The Helpful Photographer Podcast by NYC Photo Safari
60: How to Properly Meter Exposure

60: How to Properly Meter Exposure

September 22, 2021

What to do when your camera is not metering a scene as you expected.

59: How Camera Metering Works

59: How Camera Metering Works

September 15, 2021

Understanding Metering and Metering Modes. Incident & reflective meters explained. 

58:Lightroom Presets

58:Lightroom Presets

September 9, 2021

How to choose the right Lightroom preset for you photo. The good, the bad, and the ugly. 

57: Sharper Night Photos

57: Sharper Night Photos

September 1, 2021

Beyond  f/stop-shutter speeds, here are some tips to get better night photos.

56: Pros & Cons: Carbon Fiber Tripods

56: Pros & Cons: Carbon Fiber Tripods

August 25, 2021

Should you buy carbon fiber tripods? Ways to make any tripod more stable.

55: Achieve Maximum Bokeh

55: Achieve Maximum Bokeh

August 18, 2021

How to achieve the most amount of bokeh without a fast lens.

54: Who Needs a Full Frame Camera

54: Who Needs a Full Frame Camera

August 11, 2021

Reasons for and against buying a full frame camera. What you need to know.

53: Bracketing Your Photo

53: Bracketing Your Photo

August 4, 2021

How and when to bracket your images. (All cameras)

52: Aspect Ratio Explained in 2 Minutes

52: Aspect Ratio Explained in 2 Minutes

July 29, 2021

What is aspect ratio and which one should you choose?

51: Astro Photography From a City

51: Astro Photography From a City

July 6, 2021

How to do astrophotography in the middle of NYC.

50: How to Photograph the Moon & Stars

50: How to Photograph the Moon & Stars

June 24, 2021

Settings and strategies for photographing the Moon, Milky Way & Star Trails

49: How to Use Bulb Mode

49: How to Use Bulb Mode

June 16, 2021

Photographing Fireworks with Bulb Mode.

46: Pros & Cons of a Super Zoom Lens

46: Pros & Cons of a Super Zoom Lens

June 10, 2021

Is an all in one Super Zoom lens the right lens for you?  

48:How to Photograph Fireworks

48:How to Photograph Fireworks

June 10, 2021

Tips for taking great fireworks photos. Settings and composition.

47: Buying Third  Party Lenses

47: Buying Third Party Lenses

June 2, 2021

Things to keep in mind when shopping for a 3rd party lens.

45: Which Lens to Buy Next

45: Which Lens to Buy Next

May 20, 2021

Which lenses you'll want to buy next depends on what you enjoy photographing. 

44: Composing Macro Photography

44: Composing Macro Photography

May 14, 2021

P3 Simple tips for better macro photography compositions,
especially flowers.

43: How to Achieve Sharper Macro Photos

43: How to Achieve Sharper Macro Photos

May 6, 2021

P2 Simple steps you can take to insure sharper macro photos.

42: Affordable Macro Lens Alternatives

42: Affordable Macro Lens Alternatives

April 30, 2021

P1 Macro Photography. If a macro lens is out of your budget there are alternatives. 

41: Photoshop Layers Explained

41: Photoshop Layers Explained

April 22, 2021

A quick explanation of Photoshop layers and it’s uses.

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