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Over the past 13 months, I've been traveling the world, visiting and photographing many beautiful landscapes and cityscapes. But how did I find all those photogenic places? A few months ago, I wrote an article about how to level up your photography through scouting and exploring new locations. But to achieve a good balance while traveling, you should also have a base of known photo spots available. In this article, I show how I find and organize those. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Michael Breitung)
The post 7 Tips for Amazing Bridal Portrait Sessions appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Melinda Smith. For many brides-to-be, having a bridal portrait session while wearing the wedding dress is a tradition. I love these sessions because you often get to photograph the bride when they are feeling the most beautiful they’ve ever felt – but without all the stress of the actual wedding. You can take your time, thoughtfully determine lighting and posing, and choose the time of day and location. Plus, the bride is a lot more relaxed than she is on the big day, which makes for more natural poses. But while bridal portrait sessions are often very rewarding, they can be difficult, especially...bridal-portrait-tips-7
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The Sony a7R series of mirrorless cameras has long been popular for offering some of the highest levels of resolution and image quality available in a full frame camera, but now in the fifth iteration, the a7R V is far from a one trick pony. A range of new and improved capabilities make it a powerhouse camera capable of tackling a variety of scenarios and needs. This great video review takes a look at the camera and the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in practice. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Photo By natrpixdvm Today’s Photo of the Day is “Icy Tree” by natrpixdvm. Location: Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas. “An ice storm in late autumn leaves trees encrusted with intricate ice formations,” describes natrpixdvm. Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 100mm F2.8 IS L lens. 1/400 sec., f/8, ISO 500. 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 natrpixdvm appeared first on Outdoor Photographer. Original link(Originally posted by Staff)
The post The Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L Is Almost Here appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. Back in November, Canon announced the RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM, a powerful lens designed for serious portrait and event photographers – and now, over two months later, Canon Rumors is reporting a January 26th ship date. The new lens is available for preorder, though it doesn’t come cheap; you can grab it for a sizable $2099, nearly double the cost of Sigma’s 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens (which is designed for Canon DSLR cameras). The price will undoubtedly be prohibitive for beginners and most intermediate shooters, but those who do fork over the cash are bound to...
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Most of the time, we try to avoid blur in a photo. But sometimes, it can be nice to add some kind of blur to make it special. I have listed seven ways to add blur to a photo or the illusion of blur. It may help you find inspiration for your photography. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Nando Harmsen)
Smartphones have built-in cameras that are more powerful than ever, and most of us have one in our pocket just about everywhere we go. And as the classic saying goes: "the best camera is the one that you have with you." So, what can you do to get the most from your smartphone's camera? This excellent video tutorial features 13 tips sure to help you maximize your results. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
A few months ago, I reluctantly took the plunge into Instagram reels, like many other still photographers. My most popular reel by a wide margin was a joke comparing “amateurs” to “professionals.” And, although my point was not so much to make a distinction between two classes of photographers, but rather to comment on photographers’ common obsession with gear, sometimes at the expense of fundamentals, I touched a nerve with some people who took exception to what they saw as an insult to amateur photographers. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Pete Coco)
Canon has filled out the RF mount lens library at an aggressive pace, with many options that offer impressive performance and push the boundaries of lens design. Nonetheless, there are still some missing lenses. Some new patents have emerged that indicate Canon is working on filling those holes, and they might do so with some fairly extreme designs. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Photo By Jeremy Hansen Today’s Photo of the Day is “Sniktau Wind Lines” by Jeremy Hansen. Location: Loveland Pass in Colorado. “The way the wind howls along portions of this trail will keep the majority away, but I find it very exhilarating to be surrounded by high alpine views of the glorious Rocky Mountains when the light is putting on a show,” says Hansen. “I’ve done this hike numerous times for sunrise, but this was taken at sunset with the wind blasting me as I made a human barrier to try and reduce the wind shaking my camera and tripod during exposures. Having views like this is motivation to be hiking up at pre-dawn hours or hiking down under stars and...
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Our aspect ratios have been trending toward wider dimensions for some time and that makes perfect sense. But, should we cast out a previously staple aspect ratio for good? Does it have any uses? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Robert K Baggs)
While features like lighted buttons have slowly become a bit more popular in the industry, haptic feedback has been largely ignored, despite being an extremely common feature in other technology. However, that might change eventually, as a Canon patent for a vibrating shutter button has appeared. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
For Fujifilm photographers, the XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR and XF 33mm f/1.4 R LM WR offer both a wide angle and a normal focal length in tandem with a wide maximum aperture, making them versatile options for a wide range of genres, including wedding work, street photography, portraiture, and much more. How do they hold up over time? This excellent video review takes a look at the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from them. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
The Canon RF lens lineup is growing nicely, though there is still a hole at the ultra-wide angle end of the lineup. Thankfully, however, that will likely change soon, with a premium ultra-wide angle lens on the way. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Do you run a photography business? Do you want to run a photography business? Do you make a tiny amount of money on the side from your photography interests? Do you want to? If you answered yes to any of those questions then this is for you: three big money mistakes people make when it comes to photography and the business side of things. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Iain Stanley)
The post Action Photography in Bad Light: 13 Practical Tips appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jim Hamel. Sometimes, I feel cursed. Like any parent, I want to take pictures of my kids doing their activities – but my daughter is a gymnast, which means I’m stuck dealing with a toxic combination of very fast action and generally poor light. If you’ve ever tried to capture indoor sports, dance recitals, or kids running in the house, you’ll understand my frustration. Action plus bad light generally leads to one of three things: Blurry photosNoisy/grainy photosA deer-in-the-headlights flash look And when I first started photographing my daughter, I was constantly plagued by these problems. Fortunately, however, I didn’t give...Hannah1
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They say variety is the spice of life and in the world of the freelance photographer, a broad and knowledgable skill set goes a long way. So, why does knowing your way around a multitude of photographic genres breed so much disrespect in the professional world? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Michael Barrow)
Congratulations to Joung Ji Kang for winning the recent “Working” The Scene Assignment with the image, “The Way Together.” 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 “Working” The Scene Assignment Winner Joung Ji Kang appeared first on Outdoor Photographer. Original linkOriginal author: Staff
The post dPS Weekly Photo Challenge – Vibrant appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Sime. Vibrant! Darren’s here on the sofa opposite me, I asked him for a theme and without hesitation he replied ‘Vibrant!’ – This week, your challenge is to show #dPSVibrant through a photograph. The photograph needs to be taken in this week (Between now and next Saturday morning) and you can only enter one photo, so make it your best. Here are some ideas for you! How to take VIBRANT, razor sharp photos of flowers. How to use VIBRANT colours in photography with great success. 19 VIBRANT coloured crimson images.Photo by Annette Batista Day on Unsplash The fiery colours above or the painted...dPS Weekly Photo Challenge – Vibrant
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Cameras like the Fujifilm GFX 100S have revolutionized the paradigm of medium format gear in the last few years, bringing features and capabilities typically reserved for smaller systems and doing so at a price that competes with the upper levels of full frame. This has made medium format a viable alternative for many photographers, particularly landscape, portrait, and wedding shooters. So, what all can you expect from the switch? This great video features one photographer who made the switch discussing his experience. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)

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