Introduction The Leica SL is a high end 24MP full-frame mirrorless camera that has an astonishing 'EyeRes' high-resolution viewfinder, an incredibly high level of build quality and weather sealing, and unconventional though effective...
This guide assumes that you know how to use your camera in automatic mode and that you have your manual handy so you can work out how to do the things described here using your camera. Contents Introduction Taking Digital Photos Pre-...
An image sensor or imaging sensor is a sensor that detects and conveys the information that constitutes an image. It does so by converting the variable attenuation of light waves (as they pass through or reflect off objects) into signals, small...
Portrait photography or portraiture is photography of a person or group of people that captures the personality of a subject by using effective lighting, backdrops, and poses. No genre flourished in the medium of photography quite like the portrait...
Blackcap may seem a strange choice for December's 'bird of the month', as it is better known as a common summer breeding visitor to the UK, but more...
The tail-end of the year is a great time for searching beaches for fossils and other treasures, with winter storms yielding everything from beautiful...
Scott Robertson is a 'strictly amateur' and highly traditional British landscaper based in the Scottish Highlands with a natural flair for capturing...
Three years ago, John Dominick was invited by a local conservation trust to lead photography workshops for young people, and he hasn’t looked back....
With their distinct antlers, fallow deer make perfect late autumn subjects, says Paul Hobson This fallow deer buck is 'bellowing' during the...
In today's Quick Tips, we look at the diminutive alternative to the trusty tripod - the beanbag. What's it all about? Beanbags allow you to...
Second-hand optics have become big business in the photo world, but you need to know what you’re looking for. Here are seven tips for buying used...
Landmarks >> To 8 January Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate, North Yorkshire Bradford-born photographer Liza Dracup was invited to explore Mercer Art Gallery's archive and respond to its holdings. The large collect ion of Victorian photography caught her eye, as the prints hold history that...
Cold Places: Pictures from the Poles >> 19 November to 22 February >> Grosvenor Museum, Cheshire World-renowned polar photographer Sue Flood returns to her home town of Chester for a celebratory retrospective. The highly anticipated exhibition presents Flood's fascination with...
Its really sharp, fast response and rich in colour.
Outstanding colors and resolution. beautiful photos. I was ready to buy a ZR850, but though what it could add to the 800 and I postponded the decision. Do you or anyone else can explain how does it compare with the ZR800 in terms of IQ? Kind regards,
Manufacturers, I'm afraid, are more interested in marketing slogans than informing people. As I said, when people say 'aperture' they tend to mean 'f-number', and it should be written f/2.8, not 'F2.8'. So, the f-number is the aperture expressed relative to the lens focal length, and the main...
My aim isn't to be 'obnoxiously pedantic'. As you want to teach it, the aperture gets bigger as it gets smaller. So an aperture of 2.8 is bigger than one of 16. A constant aperture lens has an aperture that changes. An aperture size of 6mm is the same as an aperture size of 18mm and bigger...