PhotolisticLife’s Best of 2012

Walk This Way

What a year!  There have been over 42,000 visitors to our site in 6 months, that is incredible.  PhotolisticLife has grown exponentially in the last few months and we are excited about a new year with new content and contests.  One of the perks of running this site is I get to see what articles get how many views and their popularity over the web, I thought I’d share the top 5 with you to wrap up the year.  Enjoy!

 

1.

 

 

Nifty Fifty

 

 

 

Every Photographer should own a 50mm lens, its an essential piece of glass and this article talks about the top choices for Nikon and why you should own one.


2.

Convert the D600 Viewfinder into a Round Viewfinder (Works with D5100, D7000, and Others)

This article is an essential if you shoot in bright sunlight or wear glasses, it’s a step by step guide with visual aids to show you have to convert your viewfinder.


3.

2012 Photo Contest Entries

The 2012 photography contest has been a huge hit, the fact that we are giving away a free iPad mini probably has something to do with it.  The contest ends on January 20th of 2013 so there may still be time to enter.


4.

The $125 Lens You Should Know About and Own – Nikkor 50mm f1.8D

Here we reviewed the BEST Nikon 50mm lens.  It’s cheap, it’s sharp, and did I mention it’s cheap…


5.

Best Photography Book of 2012 – Extraordinary Everyday Photography

If you’re looking for photography ideas and tips then this is the book you’ve been looking for.  A good photography book is hard to come by but I think this is a must have for any photographer.  It was/is excellent.


Runners Up

Finding Good Photographs on an Overcast Day
Best Way to Back Up Your Photos
Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8 – Best Lens for the OMD EM5
Natural Not Nature Photographer
RAW vs. JPEG – Compared and Processed Using Lightroom 4

More from John Barbiaux

Why Emulating Film Is So Popular

They say imitation is the ultimate form of flattery, if that’s true...
Read More