When you are new to Photoshop, some of the first things you should learn about are layers and masking. Now is an excellent time to work on your editing skills, and this fantastic video will get you up and running on how layers and masking work and what they are useful for.
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A cheap, portable lens with a normal focal length and relatively fast maximum aperture is one of the best lenses any photographer or videographer can own, useful in a wide variety of scenarios. This excellent video review takes a look at one such lens for Fuji shooters, the XC 35mm f/2.
A gimbal is one of the best ways to quickly take your video footage to the next level, but if you are shooting with manual focus, it can be tricky to work with. This excellent video will show you three helpful tips to make it easier to use manual focus when you are also using a gimbal.
Being a successful photographer or videographer takes the combination of a wide variety of skills, techniques, creativity, business savvy, and more, and taking all of that into consideration, it is no surprise how truly difficult it is to find success. This excellent video discusses one of the most important skills any creative needs to have to be successful, no matter the genre.
Given the current situation, it is quite possible that it will be a very long time before we see normal weddings with large audiences again, which means workarounds, such as live streaming, need to be found. There is an opportunity for wedding videographers in this, however, as live streaming can be a great service to add to your offerings, and this great video will show you various setups to get you up and running.
Product photography is a fantastic genre in which to practice precise and careful lighting and post-processing, and even if it is not what you specialize in, the skills you learn can carry over to whatever you do shoot. This great video will show you how you can use a single light to composite a great glassware product image.
While Lightroom is generally used for cataloging, global edits, and basic local edits and Photoshop is used for more advanced post-processing, there is a definite overlap between the features and capabilities of the two applications. This great video details when you should use Photoshop versus when you can afford to stay in Lightroom.
Landscape photography can be an incredibly rewarding genre for professionals and hobbyists alike, but just like any other genre, it has its own considerations, techniques, and gear you should know about. If you are ready to get started in landscape photography, this fantastic video will get you up and running in no time.
The Canon EOS RP is a remarkably cheap full frame mirrorless camera and a great way to get into the Canon mirrorless system without breaking the bank. If you are considering picking up one yourself, check out this helpful video review that discusses how it holds up after a year of usage.
The light and airy look is a wonderful style and one that is highly popular with a lot of clients right now. However, many photographers trying to emulate it make a mistake that derails the image. This great video will show you the common mistake, how to fix it, and some helpful editing tips for getting the best possible results.