I have a large-ish lightbox similar to . I would like to use it with a handheld camera. How do I go about calculateing how much light I need? I would like to use cheap continuous lights. Is there a ...
I've just come from a vacation trip where one of the attractions was firefly watching at night. I only brought with me my point-and-shoot camera, a Canon S100, but to much disappointment, I wasn't ...
I'm thinking of upgrading to a D800 and I think I read something about the 36MP resolution of the sensor to be a liability when hand-holding the camera at lower shutter speeds. Unfortunately I cannot ...
I have a crop body camera (Canon T3i) and I'm renting the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro Lens for the weekend. I hope to use it for both macro shots and portraits. Can you recommend an aperture ...
I've heard different rule of thumbs for shutter speed. Some will say that it should be no slower than 1/60. Some will say that it should be 1/Focal length. Yet some others will say that to be ...
As an amateur I've done several panoramas of landscapes and city views. I've mostly done it hand-held with a DSLR, with exposure lock and at the wide end of my zoom-lens. I do the stitching in ...
I'm using my Canon 100mm f/2.8L macro handheld all the time together with a flash rig and it works wonders. Most of the time I have an Eg-S focusing screen installed as well which makes it even easier ...
The Fujifilm X-Pro1 has a fancy hybrid viewfinder, which can almost magically be switched between EVF and optical modes. In EVF mode, the display is created by reading the main sensor, so it's an ...
Possible Duplicate: How can I hold my camera steady? I was shooting some photos last night and I was having trouble not blurring the images. The issue I know comes from me shaking while the ...
I've been an amateur photographer for some time, but have always had problems holding the camera steady. I've developed some tricks like using a flat surface and the self timer in low light, and of ...