Most Cameras have loads of different Exposure Modes, each giving you more or less control over how it Exposes your Foto. Some let you set the Aperture, the Shutter Speed or the ISO. Manual Mode allows you to set all of those Settings to your liking. Actually, it more or less forces you to select… Continue reading Manual Mode.
Lately, I have been adding Featured Images with Handwritten Titles to my Blogposts here on RobinHoFotos.com to add a little more of my Personality to the Site. Here is how I make those using my iPad. One of my Title Cards. After I know what I am going to write about, I usually go ahead… Continue reading How I do Handwritten Titles.
A while ago, I wrote that I do not usually use Tripods for my Photography. I now feel the need to elaborate a little further. While I do own a tripod or two, they are an absolute displeasure to use. One could even go as far as to say that I really hate tripods. Shot… Continue reading I really dislike Tripods.
When it comes to Lenses, a lot of Photographers speak of the Holy Trinity of Lenses. What that means is, that there are only three Lenses that you need to be able to do any kind of Photography. Usually, those Lenses are a 16-35mm, a 24-70mm and a 70-200mm. But those only really do the… Continue reading The Unholy Trinity.
A while ago, I downloaded Lightroom CC to my Laptop so that I could have my custom presets on my iPhone. I still mainly edited with Lightroom Classic CC, and I still do that. But today I decided to actually try and edit a Photo entirely on my iPhone. After an early morning Exam, it… Continue reading Editing with Lightroom CC
Most Lenses can change their Aperture, or their F-Stop. Most Lenses go to about f/22 or even higher. I do not usually use F-Stop over f/16. Here are my reasons. OFF course you should always keep your Camera, and especially its’ Sensor clean. But sometimes, small Dust Particles still get into the System. At smaller… Continue reading About small Apertures.
A lot of landscape photographers use tripods and ND or graduated filters for their photography. They usually also wait for the perfect light. I don't use my tripod that frequently. Tripods are just a hassle to set up and move around to find your composition. Off course they have their place in landscape photography, and… Continue reading Why I don’t usually use tripods.
I love landscape photography. Our planet is just so beautiful. But sometimes, I like to iclude things into my landscape shots for scale or subject. A good landscape doesn't need anything else but it's natural beauty. But sometimes, that isn't enough. Soemtimes, there just isn't enough bezass in the shot. In such cases, I use… Continue reading Scale in landscapes.
I know a lot of people who don't edit their images. But I know even more people who would never dare to crop their images even a tiny bit. I'm not one of those people. Of course it's better to get your composition right straight away. And I usually strive to do so. But sometimes,… Continue reading Don’t be afraid to crop.
I absolutely love Cologne. It's such a beautiful city. Here's a list of my favourite photo spots. There's no particular order to this list. 1. Between Hohenzollern and Zoo Bridge. Looking down the Rhine, you can get some nice photos of Colognes skyline, including the dome. This spot is especially nice by night, but there… Continue reading The best photo spots in Cologne.