Canon has unveiled ¬†yet another powerful camera in the name of Canon EOS 70D. Though it‚Äôs not a magnesium allow pro grade camera, but it still has some features which even the high end cameras from canon don‚Äôt. And one such feature is the phase-detection focus in video mode. For beginners, it just means super fast and super smooth focus changes. How that‚Äôs good for you? Well you can now say goodbye to all those shakes which were invoked in your video due to lens ring focussing. With a touch screen, now you can simply touch where you want to focus and let the camera do the rest for you.
Kai from DigitalRev as always came up with an interesting review of the Canon 70D. Check the video below for the full review
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has proved that enthusiasts can take professional photos without feeling intimidated by the idea of needing classes in photography
with professional photographers. If you browse over collections online on blogs, the photos range from amateur to really professional quality photos, and all from the iphone.
That said, there are ways to avoid being seen to be just a holiday snapper with a phone. You can snap amazing pictures albeit people or landscapes on the iphone if you follow a set of 7 tips to ensure that you are aware of the low quality issues in order to avoid them.
Also feel free to visit Calgary Photographers
‚Äď Sharpeshots to learn more about shooting images with your iPhone.
Top 7 tips to take great photos from your iPhone:
1. Be careful when in differing lighting situations. You need brightly lit areas for good portraits, and ensure that if it is a portrait picture of your family, check that there is no strong lighting behind them. This will darken
the image taken.
2. How many apps? There is a never ending choice of apps to help you with your iphone photography. There are fun ones like Snaptime which allow you to distort and add effects to images for some funny photos. Instagram allows adding filtered effects to your images and then sharing them instantly on facebook. Similar apps like PicPlz and Dermandar allow a range of filters for portraits and landscape panorama shots.
3. Clean your iphone screen and camera lens. You can pick up very cheap microfiber polishing cloths from eBay or your local photography shops. Ensure that you clean any smudges and check consistently. Nothing worse than sizing up the perfect iphone photo shot and then finding later that a smudge smeared the image.
4. Sometimes, lining up subjects in your shot can be tiresome. The iphone has a camera grid to help here. It allows you to use grid lines to line up any parts of the shot properly so you do not have a tilting angle. Open the Camera app, tap the options you want, and slide the grid to ON. Then hit DONE and you have a grid on your screen allowing you to line up each part of the shot.
5. There is no need to leave the flash on AUTO as there are instances where no flash may be a better option. If it‚Äôs a darkened room like a club or an exterior night shot, the flash is needed. Avoid using flash on moving objects and taking photos near reflective surfaces like mirrors and glass.
6. Who says you can‚Äôt approach professional photography with an iphone? Pros are used to taking several shots at once and at differing apertures to ensure they have at least one excellent shot. Well, the iphone has a HDR function allowing you to do just that and much quicker than on a standard camera. HDR (High Dynamic Range) takes 3 shots at different exposures so a great option for complex lighting situations.
7. Get used to focusing on the subjects with manual focus. It‚Äôs easy to just point the iphone and tap a shot, but don‚Äôt forget to tap for exposure and focus too. For example, if you have someone standing against a background and that person is the main subject such as a graduation shot, then focus on that person by tapping him or her. Usually, depth of field will have enabled your background to be in focus too but get the main subject of the focus sharp.
Add these tips to your iPhone Photography
snaps and enjoy a phone that can be capturing the very best of your holiday, events, birthdays, and other activities.
The sun has been rising and setting for millions of years and we are touched every single time. This is because a truly beautiful scene is created, the sight of the sun giving us life and then saying farewell as it leaves us in darkness.
The sky is the most important element when taking photographs of the sun. The trick is not to over expose it, combining the sky with other elements can really help make the photograph more interesting and stunning.
Other elements consist of long and short focal length, good light metering, the Weather, focus, silhouettes and of course post processing.
People always think that it is very easy to turn a sun setting and rising image in to a clich√©, the photographs below clearly show that this is not true. Keep your eyes open and look for a scene you did not see anywhere before, a beautiful sunlit sky photographed the right way any make any one say ?Wow?.
For some great sunsets and beautiful weddings you can also visit Ottawa Wedding Photographers
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