Photographing Comet ISON

If you’ve been waiting to get a great photo for the capstone of 2013, then your wait may be nearing its end. The comet ISON has begun its approach to the sun and will soon be headed back out to the edge of the solar system, not to be seen again for many, many years. […]

Congratulations, Sony!

It’s just come in that the Sony Alpha 7R has been named the 2013 Camera of the Year. This is not really unexpected if you’ve been following Sony’s progress in cameras for the past couple of years. Well, this year, Sony was the breakaway winner even if their entry to the competition came in just […]

Facebook, G+, Flickr, and Photography

Photography has long been a hobby and a passion for many people. Ever since the first consumer-grade cameras came out, millions of people the world over have embraced photography, capturing images that have both historical value and sentimental value. The twentieth century was the first full century of photography and saw great advances in the […]

Matching the Camera to the Photographer

The holiday season is quickly approaching. This is also the time of year when many people start getting a bit curious about photography and decide to try their hand at it. After all, with two major holidays falling so close to each other this time of year, friends and family are taking the time to […]

Not to Keep Beating a Dead Horse But…

Digital zoom will never beat optical zoom. It just won’t happen. I don’t care how good the computer is. I don’t care how precise the algorithm is. I don’t care how much the original image was downsampled or whatever. Digital zoom will never turn out as well as optical zoom. The more you try to […]