Category: Shoot

JPEG.vs.RAW [Band]

RAW or JPEG?

It seems that this question will always be there to haunt photographers (enthiusiasts and pros as well as mere amateurs). You should believe that the answer is complicated and prone to errors. Or that the issues are so thorny that nobody can answer. Again this month, I walked by a pro photographer on a mission…

AF settings for a Canon 5D Mk III

Autofocusing guides

What could be more frustrating that holding a DLSR camera worth thousands of bucks and not being able to focus on the subject in front of you? So, I collected a few excellent guides or tutorials which provide good summaries (I think) of the possibilities of these cameras when it comes to autofocus or AF.…

Top 6 tips for autumn fog

Fall is coming back. The attentive photographer will remember that it’s time to start expecting mist and fog. These are creating excellent conditions for interesting photographs. When? Fog does not appear in any weather conditions but it is relatively predictable. More or less, for a misty morning, you will need to have a relatively warm…

Fireworks: The 10 best tips

Summer is coming and the 4th of July celebrations (in the US, of course) are upon us. This means that we will have the opportunity to shoot fireworks, this ever-wonderful show. Usually, we will get only a few minutes to shoot and we don’t want to wait until next year for another opportunity. So, here…

Vibrations of the photo camera

Today, technology allows us to minimize camera vibrations (through sensor displacement or lens optical element moves, depending on the brand you use). But there is nothing better than avoid vibrations from the beginning. Camera Technica did a thorough comparative test observing directly the vibration induced by various shutter triggers: Normal: Shutter pressed by the photographer’s…

Car races: The 7 best tips

Once again, YLovePhoto is here to offer its advice to optimize our photographs in the most varied environments. Car racing (or motorcycle racing) is assuredly a favorite spot for photographing an exceptional subject: bright colors, shiny metal, technical expertise, intense concentration around competition, everything is present. So, here are a few tips to start motor…