Editing JPEGs with Camera Raw

Editing JPEGs with Camera Raw: Quick Tutorial

Shooting RAW provides many advantages over JPEG, but the primary reason cited by most photographers is post-production and editing capabilities. But there is a way to edit JPEGs using the same Adobe Camera Raw plugin filters that are generally used…

nikon d610 in 2018

Is it Worth Getting a Nikon D610 in 2018?

If you’ve been wanting to get a full-frame dSLR, there are some great mid-priced options that are now getting even cheaper as they age, and the Nikon D610 is a prime example. But is it worth getting a Nikon D610…

Depth of Field - f/1.8

Quick Study on Depth of Field

Articles and videos throw around the term “depth of field” quite casually, as if everyone already knows what it means. Depth of Field (DOF from here on out) could actually also be called “depth of focus” or maybe even “focus…

Tamron SP 45mm

Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 VC: Is it Worth the Money?

It’s a weird focal length, is fast but not ultra-fast, and costs more than twice what a half-decent 50mm prime lens would go for. But it’s also got image stabilization. So is the Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 VC lens for…

beginner dslr

Best Prime Lens for Beginner DSLR 2018

So you’ve got your shiny-new DSLR with kit lens and you’re loving it. But now you want to explore the dark side of prime lens upgrades. From fast general-use primes to specialty macro lenses,  there are many options to upgrade…