Category: Picture Perfect

The usage of telephoto lens

The usage of telephoto lens

Telephoto lenses allows one to take shots far away and beyond the normal sight range. There are certain characteristics of these types of lens that we should know: 1. It allows far away objects to appear closer. 2. For portraits, telephoto lenses tends to flatten facial features. This usually has the effect of making portraits …

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Common Accessories For Photography

Common Accessories For Photography

Photography is a rather expensive hobby. This is partly due to the tons of accessories and equipments available to this hobby. Some of these items are essentials while others are frills or good-to-haves. Below is a list of the common accessories that are fairly useful to have within one’s arsenal. This is not an exhaustive …

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Photography Tips: liquids / bubbles and running water blurring effect

Photography Tips: liquids / bubbles and running water blurring effect

This article contains 2 tips related to photographing liquids. How to create blurred running water effects Blurred running water effect gives a beautiful and soft feel to Nature Photography. The effect is primarily created by using long exposure shots. These shots usually range from 1 to 8 seconds in aperture opening. This longer duration will …

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Photography: reducing excessive reflections, glares and flares

Photography: reducing excessive reflections, glares and flares

One of the most irritating part of photographing highly reflective surfaces is the tendency for certain parts to flare and thus over expose. One common way of reducing the flares is to use a Polarising Filter. Because of its property, polarising filter is good for capturing details behind a glass window or underneath the water …

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Photography Visual Tip: Effective Wide Angle Lens Usage

Photography Visual Tip: Effective Wide Angle Lens Usage

Wide angle lens can have creative applications. They have large angle-of-view. However, there are several characteristic of this type of lenses that must be put into consideration: 1. Straight line will be arched in the photo. Distortions may occur at the edges of the frame. This is known as barrel distortion. 2. Faces will be …

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