Photography is a hobby to some and a profession to others. That’s a pretty obvious statement, but regardless of which group you belong to, besides the camera, you need other pieces of equipment to enhance your experience and take your photography to a whole new level. Tripods are just one of those extra key pieces
Amna Eltawil is an Egyptian journalist. Through her years of journalism, she has worked for top publications and organizations like John Maxwell organization, the International Herald Tribune, and Al Wafd. She also worked for the largest media network in the middle east: MBC on a full-time basis. When she is not working, Amna can probably be found in bed with a book cuddling with her beloved Siberian Husky.Amna has written 208 articles so far, you can find them below.
Colored gel kits are an invaluable gift to photographers. Not only can a colored gel add a more defined mood and atmosphere to a plain and dull scene, but it can also give a photographer more opportunity to experiment with their creativity in shooting distinctive colored shots. These are the two types of colored gels
Are you into vlogging and looking for a new camera or just about to step into the waters and are looking for equipment first? Either way, you want a camera with amazing features, reasonable price, and great quality. In order to help you out, we looked for the best cameras for vlogging, and you can
Millions of people around the globe use Lightroom to edit and enhance the quality of their photos. Professional photographers and rookies love Lightroom and pretty much everyone else, as it comes with features that other services don’t have. Adobe works hard to improve the user experience which explains why they introduce new features quite often.
The choice of equipment and accessories can either make or break your photography experience. Sure, shooting style and skill comes down to the photographer’s vision, but lugging a ton of gear around can really sour the experience. And you can’t carry a camera and other gear around in a plastic bag, of course. Luckily, different
Selfies are becoming more popular by the day, and it comes as no wonder why manufacturers work on new features and cameras that would help users take their selfie game to the whole new level. Both Oppo and Xiaomi gave the public an exclusive sneak peek of their latest selfie selfie cameras in the span
One of the best gifts you can give to a child is a camera. Kids should be able to start experimenting with video and photography from a very early age as it is very beneficial to their creative growth. And as modern technology has been evolving exponentially, it sometimes makes it hard to grasp everything
Panasonic has been very busy lately and they have exciting news for their fans. While a well-known brand, Panasonic Lumix S1 still lacked more features that would make it more suitable for professionals. It looks like the brand is about to step up their game as they announced new, important updates that current and new
Full-frame cameras have become a big deal in photography due to their amazing benefits. The advantages of shooting with full-frame cameras are numerous, including the improved low-light performance, higher ISO performance, improved dynamic range and color depth, and more control over depth of field. Although many full-frame cameras come with a hefty price, you can
Any professional photographer knows that light is one of the most crucial factors when it comes to taking a good photo. Without light pointing at the subjects in the photograph at the right angles, the photo may well end up a failure. This is where a camera flash comes in handy too, but with so
Just like you depend on your camera when you go on a photoshoot, you rely on your lenses even more. While there are many camera bags with lens storage, they may not always offer enough the level of protection you want for your lenses. You may also want to carry your lenses separately in your
A hand grip camera strap is a great way to keep you from dropping your camera if you’re taking photos while on the go. Sure, you can hang your camera around your neck, but that can be cumbersome and leave you with a sore neck or irritated skin. This is where a good camera hand
Whether photography is a hobby or you consider yourself a professional, one thing is for sure – a camera alone is often not enough to help you capture the perfect photos. There are many accessories that have been released to make your job as a photographer much easier and enjoyable, and to help avoid the
When you read a post about the top camera bags that are out there on the market right now, you might notice that many of these lists tend to focus a lot on general bags and it often seems like the products are geared toward a male audience. There are many bags out there that
Zoom is a feature that is often desired in a digital camera, but with mirrorless cameras, DSLR cameras, and similar options, a great zoom function can also be exceptionally expensive. This is where bridge cameras come in, offering you an excellent zoom function, while also providing the other features that photographers rely on. In this
The previous camera released by the Yashica brand received quite harsh comments from critics. The company did not give up, however, as they are now turning their efforts toward Kickstarter once again in order to bring three new cameras to life. All three cameras will use 35mm film and, in addition to launching these cameras,
Some people have noticed an increase in the pricing for the Photograph Plan that has become a popular option for photographers who rely on Adobe’s suite of software. The new pricing seems to be double the amount that photographers used to pay in the past. Since 2013, Adobe has offered photographers an affordable way to
Tokina has officially announced the release of a brand new lens from the popular brand. The new lens is a type of Macro lens, called the Tokina FiRIN 100mm f2.8 FE Macro lens. The lens is compatible with full-frame mirrorless cameras from the Sony brand. The announcement for the new camera lens from Tokina was
Emojis are a fun way to express yourself on your Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, or Twitter. There are so many of these social media symbols that it’s easy to forget how to type them all out. There are thousands of emojis that you can choose from – and one of the primary benefits of them is
After a short film was published by the Leica camera brand, a large number of the citizens within China found some details in the video to be offensive. Conversations about the video imposing a negative view of China went to such an extent that the Chinese Government decided to take matters into their own hands.
Vimeo recently announced that they have officially acquired Magisto, a video production platform that has gained quite a lot of popularity in recent years. The platform was initially an Israeli start-up and had more than 100 million registered users prior to Vimeo acquiring the service. The Magisto platform helps the user create videos with “excitement
Instagram is considering the possibility of adding a new update to its platform. In the update, like counts will no longer be shown beneath photographs and videos that have been uploaded by users. According to current findings, it has been suggested that this may be a move from Instagram’s side to make the platform less
Back in the day, phones didn’t have great cameras, but today the story is different. Thanks to the wonderful evolution of technology, you’re able to capture amazing photos using your smartphone. That explains why an increasing number of people prefer taking photos with their smartphones rather than a “regular” camera. However, you’re well aware of
Human imagination has no limits, and that’s definitely a good thing. Creativity and a little bit of effort are all that’s necessary to create some truly awesome things, and you’re going to love this one – camera kit made entirely from paper. Yes, we’re serious! The paper camera was created by DOTMOT, a Seoul-based motion
Let’s be honest; we all love a good selfie. We take selfies on our own, with friends and family, to create memories, to mark a special occasion, you name it. Bearing in mind how much people love selfies, manufacturers started designing and creating their devices and software to enhance our overall experience. Google is about
The Raspberry Pi system has given people an endless number of possibilities, with creativity truly being the only limitation. What Martin Fitzpatrick built, however, was something unseen among both the photography community and enthusiasts who dabble with the Raspberry Pi system. He built quite a fascinating device that draws a photograph onto an Etch-A-Sketch device.
Roger Cicala at LensRentals, along with his team, made quite a discovery last week. After their Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II lens has been circulating for over three years, a fly ended up in the lens. Prior to taking on a very intricate task of removing the dead fly from the lens, the team decided
Panasonic is one of the leading names in the tech industry, and they take that title seriously by constantly releasing new products, models, and updates on the market. The latest update to Lumix G Vario will include better weather protection to allow users to get most out of their lens and enhance the quality of
Rode has become one of the leading manufacturers of microphones, audio software, and related accessories. The most recent news associated with this brand will make many videographers happy. Rode introduced Wireless GO, a wireless microphone system that has already earned the reputation of the world’s smallest and the most versatile system of this kind. So,
Yashica certainly rose more than a few eyebrows with the latest announcement about the launch of their 35mm film. It seems like the company is trying to rebuild itself in a competitive market in times when people prefer their smartphones over carrying a camera wherever they go. The company, which was founded in Nagano in