Sugru is an extremely simple yet useful substance. Similar to blue tack but with subtle differences it can be used for a variety of tasks and hacks. Adhering to almost anything, and changing into a flexible silicon rubber over night it proves very useful for a number of photography related hacks.
With so much information being shared daily on the internet it can be a time consuming process to catch up on the latest photography news. A great time saving exercise is to follow a few content curation sites that combine news from a number of top photography sites into one feed. Below are 5 such websites.
I've been having issues with my macro lens lately, sometimes it works, sometimes it just causes an error on my camera. When It works I can capture some macro shots from the garden, which is nice as I like to make images out of everyday scenes that we may otherwise go overlook :)
Noise can turn a really great low light shot into one which takes up all of your post processing time and causes great frustration. Grain on your images and coloured flecks covering those lovely details which you captured can be the bain of your processing life. Knowing how to deal with noise (and prevent it in the first place) will save you time and probably your sanity.
Light trails are one of those things that you can capture pretty much anywhere there is a road or traffic. It's a great way to practice long exposure and night time photography, and the results can be spectacular. Below are a few superb examples of what can be achieved.
Scientists from Dartmouth and the University of California claim that they have developed software that can detect faked images using algorithms which look for suspicious shadows within the photo. This could prove a very useful tool for forensic investigations and news reports based on photography where authenticity is vital.
How often do you think about the effect that your comments and remarks online have? Both good and bad the opinion of others matters greatly to most, especially when it's regarding their creativity and skill in a certain field, such as photography.