Review of Gorillapod - Original Design

Review of Gorillapod - Original Design

If you have a small camera (pocket camera or light point and shoot) then the Gorillapod is a MUST for your kit. The Gorillapod has no fear of uneven surfaces or even hanging upside down. Add the small size and the easy connect to your camera (screw mount) and the Gorillapod will handle almost any situation where you need a tripod for your smaller camera.

What is a Gorillapod?

A Gorillapod is a small tripod made by JOBY that bends,

Continue reading
Winners of Street Photography Contest

Winners of Street Photography Contest

Our July 2012 photo contest was "street photography". Street photography perpetually finds an audience because of its rawness and because people are its subject. As expected (street photography can be nerve-wrecking for many), we had a smaller pool of entries for this contest but the entries received showed a nice variety of scenes and styles.

If you are interested in trying street photography yourself, take our street photography lesson after reading the critiques of our winning images.

Once you've seen

Continue reading
What are the filters

What are the filters

One of the fun things that Instagram introduced was a way to give a little extra personality to your photos by adding filters that can make the picture look older, or make it black and white, or even sepia (that's a small sample of the filters). Instagram updates the photos from time to time, too. Some photo purists say the filters ruin the photos, but that seems a little bah humbug since 1) they're optional and 2) have some fun,

Continue reading