Many people complain about advertisements as an obnoxious way for companies to invade our everyday lives and cram their products down our throats, but that’s not all that advertisements are good for. The advertisements on this list are excellent examples of effective advertising strategies for social issue campaigns that let their voices be heard. A [...]

We all know how tempting it can be to spend a whole month’s salary on cool camera accessories, and, correspondingly, how unpopular you become with your bank manager or your better half who expected food on the table. But it doesn’t have to be that way; a search on Amazon reveals that there are plenty [...]

After buying an old Lubitel 2 twin-lens reflex camera for $15 while holidaying in Florida, Washington DC-based freelance photographer J. David Buerk decided that, in spite of their many years together, lens and camera would be better off if they parted company. His vision was to attach the old Lubitel lens onto his modern Canon [...]

We’ve all been there: playing back pictures on a digital camera’s rear screen or checking them over in your photo management software, we notice that all is not well. The composition looks baggy or the exposure’s duff. Maybe the picture isn’t as sharp as a tack, or the colours don’t look quite right. Whatever it [...]

Change your camera technique for the better in just seven days – here’s a daily regimen of proven tips to power-up your photos! Some sages have commented that photography is not that hard, really, but they tend to be natural-born image makers. For most of us, it’s a process of hard work and trial and [...]

Photographer Doug Urquhart frequently shoots time-lapses with his extensive range of Canon cameras and lenses. However he felt that his time-lapse motion control rig setup could do with some improving. Hiking out to remote locations proved more difficult with the heavy time-lapse rig equipment stowed in his backpack, and the battery life of the kit [...]

Pawel Kuczynski is a Polish artist that specializes in satirical illustration. Born in 1976 in Szczecin, Poland, he graduated with a graphics degree from the Fine Arts Academy in Poznan. Pawel has been focusing on satire since 2004 and has garnered nearly a hundred prizes and distinctions since then. Much of his artwork deals with [...]

Follow our guide to the most important steps to take before you start shooting to ensure that you leave nothing to chance. 1. Charge the battery This may seem a no-brainer, but it’s something that many photographers forget to do before heading out with their camera. If your camera is in frequent use (it is, [...]