Month: September 2019

XiaoMi Yi M1 Mirrorless

Configurations

Speaking of the XiaoMi Yi M1, we must know about its configurations above all. This novelty comes with a Sony IMX269 sensor, detachable M4/3 bayonet, 20.16 million pixels, and a 3-inch touch screen with 1.04 million pixels. Except for the latest firmware update, the added value of focusing point is 81, improving the focus speed and accuracy.

Operations

Yi M1 is claimed to be a special mirrorless camera for smartphone users. If you often use the phone to take pictures, then the M1 is very easy to use for you. The equipped 3-inch touch screen is for this purpose. On this screen, you can touch focus, select the exposure, shutter speed and do other operations. On the body of Yi M1, we cannot find the common aperture, shutter speed, and other mechanical switches. All these functions are integrated into … Read the rest

Learning Digital Photography

A digital camera is not just a digital version of your old camera, but has a lot more to it. First, modern digital cameras are appointed with a ton of features, most of them that consumers are unaware about or how to use them. And even if you’ve scoured through the user manual that arrived with your digital camera, chances are that there are still a few tricks that were missed or not well explained.

Practicing digital photography is all about unraveling these tricks, and the best way to start is by getting to know your camera first. There are several ways to go beyond what your digital camera user manual dictates such as joining relative forums and learning new tips and tricks from members who have the same model as you. The other but traditional way to learn digital … Read the rest

About Selfie Culture

There are two types of Selfies. When it contains only one person, it is an Individual selfie. If more than one person is captured in a selfie, then it’s called as ‘Group selfie.’ The latter is also known as ‘Groufie’, ‘Wefie’, and ‘Usie.’ Whatever is the type, the purpose of such selfies is to focus on the people in them. The most popular is the individual selfie which can be shared with close friends and relatives. Of late, Group selfies carry more value as they showcase the relationship and unity of people.

Benefits of Selfies: The need for a photographer is dispensed with. Personal images and varied expressions can be taken and shared with others. Such selfies are used for; 1) informing the position of self to the family that lives in a distant place. 2) Freezing the memorable moments … Read the rest

Matchless Black and White Photography

Contrast

It is pivotal that you contrast the elements within the image well. Remember that when it comes to colour photography, you don’t always have that leeway, but with black and white photography, you can (and should!) contrast as much as you can, playing with lights and shadows to make the elements within your images stand out in a variety of ways.

Use RAW

A key aspect of this type of photography is that when shot in RAW mode, you can then process images the way you like on your computer, say using software like Adobe Photoshop. Agreed that not all cameras have the RAW function available on them, we would strongly encourage that wherever such a functionality is available, do make the most of it.

Use Exposure Skilfully

It is imperative that you use exposure deftly to create stunning … Read the rest

Taking Better Photos

See the light

Before you raise your camera, see where the light is coming from, and use it to your advantage. Whether it is natural light coming from the sun, or an artificial source like a lamp; how can you use it to make your photos better? How is the light interacting with the scene and the subject? Is it highlighting an area or casting interesting shadows? These are all things you can utilise to make an ordinary photo extraordinary.

Use flash during the day

You might think that you should only use flash at night time or indoors, but that’s not the case at all. If it is an extremely bright day outside and the sun is creating harsh shadows on your subject, switch on your flash. By forcing extra light onto your subject, you will be able to … Read the rest

Amazing Effects of Photography

Bokeh

The aesthetic quality of blur out of primary image focus is known as bokeh. Light offers more light to areas not in focus but is near the object. Lens aberrations and aperture shape differences, cause the blur resulting to beautiful looks. There is both good and bad bokeh, in the bad bokeh, blur mostly distracts observers from the focus areas and is harsh hence ruins a photographers work. Good bokeh enhances the image look.

Panning

Panning is a photography technique that is mostly used to shoot moving objects such as sports cars, race competitions. It involves the horizontal, rotational and vertical movement of an image or video. To achieve best results of a sharp subject with a blurred background, you need to stay with an object as you frame and press the shutter button. It is among the old … Read the rest

Select Camera Flashes

  • Fixed Flash:- They are part of the camera, and they use battery of the camera as their power source. These are suitable for routine photography and their use requires very less technical knowledge.The downside of these type of flashes is that, they drain camera battery very fast, and they don’t help us to produce very high quality picture.
  • Dedicated Flash Units:- They are compact units with their dedicated power supply. They do not use camera battery so the life of camera battery is better in this case. These flashes fit in the camera shoe slot. They take inputs from camera circuit about the focal length of the lens, ISO sensitivity and shutter speed to accurately calculate the required intensity of flash. This feature can play a vital role in enhancing the quality of the images. These types of flashes can
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Baby Portrait Photography

Mothers and fathers have taken the art of baby portrait taking photos into their own hands. In fact, if you’re a new parent, I bet you have a camera tucked in your bag all the time. To arrest the seen unexpected ‘firsts’ or easily, capturing the right moment that candidly presents itself, are certain the supreme delights of a parent.

impersonates at Specific Ages

although, there is furthermore a dispute in taking baby photographs; and that is, offspring do not know how to pose. The subject is still too ignorant of its surroundings or at certain ages, unpredictably hardworking. So it would be helpful if we could be smallest anticipating of their abilities to hit a pose. We know babies can barely hold up their heads or retain a specific place at 0-3 months that’s why we would need to … Read the rest

Events Benefit From A Rental Photo Booth

Family Photos Are Simpler In A Booth

It can be hard to get the whole family to subject to one big picture, and waving a camera around the whole time can be a real pain. A picture booth is a fun alternative, and can bring extra pizazz to the gathering. Rest assured by the end of the event, everyone in your family will have taken a picture. You can even choose an individual picture from each reel to incorporate into your photo album. This is a great way to bring the family together and get them all around for your memories.

Dances And Gatherings Are Ideal Opportunities

A good way to make some extra money out of a dance or large meeting venue, is to offer a rental picture booth to guests. They will enjoy the ability to savor the … Read the rest

SLR Camera Bag

A SLR camera bag is a good way to carry your SLR camera and lenses with you and keep them protected from damage. The bag you choose should have enough room to easily store all of your equipment. A good choice for a professional photographer or anyone who uses a variety of photography options is one which accommodates two or more cameras and a minimum of five lenses. You will also want a bag that you feel comfortable in carrying with adequate padding on carrying straps so that they take the impact off of the weight of the bag.

For those who like to have their camera readily accessible in case of an unexpected opportunity for a fast photo, a smaller bag may be the best choice for you. Although a small SLR camera bag will accommodate only one SLR … Read the rest