What Is The Zoom Setting For On A Speedlight / Speedlite Flash?

The flash zoom setting on speedlights can confuse a lot of people and there’s a few things to consider to make sure you are using it correctly.  Let’s go through the important things that you need to know to get you comfortable in using it correctly. What Is The Zoom Setting For On My Flash?  …

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How To Take Flat Lay Photos Without Harsh Shadows

Shadows can be tricky, especially in overhead photography. This post will make it easy for you to control them so your flat lays come out exactly as you want them to. Follow the tips below and most of the harsh shadows can be avoided in your flat lays: Use a diffuser on your light source. …

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Can You Use Canon EF And EF-S Lenses On Mirrorless Canon Cameras?

With the rise in popularity of mirrorless cameras, many people are looking to make the move from DSLRs to mirrorless cameras.  By making this change you might be considering if you can still use your current DSLR lenses on your new mirrorless cameras and luckily there are ways to make this happen.  The short answer …

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Sony FE VS E Lenses. What Is The Difference Between These SEL Lenses?

What Is An SEL Lens?  SEL stands for Sony E-mount Lens and they are a range of lenses that fit Sony cameras with E mounts. Hasselblad E-mount cameras are also compatible with these SEL lenses. What Is A Sony E-Mount Camera?  Sony E-mount cameras are MILCs (otherwise known as mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras) and are …

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9 Tips To Photograph The Best Food Flat Lays

Flat lay photography is a staple technique for food photographers and it is something you need to know how to do. It’s a great way to add something different to your portfolio of photography and lots of clients will specifically ask for it because of how popular flat lays are.  While it is a popular …

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What To Look For In Food Photography Backdrops

To find the best backdrops for food styling and food photography you need to consider a few things. Choosing the wrong colours or materials can cause problems in the studio or an unappealing image, so you want to avoid this where you can.  Read on to make sure you have a solid idea of what …

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8 Cheap And Affordable Food Photography Backdrops

Food photography can be an expensive hobby. We always want our photos to be perfect so we go through the effort of making sure not just the subject, but also that the backdrop is perfect.  You can spend a lot of money for high quality backdrops like marble slabs or tiles, but a lot of …

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Why Do Black Spots Appear On Photos From My DSLR

If you have a digital camera like a DSLR you might one day be taking photos and notice that there are black spots that show up in every picture. If you are new to taking photos with a camera like a DSLR or mirrorless camera you might just put it down to a bad camera …

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