Author Archives: Dave Kim

A Camera That Can Survive In The Wilderness

When you are planning to do shoot outside or wish to take a camera along with you for a trek through a forest, you need a camera that will sustain rough handling without undergoing permanent damage. Rugged cameras are what you need in such a situation. There are cameras that are built in exposure to […]

Setting The Right Exposure for your Camera

When you are planning to take professional shots on your camera, whether it is a manual or digital one, you need to have the right exposure settings on it. The exposure of a camera depends on the shutter speed and aperture. You need to understand these features correctly and how to use them in order […]

Factors To Consider When Purchasing A Digital Camera

The digital camera has become the mainstay of photography technology since the 21st century has started. It not only saves on film and the cost of developing it, images can be edited, stored and printed or shared with the help of digital camera technology. The process of choosing a digital camera can prove difficult as […]

The Basics of White Balance

Many beginning photographers do not understand the basics of white balance. It can have a huge impact on your photography, though, so it is worth your time to learn more about it.   The main reason you want to adjust your white balance in your camera is so you can get the colors within your […]

Using the In-Camera Flash

It seems these days is so many photographers are against using flash in their digital photography. They would rather use a high ISO than use the flash. Flash can blow out a shot at times with its harsh light, but there are times when you have to use a flash and, when it is used […]

How to Take Sharp Images – Part 3

Welcome back to the three-part article on taking sharper images. In this final post, we will discuss one of my favorite ways to take sharp images consistently. 5. Use a remote trigger with a tripod: in photography, the three-legged tripod can be your best friend. Of course, most photographers know what a tripod is and […]

How to Take Sharp Images – Part 2

In our latest post about taking sharp images, we discussed manually picking your focus and choosing the right mode to shoot at. In this article, we will continue our discussion on taking sharper images. 3. Use the lowest shutter speed possible: many photographers debate about how slow to set your camera if you’re holding it. […]

How to Take Sharp Images – Part 1

In this three-part series, I will be offering five tips to help you take sharper images. Manually pick your focus: most SLR cameras give you the option to select your focal point. This means when you look through the camera, you will see some flashing dots or squares. Those represent your focus spots or zones. […]

ISO for Beginners

If you have been in photography much time at all, you have likely heard about the ISO. Do you understand the importance of the ISO, though? Many beginner photographers do not. Well, we will be discussing that here. In traditional photography, how sensitive the film was to light is called the ISO. You probably remember […]

Wildlife Photography Tips

If you’re interested in wildlife photography, there are several things that you need to consider before you go out. Use the tips below to get you on the right path. Before you go out on your wildlife photography expedition, ask yourself these questions: Do I need permission or a special permit? Many times, special permits […]