The Elements Assignment Winner Vietfotos.idalands

Congratulations to Vietfotos.idalands for winning the recent The Elements photography assignment with the image, “Morning Light.” View the winning image and a selection of submissions in the gallery below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots! [See image gallery at www.outdoorphotographer.com] The post The Elements Assignment Winner Vietfotos.idalands appeared first on Outdoor Photographer. Original linkOriginal author: Staff
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro: A Review You Need to See!

If you are looking for your first cinema camera or thinking of upgrading your current rig there are tons of options out there but if you are looking for the best bang for your buck. Then you will want to make sure you read this Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro review. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Craig Beckta)
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Critique the Community Black and White Portraits

Your Best Monochrome Portraits Some people say that black and white images can look classic and timeless. In this critique, we want to see your best portrait photos that you converted into black and white. The contest/critique is open to anyone but now that we are doing these critiques live, we want to share more of the backstory behind each image. Therefore, only images that include details about how the image was shot or the concept behind the image will be featured. The more information the better as we will be reading these stories during our critique. Each photographer can submit up to 3 images. The... [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Lee Morris)
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How Could ACDC Transform Your Landscape Photography?

When it comes to editing your landscape images, having a practical approach to what changes you should make can be hugely beneficial. But how can ACDC guide you to the right decisions? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Andy Day)
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Something Completely Different

Mount Cook’s peak from Mount Cook Village, South Island, New Zealand, 2015. To make mountains look massive, towering over the landscape, a standard approach is to photograph them from miles away with a lens in the normal to telephoto range. Instead, here I was, right up against the base of New Zealand’s Southern Alps, with everything on my side of the ridge in shadow. Potential foreground subjects were limited—mostly grasses, bushes and stunted trees, all in rather murky light—and only Mount Cook’s 12,218-foot summit pyramid and the clouds above caught the rays of the setting sun. It occurred to me that rather than resorting to the easy solution of making a tight mountain portrait with a telephoto, I could create more...Image of a skua at Booth Island, Lemaire Channel, Antarctica
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Fstoppers Reviews Moment's Magsafe Mounts

Moment has always been the front runners with regards to developing tools and lenses for mobile phones, and with MagSafe now standard on new iPhones, they’ve knocked it out of the park with their mounts. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Wouter du Toit)
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Is Leica's Brand New Lens Actually Made by Sigma?

When Leica announced its brand new Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH last week, it was interesting to note how similar it is to the 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art released by Sigma last year. Has Sigma built this lens in Japan so that Leica can stick a red dot on it? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Andy Day)
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Photo Of The Day By Dean Cobin

Photo By Dean Cobin Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Beginning to Believe” by Dean Cobin. Location: Huangshan mountain range, Anhui province, China. The low angle of the rising sun creates light rays through the peaks of the Huangshan Mountains, also known as the Yellow Mountains, located in the southern Anhui province of eastern China. 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 Dean Cobin appeared first...
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Photography Aspect Ratio: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

The post Photography Aspect Ratio: What Is It and Why Does It Matter? appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Andrew S. Gibson. What are aspect ratios in photography? How does an aspect ratio affect your images? And how can you change the aspect ratio once you’ve taken a photo? In this article, I’m going to give you a quick introduction to photography aspect ratios – so that, by the time you’ve finished, you’ll understand what they are and how you can use them to improve your own images. Let’s get started. What is a photography aspect ratio? An aspect ratio is the dimensions of an image expressed in a ratio form. You determine the aspect ratio by...photography aspect ratio comparison
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The Power of Reflexive Photography

It is easy to overthink landscape photography (as I am about to do now). For anybody prone to self-doubt, like myself, the act of landscape photography can be downright paralyzing. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Brian Christianson)
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Using Fake Windows to Create More Interesting Light

When we learn about lighting, we most often focus on the quality of the light and all the things that contribute to that. However, light can be more than just that which gives you the correct exposure and renders your subject in a flattering manner. It can be used to add mood and interesting atmosphere to an image. This great video tutorial will show you one such example using a fake window to complete a shot's aesthetic. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
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How the Universe Makes More Powerful Lenses Than Humans Ever Could

Camera technology is incredibly advanced nowadays, but it has nothing on what the universe can do. When scientists want to study objects that are too far away to be seen with human technology, they turn toward a unique phenomenon called gravitational lensing. This neat video will show you what gravitational lensing is and why it is so useful to observing the early universe. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
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AI-Based Editing That Learns Your Style? Fstoppers Reviews ImagenAI

Are you excited about finally resuming your wedding and events photography, but the editing stage is giving you flashbacks to countless hours spent in front of your screen? This is where ImagenAI might come in handy! Take a look at this review. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Anete Lusina)
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Check Out Sony’s First Ever Digital Camera Released 25 Years Ago

25 years ago, Sony unveiled the DSC-F1, a 0.3-megapixel digital stills camera with a rotating lens. Check out this piece of photographic history as Gordon Laing takes it on a quick tour of Brighton. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Andy Day)
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Learn How to Shoot This Portrait With Off-Camera Flash

Outdoor portraits with a dramatic sky behind the subject are a popular and timeless look, but usually require an off-camera flash to get a proper exposure on your subject. If you are new to working with artificial lighting, this excellent video tutorial will show you how to use off-camera flash to balance ambient light and produce a compelling portrait. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
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Why Image Quality Is No Longer the Most Important Aspect of a Lens

In any given lens review, the most valued and sought-after tests performed are those pertaining to image quality. I believe we have already begun to shift away from this, and here's why. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Robert K Baggs)
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Helpful Techniques for Better Landscape Photo Compositions

Whereas things that can be quantified, like camera settings, can be learned in a relatively straightforward manner, composition is a bit more nebulous and difficult to master. If you have been having trouble with your compositions, this excellent video tutorial will show you some helpful techniques to improve your landscape images. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
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Photo Of The Day By Beth Young

Photo By Beth Young Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Sutter Buttes Mustard Sunset” by Beth Young. Location: Yuba City, California. “A late afternoon drive to Sutter County with the intention of photographing the blooming almond orchards resulted instead in this composition of a vibrant sunset overlooking a massive field of mustard and the unique Sutter Buttes in the distance,” describes Young. The Buttes are referred to as the world’s smallest mountain range, just a tiny 2,000-foot tall outcropping of volcanic lava domes in the otherwise pancake flatness of California’s Central Valley.” Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. Exposure: 1.6 sec., f/14, ISO 200, 27mm. See more of Beth Young’s photography at www.optimalfocusphotography.com. Want to get your images in the running for...
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How to Get the Best Colors From the Canon EOS R5

The Canon EOS R5 is a landmark camera from Canon. It's the first full frame mirrorless camera to shoot 8K raw video along with 4K at an impressive 120 frames per second. What we're really impressed with is how well this camera produces color. This is why in our latest video, we show you how to get the best color and image quality out of the Canon EOS R5. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Usman Dawood)
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Film Photography: A Guide (and How to Get Started)

The post Film Photography: A Guide (and How to Get Started) appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Carl Spring. Film photography is gaining in popularity. At the start of the digital revolution, film was the realm of those who did not want to move to the new way of working (and those folks were usually harassed on forums and message boards). But these days, film photography has a much different reputation. While some photographers see film as the preserve of hipsters trying to look cool, for many, film is a more organic method of photography. It allows you to slow down, focus on getting the shot, and experience a wait before seeing the results. In this article,...film photography 2 rolls of Porta film and one of HP5
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