A kind friend just sent me a gift of this novelty camera key chain. Although it doesn't actually take pictures, it looks very real. When you press the shutter release it gives out a surprisingly strong flash and a realistic camera sound!
Many DSLR cameras have the ability to shoot time lapse. By putting the camera on a tripod and setting it up to capture a series of images, you can turn your photography into movie making.
I am often asked which camera to purchase by friends and new photographers. It's understandable that you'd want to ask a heavy user what brand they preferred, hoping to maybe cut out days of procrastination and investigation. However, there is no one camera that is suitable for everyone and there are some important points to consider...
Environmental Portraits Workshop (0924 - Ports) took place recently at three locations in San Diego. We had four photographers attending, working with two models. This gave each photographer plenty of model time and allowed for a great exchange of ideas.