More and more photographers are starting to also add video work to their services, and while there are certainly some similarities between the two, it's important to understand the differences and unique requirements of video. This great video will show you five of the most common mistakes photographers make when they first undertake video work.
Sharpening an image using a high-pass filter can really make it pop, however sharpening the entire frame doesn't always provide the best result, and adding tons of layers can become cumbersome. Fortunately, PiXimperfect's Unmesh Dinda has come up with a great new way to sharpen selected areas without adding a lot of unnecessary layers.
Filmmaking requires a lot of forethought and discipline to stay organized. For those of us interested in recording our toes dipping into the proverbial water, it's a good idea to learn to storyboard. In this video, photographer Iz Harris breaks down her simple process for those new to the concept.
Camera equipment can be a dangerous combination of fragile and expensive, and when things go wrong, the bills can add up very quickly. This cautionary tale is a great reminder of why it's important to ensure your equipment is not only safe, but that you have proper insurance.
When you're first starting out in lighting, it's always a good idea to start out with single-light setups, so you can master the different parameters and qualities of light before moving into more complex and intricate designs. This helpful video will show you the vast versatility you can get out of a single light and an octabox.