Stepping up from JPEG to RAW format meant one of the greatest improvements I went through in my photography life. It does come at a price but it will boost the quality of your images to a whole new level. Join me on this nerdy journey!(more…)
Posts related to the technical side of things and photography gear.
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…
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…)
The Holy Trinity in photography (sometimes also called the Sacred Trinity) is what you would call the union of the shutter speed, aperture and ISO.
It should help you step up your skills a fair bit. Maybe even stop using the Automatic mode on your camera. Shutter speed? Aperture? ISO? All that, right here.(more…)
Living in a big city certainly brings many perks. However, when you enjoy landscape photography, it is quite challenging.
L-Brackets or L-Plates are one of the greatest investments you can do about your photography and still only very few photographers use them. This article is about understanding the awesomness of the L-Plates.