A fundamental function that you can find on pretty much any camera is exposure compensation, and depending on how you shoot, it can be a crucial aspect of your workflow. This excellent video will introduce you to exposure compensation, explaining what it is and how you can use it in your own work.
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Spring is just around the corner, and as the weather finally starts to warm up and life begins to blossom, it is a great time to grab your camera and head outside. This excellent video will give you nine helpful tips and ideas for landscape photography during the springtime.
When you see great landscape photos, you probably notice that most of them show scenes lit by gorgeous sun and graced by beautiful weather, but of course, the reality is that the weather does not always cooperate that much, and for many of us, it rarely does. This excellent video discusses the importance of embracing poor weather as a landscape photographer.
Continuous LED lights have made a ton of progress in the last few years, and they have become more powerful and versatile than ever, making them a viable alternative to strobes in a lot of situations. In this review, we will take a look at the Broncolor LED F160, a compact, high quality option.
It is great just how many cameras are on the market right now, but at the same time, the number of options can be a bit overwhelming. If you are looking to invest in a camera and a bit unsure of what is right for you, this helpful video will run you through a range of things you should consider and understand before you pull out your credit card for that shiny new toy.
Street photography can be a difficult genre when it comes to the interactions, and it definitely takes a certain brave personality to approach strangers and ask them to take their portrait. If given 10 minutes, how many portraits do you think you would be able to take? This fun video follows a couple photographers as they take that exact challenge.
Ask any photographer what their preferred focal length for portraiture work is, and they will probably say 85mm or maybe 135mm. Certainly, few will say 35mm or something even wider. Do you think you could shoot portraits at 16mm? This fun video follows photographers as they challenge themselves to shoot a variety of subjects at an ultra-wide focal length.
As photographers, we appreciate the importance and the simple joy of experiencing the world in full color. However, for about five percent of the population, color blindness prevents that experience and affects their everyday lives. One company is hoping to change that, and I was lucky enough to witness firsthand the way they are improving people's lives.
Canon's new RF lenses are spectacular, but they are also very expensive, and you might not want to drop thousands of dollars on just one. The great thing is that the company has a very rich history of quality optics, and you can adapt pretty much any older Canon lens to their newer cameras. This video shows you what you can expect when adapting the FD 50mm f/1.2L lens to the EOS R.
The internet is absolutely inundated with advice on how to be a better photographer, and that is a great thing for the most part. Nonetheless, this great video told me something that I never heard as a beginner, and I would have progressed a lot quicker as a photographer if I had.
There are a lot of downsides to being a photographer: a shrinking industry, companies that do not respect copyright, demanding clients, etc. And while it can be therapeutic to vent about all those things, sometimes, it is also a good idea to take a moment to appreciate all the good things about being a photographer. This great video examines five of the best aspects of the job.
Few lenses hold a more legendary status among photographers than the 50mm f/1.0L. Even 31 years after it hit the market, it still commands around $4,000 on the used market. What makes it so special? This great video takes a look at the lens affectionately known as the "bokeh beast."