Test Your Connection
Part of being a photographer means working in the field. Out in the real world -- especially when shooting for clients-- it is important to backup your photos to a cloud service ASAP. What if your SD card, or hard drive fails? Or even worse, what if your precious gear is stolen? We created this page so you can test the speed of your connection so you have a better idea of how long it will take to upload, or download your shots. Test it out at different WiFi hotspots you frequent to find the most reliable speed.
This chart below gives you a breakdown of how long you can expect to wait for an upload with various speeds for common file-types:
|JPEG (5mb)||10s||5s||less than 2.5s|
|RAW/CR2 (40mb)||~1min||47s||less than 25s|
|HD Video (1.5gb)||50m||25m 30s||less than 12m 30s|
HUJI Cam : Turn your phone camera into a 35mm
This thing is super simple to use -- it’s point and shoot with minimal settings You open it up, and the first thing you see is HUJI’s logo slapped on a 35mm film canister and you can see why
Shot in the Dark: Night-Time Photography
Without much light, taking photos becomes more of a challenge, forcing you to rely on your skills with whatever camera you may be using, and being aware of whatever light sources are around you.
When you’re first starting out with any type of digital camera, it’s important to have a grasp on the basics of each of your settings. Every camera’s interface is different, but the core elements of digital photography remain the same.