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 […]

Nikon’s New Retro Camera: Nikon Df

Not too long ago, Nikon announced its intentions to join camera makers such as FujiFilm and Leica in the “retro” market with their new Nikon Df. The specs on this camera are pretty impressive. It is a full fledged DSLR with plenty of bells and whistles alongside the more retro body style with all the […]

Death of a Loyalist Soldier: The Controversy Continues

One of the most famous war photography images is the one called The Falling Solider or Death of a Loyalist Militiaman and was taken by Robert Capa, the father of modern war photography and photojournalism, in September of 1936. The image is said to depict the death of a republican soldier who was killed by […]