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Alex Cooke
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How to Properly Organize Your Photos in Lightroom

The more time you spend as a photographer, the bigger your image collection will become, and if you do not put good effort into keeping things organized, it can become difficult to navigate through all your photos. This great video will show you how to use star ratings and keywords to keep everything organized and easy to find.

A Beginner's Guide to Shutter Speed in Photography

Along with aperture and ISO, shutter speed is one of the three fundamental parameters that determine the exposure of a photo and that give you creative control over the look of an image. If you are new to photography, this helpful video will show you the ins and outs of how shutter speed works and how it affects the style of your photos.

4 Ways Photo Outings Can Fail

It happens to all of us at one point or another: our camera breaks, the weather does not cooperate, etc. We have all had a failed photoshoot before. This great video features a photographer discussing four different failed photoshoots of his own.

Which Camera Rules Micro Four Thirds?

Micro Four Thirds has a loyal following among photographers and videographers who value its light weight and portable size, high-quality lenses, and innovative features. If you are interested in the system and wondering which camera is right for you, this great video compares two upper-level options: the Panasonic Lumix G9 and the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III.

7 Different Ways to Focus a Photo

Without proper focus, an image simply will not work, which is why it is so important to completely master the skill and know all the different ways you can focus your camera and which method is right for a given situation. This fantastic video will show you seven different ways to focus a photo.

Is This the Most Important Skill for a Creative?

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.

How to Live Stream a Wedding

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.