How to Buy a Digital Camera

How to Buy a Digital Camera

A common mistake I see most folks looking to purchase a digital camera make is getting suckered into buying a camera that is beyond what they really need and require. Peer pressure also often plays a major part when choosing your first camera and hence, here are some questions you need to ask yourself before … Read more

Depth of Field

Wild male house cat - Rafiki, in my garden

Depth of field (or DOF) is the zone of sharp focus in front of, behind, and around a subject. A photographer decides on the ‘look’ of his photograph by choosing this depth of field consciously. For example, a shallow depth of field results from the subject of interest being in much sharper focus than all … Read more

Focus Stacking using Android Tablet

Two-Tailed Spider - Focus Stacked

I was trying focus stack using android app from my Nexus 7 Tablet. There are several camera controlling software in the Android play store. DSLR Camera Pro, Helicon Remote, DSLR Remote, DSLR Remote Controller, DSLR Controller, DslrDashboard are few such apps. DSLR Controller and DslrDashboard are my favorite in this list. To be able to … Read more

Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD Lens Review

Sailboat Over Sharavathi at 150mm

As you can see from my gear list I am big sucker for lenses. When Tamron announced its SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens for approx 1069$ price tag, I fell for it and ordered one for myself. Fortunately due to my dealer’s enormous influence on the supplier (which is what really works in … Read more

Panorama using 8mm Fisheye

Samyang 8mm fisheye on 5D Mark III

  I had purchased this great fish eye lens from Samyang few months back. Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical IF MC – Fish eye is great sharp lens. The lens is designed to be used with cameras having an APS-C sensor, and is exceptional value for such a lens in its class. This is a great … Read more

Canon EF 200-400MM Extender 1.4X Lens just announced

Canon EF 200-400MM Extender 1.4X Lens

The new Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x Lens is a telephoto-zoom lens for Canon EOS cameras that features a constant f/4.0 maximum aperture, Ultrasonic Motor focusing, three Image Stabilizer modes and an integrated 1.4x extender to effectively increase the maximum focal length to 560mm. The optical construction has been optimized and incorporates … Read more