While most of us are not full-time stock photographers, the idea of selling some of our work online to earn some passive income on the side is quite appealing. That being said, there are literally dozens of places to sell your work, so which is the right choice? This great video takes you through a photographer's earnings on many different sites throughout 2021 so far and discusses his experience.
Lighting can make or break a fitness portrait. Our goal is to highlight the form and definition of your subject as well as the movement if the intended photo involves action. In this tutorial, I'm going to walk through a few basic fitness photography lighting techniques.
I started living in my SUV a few months ago to pursue landscape photography full-time. This episode is the pure essence of what a true day involves.
One of the greatest advancements gear-wise of the last few years has been the proliferation of affordable but high-quality supertelephoto zoom lenses, bringing ultra-long focal lengths and genres like wildlife to many more photographers than before. Nonetheless, at the very top end, supertelephoto prime lenses still sit as the professional equipment of choice, and they command quite high prices — five digits, in fact. So, what does that money get you? This great video review takes a look.
Do you like photographing long exposures with an ND filter, but don’t like carrying a large filter holder and square ND filters? In that case, Haida’s NanoPro magnetic filters may be a nice solution.
Shooting from a plane is a privilege few of us are lucky enough to experience, and it can yield some incredible images that simply would not be possible otherwise. This neat video goes behind the scenes to show you how a photographer shoots landscape images from a plane and also shows some of the stunning photos he is able to capture.
Unlike a lot of Europe, power lines in the United States are almost always above ground, and that can be annoying and ruin what otherwise might be a great shot. Luckily, for the most part, they are not particularly hard to edit out of an image, and this helpful video tutorial will show you how to quickly take care of them using Lightroom.
Want to improve your images? Here are seven rarely talked-about approaches, not involving the camera settings or composition, that may help you take your photography to the next level.
Should you get a prime lens or a zoom lens? Do you need a really fast lens or can you compromise? Three great Nikon lenses are put against each other here and those questions, plus more, are examined.
There are a few places on earth where it is difficult to not be inspired. Iceland is undoubtedly one of them, and it's difficult to resist shooting every minute you are there. In this video, go behind the scenes on a shoot in Iceland's highlands during a colorful sunrise.
The number of devices we need to connect to our computers on a daily basis seems to be never-ending. From SSDs to monitors and graphics tablets, it seems like we never have enough ports. The CalDigit Thunderbolt 4 Element Hub attempts to address this by simply giving us a large number of our most commonly used ports, USB and Thunderbolt, and making sure they all operate at full speed.
When it comes to landscape photography, the most important accessory in the bag is without a doubt your set of filters. Investing in a good set of filters can vastly improve the quality of your images and make your workflow much more efficient and enjoyable. This awesome video review takes a look at the Kase Wolverine system and why it is so desirable.
Luminar AI offers a lot of impressive automated capabilities to allow you to quickly and effectively tackle a wide variety of edits and creative styles. If you are new to the program or wondering what it is capable of, check out this awesome video tutorial that will show you how to enhance an image using Luminar AI.
Everyone is talking about the Canon, Sony, and Nikon full frame mirrorless cameras. But there is another brand that isn’t getting a lot of attention: Panasonic. It released the Lumix S5 last year and now I got a chance to review this camera.
Apple's M1 Macs caught the attention of a lot of the industry, and while they blew old Intel Macs out of the water, PCs are still around too, of course. So, how do M1 Macs hold up against PCs for photo and video work? This great video comparison takes a look.
There are few more frustrating feelings than boredom, particularly if you need to be creative for a living. However, if you can harness that and make it work for you, boredom can be the catalyst for outlandish creativity you might not have otherwise thought of.
One of the Holy Grail quests for astrophotographers is the search for dark skies. Few of us are fortunate enough to live in ideal dark skies, but most of us are mobile enough to get to somewhere better than the center of an urban area.
Canon has held its number one position within the photography industry for more than 30 years. During this time, the industry has experienced what could be described as a duopoly. With Nikon holding its number two position for much of this time, innovation may have suffered. This has changed since Sony developed its first full frame mirrorless camera.
There are a lot of "rules" in photography, but the best ones are self-imposed that have the sole purpose of improving how you work with a camera in your hand. This rule is new to me, and it's definitely going to get used next time I'm out with my camera.
Street photography is one of the most popular genres of photography, both for professional and amateur photographers. Done well, it can produce art that not only tells a story about a particular moment in time but also provides us with a window onto the human condition. Questions have been asked, however, about the ethics of street photography, and whether photographers ought to be doing it at all.
In this article, you will discover some good news if you own the DJI RS 2 or DJI RSC 2 and the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro camera. DJI has recently released a software update that fixes the front focus dial issue on supported lenses.
Finding inspiration for your next shoot can be difficult, but going for a vintage vibe can offer so many avenues with all the various eras to choose from. While it's nice to see Gen Z embracing the 90s, we don't often see much love for the 70s in popular media these days, but thankfully this world-famous fashion photographer found just the right props at bargain prices to produce something magical.
A photographer has built his own DIY ultra-large format digital camera from scratch. The rig uses a 600mm f/9 lens and has a projection area of one meter, making for some crazy images.
Most portrait photography tutorials focus on photographing women, but of course, the vast majority of photographers will spend their careers photographing men in addition to women. This fantastic video tutorial will give you a lot of very practical and helpful tips for posing men and getting better portrait photos.
What makes a good lifestyle photo? Lifestyle photography has a specific charm to its viewers. Effective photographs allow the viewers to relate and catch a glimpse of what the subjects represent. There are, however, certain challenges that make the process a little bit harder.
Fujifilm — the clue is in the name, except it isn't. Fuji was a behemoth in the film world, with Kodak its only rival. And then film went bust, and Kodak rapidly followed suit. Meanwhile, Fuji evaluated its business position and refocused principally around the healthcare sector and document management divisions. The architect of this remarkable turnaround was Chairman and CEO Shigetaka Komori. His retirement in March 2021 has precipitated changes that could have repercussions for its Imaging Solutions division.
If you're like most photographers, you think there are three factors affecting depth of field. In that case, you would be incorrect - there are indeed four factors affecting depth of field. Do you know what they are?
One of the marks of a professional photographer is a strong command of the use of color, particularly the ability to make colors pop and grab the eye without crossing the line into gaudy and tacky. This excellent video tutorial will show you three different ways to make colors pop in Photoshop.
If there is one type of news story that is a recurring theme in journalism it is the protest. Think "Tank Man", "The Burning Monk", or "Taking a Stand in Baton Rouge" (with Ieshia Evans). They stick in the memory, their iconographic status forming a peg from which we hang related memories. So why then are we more interested in riots as opposed to protests?
No doubt, a good sunset picture is a classic that will never go out of style, but that being said, given the extreme dynamic range, it presents a challenge to the photographer when it comes to exposure. This excellent video tutorial features four great ways to ensure that you get a properly exposed sunset photo that captures all the drama and beauty of the scene.