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There is a ton of gear buying advice on the internet. It ranges from people telling you to spend thousands on gear, to people saying all you need is a stick and a brick. I try to be somewhere in between and buy gear based on factors such as return on investment, need versus want, and return on creativity. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Illya Ovchar)
Being good with a camera and having creative vision is, of course, crucial to becoming a successful professional, but it is far from the only requirement. It takes a lot of business savvy in combination with those aforementioned skills in order to make a reasonable income. This excellent video tutorial discusses 10 common business mistakes photo and video creatives make and how to fix or avoid them altogether. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Photo By Andy Parkinson “I had spent a few days working with this young family on the forested edge of Kurile Lake in Russia’s remote Kamchatka Peninsula,” recalls Andy Parkinson. “This young cub and his sibling would spend their days playing, climbing trees and generally doing all that they could to disturb their mother’s patient attempts at fishing. When something like this happens, it can feel quite overwhelming in the moment. Such is the joy and excitement that unexpected and comical interactions can elicit.” See more of Andy Parkinson’s work at Nikon D5, AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II with AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E III. Exposure: 1/1000 sec., ƒ/5.6, ISO 3200. The post Last Frame: Lean On Me appeared first...
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Photo By Amy Ames Today’s Photo of the Day is “Outer Banks from Above” by Amy Ames. Location: North Carolina. 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 Amy Ames appeared first on Outdoor Photographer. Original linkOriginal author: Staff
Sony shooters have a huge array of portrait lenses available to them, and if you are in the market for one, it can be hard to know which one to pick for your needs, style, and budget. If you need a bit of assistance with that decision, check out this excellent video that will show you five great portrait lenses for the Sony E mount. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Why not just a fast shutter speed to freeze motion? That's what I always think, but there are good reasons to use a flash or speedlight to do it instead. Take a look to see what they are. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Iain Stanley)
I get asked this question a lot since in all my tutorials my Mask panel appears near the top of my right side panels rather than at its default location floating over the top right corner of the image. It’s easy (and here’s how): Above: Here you can see the Masks panel in its default location where it’s covering part of your image. It is floating, so you can click on the title bar and move it, but I thought that was supposed to be one of the original great things about Lightroom’s interface – it didn’t let a bunch of panels ‘float’ over and interfere with your image area. So, let’s get it docked with the right side panels. STEP ONE:...
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The post 7 Tips for Capturing the Decisive Moment in Street Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Sebastian Jacobitz. Street photographers love to talk about the “decisive moment,” that slice of time when a scene reaches its compositional climax. But successfully capturing the perfect decisive moment is difficult – and without a careful strategy, it’s often impossible. I’ve been doing street photography for years, and over time, I’ve developed a handful of tricks and techniques that’ll increase your chances of nailing that decisive moment. Below, I share those tips – and I promise: If you follow my advice and you spend enough time out in the street, then you’ll create plenty of decisive-moment style photos. Let’s...decisive moment street photography
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The DJI Osmo Action 3 camera is here, and it brings with it a huge range of improvements and new features that make it a competitive option for anyone needing a durable and versatile action camera. This excellent video review takes a look at the new camera and the sort of performance and quality you can expect from it in use. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
There are often multiple ways to go about achieving the same result when editing photos, and that is particularly true when it comes to editing the tones of an image. One of the most powerful and efficient tools for doing this in Lightroom is the tone curve. If you are new to the tool and wondering how to use it, check out this fantastic video tutorial that will give you an introduction to the tone curve and how to use it to create better edits. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
One of the questions I had when starting out was how to get jobs. How to turn my hobby into money? The advice on the internet was few and far between. So, here is my advice to anyone who wants to take the next step and make some cash from their art. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Illya Ovchar)
Photo By Heather Cudworth In 2018, I had planned to go to Katmai, Alaska, for a wildlife photography trip. A few months before the trip, the organizer had to cancel, and I received a full refund. As luck would have it, within hours of the cancellation, a friend called asking if I’d be interested in a photography workshop in India the following March. My passion has always had a focus on nature and wildlife. In fact, I typically tend to avoid photographing scenes with people in them altogether. So, when an opportunity to go to India—the second most populous country in the world—for a travel and culture photography workshop presented itself, it seemed like a perfect opportunity to step out of...
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Last August, I took a look at a preview of a new app, Radiant Photo. It promised to do some of the heavy lifting on your unedited images and greatly improve them. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Mel Martin)
Photo By Clayton Peoples Today’s Photo of the Day is “‘Cloud Streets’ Over the Sawtooths” by Clayton Peoples. Location: Little Redfish Lake, Central Idaho. “Cumulus clouds pass over the Sawtooth Range at sunrise,” describes Peoples. “This particular morning at Little Redfish Lake, in the shadow of the Sawtooth Range, was special. The cumulus clouds lined up in rows—sometimes known as ‘cloud streets’—as they moved into the frame. The timing was almost perfect as they lined up above the lake and mountains to create this scene.” 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...
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A lot of photographers fall into one of two camps: those who could not care less about gear or those who chase every new piece of kit. So, does gear actually matter? This fantastic video essay discusses why photographers actually should care about gear and how it can help them be better. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Understanding framing and composition is one of the crucial areas that photographers and filmmakers need to know about. Make sure you have these seven fundamentals mastered before your next shoot. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Paul Parker)
The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument is located in the Chihuahuan Desert of Southern New Mexico. This series of mountain ranges won its designation as a monument in 2014. The monument encompasses nearly 500,000 acres and completely surrounds the city of Las Cruces, with a population of just over 100,000. One can find solitude literally minutes away in any direction. The elevation ranges from 3,900 to 9,000 feet above sea level with a vast variation in vegetation, from creosote to cacti to ponderosa pine. Most photographers are drawn to the dramatic spires of the Organ Mountains, but there’s so much more to explore in this large and diverse national monument. Weather  Weather here can vary greatly. On a winter’s day, it...
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The post 10 Best Lightroom Alternatives (Free & Paid) appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Ana Mireles. Interested in the best Lightroom alternatives for organizing and editing your photos? You’re in the right place. Lightroom is one of the most popular photo editors and managers on the market, but it’s certainly not your only option. Below, we share our top 10 favorite alternative post-processing programs – so whether you’re a Lightroom user looking for a change or you’re a beginner researching all potential software, this article will help you out. Our list includes free and paid options as well as programs for beginner and advanced editors. By the time you’ve finished reading, you’ll be ready to choose...Raw Therapee Best Lightroom Alternatives for free
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Landscape photography is the type of thing in which there is always something new to learn, a new technique to try, or a new creative approach with which to experiment. If you are new to the genre and ready to get started, check out this fantastic video tutorial that will show you the basics to get you up and running in no time. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Congratulations to Marti Phillips for winning the recent Beaches, Shores and Coastlines Assignment with the image, “Southern Sunset,” which was taken on the Southern Oregon Coast. See more of Phillips’ photography at View the winning image and a selection of submissions below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots! The post Beaches, Shores And Coastlines Assignment Winner Marti Phillips appeared first on Outdoor Photographer. Original linkOriginal author: Staff

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