This week we are going to discuss a popular photographic trend: panoramic photos. The idea of wide format panoramas are nothing new. Specialized panoramic film cameras have been around for decades. With modern computer software, however, a specialized camera is no longer required. Anyone can now … [Read more...] about Secrets of Panoramic Photography
One question we are often asked at Jones Photo is which camera should I buy? Although our main business is photofinishing and not camera sales, clients trust us for an honest opinion. The truth is just about any camera you buy today will produce excellent results. Digital camera technology has … [Read more...] about Which Camera Should I Buy?
As a general rule, no one wants blurry pictures, right? Ahhh, but there are exceptions to every rule. Blur caused by a slow shutter speed can be used as a creative technique to portray a sense of motion in a still photo. Look at this example of a train pulling into the station in downtown Paris. … [Read more...] about Blurry Photos are Good?
In this post we offer an important tip for improving your photographs. The one filter that every SLR camera owner should have is a circular polarizing filter. This filter will have an outer ring that lets it rotate freely when mounted on the camera lens. The reason for this is that it needs to be … [Read more...] about Which Filter do I Need?
Macro (closeup) Photography opens up a whole new world. Specialty macro lenses, however, can be quite expensive. If you have ever wanted to explore the world of macro, here is an ideal solution. Extension tubes fit between the camera and your existing lens, allowing it to focus MUCH closer. (Please … [Read more...] about Turn Your Lens into a Macro Lens