Top Stories photography
When it comes to good natural lighting, you can’t beat the time of day known as “golden hour” (or “magic hour”). This iOS app can tell when golden hour is every day no matter where you are, and lets you set reminders so you never miss the perfect shot.
You’ve spent your fortunes on a high-quality camera, great lenses and a sturdy tripod… so what do you do when your finances fall short for the little things? Fortunately, Kai from DigitalRev has some suggestions on how to shore up your photo-shooting arsenal for free. Well, almost free.
Panoramic photos can truly capture the beauty of the world’s breathtaking landscapes, but not every camera can do them very well on their own (or at all). This custom camera rig sits on top of a normal tripod and allows a normal point and shoot camera to create amazing panoramas automatically.
Timelapse photography is great, and it’s certainly something we’ve seen DIY solutions for before. Over on Make, they show off another way to do it, using an Arduino.
If you happen to have an old-fashioned camera wasting away in a junk drawer, you can take it apart and use the lens for smartphone macro photography. This video shows you how.