Posts by Author: Illya Ovchar

Illya Ovchar
Illya Ovchar is a fashion photographer based in Budapest. For him, photography means painting with light, just as its Greek roots suggest. He can’t tell you the latest camera rumors, but he can go on forever about light. In his fashion work, Illya aims to tell stories with clothes and light.

No More Lies, Only True Colour! — SpyderX Pro and SpyderCheckr Review

Aug 13, 2021
Illya Ovchar

What is color? That is a physics question that will require a team of scientists much smarter than me to answer. What I can answer…

The best used professional DSLRs to take your photography to the next level

Aug 1, 2021
Illya Ovchar

Most beginner photographers are often confused about equipment. Naturally, with so much choice, it is easy to get lost. However, you can replace all this…

The real difference between flash and Natural Light

Jul 24, 2021
Illya Ovchar

Many photographers often like to pick between flash or natural light. For some reason, they avoid mixing the two. It actually goes to the extent…

How to save $2,000 when buying a camera body

Jun 24, 2021
Illya Ovchar

One of the best ways to save money when buying photography equipment is buying used. Sure, there may be one or two risks involved, the…

How to make money as a beginner photographer

Jun 22, 2021
Illya Ovchar

One of the age-old questions in photography, especially for beginners, is when your work can start making money? How does one even find the clients?

When will DSLRs become obsolete?

Jun 12, 2021
Illya Ovchar

One of the most commonly discussed topics in the photography world now is the mirrorless vs. DSLR battle. A common opinion among many photographers is…

Why do Pros never own the latest and greatest gear (and why their gear is in such bad shape)?

Jun 12, 2021
Illya Ovchar

One of the staples of professional photographers on the internet is the latest and greatest kit. With Peter McKinnon using the R5, and Jared Polin…

Mirrorless autofocus is Useless, unless…

May 26, 2021
Illya Ovchar

One of the major benefits of mirrorless cameras is improved autofocus. 100% coverage and 5000 autofocus points. So, are all images you make will the…

Best Photoshop Plugin? DIYP Reviews Boris FX Optics

May 23, 2021
Illya Ovchar

Boris FX is a company that has established itself in the filmmaking world by providing staggering VFX and DFT(digital film tools) to major productions. Their…

Mirrorless cameras are overrated… by a lot!

May 13, 2021
Illya Ovchar

I strongly believe that there is way too much hype around mirrorless cameras. While they seem to be a marketing success, they are also way…