How to Take Killer Shots of Winter Sports

This winter take your gear (and don’t forget your gloves with free fingers) and go hunt for winter sports! Make a reservation near a mountain sky-way and make sure you have everything you need to stay warm. The fact is you can not concentrate at shooting if you freeze. Also, remember that at very low temperatures, the battery gets consumed faster and the camera may present some malfunctions. You will need a 18-55mm lens for landscapes and a telephoto lens for zooming the people in action. For winter sports, midday shooting is ok (the main reason is the fact that in winter the sun is not very high and will always cast enough shadows to skip the thoughts of having plane images). 1. TIP: Early morning shots and sunsets over the shiny snow are very spectacular but don’t stay outside too long at those temperatures. Do you have any friends … Read more

7 Sure-Fire Tips for Great Weather Snapshots that Work

One of the most interesting subjects in photography is the power of nature, usually represented by the force of the weather. It is such a desired subject because it’s eye-catching, rare, and sometimes hard to capture. As a photographer, you should not avoid the so called bad weather, but, instead, you should follow the clouds and make the best out of every rain, be it a gentle one or a storm. Here are some tips and inspirational bits that will help you obtain great weather pictures. Tip (1) Wake up early, very early. You may find lower clouds and fog as well as water droplets at macro level. In summer 6 am will do, in winter around 8 am. Tip (2) Always carry your camera with you. Sun rays truth clouds are short moments you don’t want to miss. Tip (3) If its autumn, it may even be foggy all … Read more

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