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An external recorder can be a good choice for video. Such a recorder has no use for photography, but it can function as an external screen. Since you don’t need the recording option, there are some affordable possibilities as well. Perhaps an external screen can be of benefit for your photography? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Nando Harmsen)
The new Fujifilm X100VI is going to be a best-seller, that's for sure. But despite how popular modern cameras can become, there are still plenty of features that aren't common knowledge, and the X100VI is no exception. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Rob Baggs)
There’s an often misleading rule quoted that amateurs use auto and professional photographers use manual mode. Balderdash! It should be replaced with professional photographers can use manual mode, but many use the mode that is most likely to get them the shot. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Ivor Rackham)
Color plays a crucial role in photography, influencing the mood, atmosphere, and overall impact of your images. Achieving color harmony within your compositions can elevate your work and create a visually pleasing experience for viewers. A little work in Photoshop can get you closer. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
The post Shutter Speed and Landscape Photography: A Practical Guide appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Christian Hoiberg. In landscape photography, there are three fundamental settings to consider: the ISO, the aperture, and the shutter speed, known together as the exposure triangle. While all of these settings are equally important to understand to create technically correct images, I think that shutter speed is extra important for creating photos with impact. By carefully choosing your camera’s shutter speed, you can often make your image stand out from the crowd. Determining the ideal shutter speed for a landscape scene is not easy, however. There’s not a single correct shutter speed, but there are scenarios where it’s a good idea to favor particular speed...deer in a field - Working with Different Shutter Speeds for Landscape Photography
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Springtime often inspires photographers to capture the vibrant colors of blooming wildflowers. While the allure of colorful floral photography is undeniable, there's a unique beauty in exploring wildflowers through the lens of black and white. By stripping away color, you can focus on the intricate textures, shapes, and forms of these delicate subjects, revealing a different dimension of their character. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
The post Choosing a Beauty Dish: What Size Is Right for Portraits? appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by John McIntire. Beauty dishes are common and well-loved lighting modifiers. They’re particularly great for portrait photography – beauty is in the name, after all! – and they also tend to be cheaper than decent-sized softboxes, so they offer more bang for your buck. Years ago, your choice of beauty dish was quite limited. Nowadays, if you try searching for beauty dishes, you will be presented with dozens of options that vary greatly in size. Beauty dishes come in several sizes, and each has a distinct effect on the light in your images. So when you’re faced with this kind...Choosing a beauty dish: what size is best for portraits?
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Composition is a crucial element in photography, often separating a good photo from a truly captivating one. While understanding camera settings is essential, developing your eye for composition can elevate your images and help you create a unique style. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
We've already reviewed several power stations that allow you to power your gear on the road or even your office at home. The solar generator we show you today goes beyond that. The Mango Power E has sufficient power and capacity for energy-hungry studios and demanding productions. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Michael Breitung)
Viltrox has stepped up to the plate with their affordable AF 16mm f/1.8 autofocus lens, now available for Nikon Z and Sony E mount cameras. This full-frame lens offers a compelling combination of features, making it an attractive option for a variety of photographic applications. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Bird photography is arguably the most demanding genre. The equipment quality, the photographer's camera skills, and their ability to create a narrative are pushed far beyond any other genre. Here’s what I discovered about cameras, lenses, and bird photography. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Ivor Rackham)
The post How to Prevent Reflections When Photographing Through Windows appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Leanne Cole. Have you ever wanted to take a photo through a shop window but couldn’t work out how to cut down the reflections? Or been up on an observation deck, struggling to photograph the gorgeous view because the window glass had all sorts of reflections from stray lights? Photographing through glass can be deeply frustrating, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional. You can try to adjust your angle, but no matter where you move, you’ll run into more reflections. Then, just when you think you’ve found the perfect shot, you pull the file up on the computer only...How to prevent or minimize reflections when photographing through windows
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There are some hidden tools and techniques in Lightroom that can transform your images. This helpful video tutorial explores five essential Lightroom tips from a seasoned pro. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your photographic journey, continuous learning and growth are crucial for success. This helpful video tutorial will put you on the right track. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Shutter speed is a fundamental concept in photography, influencing not only the brightness of your images but also the way motion is depicted. Understanding how to manipulate shutter speed is crucial for capturing sharp images of moving subjects or creating intentional blur for artistic effect. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
For years, I have heard good things about Davinci Resolve as a powerful industry-standard video editing software. Despite all the positive things I have heard, I was reluctant to make the shift from Adobe Premiere Pro, fearing the entire process of relearning new software from scratch. However, motivated by the frustration of frequent crashes, I have finally made the call for the long-needed switchover. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Zhen Siang Yang)
As technology in photography continues to evolve at a rapid pace, many photographers find themselves grappling with the implications of these advancements. While some embrace the new tools and possibilities, others express concerns about the potential impact on the art form itself. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Distorted portraits are all the rage in fashion photography at the moment, with elongated body proportions. Take it one step further by using highly reflective mylar during your next photoshoot. This article explains all you need to know to achieve this effect. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Kim Simpson)
As a photographer, efficiency in post-processing is crucial to your workflow. Spending less time editing means more time shooting, marketing your business, or simply enjoying your life outside of photography. Thankfully, tools like the TourBox Light can significantly expedite your editing process, allowing you to focus on the creative aspects of your work. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
The ability to manipulate and control light is a fundamental skill for any photographer, especially when working with natural light in outdoor portrait settings. Understanding how to shape and modify sunlight allows you to create dimension, depth, and mood. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)

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