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An Introduction to Photography

Did you know the first-ever 'selfie' or self-portrait was captured in 1839 by Robert Cornelius? Photography is an art that involves capturing light with a camera to create an image. With the right equipment, you can even capture wavelengths of light that are invisible to the human eye. Gear Required For Photography The invention of the smartphone has replaced the need for several dedicated devices, for example, the camera. The front camera and the rear camera of the latest mobile gadgets on the market have over a million megapixels. But if you must buy gear, here are the essential requirements for photography: Camera The best buy is a dedicated camera with an interchangeable lens to give you the freedom to...

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Freezing Memories: The Importance of Photography

Photography is a form of art that connects the visual appreciation of the artist and the viewer. Before the 18th century, when Joseph Nicéphore Niépce of France captured the first permanent image, only talented artists could explain themselves with lifelike images. Fortunately, today we can capture realistic images with our smartphones, giving us more freedom to express ourselves via the camera lens in an attempt to appreciate art.  Here’s why we believe in freezing memories and moments forever: Requires Creativity And Imagination Capturing a shot requires creative thinking and imagination, but to capture it perfectly needs knowledge as well. With time, photographers figure the best methods to capture extraordinary stills of ordinary subjects, projecting it to the world with creativity. The best...

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