When you are shopping for the ND filters, you may have been in a situation where the numbers (printed on the filter) confuse you more than help you. All you want to buy is 1-stop, 2-stop, 3-stop or 10-stop filter which blocks 1-stop, 2-stop, 3-stop or 10-stop of lights respectively but the numbers manufacturers use to represent the f-stop creates confusion. When I bought my … [Read more...] about What Do The Numbers Printed On Your ND Filter Tell You About The Filter?
If you are looking for something that can hold your flash unit anywhere you go, Manfrotto 175F-1 spring clamp could be your best option. This clamp is a great product and should be a part of any strobist's basic lighting kit. It provides a great amount of versatility and can be attached to a light stand or clamped into anything. The ball head socket allows you to position your … [Read more...] about Manfrotto 175F-1 Spring Clamp with Flash Shoe
Cleaning your camera and the lens is a very important part to take care of your equipment and it helps to produce a good quality picture consistently. Even small fingerprint on the front glass of the lens can impact on the quality of the photos. How often should you clean your lens and the camera? It all depends on how often you shoot and where do you shoot. For example, if you … [Read more...] about How often should you clean your Lens or Camera sensor
A Polarizing filter (usually circular) is mainly used to reduce the glare or reflections from non-metallic reflective surfaces like water or glass. It also reduces the exposure but mainly used to saturate the colors and enhance the clarity of image. It works best when you are right angle to the sun light. Polarizing filters are not normally used for a wide-angle shot that … [Read more...] about Polarizing filter Vs Neutral Density filter
When I bought my first tripod about two years ago, I didn't care so much for quality. I was rather focused on the price and got fairly priced tripod for around $50. My first DSLR was Nikon D60 with kit lens and I was not having problem using that tripod with D60. But when I upgraded my camera to Nikon D90 with bigger lens, 18-200mm VR II, I felt the need of some sturdy and … [Read more...] about Manfrotto 055XPROB Pro Tripod and Manfrotto 498RC2 Ball Head