Add geotagging to any camera for free

Add geotagging to any camera for free

Ever since I got my DSLR, I’ve wanted to geotag my photos. Unfortunately, the GPS module for the Nikon D7000 is expensive, bulky, and has mixed reviews. Instead of using the bulky Nikon GPS unit, you can use your cell phone. This works for any brand of camera, even point and shoot models. Synchronize the date/time The first step is to make sure your cell phone and camera are set to the...

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Single Point-AF on the Nikon D7000

Single Point-AF on the Nikon D7000

I love soft fuzzy backgrounds in images. I think they look awesome. In the past I’ve set the lens wide open (f/1.8 on my Nikkor 35mm), let the camera handle everything else, and took a pile of photos with the hope of a few being properly focused and exposed. This isn’t very effective and has caused me to loose a lot of good shots. I decided to finally put the effort into learning how...

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Bokeh shapes

Bokeh shapes

I’ve been having some fun with my camera, little pieces of cardboard, and a hole punch. I followed the instructions here, but went a little more ghetto (because I was in a rush and just wanted to see if I could get it to work). My first try was a simple “plus” or “x” cut in the cardboard. I used my daughter’s Elmo toy in the foreground so at least something in...

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