Archive (February, 2013)

The Art of Capturing Light


The word “photograph” consists of two parts: photo-, meaning “light” in Greek, and -graph, meaning “to record”. In other words, a photograph is a recording of light, and photography is the art of capturing light. The amount of light […]

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7 Simple Composition Rules


What is composition? Composition is the art of organizing elements within the viewfinder so the main subject stands out, creating a balanced and pleasing arrangement. A good sense of composition is essential to being a photographer. Money may buy you the best […]

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Camera War – DSLR vs. MILC


Have you ever wandered into your local camera store, and noticed that there are many bulky DSLR cameras sitting alongside the smaller, stylish MILCs (Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera) in the display cases? What are the differences? Which one should you […]

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How I Got Started in Photography


I picked up photography in 2010. I was trying out different things in search for a new hobby, but none of the things I tried really strikes me as the one. I was running out of ideas when a friend of mine invited me to go on a treasure hunt at the local camera store. […]

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Why Not Photography?


You probably own a digital camera, a smart phone, or both. You bring them to your friends’ birthday parties, your children’s graduation ceremony, or the annual vacation with your loved ones, and you take tons of pictures with them. If you like taking pictures, […]

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