1. P

    what should one to buy the right camera for THEM

    I know when i was first purchasing my first dslr, i just went with the best one in the market. i realised after toying around with it that there were a lot of things i could go without, and othertimes where my camera lacks the part where I needed it to thrive. so for someone who is looking out...
  2. C

    Nikon Z5 for low-light product photography?

    Hello, I was looking to purchase a strong yet basic beginner-intermediate level DSLR for product photography. Today I went to a local shop and was very disappointed in what was sold to me (A mirrorless Canon M50 EOS Mark II)- I felt it was a step backward instead of forward. I am used to...
  3. Jeff15

    Which beginner camera for start?

    There are lots of compact cameras on the market, take a look at the Panasonic range.
  4. thedovahkiin909

    Need help identifying my first camera (Yashica)

    This is my first camera. I'm decent at framing shots and like to take pictures with my Pixel 3A. My mom recently bought me this Yashica. I know very little about film and want to find a manual for this camera or one similar. All I know at the moment is how to pop it open, how to wind up and...
  5. R

    Help me figure out what camera this is!

    Hi all, I am brand new to the forum! I will admit, I mainly came on here for help figuring out what kind of camera is in this photo. It is not a detailed photo at all but I thought there might be enough clues to narrow it down. Why do I need to find out what camera this is? I bought this point...
  6. T

    how to get right exposure/depth of field/shutter speed and other parameters

    hi guys, i'm not sure if this is the right place for this thread, if it's not please forgive me ahah. so, i've recently found a canon A1 that belonged to my grandad, i've never used an analog camera in my life and i'm getting into it. i'm not really a beginner about the parameters i'm asking...
  7. M

    Beginner post

    Hi! I am Mariah, I live in Bangladesh and I am a graphics designer and I have some pages which I run and do freelancing and that is what I do for a living. I was really interested in photography even before I started my career as a graphics designer but for some issues I did not able to. Now I...
  8. E

    Hi Thanks for having me on here!

    I have a question straight away but I should give a little background first. I have inherited my father's Durst m700 enlarger with a colour head and various other equipment. I used to help him develop enlarged prints and film in the 70s. He won a Minolta competition once and was a member of the...
  9. Kevin C. Photography

    One of the best way to learn photography ?

    Hey when i started learning photography i remember that i had a really hard time finding good quality formations online and I finally paid for expensive formations and classes. And recently i had a think, wouldn't be great if you could nowadays simply go on youtube and find all you need to learn...
  10. Alex Dumitrescu

    Another beginner, Toronto based

    Hi everyone, I'm glad I've found this community and hopefully this will bring the best in me and sharpen my skills. Cause sharp is always better :) Happy New Inspirational Year!
  11. A

    Nikon D7000 vs Nikon D5200 vs Canon 700D

    Hi! I am currently looking to buying my first ever DSLR. I want to buy used,because I feel that used cameras give me more features for less,and maybe with some lenses thrown in too. I have looked at the deals,and the 700D,D5200 and D7000 seems to match my price bracket(420 USD) pretty well. I...
  12. D7K

    Practice Practice, Plan, and practice more..

    So, I wasn't quite sure if / where this topic would fit into the forum, however, please feel free to delete or move the post if it's not suitable here. The reason I have posted here in the beginners forum, is to highlight that planning and practice are key to continued development and success...
  13. S

    Complete newbie to photography advice please!

    I'm completely new to photography I always wanted to get in to it and learn and participate as a hobby/and develop a new skill but I'm at a loss on how to go about learning I usually read a lot and participate in forums like I am now. So I was wondering if any of you can recommend a good overall...
  14. alex_ethridge


    Hey everyone! Okay....I'm 25 yo and have been running a successful photography business for a year and 6 mo now. I'm located in south Alabama, so Hey Y'all!! Ha! I have really dove off into newborn sessions, specifically, as they are my favorite. There's a couple things I would like you...
  15. alex_ethridge

    Newborn Photography Update for beginner

    Hey everyone!! I have been away for quite some time buuuuuuut I have learned SO much in the year and some months doing photography that I had to share. Several of you have seen my desperate out-cries in the past begging for some kind of direction. Looking back the other day, I realized just how...
  16. P

    50mm or 24mm prime lens??

    im new to photography and have heard these “nifty fifty” lenses are great for portraits and as a regular go to lens. I want to take pictures of my infant son and am trying to find a good one and am torn between these two.. I have a canon sL2 and have the kit lens as well as a 18-250mm.. I know...
  17. A

    Help Me Please

    Currently i am using a nikon 3200d with 18-55mm kit lens. With only the camera i want to photograph a wedding for learning. I have nothing else without the camera. So help me how i can get better photos with my small gear
  18. Orangeray

    Night Photography

    Hey everyone Yesterday I tried my luck with Night Photography. I think it's not a bad start but there's still a lot to improve. The goal was to take a Timelapse over the span of 2-3 hours. I couldn't find anything to put in the foreground of the composition because the Light Pollution was way...
  19. O

    Wide-Angle Lens for Nikon?

    Hi again, After studying and reading a lot about DSLR's and lenses, I've finally come to conclusion to buy Sigma 10-20mm 1:4-5.6 EX DC HSM for my Nikon D3200. I'm planning a trip to Europe and have a Nikon D3200 with 18-55mm kit lens. I know its great for landscapes but I do not want to be...
  20. LouisRG

    I have no idea what I'm doing...

    I recently started photography as a hobby - well, I would have had I been able to take acceptable photos. I've recently inherited an Olympus E-300 with 2 lenses: Olympus Zuiko Digital 14-45mm, and a 70-300mm one which I've been told is capable of 600x zoom. As a novice, all this kit sat in my...