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Bit rot, or the slow deterioration in the performance and integrity of data stored on various forms of digital storage media, is a real concern for photographers. Over time, digital photos degrade and some even become totally defective. The best insurance against this problem may actually be analog film. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Michael Ernest Sweet)
To ensure your photographs are sharp, there are a lot of considerations. As a beginner, that can be daunting. In this video, however, you will find some advice on making sure your image doesn't lose any precious sharpness. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Robert K Baggs)
There are few types of video more valuable than a good behind-the-scenes, particularly when it walks you through the process. Jump backstage in this tutorial to see how this beautiful, fine art portrait was taken with four lights and a purpose-built set. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Robert K Baggs)
Most photographers are very hard-working people, but sometimes, it is ok to be lazy. In fact, it might even improve your images, and this great video discusses why. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Photo By Beth Baker Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Bruarfoss” by Beth Baker. Location: Iceland. “Bruarfoss is a small waterfall in Iceland that provided many good opportunities for close-in shots like this,” says Baker. Canon 5D Mark IV, Canon EF70-300mm f4/5.6L IS USM. Exposure: 1/6 sec., f/22, ISO 50. Want to get your images in the running for a Photo of the Day feature? Photo of the Day is chosen from various galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have to do is submit them. The post Photo Of The Day By Beth Baker appeared first on Outdoor Photographer. Original linkOriginal...
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Being a competent photographer and running a successful photography business are two distinct things, and it is important to have good business acumen to find financial success. This excellent video tutorial features a photographer discussing some things you should do and some others you should not to give yourself the best possible chance of finding success with your photo business. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
The post 11 Surefire Landscape Photography Tips (+ Stunning Examples) appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Darren Rowse. Want tips for stunning landscape photography? You’ve come to the right place. In this article, I’m going to share 11 easy landscape photography tips – which are guaranteed to get you taking beautiful images, no matter your experience level. I’ve also included plenty of example photos, so you can see the tips in action (and know that they really do work!). Let’s get started. 1. Maximize your depth of field In landscape photography, a deep depth of field is almost always the way to go. In other words: You want as much of your scene in focus as possible....tree in a field landscape photography
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Many of us photographers rely on solid-state drives to store our important images. Did you know these types of drives only have a limited life span? Here's how to check how long your current drives have left on them before they urgently need replacing. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Paul Parker)
Nasty comments get posted in the online photographic communities, so I researched the driving forces behind the trolls and what we should do about them. Who they are and their motivations are not as obvious as you may think. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Ivor Rackham)
It's hard doing creative things. There is a lot we put ourselves through, and the emotional journey of an artist is a rollercoaster with loops, turns, and upside-down parts. Here are a few examples of thoughts you might have had before. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Braxton Wilhelmsen)
If you want to take greater control over your images, a tilt-shift lens can give you the sort of extra capabilities you are looking for. This awesome video review compares three options from Venus Optics, Nikon, and Canon. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Many argue for their own approach to making photographs. Some people are analog shooters, some are digital, all have their opinion as to which approach is best or superior. I say try them all. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Michael Ernest Sweet)
This may seem like a negative article, heralding the apocalypse, but really, it isn't. It's an exploration of how our beloved craft has changed over the decades, its direction, and if there are comparable crafts that can help predict the trajectory. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Robert K Baggs)
If you could only use one camera, that you could take everywhere and do most things with it, which would it be? It's a difficult question, but this photographer has narrowed it down to four finalists. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Robert K Baggs)
Photo By AnganaB Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Spaceship” by AnganaB. Location: Kerala, India. “My family and I had embarked on a trip to the southern Indian state of Kerala and it was during the time that we were traveling from the pristine hill-station of Munnar to another dainty hill-town of Thekkady that we stopped by and visited an Ayurvedic garden,” explains AnganaB. “Ayurveda is an ancient form of indigenous medicine, which has been used over the ages to treat a vast array of ailments. While we were having a guided tour of the place, I noticed an astonishing plant peeping through its leaves. I was informed that it was the flower of a passion fruit, and I eventually learned...
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Modern cameras come with a huge variety of customizable settings, and it is well worth taking the time to go through yours and set it up to ensure you have the best chances of coming home with the shots you want. This excellent video tutorial discusses 16 settings landscape photographers should consider changing from their defaults to get the best possible images. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Wildlife can be a fascinating photography genre that requires a lot of skill and patience, but it can also bring a tremendous amount of joy as showcased by this passionate nature photographer who specializes in capturing squirrels. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Anete Lusina)
The post Rim Light: A Simple Way to Create Stunning Photos (With One Flash) appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Andrea Minoia. In this article, I’ll introduce you to rim lighting – and I’ll explain how to create a rim light with a single flash. Rim lighting isn’t especially common, but it’s extremely easy to create and will allow you to capture interesting and powerful images like this: And all you need is an external flash. (The only other accessory you might want – for added convenience – is a light stand or a tripod to easily keep the flash in place.) Let’s dive right in! Learning flash doesn’t have to be hard If you are just...rim light photography
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The Sony a1 has arrived and the Nikon Z 9 was recently been announced, so it's now Canon's turn to make an announcement about its forthcoming top-end camera, the R3. Last month, I compared Canon's then top-end R5 to Sony's and Nikon's offerings, commenting on the different strategic approaches of the three companies. Now that the R3 has arrived, what does it say about Canon's approach to the burgeoning mirrorless market, and what are the portents for Sony and Nikon? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Mike Smith)
It has been an exciting year for gear, and it looks like camera companies are showing no signs of slowing down. Sony looks to be next in line, with an exciting and boundary-pushing lens being readied for announcement next week. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)

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