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Choosing and using old lenses: second hand lens guide - What Digital Camera Matt Osborne explains how the raft of often-overlooked old lenses available today can open up a world of possibilities with your current gear. Pairing an old M42 medium-format lens with a modern-day Nikon D800 can produce great results. All pictures by Matt Osborne. Have you ever lingered at the window of your local camera shop, or spent an unhealthy amount of time on the cameras section of eBay, and wondered if it’s possible to use all the many weird and wonderful old lenses with your modern-day digital camera? Well, the good news is you can – so long as you follow two basic rules.

The dPS At-Home 7-Day Photography Challenge – Week One Since many of us are self-isolating and stuck indoors due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19), we thought we’d make it a little less boring and stressful and give you (and us) an “At-Home, 7-Day Photography Challenge.” That’s right – these are all things you can try in and around your home. And, as always, we would love to see your results in the comments section. That way, we can connect and share, and keep ourselves occupied with something positive and creative! Day 1

JPG: Magazine Issue 26 of JPG begins with a journey through the crowds, concrete, and chaos that make up big cities worldwide. Our guest editor, David Potes, also shows you scenes from cities across America to further explore the complexity of Urban life. Next, our contributors compare different surroundings of their world, creating contrasting images in the theme Juxtaposition. Nikon D90 Auto Bracketing Earlier this year I was on a four day photo workshop learning how to shoot waterfalls. A lot of the photographers were bracketing their photos and they made it look so easy! They'd press the shutter release and the camera would bang out 3 or more shots in less than a second. My Nikon D90 wasn't playing so nice. I spent half an hour looking for the bracket option in the camera menu before I found it, a button labeled [BKT], on the left side of the camera next to the lens. Pressing the button doesn't turn on bracketing but, it does display 0F followed by a number between 0.5 and 2.0.

6 Insane Coincidences You Wont Believe Actually Happened America's Freak Luck During the Battle of Midway The Battle of Midway may be remembered as one of the most spectacular naval battles in history and one of the huge turning points in the Pacific theater, but it started out as a pure clusterfuck for the Americans. Despite going into battle with most of Japan's game plan in their pocket thanks to American codebreakers/Bothan spies, the U.S. Navy had little to show for it in the early hours of June 4, 1942. My experience with the Mamiya RZ67 By Prosophos – STEVE HUFF PHOTOS My experience with the Mamiya RZ67 By Prosophos – See his website at Happy New Year to my fellow photography enthusiasts!

Reverse Lens Macro - How to Make Macro Photos with "Backward Thinking" Occasionally a little “backward thinking” can be a good thing, especially when it comes to coming up with an economical way to do macro photography. Sure, you can shell out a few hundred dollars for a nice macro lens. You might give extension tubes or bellows a try, or even buy some closeup diopter lenses. But what if I told you how you could use that old film camera lens and an adapter easily purchased for under $15 to make some nice macro images? View Photo Gallery and Lighting Diagrams on Strobox - Create, Share, Learn Message from the Strobox team In 2009 we created a unique iPhone app to document your photography lighting setups. Our bigger vision was to one day create a community where photographers could share their knowledge, experience, and learn from those on the front lines. That dream came true in 2010 when we launched our Strobox website.

How to Photograph the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis Tips for seeing and photographing the Northern Lights: Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, might be one of the most fascinating phenomena to photograph during the night. Watching the sky turn green, blue, pink and even red, is something that will change you forever. After seeing The Lady in Green countless times, I still find myself shouting in awe when she’s elegantly dancing in the sky. Seeing, and photographing, the Northern Lights aren’t something you can do all over the world.

Instagram Quote Rebuttals / Hipster Edits About Hipster Edits (a.k.a. Instagram Quote Rebuttals") are a series of image macros typically designed to ridicule “profound monologue” photos. It consists of a picture, usually taken with Instagram feature and hence the term “Hipster Edit”, an ostensibly meaningful quote and a buzzkilling remark denoted underneath in red text.

lifehack Japanese women are well known for their slim, healthy, and toned figures. While genetics almost certainly plays a role, many claim that their morning ritual may also be helping them stay healthier. Put simply, most Japanese women drink water immediately upon waking. This ritual, now deeply rooted within Japanese culture, is actually a form of water treatment that’s scientifically proven to help remedy a number of body disorders.

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