According to most professional photographers, if you were to have just one lens in your arsenal, the nifty-fifty or 50mm lens should be it. Well, maybe for primes only at least. Anyway, the less expensive f1.8 50mm lens appears to out perform it’s more expensive counterpart, the 50mm f1.4 lens.
For those of us well above the equator that have been hit by frozen precipitation called snow, here’s a quick article about photographing a winter wonderland. With the contrast in highlights and shadows that snow creates, it can be tricky. Hell it’s basically a city sized light reflector.
If you’re a DIY photographer and you also happen to be looking to set up a home photo studio, this book might be a good one to put on the last minutes holiday list:
Every photographer should have some kind of post production editing software. It doesn’t have to be fancy (think GIMP). But it does have to work. Here are 12 videos chalk full of Photoshop tips that can just as easily be transferred to a program like GIMP.
Last, but certainly not least, it’s list time. The year end always brings in lists of all kinds, and the folks at TIME magazine have fallen into that same trap. But it’s a trap that I happen to like a lot. Here’s TIME magazine’s top 105 images from the year 2010.