Joey Ham

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8 Tips to Help You Come Home with Great Travel Photos

In this article I will talk about travel photography and how you can take great images of everything when you travel. I’m not talking about camping …

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12 Sneaky Ways to Hide Household Eyesores

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12 Sneaky Storage Tricks for a Tiny Bathroom

There's more room in those slim spaces and tight corners than you think.<p>Keep everything you need right at your fingertips — but off your countertops.

16 Calming Paint Colors That Give a Room a Relaxing Vibe

Camera backpacks: the smart way to carry all your gear

So your iPhone has you convinced you’re a pretty good photographer and it’s time to raise your game with a dedicated camera and all sorts of lenses. You are going to need something to sling your gear.<p>There are so many types of camera bags – shoulder, belt packs, roller cases – with designs tailored …

Backpacking

10 Tips to Improve Your Landscape Photographs

Landscape photography is a huge passion for many photographers. My enjoyment of photographing landscape stems from the desire to be in a beautiful …

What is contrast?

Contrast is the range between the blackest thing in your picture and the whitest thing. When you make the darkest thing in the picture darker and the …

Macro Photography Tips - Video Tutorials

This time of year is a great time to get out and find some macro photography subjects. So I dug around and found a few videos to help get you started …

Photography

Simple Tips to Improve your Travel Photography - Include People in Your Images

Including people in your travel photos can really make them stand out. Here are some simple tips on how you could include people in yours photographs.

How to save cash in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is not exactly known for being cheap. The former British colony, perched on the shore of the South China Sea, frequently graces ‘most expensive cities in the world’ lists for its sky-high rents, acres of posh shopping malls, and dazzling displays of wealth (think Rolex shops on every …

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Everything you need to know about trips to see the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are one of nature's great displays, a free, multicoloured light show that is most commonly seen in the Arctic regions. Every performance is different, a beautiful, shifting dance of nocturnal rainbows that many viewers find a humbling and spiritually uplifting …

Northern Lights

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

How to Use Neutral Density Filters to Create Artistic Photos

Neutral density filters add artistry and mood to images. In addition to circular polarizing filters, it is another frequent go-to tool used by …

CameraSim 3D Turns Learning the Basics of a DSLR Into a Video Game

Who says you can’t learn from video games? Shown off in the above video is a preview of an upcoming first-person simulation game that takes the …

Back to Basics: Flash Photography Tips for Beginners

Sprinkled in-between the more advanced lighting, photography and post-processing tutorials that we feature on the site, we’ve been trying to add in …

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

The deep, beautiful, tragic shared history of whales and humans | Salon.com

Crop Factor Explained: How Sensor Size Affects the Field of View

These days, we often hear about the benefits of full frame cameras over APS-C, we are told about four thirds sensors and micro four thirds sensors …

Want to Fall in Love With a Lens? Try a Prime Lens

Zoom lenses are everywhere in modern photography — from mobile devices to point and shoot cameras to entry level DSLRs, a zoom lens is pretty much a …

How to Take Better Pictures Through Windows

It’s often tempting–or unavoidable–to take photos through a window or glass door, but it’s not always easy to get great images shooting this way. …

How to Use Metering in Your Photography

Sometimes, it can be quite uncanny just how accurately our camera meters are at getting the right exposure. The technology is highly sophisticated, …

The Rule of Equivalent Exposure (With Quick Quiz)

The camera is a fascinating tool. It’s amazing how a camera can freeze a moment in the present and lets you savour it in the future. While it may …

4 Shooting Ideas to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing for Spring

For those of us in the currently storm and snow swept northern latitudes, spring is approaching. It is the season of new life, renewal and of course …

How Light, Aperture, Time and Sensitivity Affect Exposure

Most of the time when we discuss exposure we talk about it in very technical terms, using photography-specific jargon. There aren’t too many other …

9 Features Every DSLR Should Have Now

They say that the DSLR’s better days are behind it, but it’s still the choice for most working pros. Rapid advances on point and shoots, ILCs …

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Manual Focus

Years ago, photographers would observe a scene through their viewfinder and turn the focusing ring slowly to bring the scene into focus. Much has …