Photographers often ask about the best file format, which usually starts the RAW and JPEG debate. Yet, there’s another question that you may have recently stumbled upon. And that question is, what exactly is the difference between DNG and RAW files? Is there even a difference? Well, yes. And there are quite a few differences,
Today, practically every device with a camera offers both the RAW and JPEG file format. And it’s often the first choice you make when setting up a new camera for the first time. So it’s not surprising that “What’s the difference between shooting RAW and JPEG?” is a common question most photographers ask. But, the
Many factors combine to create the final image a camera captures, but easily one of the most important factors is the focal length of the lens used. And it’s often a photographer’s first decision when approaching a scene. The problem is the focal length is quite a misunderstood concept amongst photographers. And many beginners inevitably
In today’s digital world, we’re all inundated with file extensions, many of which require specialized software to open. And without the necessary software, you can’t open or preview their contents. The .PSD, or Photoshop Document File, is surely one of them. And it’s no surprise if you came across one recently and your computer didn’t
In digital photography, there are two main categories of cameras, determined based on sensor size: full-frame and crop sensors. And if you’ve ever picked up a camera, you’ve likely heard these terms thrown around before. These terms are usually the starting point of the conversation and part of the puzzle in investigating a new camera.
If you’re ready to explore photography outside of the Auto and Program modes, you’ll quickly learn there are three essential settings in any great image. Those settings are shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. Together, they combine to create what we call the Exposure Triangle. And achieving the right balance between these three settings is a
The 24-70mm focal length is a long-standing go-to lens, and the jack of all trades range in a photographer’s arsenal. With this focal length alone, photographers can shoot anything from wide-angle landscapes to medium telephoto portraits or macro photography. And for that reason, it’s often the first go-to lens for the level of versatility it
In a market packed with already excellent first-party offerings, Tamron accepts the challenge to produce a lens that rivals the first-party competition. And they’ve simultaneously declared the ambitious goal of creating their greatest lens and their pinnacle in lens performance. And thus borns the Tamron SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD (Model F045). This lens is