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Many photographers looking to pursue more conceptual portraiture are intimidated by elaborate lighting configurations required to achieve intensely stylized effects. However, this excellent video tutorial makes the case that venturing beyond single-source illumination opens doors for bringing unique creative visions vibrantly to life. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
In the digital age of photography, the imaging process has almost become effortless. Professional photographers can struggle to stand out in the crowded market. Although creating outstanding images is crucial to succeed in this craft of photography, photographers should take into consideration the business side of this profession, especially in increasing revenues. One of the potential ways to increase revenue is through the sale of albums and print sets. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Zhen Siang Yang)
Meta has dismantled its team devoted to developing ethical artificial intelligence, according to an internal memo leaked recently. The Responsible AI group, formed in 2019 to ensure fair and bias-free model training, has been redirected to focus on expanding the company's generative AI capabilities instead. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Shooting interiors can be a daunting task for an unprepared photographer. No matter how big or small the space is, there will be challenges that you need to face and problems you need to solve. Here are some ideas to get you started. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Nicco Valenzuela)
There is nothing quite as misleading in the photography internet as exposure guides, triangles, life hacks, and all that noise of information. There isn’t a topic that is as widely discussed as exposure. In this article, I will describe my method of exposing images, which has not yet failed me. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Illya Ovchar)
Aspiring photographers often hit a wall when trying to transition from hobbyist to professional work. It's one thing to take nice photos for fun, but landing those first paid gigs requires a strategic approach and understanding of what a client needs, not just what you like to shoot. The fantastic video tutorial boils down a simple yet effective formula any beginner can follow to start photographing local small businesses and getting paid. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Learning to shoot with off-camera flash brings a whole new level of control and creativity to photography. But along with the endless possibilities comes ample room for slip-ups. This fantastic video tutorial outlines the five most common mistakes people make when first stepping into off-camera lighting, along with fixes to set you up for success. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Streaming titan Netflix made a costly blunder when it entrusted $62 million to an unqualified director for a sci-fi series that never made it past pre-production. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
When it comes to telephoto lenses, most people think the main use is to take photos in situations where you can't get close to the subject, things like being stuck at the back of the chapel during a wedding ceremony. And while this reason is valid, there are more uses than just that. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Jason Vinson)
Selecting the right lens for portrait photography is a pivotal decision for photographers of all levels. This comprehensive video offers valuable insights into the intricate world of portrait lenses with in-depth exploration of various lens types, from prime lenses to zooms, wide angles to telephotos, making it an invaluable resource for photographers seeking to refine their portrait photography skills. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Join Our Wildlife Photography Contest NOW For our December photography contest, the theme is wildlife or animals of any kind. Prizes 3rd place wins any tutorial from the Fstoppers Store. 2nd place wins $500 1st place wins $1000 Prizes must be accepted by messaging Lee Morris within 30 days of the end of the contest. Contest Rules: 1. Each contestant may submit up to three images 2. Images... [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Lee Morris)
In part one, I looked at the preparation up to and including the wedding day itself. But much of the work happens after the event in front of a computer. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Ivor Rackham)
The Nikon Z8 has been out for over six months now. The camera has many promising new features, but is it the best camera for landscape photography? This is a look at the Z8 after six months of usage by a landscape photographer. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Jeffrey Tadlock)
With the latest Capture One, you get an incredible level of control over your images. I’ve already been a fan of the layers and masks in Capture One for a while, but with the new update, the software can create those for you. This, and so much more, is why you should try out the new Capture One. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Illya Ovchar)
As the holiday season approaches, the Better Business Bureau has issued a warning to photographers, revealing that package theft is currently "at an all-time high." This troubling trend is a cause for concern, especially as we anticipate an increase in package deliveries during this busy holiday season. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Just a quickie, but it’s kinda important — especially if you’re working on a laptop or a desktop computer where you’re constantly running out of free space. I am officially declaring today ‘Delete Your Outdated Lightroom Catalog Backups” Monday! Simply put: Check to see if you’re accumulating a bunch of useless outdated backup catalogs, and throw the ones away you don’t need anymore to free up space You see that dialog above — the one that appears when you quit Lightroom Classic, asking if you want to make a backup copy of your catalog? Each time you see it, it asks you to make a COPY of your entire catalog. Each time you hit that ‘Back up,’ it makes yet another backup copy. Sure, it...
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Hey there, fellow photographers! Dan Harlacher here. I’m the VP of Product at ON1 and am thrilled to introduce you to the new ON1 Photo RAW 2024, the ultimate raw photo editor. At ON1, we understand that diving into a new app can be overwhelming, especially with one as robust as Photo RAW. I’m here to ensure you have the best possible experience. Our goal with ON1 Photo RAW was to give photographers creative freedom and allow them to take advantage of the latest AI technologies without replacing them. Our AI-driven features are designed to give you a more efficient workflow and the highest image quality. Now, let’s talk about ON1 Photo RAW 2024. If you like what you see, download...
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Hold on to your seats, because Canon may be gearing up to release more ridiculous lenses, as a new patent application details. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Uncover the remarkable versatility of a single light source as we venture behind the scenes of an engagement photoshoot in this helpful video tutorial. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
In this second article about image sharpness, we will look at some more reasons why your photos may not be as sharp as you would wish. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Ivor Rackham)

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