Category: Photo gear & Technology

A matter of interpretation

BTW, did you notice the pigeon?! ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜‰ ย  ย  I am here again with my “couple and statue and planes and passer-by and pigeon picture” ๐Ÿ˜‰ to talk about interpretation as for photo editing. Indeed, the rendering of the picture I showed you previously is not the only one possible, of course. ย  And, Read More

At the foot of the tree (macrophotography with a wide angle lens?!)

My idea consisted in showing how this mushroom grew, at the foot of the tree. Simple idea but not really easy to apply, to be frank. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Indeed, I didn’t want to just shoot a fungus with a bark background or near a few feet of trunk (see the comparative photo at the end of Read More

Enhance the contrast with PicMonkey (Photo editing video)

I am really happy to introduce, today, my new Youtube video about photo editing. ๐Ÿ™‚ In this video, I am editing a tunnel photo in the really simple but great photo editing web software : PicMonkey. ย  My photo editing Youtube video Here is the video. I really hope that you will find it interesting Read More

Mary Poppins. Following your cropping proposals. :)

Some french readers asked some information about the framing of my Mary Poppins photo, and made some interesting proposals of cropping. What a good opportunity to talk about framing and cropping! I think it is a very interesting subject. ๐Ÿ™‚ ย  First, I choose to share this photo with its original framing, horizontal, to keep Read More

Close-up filters. For cheap but qualitative macrophotography!

Once again, I try to do my best with english and hope to submit a better content than a google translation one ๐Ÿ˜† but thank you in advance for your indulgence. ย  Today, I want to talk to you about my macro photographical gear. Small, cheap and powerful. I love it! They are close-up filters. Read More

Youtube video about photo editing : The intention

Here is my firt video about photo editing! ๐Ÿ˜€ On this 4mn video, I speak in French but I added English subtitles to help you to understand what I am doing on the picture. ๐Ÿ™‚ I hope you will like it! If so, spread the world!!!!! ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜‰ ย  ย  ย  Read More

Spring flowers shot with a telephoto lens

In my article about close-up filters, I concluded saying that the subject size is not the secret for a good picture. Going near the subject and having a huge magnification don’t make better results! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Here, for example, I didn’t shot near the subject, with a macrophotography approach. On the contrary, I shot with a Read More

To finally understand this sensor size stuff!

Today, we are going to talk about the sensor size. Aren’t we always pleased to understand better a damned technical point?! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Obviously, as usual, what we are talking about that is not the technical subject itself but its importance for our pictures. ย  Sensor size is NOT the megapixels stuff! One thing to begin. Read More

Small cameras, for great photographers :)

Try to imagine a great photographer, shooting in Paris or New York. What do you see? How is him? I ask the question because, even me, I am imagining him with a big DSRL and a great telephoto lens… ๐Ÿ™„ That’s not a surprise, because we imagine these great photographers as we see the majority Read More

The Lumix GM1 review (micro 4/3 hybrid)

I am no longer using a DSRL camera for several years ago now. ๐Ÿ™‚ ย  First, an expert compact camera makes me leaves my heavy DSLR in the cupboard. And for almost 3 years ago now, I am in love with these small but so powerful camera that we call hybrid. My Lumix GF1 was Read More