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The NFT craze infuriates me, even though it's great to empower artists,and support a vital part of society through a devastating pandemic. The cost of this support is far greater. NFTs have a catastrophic impact on the environment, the true scale of which we can't even begin to understand. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Illya Ovchar)
This subject comes up all too often, every time a new camera body comes out or when the industry makes a big shift such as film to digital or DSLR to mirrorless. So, what’s the best kit you can buy? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Brad Wendes)
The Sony a1 mirrorless camera is by far one of the most impressive cameras we have ever seen, meant to tackle just about any need you can throw at it. This great video review takes a look at the camera and how it holds up for stills work after two months. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Photography is full of rules regarding every aspect, including composition, lighting, editing, and more. And while those rules can be tremendously useful, adhering to them strictly is likely to handcuff your creativity and limit your growth as a photographer. This interesting video essay discusses the ideas of learning the rules, following them, and then breaking them. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Photo By Rick Gustafson Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Mesquite Flat Sunrise” by Rick Gustafson. Location: Death Valley National Park, California. 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 Rick Gustafson appeared first on Outdoor Photographer. Original linkOriginal author: Staff
No doubt, a sunrise or sunset showering a scene with dramatic golden light is a popular look for a good reason, but it should not be all that we look for in landscape photography, and you could be missing out on great shots if you ignore gray days. This interesting video examines the topic and discusses why there is more to life than obsessing over sunsets. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Focal length is by far one of the most important choices you can make when it comes to portraiture, as it makes a huge difference on how your subject is rendered. This helpful video will show you how five different common focal lengths render the same subject. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
The post 6 Places to Use ND Filters for Long Exposure Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Matt Murray. A neutral density (ND) filter is one of the most versatile accessories you can have in your camera bag. They may be small, but ND filters open up a range of creative options for photographers. If you need some inspiration on where to use your neutral density filter, keep reading. In this article, I’ll share with you some of my favorite places to use ND filters for long exposure photography. What is an ND filter, and why would I want to use one? A neutral density or ND filter is a piece of glass that sits in...harbor with bridge and city
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In this video tutorial, watch as Abbey Esparza shows you seven reasons why your composites may need work in Photoshop. If you feel like something is holding you back composite-wise, this video is for you. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Clinton Lofthouse)
Many photographers have a preferred way to capture what they see in the world. Some possess telephoto eyes and bring everything closer or desire to make their subjects bigger. Others are born with wide-angle vision and love to push everything back to take it all in. Is either one right or wrong? Will the wide-angle photographer capture better images? Will the telephoto photographer always bring home the blue ribbon? Regardless of each photographer’s preferred way to visualize their environment, what’s important is each comes back with an image about which they feel proud. What are the attributes of each focal length? Telephoto lenses bring distant objects close, isolate pieces of a whole, compress perspective and limit depth of field. Given these...
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Automotive reflections can be a pain, especially if you are restricted to where you can shoot the vehicle. Reflections of the surrounding environment can really ruin your image. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Gary McIntyre)
If you go on your computer, open a folder full of images, and change their names, Lightroom Classic loses track of those images because it tracks them by their name. It’s looking for an image named “7A2A4600.CR3” but you changed it’s name on your computer to “Disney with the Kids – 001.CR3” and while you still see its thumbnail in Lightroom Classic, it has lost track of the original. The solution is really simple: If you want to change the name of your files to something more descriptive than “7A2A4600.CR3” (which I think is a great idea by the way), just do the renaming part from right within Lightroom itself. That way, Lightroom knows the new name, and everything just hums...
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Look at your gear right now. How much of it did you need and how much of it did you want? Knowing the difference between the two can save you thousands and make you a more sophisticated photographer who focuses on art. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Illya Ovchar)
Venus Optics is known for producing some rather unique and extreme lens designs, and the Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX Zero-D is no different, offering an extremely wide angle of view for Fujifilm medium format shooters. This great video takes a look at the lens and the kind of performance you can expect from it in the real world. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
COVID-19 has brought 2.7 million deaths worldwide so far; poor mental health kills 8 million every year. Jessica McGovern talks about her own struggles and helping other photographers. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Ivor Rackham)
We have recently seen Canon discontinue more and more DSLR lenses as they continue their transition to mirrorless, but thankfully, there are a lot of mirrorless lenses on their way to replace them, and it looks like we will see three more quite soon. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
The Fujifilm GFX 100 turned a lot of heads upon its release, offering a modern medium format sensor and features normally reserved for full frame cameras, all in a package that cost less than $10,000. Then came the GFX 100S, which kept almost all the features of the GFX 100 and cut its size and price nearly in half. This great video review takes a look at the camera and how it performs in the real world. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Photo By Thomas Nicholson Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Traffic Jam” by Thomas Nicholson. Location: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. 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 Thomas Nicholson appeared first on Outdoor Photographer. Original link(Originally posted by Staff)
The post Master Lightroom in Under 20 Minutes With This Video appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. Do you want to master Lightroom, but you never really have the time? Then you’re going to love this video from photographer and editing-expert Sawyer Hartman. In just 18 minutes, Sawyer takes you through everything you need to know to start creating gorgeous Lightroom edits, from the absolute basics (such as importing and adjusting exposure) all the way down to Lightroom’s powerful Graduated Filter and Adjustment Brush. He even includes a downloadable photo (the link is in the video description) so that you can follow along on your own computer. Watch the video here: And when you’re done,...
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Of course photography is art. Is all photography art? Debatable. Is all photography good art? Nope. Most photography is bad art. Is your photography good art? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Braxton Wilhelmsen)

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