You Don’t Always Need a Camera Bag

Like most photographers, I own more than one camera bag. There is my main bag, my video gear bag, my small kit bag, my rolling bag for airplane travel, and that one, never-been-used, just sitting in the back of the closet, camera bag of unknown origin. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by John Ricard)
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Photo Of The Day By Kevin King

Photo By Kevin King Today’s Photo of the Day is “After the Squall” by Kevin King. Location: Yukon, Northwestern Canada. 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 Kevin King appeared first on Outdoor Photographer. Original linkOriginal author: Staff
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Fix Extreme Color Casts With This Amazing Photoshop Quick Trick

Have you ever had a photo where the color cast was so bad that you thought it was unrecoverable? This simple Photoshop quick trick shows you how to fix even the most extreme color casts. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Iain Stanley)
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5 Mistakes Made by Landscape Photographers

Landscape photography takes a combination of technical skill, creative vision, and the ability to work in and with a wide range of conditions. There are some common mistakes all landscape photographers make at one point or another, and this fantastic video tutorial details five of them and what you can do to fix them or avoid them in the first place. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
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5 Tips for Gorgeous Nature Portraits

The post 5 Tips for Gorgeous Nature Portraits appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Melinda Smith. I love photographing in nature – and in this article, I’m going to share my top five tips for beautiful nature portraits. I explain: How to work with colors to create breathtaking compositionsCreative techniques to level up your photosHow to use props to produce creative effectsMuch more! Ready to capture portraits in nature like a pro? Let’s get started. 1. Look for complementary colors Nature is full of beautiful colors: red flowers, green leaves, orange fruits, yellow grasses… And while these colors can certainly enhance your portraits on their own, you’ll get the best results if you match colors in nature...nature portrait photography tips
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We Review the Hasselblad X2D 100C Medium Format Mirrorless Camera

The Hasselblad X1D 50C and X1D II 50C helped to redefine the paradigm of medium format, putting a large sensor inside a sleek, small body. Now, the X2D 100C is here, and not only does it double the resolution of its predecessors, it brings with it a bevy of impressive improvements and new features. In this review, we take a look at the camera and what you can expect. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
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How Mistakes Can Lead to Better Photos

Landscape photography is a genre with an above-average emphasis on technical skill and perfection, and we often try to avoid making any mistakes. Mistakes are not always bad, though, and occasionally, they can even lead to "happy accidents," as Bob Ross would say. This great video shows how mistakes can sometimes be a good thing and why you might want to embrace them just a bit more. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
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Weekly Photography Challenge – Shoe

The post Weekly Photography Challenge – Shoe appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Sime. Singular, non plural. ‘Shoe’ When given a very simple object, can we stop and think about a way to photograph that object with some extra interest, some interesting lighting, a very random perspective? Photograph a shoe in a way that it’s not been photographed before? Make sure you use the tags #dpsweeklychallenge and #dpschallengeshoe “Shoe” It’s likely most of us have one or two (or a load more!) but how will we photograph it? (Just one, not the pair) Here are four links that might help: ONE TWO THREE & FOUR Photo by The DK Photography on Unsplash Remember it’s a NEW photograph,...
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A Review of the New Venus Optics Laowa 58mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APO Lens

Venus Optics is well known for making unique, interesting, and versatile lenses that offer capabilities that are not possible with other options. Their newest lens, the Laowa 58mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO, offers the promise of fantastic image quality in tandem with ultra-high levels of magnification, all at an affordable price. How does it perform? This great video review takes a look at what you can expect. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
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What Focal Length Should You Use for Portrait Photography?

In order to create great portraits, you need to have a lot of great components: lighting, composition, as well as camera and lens choice. Deciding what focal length to use for portraiture can be difficult, so in this article, I will make a few suggestions on lenses you should use for your next portrait photoshoot. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Illya Ovchar)
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New Blur Filter in Photoshop Works Incredibly on Portraits

Some of Photoshop's most recent updates have added some incredibly powerful editing tools. This new blur filter not only works amazingly well on landscapes images, it is stunning on portraits as well. See how to use it here. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Iain Stanley)
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Photo Of The Day By Rick Dunnahoo

Photo By Rick Dunnahoo Today’s Photo of the Day is “Lost Lake Cloudy Dawn” by Rick Dunnahoo. Location: Crested Butte, Colorado. 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 Dunnahoo appeared first on Outdoor Photographer. Original linkOriginal author: Staff
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Do You Actually Need a Tripod for Landscape Photography?

When it comes to landscape photography, few pieces of equipment are considered more vital than the tripod. And while it is certainly a fantastic piece of equipment, it also significantly alters your workflow. So, do you really need a tripod? This great video examines the question and if you can afford to leave your tripod at home the next time you head out. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
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Where Is the Canon EOS R1?

The Canon EOS R3 has been quite well received, and though it has some top-level professional capabilities that help it compete with cameras like the Sony a1 and Nikon Z9, it is not meant to be Canon's flagship mirrorless camera. That title will belong to the EOS R1, whenever it gets here, but when will that be? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
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Sony a7R V Release Date: Long-Awaited Camera to Be Unveiled on October 26th

The post Sony a7R V Release Date: Long-Awaited Camera to Be Unveiled on October 26th appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. It’s coming. The Sony a7R V, successor to the hugely popular Sony a7R IV, will be announced in late October, according to Sony Alpha Rumors. SAR references “a reliable source” that specified both the date and time of the announcement: “October 26th, around 3 PM London time.” It’s been over three years since the launch of the Sony a7R IV, which was – and still is – an outstanding camera thanks to an incredible 61 MP full-frame sensor, impressive dynamic range and low-light performance, plus surprisingly capable autofocus and continuous shooting.  The a7R IV...
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Here’s a Lightroom Finishing Move I Do To Nearly All My Images

It’s really simple, but it makes a big difference. Give it a try, and see what you think. Over on my other blog today: (1) We launched a new conference (our last one for this year), and (2) I dig into how Burger King totally blew it in the Chicken Sandwich Wars. Here’s the link if you’ve got a sec. Have a great weekend, everybody! #GoBucs and #Rolltide! Hope your team wins (unless your team is The Packers) -Scott The post Here’s a Lightroom Finishing Move I Do To Nearly All My Images appeared first on Lightroom Killer Tips. Original link(Originally posted by Scott Kelby)
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Have You Been Crippled by Self-Doubt as a Photographer?

Have you ever held back on sharing your photos, pitching an idea, or showcasing your art? How many times have you let Impostor Syndrome hold you back? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Nicco Valenzuela)
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Summer Sunrises And Sunsets Assignment Winner James Day

Congratulations to James Day for winning the recent Summer Sunrises & Sunsets Assignment with the image, “Agathla Peak.” This image was taken near Monument Valley, Arizona. See more of Day’s photography at www.jdaypix.com. 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 Summer Sunrises And Sunsets Assignment Winner James Day appeared first on Outdoor Photographer. Original linkOriginal author: Staff
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The Better You Get at Photography, the Harder It Gets

It sounds counterintuitive, but there is a lot of truth to it: the better you get at photography, the harder it gets. Why is that? This excellent video discusses this seeming paradox and how you can avoid falling into a rut because of it. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
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Testing the iPhone 14 Pro for Nighttime Street Photography

Mobile phone cameras have taking gargantuan strides forward in the last decade, to the point where they are unquestionably able to compete with dedicated cameras in certain areas. So, how is the new flagship iPhone in one area it claims dominance? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Robert K Baggs)
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