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Sigma 50-500mm f/4-6.3 EX DG HSM Lens Review. Any 10x SLR zoom lens (50mm x10 = 500mm) is going to be attractive, but one that ends with a 500mm focal length is going to get an especially high amount of attention.

Sigma 50-500mm f/4-6.3 EX DG HSM Lens Review

Sigma 50-500mm f/4-6.3 EX DG HSM Lens, for this reason, but not for this reason alone, is a very popular lens. The fact that Canon's longest zoom ends at 400mm and costs much more increases the demand for this lens. I should point out right up front: Though designated 500mm, this focal length seems overstated - 450-470mm or so feels about right. Photography Courses – Photography Courses Online. Are there websites for photographers other than 1x or 500px? - Quora. 52 week photography challenge for 2017.

The original Dogwood Photography 52 Week Challenge was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world.

52 week photography challenge for 2017

In celebration of those who have completed the first challenge, a new challenge is now here! The challenge for 2017 has a higher difficulty level than the original challenge. While this challenge is a follow on to the original challenge here, it is also suitable to be completed as a stand alone challenge. There is no specific start date for this challenge. Each photographer is on their own journey, and only competing with themselves from week to week. Weekly Challenge Categories: Each week, the weekly assignment will be in one of 3 categories: Story Telling: Good photographers can take beautiful images of something. How to share your images I highly encourage sharing your work each week. If you run into others who are also participating and sharing, be sure and comment on their image! Some places to share your work: About the Author. Beginners Tips for Night Sky and Star Photography. Star Photography My favorite type of personal photography is taking night shots of the stars (long exposure pictures).

Beginners Tips for Night Sky and Star Photography

I am often busy shooting pictures of people at weddings, or apartments, or models, and it’s important for me to make sure I take pictures for fun regularly. Taking pictures for no one other than myself is highly rewarding, soul filling, and fun! I also love taking travel photos and HDR photos, in this article we will take a close look at exactly how you can take your own epic star photographs. 30 seconds at f/2.8, ISO 1250. 12 Steps to Successly Promote your Photography on Instagram. If you’re reading this and are interested in digital photography, chances are you’re a user of Instagram, the current goliath of social media in photography.

12 Steps to Successly Promote your Photography on Instagram

Instagram has become home to over 300 million users in the four years it’s been around, and it seems ready to only get bigger. 300 million is a big, big number. It can seem overwhelming, but it’s a great tool to not only create community, but also to become a better photographer. So how do you create a presence for yourself in all that noise? There are a lot of websites claiming to offer you the fastest way to Instagram success, but most of them offer terrible advice that will get you nowhere. 1) Great artists only show great work The difference between a good artist and a great artist is that great artists only show great work. Also, don’t post too often. 2) Find your niche. Deciphering Photo Jargon - Learn to Speak "Photographer"

If you’ve ever been a little lost while reading your camera’s manual, or a photography magazine it could be that you just need to learn to speak “photographer” language.

Deciphering Photo Jargon - Learn to Speak "Photographer"

In this article I’ll go over some of the most common technical terms, as well as some less common slang or photographer jargon. By the end I promise you will have a better grasp on the language and be able to have a conversation with a seasoned pro and hold your own! Speaking “Photographer” – the Basics These are the terms you’ll find in your camera’s manual and in most beginner tutorials on how to use it. RAW vs JPEG. RAW en JPEG Op het moment dat de camera een foto maakt, gaan er allerlei elektronische processen lopen binnen in de camera.


Alle digitale camera's zijn uitgerust met een processor die deze bewerkingen voor zijn/haar rekening neemt. Voor JPEG files gelden meer van deze processen dan voor RAW files. De naam zegt het al, RAW (betekent ruw) files zijn onbewerkt. Onderstaand schema is hier een illustratief overzicht van. Zoals in figuur 1 te zien is, zitten er tussen de sensordata en de JPEG file een aantal processen. De instellingen voor JPEG bestanden worden vaak opgeslagen in zogenaamde Picture Styles (figuur 3). Heel anders is dat bij de RAW file. Zoals in figuur 4 te zien is, krijg ik bij Photoshop eigenlijk geen mogelijkheden om de data van mijn foto aan te passen, voordat het een digitaal bestand wordt. Zoals te zien is in figuur 5, zijn alle instellingen (inclusief de zwart-wit instelling), die bij JPEG in de camera gebeuren, achteraf nog aan te passen in Photoshop CC.


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