Photography

How To Photograph Frogs

Wildlife photography can be tricky, but once you have the essentials down pat (and we’re talking equipment and techniques), it can be a rewarding hobby. The most important thing to remember is that frogs are sensitive animals, so always take care when handling them. To photograph these slippery amphibians, you need to observe them from …

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Nikon D7500 Review

The Nikon D7500 is Nikon’s newest flagship DSLR camera. It has a sensor with an effective resolution of 24.2 MP and ISO sensitivity from 100-25600 which changes automatically. There is also a 51 focus points, 45 cross-type sensors for fast autofocusing and 5 fps continuous shooting speed for action photography. Sensor The D7500 has a …

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Nikon D780 Review

The Nikon D780 is a professional FX format DSLR. It features a large 36 megapixel sensor, 10fps continuous shooting and full 1080p HD video recording capability in addition to all the other features that made the D700 such a popular workhorse for professional photographers. The D700 series of cameras are extremely popular with pros due …

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Nikon D7200 Review

The D7200 is the top of Nikon’s APS-C sensor based DSLR lineup. It follows in a long line of very successful cameras including the D7000, D300s, and D200. The new camera is now well positioned to be the best all around DSLR that Nikon has ever made. Sensor The centerpiece of the camera is its …

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Night Sky Photography Guide

The night sky provides the ultimate canvas for the creative photographer. Naturally, much of the time you’ll be shooting without any light pollution, which means that stars will generally be plentiful and the milky way will hang beautifully across the sky. But there are many different types of night photography and so this article will …

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Flash Photography Tips

Shooting flash photography can be tricky. It’s not just about pointing the light at your subject and going “Pew pew!” To get the best shots possible, it takes knowing what settings to use and how to manage them. But don’t worry, we’ve put together a list of our favorite tips for getting great photos with …

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How A Slave Flash Works

What Is A Slave Flash? A slave flash is a remote, triggered flash that fires in sync with, or immediately following the firing of, another flash from a master unit. Slave flashes are often used to provide light in places where a photographer can’t get natural light because it isn’t bright enough or is not …

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Great Nature and Wildlife Photography Spots In Ohio

Ohio has many beautiful locations for the nature and wildlife photographer. The Buckeye Trail offers a variety of natural habitats and landscapes to suit every photographer’s needs. From the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, to fertile farmlands, and rushing rivers- Ohio is home to some of the most spectacular nature photography spots. The Buckeye Trail …

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Best Nature and Wildlife Photography Spots In Pennsylvania

With rolling hills and bustling rivers, Pennsylvania has plenty of nature and wildlife for those who want to capture it on film. We’ve compiled a list of the best spots in Pennsylvania for nature and wildlife photography — these picturesque places will certainly inspire your next great shot! Beautiful Nature and Wildlife Photography Locations in …

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Telephoto Lens Guide

A telephoto lens is a lens that has a longer focal length than a standard lens. This allows the photographer to zoom in on their subject and get closer to it without needing to move in physically. The telephoto lens is perfect for getting sharp photos of distant objects in low light. It also captures …

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Best Locations For Nature Photography In Michigan

Michigan offers some amazing nature photography opportunities. From the rolling hills of the Upper Peninsula to the lakeshore in Grand Haven, there are plenty of scenic locations to capture. But how do you decide which locations are best? The following travel photography post reviews some of our favorite spots for capturing Michigan’s natural beauty. Top …

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Food Photography Settings

If you’re just starting out in food photography, don’t fret. Professional photographers like myself have been shooting for years and we’ve learned a few tricks along the way. By following these basic steps, you’ll have spectacular food photos in no time. By the way, did you know that a camera flash is a big no-no …

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Outdoor Portrait Photography Settings (Tips For Better Results)

To be a successful portrait photographer, you need a good understanding of the different settings and terms that are used for your gear. This blog post will go through a few basic terms to get you acquainted with the language, as well as provide some optimized photography setting tips for portrait photography. Outdoor Portrait Photography …

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Camranger VS Case Air

Many photographers these days find themselves tethered to their DSLR camera while they are taking photographs using Wi-Fi. There are tethering devices on the market now that bring that connection wirelessly to your smartphone or tablet and help you transfer photos, use remote shooting, or even control the camera from a distance. They work with …

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10 Tips For The Beginning Landscape Photographer (Improve Your Photography)

Landscape photography is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding careers a person can have. It requires a fascination with nature and is remarkably simple to break into if you have a passion for photography, patience, dedication and talent. In this post we’re going to discuss how to become a better landscape photographer. First, let’s …

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Band Photography: Tips For Shooting Musician Portraits

Shooting musician portraits is an awesome challenge. While much different than concert photography, it is a natural extension for the music photographer. And with the right technique you can capture some truly epic band and musician pictures. With an eye on location, wardrobe, pose, color palette, and lighting you can bring out your subjects specific …

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Mommy Poses for Pictures

By keeping things simple you can create beautiful mother poses that will look professional and timeless. Keep your wardrobe color neutral with minimal patterns for classic look you will cherish for a lifetime. The best mother colors for baby picture posing are tans, cream, navy and other solid colors. Keep your baby dressed comfortably and …

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Convert To Black And White For Stunning Architectural Photography

You can emphasize structure by converting your architectural photographs to black and white. Architecture offers a photographer some of the strongest statements in any type of photography through it’s symmetrical compositional potential. But often times that power is stripped away in a color shot. You can enhance your architectural graphic impact by simply converting your …

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Types Of Camera Flash

One of the most important, and misunderstood aspects of photography is lighting. While the majority of modern DSLR and point and shoot cameras come with a built in flash, these do not offer the lighting many photographers will need. Because of this there are many flash types available to improve your lighting and image quality. …

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Camranger 2 VS Air Direct

Air Direct And Camranger 2 Compared Tethering systems have improved dramatically in recent years. You now have many great options available and depending on your needs and budget the Camranger 2 or the Air Direct from Tether Tools can be just what you are looking for. Check out the comparison review below and check for …

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Best Nikon D7500 Flash

[The Main Museum is supported by readers just like you. Some links on TheMainMuseum are affiliate and we earn a small commission when you make a purchase at no additional cost to you. As always, all recommendations are based solely on performance and value to you] The Nikon D7500 is an exceptional all around camera …

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