Although it can be tough to take good macro photos, it doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, a full kit of macro photography necessities can cost less than $100. This article covers my recommended equipment for taking great macro photos, from good values to high-end gear.
Whether Nikon’s Z-series mirrorless system succeeds or fails depends disproportionately on cameras like the Nikon Z6 II. As a 24-megapixel, $2000, full-frame mirrorless camera, the Z6 II is aimed at many of Nikon’s target photographers: DSLR holdouts, Z6 upgraders, first-time Nikon shooters, and more.
Photographers in certain parts of the world are in for a treat tomorrow, as there is a total lunar eclipse on Wednesday, May 26! It’s visible in western North and South America early in the morning (local time), as well as Australia and Southeast Asia in the evening.
It can be very useful to understand how to photograph the Moon with your digital camera. Sometimes, you might want to capture the Moon when it is full and beautiful, while other times you might want to capture an interesting event like a supermoon or Lunar Eclipse.
Two of the most interesting mirrorless cameras today are the Nikon Z6 II and the Canon EOS R6. Although they target slightly different audiences, they also have a lot of similarities. Today, I’ve put them head-to-head in everything from specifications to image quality.
The Nikon Z6 II and Nikon D780 don’t look similar side by side. The Z6 II is a slim mirrorless camera, and the D780 – though not a huge for a DSLR – is still a DSLR. But beneath the surface, the two cameras have a lot in common.
Most photographers are aware that layers are one of the most famous, even infamous, features in Photoshop. Layers form the very base of non-destructive editing in Photoshop, and almost all Photoshop workflows involve multiple layers…
There are so many ways to edit a Milky Way photo in Lightroom that it can be tough to know where to start. That’s particularly true if you’re after maximum image quality, because some of Lightroom’s sliders can cause unwanted noise or halos that are difficult to remove.
If you’re using a Nikon Z camera, it’s important to check before buying any non-Z-series lenses to make sure they’re compatible with Nikon’s FTZ adapter. This comprehensive article goes into the compatibility of various Nikon and third-party lenses when using the FTZ adapter.
Considering that smartphones have all but replaced point and shoot cameras, it's easy to think of them as simply a device useful for grabbing a quick snapshot. But today's smartphones offer an amazing variety of apps and are an invaluable tool for all photographers. Whether you are photographing with your...