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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…

GIMP links are back

After a long absence when we collected a few GIMP-related links but we did not publish them, here is a new list of useful tutorials and tricks for the users of GIMP the GNU-Linux and Windows-based photo edition software. GIMP still being free, these free resources are all the more welcome: photo credit: andyspictures 60+…

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…

Black & White photos

Some itemized advice for shooting B&W digital pictures: B&W loves textures and fine grained surfaces Check your light Use low ISO: Image noise is more visible in B&W Check your composition: The lack of colours will make your spectator more attentive to a a bad framing Before converting to B&W, do all the cleaning and…