How do digital sensors stay so clean? There seems to always be shit on my film camera's focusing screen. Like every fucking time I change lenses I get dust in there. But I never see dust on my mirrorless's focusing screen
Multiple people told me as a beginner to not get a Sony HX-60 as my first camera since it's, I quote, shit.
I still got one due to severe pecuniary issues.
Here is one of my early results and I think it ain't half bad. It seems reasonably sharp and the colors are nice too. Please tell me why it might be (that is, what a more pricey device would have done better, not why the subject is shit, it was just arbitrary chosen)
The only real issue I see right now is the fact that the camera won't do RAW and has a more or less restricted aperture.
This thread is meant as a way of gaining a better understanding of gear and the differences it brings to results, not as a way of telling people to fuck off for telling me the HX 60 is shit.
So I have recently started to do some more or less quality nude photo sets with my girl and want to improve. Thing is, where do I share them for consideration? I had a look at Deviant Art, but it's apparently full of teenagers and lurkers who don't have anything to offer but "great shot" or, worse, "nice tits". They are also utterly biased - vaginas are allowed, erect penises aren't.
So where can I get some decent feedback on erotica if I'm no professional?
"Photographers" in your community that piss you off.
This bitch who is only 1/4 Mexican says she only takes photos of ethnic people and hates white people. Even though her daughter is white.
She's now trying to teach classes but all of her photos look like they were taken with an iPhone 5. For someone who only shoots women of color you'd think she would try to become good at it?
Please help me understand why people pay her as a photographer, and now for teaching it
Few months ago I asked you about general advices about cosplay photography for beginner. Following your suggestions, I bought my first DSLR (Nikon D5300 with 18-105mm kit, replacing Panasonic Lumix compact) while still reading books about photography and I have few questions about two cases I still dont grasp - doing photos of marches and indoors, especially with poor light.
When looking around the internet, advices about photographing marches are mostly about photograping protests and rarely contain info about technical stuff (mostly about "catching the emotions", one even had lot of talk about hiding camera, bringing food with you and avoiding police). Cosplay walks are surely peaceful and happy. But I dont really understand what kind of settings should I use. At one hand, I would rather want some higher depth of field and thus smaller aperture but at the same time, since both cosplayers and me will be constantly walking and I wont have more than few seconds to catch a moment, I would need fast shutter speed. So, just P and let the camera do the work, while I only aim and shoot, with locked 50mm or something? Next walk is in April so I still have some time for practice but Im afraid that if I would, say, stay in city centre and just keep doing photos people walking by, I would earn punch to the face.
As for indoor shoots, cons I went recently had poor inside light - one that took part in summer had bright light coming from windows so it was less of a problem but another one took part in december, plus weather was cloudy (mentioned compact camera I had that time right away suggested ISO 1600, even with 800 it had giantic grains). I have my D5300 since last week now and only tested it at home and with one poor lightbulb and ISO 400 I could still get very sharp photo on gunpla model working as test subject but I want to learn how to do indoor photos with live models the best I can.