuality of your subjects. Creative portrait photography takes plenty of practice, skill and patience. But, to some extent, it also comes down to what portrait photography equipment you’re using.
From cameras and lenses to studio lighting set-ups, here are the essential portrait photography equipment pieces you […]

Your Camera’s Autofocus Explained

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Most photographers will be familiar with autofocus (AF), the system commonly found in modern cameras that helps you take crystal clear images with ease. On some cameras, it’s that amazing clarity you suddenly get when you half click down on the shutter button.
Understanding how autofocus works is crucial knowledge that can allow you to take […]

Choosing the Ultimate Action Camera

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Action cameras allow you to capture and share all the heart stopping, adrenaline packed moments in your life with ease.
Whether you attach an action camera to your helmet as you paraglide over lush greenery or take HD video to chronicle your immense mountain climb, the compact quality of action cameras make them almost indispensable in […]

How Do Action Cameras Actually Work?

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Action cameras somehow manage to cram in a lot of amazing functionality into a lightweight, compact body. It’s quite incredible how a camera like a GoPro HERO 6 can capture 4k and 1080p video with such stability and image quality.

Action cameras take the best elements of a point-and-shoot camera and packs it into a tiny, […]

Cameras vs Camcorders: Which is Best for Video?

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The ability to capture video on cameras and camcorders has advanced a lot in recent times. Nowadays, cameras can take breathtaking video and camcorders can capture some great stills.
With these advances, it can be difficult to figure out which option is best for you. Whether you’re planning to be the next Scorsese or the next […]

How to Troubleshoot Common DSLR Camera Problems

Not all DSLR camera problems are created equal.  Some are complex and require either a deep dive into online tutorials or the aid of a professional. But others can be relatively easy to fix.
It’s these types of problem that this post aims to troubleshoot, things like why your camera isn’t turning on or why your […]

Beginner Camera Lighting Tips

Lighting is undoubtedly one of the most important skills for aspiring photographers to learn in order to take their photography to the next level.

The type of camera lighting will depend on the type of photography you want to take. You can be much more pinpoint and precise with portrait photography, for example, than landscape photography, […]

Out of the Cold: How to Improve Your Winter Photography

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With its stark colours and desolate landscapes, winter can be an incredibly beautiful time for camera enthusiasts to shoot photography.

Brave the cold and get out there with your camera. Before long, you’ll see those threatening storm clouds as an opportunity for a wonderfully foreboding image, that latest snowfall the perfect portrait backdrop because of its […]