While raw still image files can offer you a ton of latitude in post, but shooting raw with video is rarely an option. This is one of the reasons it is crucial to get your exposure as close to correct as possible in camera when shooting video, and this great video will show you six tools to help you get it just right.
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Canon's EF 85mm f/1.2L lens is one of the most well-known and coveted portrait lenses, and the RF version seeks to take that winning formula and improve on it. How does it compare to the EF version? This great video takes a look to help you decide if it is worth upgrading.
Photography, like many creative careers, rarely has a path to success that is straight and without unexpected twists. If you want to find success in the field, it is crucial that you stay flexible to the possibility of the shape of your career evolving or even changing shape drastically.
Horses make for fantastic additions to a photo, whether you are taking pictures of a beloved companion or using them for a fashion shoot. However, I often see photographers treat horses like an afterthought in a photo, when they could make them look so much better with a little knowledge and practice. Here are 10 tips to improve your work with horses.
How often do you just go out and shoot, whether it is a hike in the woods with your camera or a portrait session? While there is something to be said for being in the moment and letting things happen organically, let us talk about why pre-planning your shoots can improve your images.
I get it. f/1.4, f/1.2, and even f/0.95 are way more exciting and drool-worthy than f/1.8, but in an era of forever-bloating lens designs, perhaps f/1.8 is exactly what we need more of. Here are some of the reasons why I would love to see more f/1.8 lenses from various manufacturers.
Canon makes a wide variety of fantastic lenses, but they are rarely cheap, and you can quickly find yourself spending a lot of money trying to build out your lens library. Luckily, after decades of releasing lenses, there are a few hidden gems if you know where to look. Here are five lenses you should check out.
Now in its seventh iteration, the Sony RX100 is a highly capable, ultra-portable camera that is a fantastic option for any photographer looking for a take-anywhere device that will enable capabilities beyond those of their cameraphone. If you are looking for such a camera, check out this great video review of the latest in the series.
The Mac Mini often gets overlooked, as computers like the MacBook Pro or iMac get a lot more attention. However, it is a surprisingly versatile and powerful computer and priced much lower than many other Mac models. This great video compares two versions of the Mac Mini to tell you which one is right for you.
Generally, photo lenses follow this rule: sharpness, low weight, low cost — pick two. And yet, Tamron seems to have bucked that trend with the 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD, which is sharp, light, and highly affordable. Here's why it has become the lens that spends the most time on my camera.
Canon's RF lenses are certainly spectacular, but they are also quite pricey. Samyang's new AF 85mm f/1.4 lens is quite affordable and seeks to fill the ultra-popular fast 85mm role for lots of photographers. Can it hold its own against more expensive options? This great video review will show you everything you need to know about the lens.
The vast majority of the time, we talk about the dangers of over-editing your images. However, just as much as you can over-edit an image, you can stray too far in the other direction and under-edit them as well. This excellent video discusses five signs that you may be under-editing your landscape photos.