Photo Cornucopia        

Photo Cornucopia is a resource for photographic information, but mostly of the esoteric kind.


Car Photography, Lighting and Techniques

Automotive Photography 1: An overview

Automotive Photography 2: Equipment primer

Automotive Photography 3: Concepts

Automotive Photography 4: Composition

Automotive Photography 5: Locations

Automotive photography 6: Detail shots

Automotive photography 7: How to photograph an engine bay

Automotive photography 8: How to photograph a car interior

Automotive photography 9: Panning, rolling and action shots

Automotive photography 10: How to photograph black cars

Automotive Lighting 1: An overview

Automotive Lighting 2: Using filters

Automotive Lighting 3: Using flash

Automotive Lighting 4:
Shadows and light spill

Automotive Lighting 5:
Specular reflections or highlights

Automotive Lighting 6: Selecting Flash equipment

Automotive Lighting 7: Shooting at night

Automotive Lighting 8:
Painting with Light

Automotive Lighting 9: Studio techniques

Automotive Lighting 10: Color Temperature

Automotive Lighting 11: Using Reflectors

Battery powered 18 Watt fluorescent light for light painting cars

Battery powered 36 Watt fluorescent light for light painting cars

Rig Shots 1: What is a 'rig shot' ?

Rig Shots 2: Rigs for automotive photography

Rig Shots 3: A brief history of rig shots

Rig Shots 4: Partial Rig Shots

Rig Shots 5: Full Car Rig Shots

Rig Shots 6: The mechanics of rig shots

Rig Shots 7:
Rig shots are not for the foolhardy

Rig Shots 8: Do Vacuum Cups damage paint or panels?

Rig Shots 9: Selecting the optimum shutter speed for rig shots

Rig Shots 10: Composition and locations for rig shots

Rig Shots 11: Filters for rig shots

Rig Shots 12: Common problems, dust flare, vignetting

Vintage Photography Books

Books, The Ilford Manual of Photography


Alternative, Legacy or Manual Focus lenses, an overview

The Big List of Enlarging Lenses

Catadioptric or mirror lens Bokeh, how to create it

Computar dL Enlarging Lenses

Computar dL 2.8/30 Enlarging Lens

Computar dL 2.8/50 Enlarging Lens

Computar dL 1.9/55 Enlarging Lens

Computar dL 3.5/65 Enlarging Lens

Computar dL 4.5/80 Enlarging Lens

Computar dL 4.5/90 Enlarging Lens

Computar dL 4.5/105 Enlarging Lens

Computar dL 5.6/135 Enlarging Lens

Fractional F-Stops compared, or, how fast is F1.2?

Fujinon EX Enlarging lenses

Komuranon-E Enlarging Lenses

Komuranon-S Enlarging Lenses

Komuranon-S 5.6/75 Enlarging Lens

Komuranon-S 5.6/150 Enlarging Lens

Lens Test: Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5

Yashica 3.5/40 Enlarging Lens

Lens Test: 28mm Lenses Compared. Vignetting Test

Meopta Anaret and Meogon Enlarging Lenses

Minolta C.E. Rokkor-X Enlarging Lenses

Polarizing filters, do they reduce image quality?

Rodenstock Apo-Rodagon-N 4/75

Testing and comparing lenses, a 'how to' guide

Which lens is 'best'?


Long exposures and sensor noise with Canon 5D2

Time Lapse, Time Lapse flicker with Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras

Time Lapse, Modifying the TC-80N3 Intervalometer to disable the auto focus activation function

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