Despite being a long-time Nikon shooter and a fan of their latest mirrorless offerings, it’s only fair to keep an eye on what the competition is doing. So, with the right level of begging, I was able to get my hands on the Canon EOS R5 and thought I would offer a few brief thoughts.
With Easter coming up, here are a few shoot ideas you can execute both in a studio and outdoors. The question is, how do you prefer your eggs?
Audio is half of the viewing experience. Learn from these tips to improve your video’s sound quality.
For a huge Japanese corporation that’s thought to be incredibly conservative, it’s easy to forget that Canon hasn’t been afraid to try out some radical designs over the years. This one is up there with the best of them: a point-and-shoot that looks like a video camera and featuring a flash where you'd never expect it.
Photography is a language that can be used quite powerfully. Learning how to use elements of this language to create meaning will certainly improve your images. Check out this great video to delve into the five most common elements of this beautiful tongue – photography.
A popular photo trend we’ve all seen on Instagram is to bring back the vintage look. People’s love of a good nostalgia trip means they go looking for interesting ways to add old and dated character to their images.
If you've been paying attention to the prices of film cameras at all, you will have noticed they have been sky rocketing in price. The idea of putting the words "affordable", "good", and "medium format" is nearly laughable with few exceptions.
The NFT craze continues to explode, as for the first time, an artist has bought an NFT of the NFT that points to his own work of digital art — for $10 million.
Modern lenses are closer to perfection than ever, offering incredibly sharpness and lacking in aberrations — but are they missing character as a result? By contrast, this vintage lens is something of a classic and there’s a good reason to add it to your arsenal.
Getting a new camera is super exciting, but before you dive into it, there are some things you will want to do to make sure you get the best possible experience. This helpful video tutorial will guide you through how to make sure your new camera is ready to go.
While 70-200mm lenses are generally the standard for telephoto zooms, if you do not need a wider aperture, a 70-300mm lens can offer you more reach on the telephoto end and is often far cheaper than a 70-200mm f/2.8 or f/4 lens. Such is the case with the Tamron 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD, and this excellent video review takes a look at how the lens performs in the real world.
A couple weeks ago, we saw Canon begin to discontinue DSLR lenses for its EF mount, indicating its ongoing transition and commitment to mirrorless cameras and lenses. The transition is continuing, as the company has discontinued more EF lenses, including two rather popular models.
Every film photographer out there in this day and age eventually wants to have good scans of their negatives. While it's not difficult to get a great scan from medium format, 35mm present their own challenges.
Are you on the go for your photography or video shoots? If so, think outside the box and consider a Chromebook as your travel accessory.
It's not the famous Moulton Barn in Jackson Hole and those definitely aren't the Tetons rising majestically in the background, yet this image of a barn in Idaho is perhaps more impressive. Not because of what it is, but what it represents in the form of the Carol Highsmith Archive.
The Fstoppers community is brimming with creative vision and talent. Every day, we comb through your work, looking for images to feature as the Photo of the Day or simply to admire your creativity and technical prowess. In 2021, we're featuring a new photographer every month, whose portfolio represents both stellar photographic achievement and a high level of involvement within the Fstoppers community.
My favorite light for shooting landscapes is definitely sidelight. Still, I won’t let the position of the sun stop me from photographing great locations. You shouldn’t, too. There are plenty of options to become creative.
Since Advanced Color Grading was introduced last year, color grading in Lightroom has been possible but has limitations. This great video tutorial will show you a simple Lightroom hack to allow much more precise control over your color grading inside Lightroom.
There are many ways in which a photographer can tackle a particular project in order to create a set of images that complement each other. — from color to composition, the list is a long one. This photographer points out some interesting themes which have influenced how he approaches his projects.
Sony has made some serious moves in the video sector of our industry, with some heavy-hitters both as mirrorless, hybrid bodies, and standalone cinema cameras. But where does the FX3 stand?
Street photography videos always have my interest. Street photography videos at night double the interest, for reasons I'm not entirely clear on myself. But if you throw in an interesting camera setup into the mix, I'll make a tea and clear my schedule.
The vast majority of batteries for cameras, computers, and other devices are lithium ion, and the government has very strict regulations on how you can travel with them. If you are headed somewhere soon, check out this helpful video that breaks down what you need to know about traveling with such batteries safely so you can avoid any hassles at the airport.
The Canon EOS R5 and Sony a1 are the talk of the town right now, with their 8K video capabilities turning a lot of heads. If you are wondering which one is right for your own work, check out this great video review that takes a deep look at the video capabilities of both cameras.
Every genre has myths and misunderstandings around it, and landscape photography is no different. Knowing what they are can help you to avoid making common mistakes and to advance more quickly. This helpful video essay discusses seven common landscape photography myths and the truth behind them.
The number of affordable lighting products available from Godox has exploded in the last few years. If you’re not sure which modifier will best suit your work, check out this in-depth video to help you make your choice.
B-roll can make or break a video production. Although it seems simple to create video to fill the gaps, it certainly shouldn't be filler. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at how to create great, cinematic-looking b-roll.
The mentor relationship in photography can be a really important formative experience for young photographers. It can also be a very difficult relationship to establish.
In the past, location has been everything for commercial photographers. However, times are changing, and it isn't an option for all of us to up sticks and move to NY. So what do we do if we find ourselves living in a small city?
Extended periods of poor conditions for landscape photography can leave you feeling unproductive and stuck inside. There's plenty you can still accomplish no matter the conditions, and I've got a few ideas to get you started.