So you tried out all the basic techniques for taking really sharp photos but you're still not satisfied with the results? Or maybe just curious if there is more? Well,…
Posts related to the technical side of things and photography gear.
The Lower and the Upper Antelope Canyon have gone a long way from a hidden gem to one of the most visited tourist attractions in the U.S. West. Nowadays, these…
Backing up your photos is incredibly important and criminally underrated. Full stop. But let’s face it - the topic itself is neither particularly exciting nor fun. Plus it is a…
Before going through my favorite photographs of 2018 - happy new year everyone! Start of a new year is always a good time to review and reflect a bit what…
The reason why I’ve decided to write this post about gift ideas for photographers is simple – I got angry. Not like grizzly bear angry but you know – a bit poked. As Christmas is getting closer, suddenly tons of Pinterest pins titled like “Amazing gift ideas for photographers” are being smashed right into my face. And most of them are actually quite ridiculous.
Why do my images look so blurry?
How do I take sharper photos?
Ever asked yourself these questions? I have. And I still do! Getting my own images sharp is and always will be a challenge. It is a neverending, almost Sisyphus-like struggle between a man and his tool. Sharpness in your photography is one of the factors that will decide whether it’s going to be a hero or zero. Dramatic enough? Now, let’s get cracking and see what you can do to increase the sharpness of your images!(more…)
People often tend to think that creating a great landscape photograph is a question of expensive gear and visiting stunning places. That if you have resources to combine these two things, award-winning images will automatically magic themselves into the camera.
But the creation of a good image is actually hard work. Yes, pressing the shutter is involved at some point but there is so much more than that! In fact, it is the entire process that I love about landscape photography.
The time I spend outside, trying to understand the place, and doing all the non-photography pre-work. That’s what really counts and hopefully transfers into the eventual outcome — your image.
This is no perfect workflow, no secret key to creating an amazing photograph but rather a set of things I learned to do on a photography location. Things that might help you develop your own on-location process.(more…)
I thought it might be useful and interesting for some of you to see what kind of gear I use in my photography. Because come on, we all love the smell of gear and enjoy working with it, looking at it, snuffing it and patting it gently on its back, when it’s sad.
Enough said, here’s a list of what I carry around. Also, feel free to comment, I love gear talks! 🙂
I know what you’re thinking – travel photography is not all about the gear. There are other ways of improving it without another piece of shiny new photography gear. Which by the way always smiles at you when you’re unpacking it and smells so deliciously of a sophisticated and terribly complicated manufacturing process…(more…)