Tech Talk

Read Roy’s viewpoint about the technical aspect of photography. This blog is about cameras, lenses, accessories and the terminology that is used in the pursuit of photography.

White balance basics – Tips for getting more natural colours in photos

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Tips for getting more natural looking colours in photosAfter taking a photo, you may wonder why the colour isn’t quite like what you observed with your own eyes.  The human…
JPG versus RAW comparison - demo of RAW image


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Our tour and tuition guests often ask: 'Should' I shoot in RAW or JPG? What's the difference between RAW versus JPG?   RAW vs JPG What do these terms mean? …

Keep vs Delete

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Do you find yourself taking lots of photos? What do you do with them? If your computer hard-drive is filling up with thousands of photos that you're unlikely to do…
Full frame versus cropped camera bodies

DSLR cameras: full-frame vs cropped sensor

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First, a little bit of history... Without going all the way back to the beginning, digital SLR cameras first arrived on the market in the late 1990’s when manufacturing a digital…
Sample tripod image

Tripod vs Handheld

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Do you own a tripod? Do you use it often or find it too annoying carry and use? Why bother using one at all? I know that a tripod may…