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Focal Length and Lenses
21st November 2015Tutorials
Focal length, usually represented in millimeters (mm), is the basic description of a photographic lens magnification. We also look at the different types of lens available.
A Guide to Camera Shooting Modes
14th November 2015Tutorials
Cameras have a multitude of camera shooting modes and settings which can be confusing at first. Once you know what they mean they are very easy to use and this guide shows you how.
A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.Eudora Welty
What is Photography?
7th November 2015Tutorials
What is Photography? Every day we are exposed to photography and visual imagery, whether it's an advertising campaign or simply looking at pictures of friends and family on a social networking site.
Fuji Finepix F70 EXR Review
27th February 2010Reviews
This is a quick review of my latest compact digital camera which will replace my ageing Olympus mju700. The Fuji Finepix F70 has more megapixels, more zoom and more features.
Canon Selphy ES30 Review
29th December 2009Reviews
Review of the new compact photo printer from Canon which uses dye sublimation to create lab-quality photo prints.
Introduction to Macro Photography
17th May 2009Tutorials
Macro photography is close-up photography. The classical definition is "photography in which the image on film or electronic sensor is at least as large as the subject". This definition means that on 35mm film the camera has to have the ability to focus on an area at least as small as 24.36 mm, as this is the size of the image on the film. This is a magnification of 1:1.
A Comparison of Close-up Filters and Macro Lenses
17th May 2009Tutorials
What kind of results can be obtained using close up filters, and what is the difference compared with a dedicated macro lens? What is the difference be between a macro lens close to the subject vs. a telephoto lens further away?
DIY Shutter Release
17th May 2009Projects
When taking long exposures, such as during astrophotography, it is necessary to release the shutter without actually touching the camera. Touching the camera introduces vibrations which blur the image.