Posts Tagged: camera

Oct 16

Photographers are Gathering for the Istanbul Photography Festival

The famous Fotoİstanbul Beşiktaş International Photography Festival is going to be organized on 1st October 2016.

This festival will be attended by sixty photographers not only from Turkey but also from other parts of the world. As far as the agenda is concerned, it will host numbers of programs like Twelve round-table discussions, Sixty exhibitions, meeting and chat sessions with some of the eminent guest speakers, autograph sessions and portfolio assessments.

Happening for the third time, the venues of this prestigious photography festival will be the O’Art Gallery, Ortaköy Cultural Center, MKM Cultural Center, Ortaköy Orphanage and Çırağan’s District Governorship Building.

It will exhibit the famous photographs of thirty five eminent foreign photographers like Ruud van Empel, Christer Strömhölm, Josef Hoflehner, Henrik Spohler, Sandro Miller, Mandy Barker, Shadi Ghadirian, Antonie D’agata, Daesung Lee, Park Seung Hoon, Kai Widenhofer, and Tomasz Laza. The event will also celebrate the works of some well known Turkish artists like H-art Kollektif, Aydın Büyüktaş, Seçkin Yılmaz, Barbaros Kayan, Yıldız Moran, Gül Ilgaz, Ahmet Öner Gezgin, Bennu Gerede, Sinan Tuncay, Tayfun Öztürk, Maryam Şahinyan and Ergun Turan. Continue reading →

Apr 15

Arkansas Privacy bill vetoed by Governor Asa Hutchinson

Earlier it was reported that the lawmakers of Arkansas had passed a privacy bill which might probably kill street photography by needing (in most of the cases) that photographers have written permission from strangers they click pictures of. Photographers who would not get that might get sued by their ‘subjects.’

The world of photography was in a real uproar regarding the bill and they worked very hard to get it vetoed by the last date at the end of their day. Well, there are some great news indeed, because the bill reportedly has been vetoed Governor Asa Hutchinson.

Hutchinson, in a letter to the Arkansas Senate, explained why he vetoed the bill – the “Personal Rights Protection Act.” He told that he has done this in its present form, the bill is vague, overbroad and would have the effect of restricting free speech. He added that he believes that the absence of a clear exemption for expressive works will result in unnecessary litigation in Arkansas courts and would suppress Arkansans who engage in artistic expression from photography to art work. Continue reading →

Aug 12

Adjusting the Shutter Speed

Setting the right shutter speed before clicking a picture is a very important factor for photography, according to Tim from Boudoir photographer cheshire.

First let us discuss what the shutter speed is all about. When an individual clicks the shutter button of the camera to take a snap, a specific amount of time is taken by the blades of the aperture to close. This particular amount of time taken the aperture blade is simply known as the shutter speed. In general cases the time taken by the blade is just a nano second.

But, in case you are capturing a fast motion subject then the shutter timing is changed to 1/300th of a second. When the shutter speed of the camera is increased then the sensor is allowed to expose to light for quite a long period of time. In low light situation the light requires to enter for longer period of time. So, from this it can be concluded that in dim light situation the shutter speed has to be diminished. But in this condition if the camera is moved just a little then motion blur can occur. These generally happen in two cases- when the subject is very fast moving or the individual can keep the camera steady and still.

During night time if you have diminished the shutter speed you get a good quality picture. But the camera must be placed on the tripod so that blur pictures are not clicked. Generally shutter speed is not diminished more than 1/30th second but if the speed is further diminished then the particular individual must have a steady hand for clicking pictures.

It must be kept in mind along with the shutter other necessary changes like ISO, aperture, focal length, etc adjustments are also necessary for proper and good quality pictures. But with the shutter speed you can experiment many stuffs and can also give an artistic looks to your respective snap.

Jun 12

Pocket X Shot Camera Extender Photography Tech Review

Photography Video clip Rating: 5 / five

Jun 12

Photographer’s tips- don’t lose your camera in high mountains on a difficult location

Photography Video Ranking: / 5

Jun 12

Photography tips: Handholding your camera (by wildlife photographer Chris Weston)

Photography Video Rating: four / five