Many of you may reply to the title of this article with an abrupt "No," and prior to using the Canon 5D Mark IV for my own videos, I would have agreed with you. It's easy to judge this camera based on the specs because in all fairness they're not exactly groundbreaking, however, the 5D Mark IV might secretly be a great video camera.
If you wonder how people who keep only two complementary colors in their images do it, then look no further. You may not know what the Technicolor Two-Strip technique or Process 2 is, but mimicking it in post-production is what you’ve been looking for to achieve this distinctive look.
Natural light photography has swelled in popularity as sensors improve, but the persistent battle between off-camera flashes or strobes, and just using available light continues. This video shows Manny Ortiz going head-to-head with Jessica Kobeissi to highlight the differences.
As Spring gathers steam and hits its stride, wedding photographers all over gear up for sleepless nights in front of a monitor, intoxicated Macarena dance moves, and most importantly, activity in their bank accounts once more. Feeling left out of all that fun? Here are some pointers for joining in on the fun.
Mention landscape photography and focal lengths, and almost universally, photographers will think of wide angle lenses. And while the wide angle is the bread and butter lens for most landscape photographers, you could be missing out if you don't also carry a telephoto lens, and this great video will explain why.
In an industry that seems to grow exponentially every day, how can existing and new photographers find an outlet for their work - one that is going to pay the bills and fuel their passions? Lifestyle, sports, and adventure photographer Scott Martin may have the answers you've been looking for.
The term “digital nomad” or "location independent" is becoming more attractive to many, led in part by millennials as the world shrinks due to the connectivity the internet brings. Artists, engineers, and developers alike are ditching the normal routines and instead embracing the constant adventure of the nomadic lifestyle.
Atomos have been industry leaders in the external monitor and recorder market for several years, providing cinematic workflow solutions for video professionals. They have now brought their HDR 4k60p functionality to a smaller, entry-level model; introducing the Atomos Ninja V.
For years photographers and YouTube commenters have been telling us that in order to get the most out of our Profoto B1 and D1 lights, we need to add the Profoto Frosted Glass Dome to our strobes. Today I test this add-on to see if it makes a difference at all, and the results are surprising.
The little red toy car sat on a shelf, serving no purpose. It was inanimate, nothing more than the die-cast metal pieces of which it had been constructed. But it caught the eye of photographer Felix Alejandro Hernandez Rodriguez and an idea — a character — was born. Hernandez changed the car and brought it to life, and in turn, the car changed his life.
One of the best ways to ensure your photos come out as well as possible is to use a display calibrator to make sure your monitor is both the correct brightness and is displaying accurate colors. Today only, you can take almost half off a Spyder5PRO Display Calibration System.
Large format film remains separate from all other film and digital as a craft with an entirely different skill set and method of working. This beautiful segment takes a look at one photographer who's racing the clock to finish his work, after which he'll hang up his camera for good.
If you're a wedding or portrait photographer, knowing a variety of lighting setups is crucial to overcoming environmental limitations and getting the shots you want. This amazingly comprehensive video will teach you 17 lighting setups and even give you a memorization story to remember them.
Creativity and inspiration wax and wane, and it can be difficult to constantly produce new and innovative ideas. Nonetheless, there's a lot you can do to keep your creativity in shape, and this great video will give you some helpful tips so you can keep producing great photos.
Personal projects often take a lot of planning and persistence to pull off. They are passion driven assignments which is a big part of why they are so important to evolve as a photographer. However, sometimes opportunity and timing don't line up so you have to make the best of a poor situation. This is when experience and determination make or break an idea.