I often see people going around with a camera that costs several thousand euros, and weight several kilos, and they use the original neck strap. That really strikes me. I suggest investing in a strap that makes carrying your camera much more comfortable. It is a relatively cheap way to make your camera experience more enjoyable. Believe me, the upgrade is worth it.
Read my newest blog post at Sleeklens about my visit to Medieval Tournament organized by Rohan Stables. I am sharing my experience as well as some tips for event photography.
I am excited to announce that I have honor to have some upcoming posts published at sleeklens.com.Read my newest blog post about location scouting for outdoor portraits at Sleeklens site.
This year I barely had time to participate Photo & Camera fair in Helsinki Messukeskus as I was so eagerly taking photos about the other events happening around Go Expo stages, e.g. Helsinki Fitness competition. Photography is all about the light and a great photo has great light like I have stated in several earlier blog posts. When shooting a live stage show one has to hope that lighting is set properly and is supportive for photography.
This blog text is for all of you Lightroom users out there. The importance of backing your image files cannot be underestimated, but if you are using Lightroom to edit your photos there is more. Lightroom does NOT save the edits into the original image file.
The jury nominating Sami Rievinen as the best portrait photographer of 2014 in Finland said that professionals do not take photos, they create those. This can be seen from the best studio portaits. On the other hand there is another trend of photography evolving around the street photography idea of seizing the perfect moment and timing without manipulating or staging the photo. Both approaches are worth of mastering, but it is also worth understanding how to combine these, i.e. how to seize the sudden opportunity to stage a good photo?
Learning new things in 24h tutorials is so last season. Hence, here is a tutorial how to learn photographing fireworks in 24 seconds. So, start your timer and read the…
In this text I talk about how I do the portrait shoots when at home without proper studio. I recently faced a situation where I was asked to take a profile photo of a professional with short notice. Here is my workflow. It is basically by the book, i.e. I follow the basic guidelines with no secrets or magic here, or maybe just a little with post processing.