Guest post by Srikanth AD
Photography is hobby for many which is both fun and involves technical skills. Photography is an art which requires a lifetime to master. Objects might look amazing through your eyes but they might not look great through a camera lens.
Learning to take pictures with your camera is quite easy. One needs to have special skills to capture amazing photos. You will also need to have a little knowledge about photo processing or image editing software’s like Photoshop, etc. If you are beginner or a professional photographer there is always new things to learn about photography.
Following are some of the best sites where you can learn, improve your photography skills and, learn to take better pictures with ease.
This is the first web site you have to bookmark to learn and improve photography skills. Digital Photography school is much like a blog with collection of magnificent tips and tutorials. At the first glance you can find following three categories:-
Photography tips and tutorial– In this category you can read blogs of professional photographers from around the world.
Cameras and Equipment- This category will provide you information about different cameras available today. This information will be helpful to know which camera to choose according to your need. You can also get detailed information about photography equipments like battery grip, tri pod, etc., and how to use them.
Post Production– not all photos will be picture perfect or you might want to remove unwanted objects from the frame. You can gain knowledge about different graphic/image processing applications and know some tricks to work effectively and quickly on these tools.
Lens manufactures do not provide you with the distance scale any more. So you can take help of DOFMaster application to get the distance scale of your lens. Charts in this site help you with choosing a correct lens according to your distance from the subject.
If you have a canon camera then visit this site to learn more interesting things about your camera. You can know how to shoot better with your existing camera and also learn new tricks and tips. Featured Photo and Tips and techniques are the two sections that you do not want to miss in this site.
This site tells you what things that you need and what not in photography. Developers of this site post reviews and comparison reviews on most of the latest photographic equipments available today. This gives you a thorough idea about what equipments to buy among the available options.
A good photographer needs to have knowledge about light and how it affects images. In situations where you do not have good amount of natural light you need to depend on flash lights. This site deals with various kinds of flash lights so you can know more about them and how to use them.
Requiring some skills on image/graphic softwares is also important. Photoshop Daily covers most of the latest features of popular image/graphic processing applications like Photoshop. There are some Photoshop tutorials present where you can learn about various aspects of Photoshop. If you are already familiar with Photoshop then you can know tips or tricks to finish things quickly.
This is a site even the professional photographers want to have a look at. You can learn various tricks and tips required for taking a better picture. It also covers topics like advanced photography, high-speed sync, color management, etc., which are very interesting and inspiring as well.
Also read : Photoshop Retouching Tutorials
This guest post was written by Srikanth AD from Tech Inspiration. If you like this post, you can follow him on Twitter.