Camera phones are not killing 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 Camera phones are not killing photography

How to maximize the value of your visit to the zoo as a photographer

The zoo is a great place both to explore animals and locations but also where you can practice your photography skills. To maximize your visit there however you can plan out ahead on what you should do there and what to bring. Read on to find out more!
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Increase your ISO

If I was to go back and give myself a tip when I started to take photos it would be this. Never be afraid to increase you ISO setting on the camera. There is an auto feature in most cameras but my tip would be to keep it in manual, but never be afraid to use a bigger value. The reason is simple – it’s always better to get a photo then to know you had it but it came out blurred or too dark. Let’s dig down into this with a few examples.

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Photograph the stars in the sky

I live in Sweden where it currently is winter. This time of the year there is more then just the snow to take pictures of. Since there is more hours with darkness there is also more hours to get great photographs of the beautiful star sky which can be seen now. Taking pictures of stars does not require expensive equipment nor knowledge and it is due to this a great project for the aspiring photographer!

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