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How to Clean Your Lenses Properly

A lot of first time dSLR users are all thinged up about their lenses getting dirty and dusty and everything. And no matter how careful you are, some amount of dust/dirt/prints do make it on to your lens (if you’re not using a filter). If you’re using a filter, you save yourself the trouble of […]

Live Music Photography 101

I shoot music because I genuinely love music. I always have and I think I always will. These days when I am shooting a band I make sure to travel light, yet always be prepared for any given situation. Professional concert photographers can often be seen with 2-3 camera bodies strapped around their necks with […]

Budget Lens Recommendations: Tamron 17-50mm & Sigma 17-70mm

One major problem that a lot of people face when making the transition from P&S to dSLR is the expense involved. If you’re used to the high zoom compacts, you’ll realise that you’ll need to spend 10 times the amount (or more) to get that level of zoom with the high quality. And of course, […]

UNLEASH THE POWER IN YOUR ‘POWERSHOT’ !

For all you Canon P&S users out there who miss the facility of RAW shooting and extra long and extra short exposures, and a host of other features, some people have been hard at work to provide you all that without buying a new camera. CHDK (which stands for Canon Hack Development Kit) is a […]

10 Most Annoying Things to Say to a Wildlife Photographer

Have you ever had someone look at a picture that you took (as a result of a lot of observation, preparation, patience, and dirty laundry) and say “Man, that is one sweet.. (you expect ‘photo’).. camera you have!” I used to stay silent and disappointed earlier. Now I simply say “Yea. Here, take the camera, […]

Patience, Observation, Passion.. Result is Great Photos

My name is Steve Creek and I’m a wildlife photographer from Lavaca, ARK.  I love the outdoors and spend many hours in the woods with my camera.  Photography is my passion.  I enjoy watching and studying wildlife; two key things you must do in order to get that perfect photo. I have had numerous opportunities […]

The Power of RAW!

This post is for those who think RAW is a waste of memory, or that JPEG is good enough. The image below is the in-camera JPEG from a Canon Powershot S5 IS, P&S. The extreme under-exposure is intentional. A firmware add-on that enhances the camera’s features (RAW/DNG support, increased max n min shutter-speed, RGB histogram […]

100 STEPS TO IYP: Round up

We thank all our readers for the appreciation that the IYP series has received. We will continue to give you the best content we possibly can. For now, here is an index of all IYP posts for easier access – 100 STEPS TO IMPROVING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY – 100 Steps to IYP – Lesson 1: The […]

100 STEPS TO IYP: Participating and Socializing

For the last lesson of the IYP series, I would like to touch upon what has been perhaps the most important resource during my photographic journey – the internet.  Of course most of you understand that thats why you’re reading this. The internet is the biggest resource in the world without a doubt. You can […]

Smoke Photography 101: With a DIY Light source! [PART 1]

In this post, Beyond Megapixels reader Devanshu Jain guides us through the process of Smoke Photography, from start, to the finished product. This is the first of 2 posts. Let me begin by saying that there’s no right or wrong way to shoot and process abstract smoke photographs. What I will share with you is, […]