Tag: Good

Video: is the Canon EOS M6 good for vlogging?

  The Canon EOS M6 features 1080/60p video capture, Dual Pixel AF, a selfie screen and lens-based IS. All of this adds up to what seems like an appealing package for vloggers. But is it? To find out for sure – and as part of our Canon EOS M6 review – DPReview’s Carey Rose put […]

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Apple ad hints that its Portrait mode is so good it will save your family business

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. But in a tongue-in-cheek new Apple ad, a picture turns out to be worth hundreds of new customers, thanks to the iPhone 7’s Portrait mode. The minute-long spot features a quiet family barbershop that sees its business boom after posting photos of its clients and their sleek new haircuts in the window. The […]

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How to Create Good Black and White Portraits

The most difficult question I often ask myself is, “Do I convert this image to black and white or leave it in color?” This question is particularly difficult with people, because black and white portraits look really good. My go to rule is that if the colors in the image do not match, are not […]

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The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography – part 4: technique

A glacial river in Greenland Getting your settings right is important when shooting from the air. Due to low light and strong vibration, many images from this shoot turned out blurry. In the previous article in this series, I talked about the equipment one might use for aerial photography. So what about technique, and especially camera […]

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What Makes a Good Photograph?

Tales by Light is a collaboration between Canon Australia and the National Geographic channel. Watch this breathtaking trailer full of images that say a thousand words in one frame, and listen as photographers share what they think makes a good photograph: “A great photograph needs to make you feel something. More importantly, you need to make your […]

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What Makes a Good Night Photography Lens?

Everywhere in the world, across the course of a year, the sun will be below the horizon just about 50% of the time. Although it can take a while for sunset to fade away completely, it’s safe to say that we spend a huge portion of our lives under dark skies. Normally, nighttime isn’t something […]

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The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography – part 3: equipment

In previous articles I’ve discussed the advantages of aerial photography and shooting from a helicopter as opposed to shooting from a light plane. But are there any special considerations with regard to equipment when shooting from the air? Since we’ve already established that it’s the superior choice (at least in my opinion), let’s concentrate on the helicopter […]

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