Most first-time DSLR camera buyers ask around a lot and do a lot of research before making their first (or second) camera purchase. They’re justified… Read More »What Camera Should a Beginner Buy in 2020? – Tiny Tips 21
If you don’t do this one thing, you will lose all your edits when your lightroom catalog file gets corrupted.
This is the one setting that I always turn on as soon as I install Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (LR) on any computer: Automatically Write Changes into XMP.
I suggest you do the same, because it has saved me many times. I really don’t know why Adobe sets this to ‘off’ by default. It should always be turned on! Here’s how to turn onRead More »How-to Save RAW File Edits Without a Lightroom Catalogue file
Silica Gel absorbs moisture in the air around your camera equipment (such a material is called an adsorbent). This ensures that the area is not friendly for fungus to grow inside your camera lenses. But did you know that if you leave Silica Gel inside your camera bag for too long it can get saturated with moisture and actually start to give off some of that moisture later on? This could really mess up your equipment. I didn’t know this myself, until a few years ago.
Here’s how you can avoid this potentially huge problem, and recharge or reuse Silica Gel sachets or crystals that you use to keep your camera equipment safe from moisture.Read More »How To Recharge Silica Gel Crystals
Sometimes, when you mount a GoPro camera on the body of a moving vehicle, the camera vibrates so much that the resulting video is unusable. The video footage seems to warp, wobble, and it seems like you’re viewing the world through clear jelly. Clear, wobbling jelly. You may have seen videos like this before.Read More »GoPro Vibration Reduction Techniques – Tiny Tips No. 20
The name Hasselblad is synonymous with high quality medium format photography. Over the years hundreds and thousands of medium format 120 film Hasselblad cameras have been made and sold. They eventually became unsuitable for most commercial photography (except that Phase One have kept them alive for a while now) work with the change of technology from film to digital photography. Now, Hasselblad fans can reclaimed the use of their classic cameras and lenses within the Hasselblad ecosystem, with Hasselblad’s latest 50 Megapixel CMOS Digital Back for V System Cameras, the Hasselblad CFV-50c. Take a peek at it in the pics below.Read More »Hasselblad CFV-50c CMOS Sensor Digital Back for V-system
Have you ever wondered about the history of photography? About how today’s DSLRs evolved out of their analogue counterparts? Take a look at this interactive… Read More »A Brief, Interactive History of Photography
Sony has just announced something that is probably revolutionary to the compact camera market, but when you think about it, seems like an obvious step… Read More »Is this the future of the compact camera? Sony’s new Cybershot QX100 and QX10 lens-style cameras
Everyone is talking about it … the imminent death of Google Reader on July 1st, 2013 … and a ton of you are still using it. It’s time you did something about it, or you’ll lose all the RSS feeds you’ve ever collected! Not a happy thought! Here’s what you can do to stay connected to Beyond Photo Tips.Read More »The Death of Google Reader & How To Stay Subscribed to Beyond Photo Tips
Science is amazing. Scientists look at the world around us, and try to understand it in increasing detail every time. Seeing Light Itself Who would… Read More »1 Trillion FPS. Photographing Light Itself
A friend writes to me: I’m no photographer, and therefore I’ve never understood what makes a photograph amazing? Nationalist sentiments aside, what’s in the photo… Read More »Memorable Photographs – How They Got That Way
Shooting tethered for the first time can be tricky, and doing it for the first time in front of a client is definitely not recommended.… Read More »Tiny Tips 19: 5 Top Tips When Shooting Tethered
Your camera has a light meter (aka Exposure meter) built into it. This meter measures the light coming Through The Lens (TTL) and helps the… Read More »Camera Metering Modes, and When to Use Them
Deep down, no matter what anyone says, we don’t like to be told that our pictures are no good. We love the pictures we take… Read More »Photo Critique – A Short Guide to Giving and Taking it
What’s ‘Bokeh’? It’s a word of Japanese origin used to describe the aesthetic quality of the ‘out-of-focus’ area of a photograph. Typically referring to the… Read More »Tiny Tips 18: How to get Great Bokeh from your Lens
Viewing photographers’ portfolios are probably best viewed full screen! Art needs its own space. This is why art galleries offer an environment that an artist can mould and control to their need.Read More »The Best Way to View a Photographer’s Online Portfolio