photography-hackIt’s not only in creating what’s going on infront of the camera where you can get creative. When needs must behind the camera can also require a dash of ingenuity. 2 videos each featuring 7 photography hacks makes this post one of the most informative to date. [click to continue…]

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Sourced from David Peterson's lens hood article

Sourced from David Peterson’s lens hood article

Sunshine provides a great backdrop but getting the exposer correct is a challenge. While gadgets are a requirement for any serious photographer, some are better than others. So, what about the lens hood?

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This week’s Phottix Weekly Photo takes us out into the countryside. It comes from flickr’s Phillip Ward How was it shot? [click to continue…]

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arkyart2Objects of Desire, the annual competition by Photgraphy District News, has launched and is excepting entries until August 4th. One grand prize winner will take home $2000. [click to continue…]

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Single glass piece from the sensor stack of a Canon (left) and Micro 4/3 (right) camera. Image credit: Aaron Closz. Sourced from PetaPixel

Single glass piece from the sensor stack of a Canon (left) and Micro 4/3 (right) camera. Image credit: Aaron Closz. Sourced from PetaPixel

What do you do when you notice that pictures aren’t coming out the way you expected? If your Robert Cicala you investigate, and investigate he did.

Photography is itself an art form, but behind one art form lie many more; innovation, science, gear, settings, composition to name a few. In a recent series of posts, on PetaPixel, Lens Rental’s Roger Cicala set about investigating and explaining why sensor stack thickness is not just an innoculous technical spec on your camera. In short, do not buy a new lens before reading the rest of this post.

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