Last match mentality

My “keeper” rate is definitely higher when I shoot film. I’ve noticed that I have a sort of a last match mentality. Last weekend I took my Canon EOS M3 digital camera with me and… don’t laugh — I got slightly depressed after spending the day with it. (I had…

Learning to shoot without a light meter

Sometimes I feel I’ve missed good photos because I spent too long checking my light meter (or just messing with the setting in general). I’ve been interested of the idea of shooting without a meter for a while. Kind of like going even deeper into shooting without any electronical assistance.…

Can’t think of anything to photograph?

You know the feeling when you just can’t think of anything to take pictures of? A really good way to find meaningful stuff to shoot is to combine your photography to some other hobby that you enjoy. Or if you have an interesting life-style or job, maybe you could start…

Instagram mentality

Is it ok to change your Instagram direction over and over again? I’ve changed my username and thematics many times, which some people probably have found strange.  Can you do that, or will you just make Instagram gods angry? Do people have nightmares about losing followers? My hobbies and interest change…

Editing photos to enhance the mood

Almost none of my digital photos are not good enough straight from the camera. I don’t know anything about digital camera technology, but I’ve noticed over and over again that there’s at least some amount of electrical interference in the photo processing that the camera does for you. I usually…