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.

Wide-angle vs Telephoto

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"Which lens should I choose?" To accompany a DSLR or mirrorless camera, there’s a rather large range of lenses to choose from. What you choose to go with your camera…

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…
Shutterbug Walkabouts shares hints for when you are ready to upgrade your camera.

Upgrading your camera?

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Upgrading your camera? You may like to consider these factors before you do… Inspiration for this blog post comes from frequent conversations with our Shutterbug guests during tuition sessions and our own…