Author: SLR Camera

Review of the Tenba BYOB Camera Insert

Is the perfect camera bag still eluding you? If so, Tenba has a great DIY option worth checking out. Dubbed the Tenba BYOB Camera Insert, it invites you to actually Bring Your Own Bag while still protecting your camera gear. Here’s more about what fits in the insert, plus pros and cons about using it […]

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Understanding Aperture for Beginners — Photography Basics

Aperture is one of the three pillars of photography, with the other two being ISO and Shutter Speed. It might be the single most important camera setting in all of photography, simply because it affects so many different variables of an image. Aperture can add dimension to your photographs by blurring the background, and it […]

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Get Started With Night Time-Lapses in the City Using These Tips

Shooting time-lapse video can be a slow start for many videographers. There’s a lot of time put into capturing every scene, and so when you’re just learning the ropes, mistakes in scene selection or camera setup can mean hours of shooting time thrown away. In this video, Moritz Janisch of Fenchel & Janisch gives newcomers […]

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Shooting Kīlauea Volcano, Part 4: From a helicopter

In the first part of this series, I talked about shooting Kilauea’s lava surface-flows using a drone. In the second part, I talked about shooting the lava with a DSLR from the ground. In the third, I talked about shooting from a dedicated lava-viewing boat. I’d like to finish this series with a short article […]

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Travel Photography in the Real World

Relevant reminder: only a little while left for the Powerful Imagery Guide at 52% Off Many articles discuss the best practices for travel photography, and many of them, while providing worthwhile advice, tend not to take into account the fact that conditions are not always perfect for making photographs. The sky is not always blue, the […]

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Black Background

This week I have something a little different for you for the challenge – shooting on a black or dark background. Photo by Daniele Levis Pelusi on Unsplash Weekly Photography Challenge – Black Background The idea here is to create something dramatic. Make sure you choose lighting that will help separate the subject from the dark background. That […]

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The Benefits of Revisiting Older Photographs

I must confess that I very seldom go back through my older photographs unless I’m focused on a project that specifically requires me to do so. That’s been the case lately as I’ve been working on a number of eBook projects. What I’ve discovered is that there certainly are benefits when making the time to […]

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