There are two groups of people that will be especially shocked by the title of this post. The first is the group of people that have tried to do astrophotography on a clear night, especially in a city. It probably went something like this: you … Continue reading Shooting the Milky Way from the streets of LA
If you are a photographer in the Lafayette, Indiana area, you’ll be interested to know that Lafayette’s first cooperative photo studio is hosting a free day after this month. Second Level Studios plans to open its doors on March 1, self-labelled as an incubator that … Continue reading Local Lafayette cooperative photo studio hosts free day
The photography gurus over at COOPH (the Cooperative of Photography) have just published a video that illustrates the rich history of cameras and photography as a whole. You’ll remember from my first post that I mentioned that the Camera Obscura dates back to Mozi in ancient China, but the vast amount of iterations the camera has gone through in that time is really hit home when it’s told in chronological order.
Perhaps most interesting was the mention of cell phone cameras toward the end of the video. I was talking to my boss last week about how powerful these cameras in our pockets are today and many people take it for granted. My boss’ first professional camera had 4 megapixels, my first had 12 megapixels. Today most cell phones ship with either an 8 or 16 megapixel sensor and take photos in an instant. Compare these to the early cameras in the video that took hours to expose!
Getting started with street photography is tough. While it’s totally legal, it can be quite difficult to stand behind a lens and point it at complete strangers. When you first start out, you’ll doubt you ability to continue. It can be pretty intimidating. Thankfully, the … Continue reading Street photography quotes to motivate you and improve your shooting
Sony has long been the leader of mirrorless camera production. The a6000, Sony’s flagship mirrorless, turned the public eye toward the technology. Many, myself included, were slow to accept mirrorless cameras as being a viable alternative to DSLRs. A camera that can shoot a dozen … Continue reading Sony announces a6300 mirrorless camera
There is one thing as interesting as photography as a verb and it is photography as a noun. Photography is a rich industry composed of passionate individuals that love to share their work as much as they do to revel in it. To call others to … Continue reading Welcome