Posts by Author: David Williams

David Williams
Dave Williams is an accomplished travel photographer, writer, and best-selling author from the UK. He is also a photography educator and published Aurora expert. Dave has traveled extensively in recent years, capturing stunning images from around the world in a modified van. His work has been featured in various publications and he has worked with notable brands such as Skoda, EE, Boeing, Huawei, Microsoft, BMW, Conde Nast, Electronic Arts, Discovery, BBC, The Guardian, ESPN, NBC, and many others.

How and why to “quaranclean” your your camera gear during the coronavirus pandemic

Mar 22, 2020
David Williams

I made a silly video a few days ago about cleaning your camera for Covid-19. It really was silly – I washed a camera in…

This is how to capture a rocket photo like Erik ‘the rocketman’ Kuna

Mar 16, 2020
David Williams

Erik Kuna is a Floridian photographer shooting for SuperCluster, a creative agency sharing the story of space to everyone, and instructor at KelbyOne. Kuna has…

Galaxy S20 Ultra suffers from “serious focusing” issues; Samsung pledges a fix, but no timeline

Mar 4, 2020
David Williams

Three weeks ago, we told you about the Samsung Galaxy S20 launch. Not all is bright in S20land though. Over those three weeks, quite a…

The Wavo is Joby’s first microphone and it’s ultra lightweight for vlogging

Mar 2, 2020
David Williams

One of the major obstacles with vlogging is sound. Isolating the sound and having it record at high quality is a big deal. I strongly…

DJI tells all US drone pilots that FAA’s rules could cost them money, and pushes for action

Feb 29, 2020
David Williams

DJI just updated their DJI go 4 app to flash a warning about new rules once you start the app. One way of looking at…

“I framed and hung Photoshop 2.5 – It’s only four floppies”

Feb 29, 2020
David Williams

We all, by now, know that Adobe Photoshop turned 30 last week. Here on DIY Photography, we shared a close look at version 1.0, but other…

Peanut Butter maker weighs in on the GIF vs JIF debate

Feb 27, 2020
David Williams

#JifvsGif is a debate long-held in the photographic community, but did you ever think a Peanut Butter company would get involved? J. M. Smucker Company,…

Here is the science behind what makes sunset photos so beautiful

Feb 22, 2020
David Williams

Golden Hour and Blue Hour are the optimum times for us photographers. It’s been drilled into us since day one. We have apps that tell…

This photographer uses Disney theme parks for magical inspiration

Feb 19, 2020
David Williams

There are many people who have dreams but sit on them their whole life. Doug Young is not one of those people. If there’s one…

Watch this long exposure of the Atlas V launch kicking off ESA’s Solar Orbiter (SolO)

Feb 14, 2020
David Williams

Norman Peay has always been fascinated by aviation. In this photo, he captured the launch of the Altas V rocket on February 10th, 2020. The…