Articles written by Alex Cooke
135mm is often a popular alternative focal length compared to the more traditional 85mm focal length. Sony's 135mm f/1.8 lens is part of the company's G Master series of high-level lenses, and it offers photographers ultra-thin depth of field and lots of bokeh. This awesome video takes a look at the lens and the kind of performance you can expect in practice with it.
Sony has been pushing hard in the mirrorless camera realm for about seven years now, and they have undoubtedly made major progress both in terms of technology and market share. Still, Canon and Nikon hold a major advantage over Sony that if leveraged correctly can help them significantly in the long run.
Sometimes, for any one of many reasons, it is preferable to shoot with just one lens that covers a wide variety of focal lengths instead of carrying a bunch of individualized lenses. If you are looking for such a lens, check out this great review of the new Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD for Sony E mount.
No doubt, after years of the X Series, Fujifilm is producing highly refined and powerful cameras, and the X-T4 is the latest flagship in the company's lauded line. If you have been curious about the camera, this great review takes a look at its performance in the real world and what you can expect.
When you are shooting portraits, you are probably focusing the majority of your attention on posing, and it can be easy to fall into somewhat plain compositions. This great video will give you seven quick tips along with lots of examples that will improve your compositions and reinvigorate your portraits.
Good lighting can make or break a video. There are some mistakes a lot of newer videographers make when it comes to lighting, however, and this helpful video outlines three of the most common issues creatives encounter and what you can do to fix them and improve the look of your work.
Landscape photographers often deal with vast, expansive scenes, and as such, they need to think about many different areas and layers of the frame. This excellent video discusses the importance of adding foreground elements to your landscape photos and how they can improve your images.
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 2020, 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.