How to Use a Gray Card for Custom White Balance and Metering – In this article I walk you through what situations you can use a gray card for doing a custom white balance and metering, as well as using one to help with color corrections in post-production after the shoot.
In this third macro photography tips article Darlene goes over using extension tubes as another option. What are they, how to use them, how close can you get, pros and cons, purchasing considerations, and lots of sample images included to help make it all clear and easy to understand.
Using a Macro Lens: Pros and cons of a dedicated macro lens, what to buy, when to buy, and other less expensive options are all explored in this article.
Learn everything you need to get started doing macro photography with this in-depth guide. Equipment, lighting, focus, camera settings, and more are all covered with example images and behind the scenes shots showing setups.
In this quick tip about circular polarizing filters, my good friend and Landscape photographer Jay Patel shares what he learned about using it on his wide angle lens. By making some simple assumptions, and not fully understanding how the filter worked, it cost him dearly on a trip to photograph the sand dunes in Death Valley California.