Your digital camera is the loyal friend that accompanies you on all of your trips. It allows you to create vivid images of your most memorable moments. Having invested time and funds on your camera, you hope that this relationship will be long-lasting. However, there are several external factors that work against its durability. Dust, humidity, and accidents can affect its delicate electronic parts, causing your camera’s performance to decline, or even cease. 

A fresh blanket of snow covering trees, fences, fields, hills, and buildings presents a beautiful array of Currier and Ives style image opportunities and invites the photographer to capture its beauty while the snow is fresh and clean. Winter sports are another favorite theme of winter photography. Securing the proper exposure that will preserve the beautiful and varied tones of the snow’s strong reflections and extreme contrasts is a challenge in both the serene winter scene and the exciting snowmobile race. What can you do to capture an image with your camera that is as beautiful as the one captured in your eye? 

Capturing The Perfect WInter PHotos

Winter brings a multitude of opportunities to shoot amazingly beautiful images. Snow, ice, frost, and crystals give the landscape a magical appearance. Challenges are presented when you try to capture all the white and sparkle of snow, and too often the outcome is disappointment. The following tips will help you hone your winter skills whether you are a beginner or an experienced photographer.

Using Your DSLR For Instagram

Instagram is a phenomenon that has already surpassed Twitter in users. In addition to being a photo-sharing app for smartphone users, it has become a vibrant social network. While some users have smartphones with advanced camera capabilities that produce quality images, most do not.

Photography Tricks and Treats

Halloween is a favourite holiday for both kids and adults. With some great tips, you can shoot fun images and even add a touch of fantasy or creepiness. Use your imagination and create some Halloween scenes to add to the festive mood of your images. You’ll create some hobgoblin memories you and your family will enjoy for many years. Update your camera gear at Henry’s before the holiday so you don’t miss a single “trick or treat.”

Soon the trees will burst forth with the beautiful colours of autumn, and everyone with a camera will want to capture the glorious scene. Almost any weather is good for shooting spectacular fall foliage images, including cloudy, sunny, misty, and rainy because each type of condition imparts its own magical element to your photography. The season is short, and you don’t want to let the weather interfere. Pack up your camera bag and let’s get started on an autumn photo adventure.

​​​​The nights are cooler, and the morning air is crisp and invigorating. To the photographer, that can only mean the foliage season has arrived and glorious colour is about to burst forth on trees, shrubs, and plants. It’s a fantastic time of year to be out in nature with your camera. The days are cooler, and most of the bugs are gone. Knowing a few tips will help you capture the true colours of the beautiful foliage season.

It’s easy to become attached to the quality lens that came with your digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera, and if you are like most photography buffs you have put it to good use. Most of these kit lenses provide a good focal range along with some versatility, but is it wise to depend on only one lens? As you strive to develop and hone your camera skills, reliance on a single lens might slow down the learning process. 

On those special days when family members gather, it’s important to capture lovely photographic images to build memories. Snapshots are fun, but for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, family reunions, and other important occasions a portrait can be a framed keepsake everyone will want. You might think taking a portrait at home is difficult, but a few tips will help you achieve a beautiful outcome with the “wow” factor.