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Astrophotography Tutorial

Astrophotography is a hobby rapidly gaining popularity thanks to the fast advancing CMOS sensor technology. Over a decade ago, the light recording material employed in astrophotography was primarily chemical emulsion. Its low sensitivity makes it very hard to record the weak signal from deep space. In addition, the lack of…

Recommended Canon 7D Mark II Settings

The Canon 7D Mark II is a popular camera for sports and wildlife photography, but it also comes with a complex and often confusing menu system for photographers. To help guide our readers through these features and menus, we decided to share the settings our team has been using on the camera…

Recommended Nikon D7100 Settings

While reviewing the Canon 7D Mark II, I had to borrow the Nikon D7100 to compare image quality and other camera features. So, I thought doing an article on the recommended settings for the D7100 would be useful to our readers. Although the Nikon D7100 is not a direct competitor…

Underexposure vs Overexposure – A Beginner’s Guide

In this article, we discuss the topic of underexposure and overexposure in photography, with image samples and other relevant information for beginners. Now, on one hand, there’s not much to actually discuss – a simple explanation of the terms is what interests most beginner photographers. But here is my slightly-absurd-at-first-glance…

What is Crop Factor?

Whether you are just getting into photography or have been shooting for a while, you have probably heard the term “crop factor”. With so many different cameras and camera systems available today, this particular term comes up very often in product specifications, marketing materials, articles, books and you might even…

How to Work With The Groom

A lot of wedding photographers think their work is mostly for the bride, and I can see why. Usually, it’s the bride who spends countless hours looking for the right person to capture the best day of her life, sometimes even years before the actual wedding. I’ve had men contact…

Sensor Crop Factors and Equivalence

The subject of sensor crop factors and equivalence has become rather controversial between photographers, sparking heated debates on photography sites and forums. So much has been posted on this topic, that it almost feels redundant to write about it again. Sadly, with all the great and not-so-great information out there…

Recommended Nikon D750 Settings

The Nikon D750 is an advanced camera with many different menus and settings, and it can be overwhelming for a lot of photographers at first. So, in this article, I want to explain all the camera settings on the Nikon D750 and provide some recommendations for how to set your…

What is a Decentered Lens?

A decentered lens contains one or more optical lens elements that are either moved or tilted from the principal axis of the lens. Such shifting or tilting of lens elements can potentially lead to blurring / softness of parts of the image due to divergence of light rays. While very…