Day: October 15, 2017

HDR is enabled by default on the iPhone 8 Plus, and that’s a really good thing

Capturing HDR (high dynamic range) photos using an iPhone or iPad camera isn’t a new feature, but using it in the iPhone 8 Plus is the first time I’ve been wowed by it. HDR images are balanced and realistic, to the point where you may not even think about whether a photo is HDR or […]

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Understanding Your Camera’s Internal Light Meter and Metering Modes

Understanding the internal light meter of my camera is one of the best skills I’ve ever learned. It helps me to shoot in fully manual mode, so that I rarely look at the back of my camera. Let me tell you how to get a correctly exposed picture from the first click just by using […]

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Tips for Taking Documentary Style Travel Photos

Documentary style photography has long been of great fascination to me. The sheer act of photographing people and places to document spontaneous moments and the imperfections associated with it gives such photography, and the photographer, a sense of being authentic, real, and free to exercise his/her creative freedom. Officially, documentary style photography has many technical […]

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