Author Archives: Ken

8 Great Wildlife Photography Tips

Wildlife photography can be very difficult and very enjoyable. Here are some tips I’ve picked up over my years of photographing animals throughout Europe and around the world. 1. Be prepared to meet them. Always be prepared for a confrontation with a real animal. In whatever place you live, odds are there are animals nearby you …

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How should I clean my DSLR’s lens?

To get the best out of your DSLR camera, you have to make certain that it’s lens (sensor and filter also) is clean and dust-free. Cleaning up your lens(es) can be difficult, and you have to do it with maximum caution. Cleaning your camera’s lenses should be a frequent thing. When should you clean your …

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Landscape Photography – 9 Simple Tips For Everyone

Everyone has their own view on how to take excellent landscape pictures. Whatever the situation is, there are a few simple points to follow, resulting in grand landscape photos with that extra edge everyone is looking for. Consider the 8 easy steps below and you’ll get a top class picture every time you go out. …

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How to choose your first DSLR camera

Here is my thorough guide selecting a DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera:        Do i need a big DSLR camera, what kind, and so on? Read on… Where should we start? Once you’ve made a decision to start seeking for a DSLR, it’s likely you have a reason for it. Maybe you see …

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13 quick tips to take better night photos

Night time can offer outstanding chance to get creative photographs and discover unusual light conditions. Taking pictures in the night can be very tough because of the restrictions the dark light creates. Here are a few methods to assist you to take great, colorful and stunning shots in the night time: 1. Flash: The foremost …

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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX9V review – Top of the line 16MP compact camera promising DSLR-like performance

Update 01/2013: The DSC-HX9V has been discontinued and is no longer available. It’s been replaced by a much powerful model – HX30V – with 20x optical zoom, 18 megapixels, 3D, GPS and WiFi features for a $318.00. Remember, the old model with less performance was nearly $400.   Highlights  (the discontinued model HX9V): 16.2 megapixel Full …

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6 tips for shooting great pictures

Taking good photographs isn’t all about the camera you use, it’s about the one taking the pictures – the photographer. So, how do you learn to get the best shots possible with a digital camera? Just follow these 6 easy steps: 1. Learn how to use your camera. Even the the majority of simple point-and-shoot …

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This months 16 MP Camera – Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FH25

Overview: The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FH25 is perfect for sophisticated users who want feature-rich, but easy-to-use camera in a small and pleasant package. The FH25 is a follow-up model for the FH20 and carries similar, but with upgraded and numerous new features, including 16 megapixel CCD sensor, a Leica lens with 8x optical zoom, redesigned image …

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Introduction to compact cameras

Compact cameras are developed to be slim, small and portable, and are convenient to take quick snapshots. These cameras are often called point-and-shoot cameras. The slimmest cameras are less than 20 millimeters thin, these are named ultra-slim or ultra-compact cameras. Most of the models have integrated with a retractable lens allowing a compact camera to