Ultimate Guide on Topaz ReStyle – A Gaming Changing Photoshop Plug-in

Ultimate Guide on Topaz ReStyle – A Gaming Changing Photoshop Plug-in

Topaz ReStyle is one of the plug-ins from The Topaz Labs. It is one of the game-changing plug-ins for . Topaz ReStyle is a plug-in to create color style to your photo. With Topaz ReStyle, you are able to create photos in different styles with just a few clicks. Here’s an example that Topaz ReStyle can do. Topaz ReStyle offers a free trail, you can get a 30-days free trail … [Read more...]

Canon EOS 700D (Rebel T5i) Review

Canon EOS 700D (Rebel T5i) Review

The , is an entry level DSLR camera for beginners. It replaces the  and is considered as a better featured alternative to the , Canon’s smallest and lightest DSLR camera. The EOS 700D (Rebel T5i) comes with a new kit lens (), some subtle cosmetic changes, and better image quality. As all of Canon’s APS-C DSLR cameras, the EOS 700D (Rebel T5i) is compatible with Canon’s entire line-up lenses, … [Read more...]

The Graduate in University Tutorial

The Graduate in University Tutorial

Last month was the graduation period in Hong Kong. And today I’d like to share with you how I shoot this grad photo. I took this photo in the University of Hong Kong Main Building. This building is one of the most accent historical building in Hong Kong. The building is a great place to take some vintage feel photo with soft light. Let’s begin with the camera setup. Camera Setup It was … [Read more...]

What is White Balance – Preventing Your Wife Become Avatar

What is White Balance – Preventing Your Wife Become Avatar

When you are photographing your wife, it will lead you to a horrible experience if your wife turn into avatar colour. This is important to know what is white balance and how it affect your photo. Have you experienced that when you capture an image in an indoor environment and the image turns yellow? Sometimes you take a picture and it becomes blue? It is because the wrong setting of … [Read more...]

Composition in Photography – Rules are Sometimes No Need to Obey

Composition in Photography – Rules are Sometimes No Need to Obey

Composition in photography is one of the most important skills that a photographer needs to practice a lot. Another important skill is the use of light. Composition is the first criterion to consider if a photograph is good or not. There is no complicated knowledge when talking about composition in photography. A good composed photograph pops your subject or idea easier. There are some … [Read more...]

How to Post Process: The Sunset Pier in Tsim Sha Tsui

How to Post Process: The Sunset Pier in Tsim Sha Tsui

In this tutorial, I am going to show you how I post process this picture, The Sunset Pier in Tsim Sha  Tsui, Hong Kong. This picture was taken in 15th Nov, 2013 at the roof a car park which is located in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. That was sunset time and the sun was on the left of this picture. I was waiting for a warmer tone in magic hour. However, I saw there was so much black cloud … [Read more...]

Auto Focusing – Something Sounds Automatic but Not Really

Auto Focusing – Something Sounds Automatic but Not Really

You may ask, ''What? I have never thought about there are skills in auto focusing!" But the fact is that auto focusing is also a chapter you have to learn. DSLR have much shallower depth of field by comparing to point-and-shoot, which means not everything would be sharp. You need to tell the camera where to focus. How to make the camera focus that point, how to focus a moving object … [Read more...]

Depth of Field Definition and Perspective – Turn You into Pro Now

Depth of Field Definition and Perspective – Turn You into Pro Now

In this post, I will focus on something that can make you look like a pro easily: the depth of field. After you know the depth of field definition and perspective, your image will immediately upgrade to the next level. First, let me ask you a question. Have you seen this kind of picture before? What similarity can you find in the images? Yes, a nice blurry background. People love the blurry … [Read more...]

Metering Mode and Histogram – Learn How to Never Miss A Great Moment Again

Metering Mode and Histogram – Learn How to Never Miss A Great Moment Again

In the last photography 101 tutorial, I have discussed the concept of the three elements that make up the exposure triangle. In this post, I am going to talk about metering mode, the way in which camera determines the exposure. In order words, how to let the camera know where to expose correctly. In most cameras, there are mainly three types of metering which you can use … [Read more...]