Critique the Community: Wildlife

Critique the Community Episode 30   Wildlife
Congratulations to the Winners!

Wildlife photography can be a tricky genre to critique. It's tempting to be impressed by images of exotic animals but are the animals themselves a reason to rate a picture highly? Take a look through our selections of for the latest episode of Critique the Community and see if your ratings match up with Lee, Patrick, and the rest of the Fstoppers Community.

When to Go Wide With Portraits

When to Go Wide With Portraits

If I were shooting portraits on a desert island and could only take one lens with me, it would be hard to leave my 70-200mm behind. After picking up a Canon 16-35mm for a trip to Scotland, though, I've found myself using it more and more often when I have people in front of my lens.

Cinema 5D Visits the SIGMA Factory

Cinema 5D Visits the SIGMA Factory

The word "Sigma" is derived from Summation, the process of adding things together, and this video does that beautifully. It documents the journey to the factory in Japan, and what makes this video different, is the time spent with Kazuto Yamaki-san, the son of the founder of SIGMA corporation.

Filmmakers: Use Your RED Camera for Time-Lapses

Filmmakers: Use Your RED Camera for Time-Lapses

You’ve spent tens of thousands of dollars on a fantastic camera body that outputs 5K or 8K imagery, but the film you’re working on requires some time-lapse b-roll for transitions. Instead of breaking out that DSLR, you can set up your RED camera to shoot that time-lapse and use the near same post-processing as you would for the filmed imagery you are currently capturing.

What It Takes to Create an Award-Winning Photograph

What It Takes to Create an Award-Winning Photograph

What does it take to win an internationally respected photography competition? A few weeks ago, the Sony World Photo Awards announced their winners, one of whom was Fstoppers community member Mikkel Beiter, who won two awards: Open Travel and Denmark National Award. We caught up with him to find out about his work and his prize-winning photograph.