Camera Lens – A guide to a few of the different types on the market

Newer photographers often confuse terms like “zoom” and “telephoto”, so with that in mind here’s a short blog post brought to us by Canon New Zealand – SLR History that clarifies some of the terms used to describe lenses. The most important part of what makes an SLR camera so versatile is the lens, andContinue reading “Camera Lens – A guide to a few of the different types on the market”

Are You Using Your Correct Eye When Photographing?

In a blog post Kent Weakley writes Okay many of us take this one for granted. However, in a recent class, a student asked me “which eye am I supposed to look through the camera’s viewfinder with?” The answer is – your dominant eye. We all have one eye that’s stronger than the other, orContinue reading “Are You Using Your Correct Eye When Photographing?”

10 Things I Would Tell New Lightroom Users

Scott Kelby writes about ten things he would tell new Lightroom readers. I got the idea for this post from an excellent post from Rob Sylvan (Rob is one of our Photoshop Help Desk gurus, as well as a Lightroom author and instructor), called “10 Things I Wish I Could Tell Every New Lightroom User.”Continue reading “10 Things I Would Tell New Lightroom Users”

Divine Composition With Fibonacci’s Ratio (The Rule of Thirds on Steroids)

From the Digital Photography School blog. Are you a stickler for little details? Well, if you’re a photographer, you had better be. Discovering the rule of thirds is a big milestone for any photographer. Suddenly, you realize that all you ever did before was center your subject right smack dab in the middle of theContinue reading “Divine Composition With Fibonacci’s Ratio (The Rule of Thirds on Steroids)”