April 11th, 2012
Here’s a collection of interesting photography tutorials and articles from around the Web this past week:
Learn How to Get Better Photographs with Existing Light
Light Stalking writer and photographer Tiffany Mueller encourages photographers to experiment with existing/ambient light as a way to learn more about lighting. She shares a few useful tips, as well as photos that demonstrate good use of existing light.
Better Camera Bag Padding Eliminates Annoying Velcro
If you’ve ever owned a camera bag, you know how aggravating it is to reposition the velcro inserts. A start-up company has created a new padded divider that would replace them, but needs funding first. Donate $23 and you can score a set of your own.
Questions to Consider Before You Buy that New Lens
If you’re considering buying a new lens, review this list of questions before you take the plunge. Lenses are an investment, so it makes sense to do plenty of research beforehand to make sure a new lens is the right move.
Photos of Falling Chocolate Confections Created without CGI
PetaPixel shares some amazing photos of “gravity-defying” desserts, all created without the use of CGI. Instead, each prop is suspended using string. Very impressive! There’s also a neat behind-the-scenes video.