Life beyond the kit zoom lens

  20.06.2017   Gyuri   Easy reading, Gear, Lenses   No comments

Life Beyond the Kit Zoom Lens By now you know: if you truly want to enjoy photography you simply have to move beyond the standard, kit zoom lens that came

Wide angle lenses for cropped sensor (Nikon DX, Canon EF-S) DSLRs

  22.03.2016   Gyuri   Easy reading, Lenses, Tests   No comments

Which wide angle lens should I get?Well, probably not this beautiful Nikon 6mm fisheye lens. Apart from being quite bulky, it's astronomically expensive. But first things first: What are wide

Flash 101

  11.03.2016   Gyuri   Advanced, Concept, Flash   No comments

Flash 101 The second you decide to start using a speedlight (the flash) you enter a seemingly complicated world, the world of lighting. You are no longer accepting light as

The ‘Safari’ Lens – An Introduction to Telephoto Lenses

  24.04.2015   Gyuri   Easy reading, Gear, Lenses   No comments

Help! I'm going on a safari next week! Which telephoto lens should I get? The ExposureWorks Introduction to Telephoto Lenses What is a telephoto lens? Obviously, it's that big lens.

Nikon lenses

  13.04.2015   Gyuri   Easy reading, Gear, Lenses   No comments

A Concise Introduction to Nikon Lenses DX cameras If your camera has a so-called DX size sensor ('small' or 'cropped' in lay terms), i.e. if it belongs to the entry-level D3xxx,

Canon primes

  10.04.2015   Gyuri   Easy reading, Gear, Lenses   No comments

A Brief Intro into Canon Prime Lenses If your camera has a so-called APS-C size sensor ('small' or 'cropped' in lay terms), i.e. if it belongs to the entry-level 1xxD,

ND filters (part 2)

  26.03.2015   Gyuri   Advanced, Filters, Gear, Tests, Video   No comments

ND Filters (Part 2)In the first part of this article I discussed the use of Neutral Density filters as a tool that enables photographers to create images with long shutters

ND filters (part 1)

ND Filters (Part 1)Neutral Density (ND) filters absorb light evenly throughout the entire visible spectrum. In other words, they appear grey (sometimes almost black) to our eyes. When do we

Filters: The Polarizer

Filters: The Polarizer The polarizer is one of most universally useful filters. We could go into the science of how it works, but we won't. (If you're interested read up

Depth-of-field

Depth-of-field Depth-of-field (DOF) depends on several variables, primarily on aperture and on your distance from your subject (physically and/or optically). Aperture Your lens is your camera's eye, the aperture is