The 33 Best DSLR and Mirrorless Lenses of 2014

The 33 Best DSLR and Mirrorless Lenses of 2014 It's been an interesting year for photography, but it's slowly coming to an end. Things are looking very promising for the future, with a record selling photograph and some really cool gear. Speaking of gear, it's time to look back at some of the winning products of 2014. This time we're going to...

6 Awesome DIY Photography Gifts for This Christmas

6 Awesome DIY Photography Gifts for This Christmas Christmas is closing in on us and what a special time it is! So far, we've put together a few lists with very cool items in all price ranges. Not surprisingly , they were pretty popular with a lot of photographers, as well as their spouses, friends and families. But there is one niche that I...

The Two Light Setup That Works for Everybody

The Two Light Setup That Works for Everybody ' Learning about lighting is one of the most fascinating parts of being a first time photographer. It's ultimately what makes the difference between a good photo and a bad one, a real photographer and a rookie. People are sometimes scared of walking into a studio and using multiple lights to...

7 Reasons to Have a 50mm Lens in Your Bag

7 Reasons to Have a 50mm Lens in Your Bag They don't call it the "nifty fifty" for nothing. The 50 mm lens has made history in the world of photography and there are some pretty powerful reasons for that. It used to be the standard focal length many years ago, when the 35mm format was still in its good days. Since the 50 is such a...

The Top 10 Tripods of 2014

The Top 10 Tripods of 2014 The tripod is a piece of equipment that I believe every photographer should own, regardless of what kind of work he does. The main reason for that is simply that you never know when you're going to need it . Obviously, there are lot more advantages to using a tripod, including the fact that is...

14 Examples of Common Sense for Photographers

14 Examples of Common Sense for Photographers It's a big world out there, and one that's populated with countless photographers of all kinds. Photographers are creative people and up to some point, artists. In everyone else's eyes, that gives them a little permission to be more bohemian, less practical or to sometimes be on their own little...

How to Shoot and Retouch the Milky Way

How to Shoot and Retouch the Milky Way The Milky Way is one of the best looking scenes you can point your camera at, and if you know how to do a good job, you can end up with spectacular images.   It's not the most difficult subject to photograph and retouch, but it's certainly no walk in the park either.  First of all, you have to...