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Part II: Picking The Right Lens For The Job – David Molnar – iPhone Photography Article

Part II: Picking The Right Lens For The Job – David Molnar Optical Image Stabilization Image stabilization is an interesting feature for lenses because, for certain situations, it can be a huge help in capturing useable images you have no other way of capturing. Still, at other times optical image stabilization can be simply a marketing gimmick, or worse, can actually ruin your shot.Image stabilization in a lens works by continually aligning the lens elements and the sensor in a way…

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Part I: Picking The Right Lens For The Job – David Molnar – iPhone Photography Article

Part I: Picking The Right Lens For The Job – David Molnar Whether we are using a zoom lens or a prime lens, it is essential to understand how different focal lengths can be used in photography. Just like with zoom versus prime lenses, there is no single focal length that is better than the others.There are a few categories where typical lenses fit in, though there are always unique and specialized lenses that don’t fit neatly into these groups.…

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What is ISO? – David Molnar – iPhone Photography Article

What is ISO? – David Molnar For digital cameras, things are a little different. As opposed to film, where the ISO rating affects the physical size of the light-sensitive dots, with digital cameras, we don’t actually change the size of the dots—in this case, the pixels on the sensor—when we adjust the ISO dial. In fact, we aren’t even changing the sensitivity at all. Though it may sound strange to hear, the digital sensor inside your camera has a fixed sensitivity…

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So You Want to be a Photographer? – David Molnar – iPhone Photography Article

So You Want to be a Photographer? – David Molnar CameraThe first thing you’ve got to buy, and the one thing you absolutely need if you’re going to take photos, is a camera. David and Rich prefer to shoot with Canon products, but Nikon, Sony and the like are all good alternatives if you like those better. A great camera to start out with is the Canon T7. This one comes with a built in flash and it’s a more compact size…

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How-To Shoot More Creatively – iPhone Photography Article

How-To Shoot More Creatively Creative photography is an extension of traditional photography into creative art. It allows the photographer to play around and experiment with unique concepts that result in unusual and engaging images. Looking to level up your photography game and show off your creativity? Here are a few easy ways to be more creative when it comes to shooting. Creative Shooting Techniques Camera MovementOne often… This is only a snippet of a iPhone Photography Article written by David…

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Choosing the Right Lens – David Molnar – Your Photography Mentor – iPhone Photography Article

Choosing the Right Lens – David Molnar – Your Photography Mentor For example, if you’re going hiking in the mountains, keeping your gear bag as light as possible is a must. You’ll get tired fast lugging around a heavy bag in steep terrain. Mirrorless cameras, such as a Nikon Z-6, Sony Alpha A7 III or Canon EOS RP are great choices if you like to hike into a location. They are much lighter than their full-frame DSLR counterparts. Or if you’ll be…

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7 Reasons to Rent Photography Equipment Instead of Buying – David Molnar – Your Photography Mentor – iPhone Photography Article

7 Reasons to Rent Photography Equipment Instead of Buying – David Molnar – Your Photography Mentor For all my rental needs, I trust my friends at Borrow Lenses. They have a simple process to book the gear you need.Search in real-time for the gear you’re interested in renting (you’ll see pricing displayed at the same time.) Decide on the length of time you need to rent. You can rent anywhere from 3-90 days. Return your rental in the same box it arrived in,…

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Best of 2019 – David Molnar – Your Photography Mentor – iPhone Photography Article

Best of 2019 – David Molnar – Your Photography Mentor The New Year is always a time to look back on the highlights from the passing year. So my team and I sat down to find our very favorite student photos from 2019. And I’ve gotta tell you, it was no easy task! We agonized over our decisions because we had so many amazing photos to choose from. We narrowed the field down to just 12, one for each month of the year. Emotion…

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10 Tips for Great Beach Photography – David Molnar – Your Photography Mentor – iPhone Photography Article

10 Tips for Great Beach Photography – David Molnar – Your Photography Mentor Using the natural elements available in beach environments can create some unique picture opportunities. When you arrive on a beach, pay attention to all the small details that you can find, like the surrounding rocks, the flowers, textures, trees, waves cracking in different areas, or the mist from the water.You can also combine your camera settings with the natural elements for spectacular effects. For example, use a…

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