Photography is most of all a soft skill. It’s about seeing a scene and framing that scene in a way where it can tell the story the photographer sees. Without this soft skill photos will be of scared people in harsh light and the scenes will lack colors and content.
I do not see the soft skill as a natural born skill though, it is defensively something that can be learnt through trial and error. For new and aspiring photographers today there is also great help to be had from technology. Gone are the days when the tools a photographer bought was specialized in one area that had to be learnt from scratch to be able to use. Today technology is an on-board teacher that is always holding ones hand.
Looking at what technology can give us I want to share how I see camera bodies, regardless of lenses, that I see a usage for in my own photography.
Camera phones and quick filters are killing photography! Don’t know how many times I’ve heard and read about this but there is finally a feeling of change in the air. More and more photographers are starting to use the new channels to reach potential customers and also to let their own photography evolve. For me as an amateur photographer all this material is amazing to take part of. Videos, guides and other things just screaming for me to take them up and let myself evolve into a better and better photographer. Continue reading
Found this great and short movie on a feature in Lightroom many have missed. Check it out!
Is there such a thing as a basic or default photography kit? Today, we have access to amazing technology and gear to help us in our photography and the vast range of choice can be a challenge.
The market tries to tell us that we need specialist equipment for everything and that even as an amateur you must spend big money to get a shoot that is good. I thought I should share with you a setup you can use for next to everything you photograph today and most that you will photograph in the future.
The default kit is built of thee pieces. Continue reading
Perhaps you just bought your first camera or you are taking pictures with your smart phone. Regardless how you got into photography, here are some tips to get you going.