A good landscape scene often affords a wide variety of potential compositions, and it can be difficult to know how to evaluate them all and find the one that will create the best photo. If that is something you struggle with, this excellent video will give you some helpful tips for finding the best compositions for your landscape images.
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Consistently crafting compelling, professionally produced, and innovative YouTube content is no small feat, and you might be surprised by just how much work goes into even the smallest and most straightforward videos. This fascinating video takes a look behind the scenes at just what goes into making a YouTube video and the difficulties encountered along the way.
There is no doubt that Sony's cameras have some of the most advanced and exciting technology out there today, and now, users will be able to experience some of those features in their phone, as Sony has announced the Xperia 1 Mark II, which boasts specs like real-time Eye AF and 20 fps burst shooting with continuous autofocus.
The Nikon D780 is fresh on the scene, and it brings with it a bevy of improvements and new features over its predecessor that are sure to intrigue a lot of Nikon shooters looking for a reasonably priced full frame camera that can handle a range of scenarios competently. If you are considering purchasing one, this great video review will tell you what you can expect.
There is a multitude of advanced retouching tools and techniques out there for working on portraits, but believe it or not, many of the world's top retouchers prefer a much simpler technique: dodging and burning. This excellent video tutorial will show you how to use dodging and burning for retouching skin in Photoshop.
There is a lot of pressure to conform to certain styles, techniques, subject matter, and manners of shooting in photography, but at the end of the day, you answer to yourself and no one else. If you struggle with this, you should watch this thought-provoking video that discusses the importance of staying true to yourself as a photographer.
The Canon 1D X Mark III made quite the splash when it was announced, with numerous head-turning features sure to please many professionals. Perhaps one of the most impressive is the new 5.5K raw video capability (at 60 fps no less) using the full width of the sensor. This great video takes a look at using the new feature in a low-light scenario.
Photography is certainly not a cheap endeavor, and it can be difficult to know where to invest your money to maximize your chances of success. Gear is undoubtedly fun, but there is more to success than just that new camera, and this great video explores where you should consider investing your money beyond just equipment.
Landscape photography is a genre that takes the confluence of many factors to create a successful image, and a mistake in any of those factors can throw off the entire process. This excellent video discusses five common mistakes landscape photographers make and how you can fix them.
The Nikon D750 has been a highly regarded camera for quite some time, and its successor, the D780 builds on that legacy. With a highly practical and balanced feature set, it looks quite capable of satisfying the needs of a wide range of shooters. This excellent video review takes a comprehensive look at the new DSLR to help you decide if it is right for you.
As your career progresses and you accumulate more and more images, you will be more likely to start breaking off into multiple Lightroom catalogs. Eventually, however, you might need to recombine catalogs. This excellent video will show you how to combine multiple Lightroom catalogs while ensuring that everything stays the way it should.
Wide angle lenses are the bread and butter choice for numerous landscape photographers, but they also come with their own unique set of challenges. If you struggle with getting good images with your wide angle lens, this great video will walk you through the process of creating a couple photos using one.
It is no secret that the lives of influencers can be a bit, well, manufactured, but sometimes, we need a reminder of that. One influencer showed just how easily people can buy into all the hype by faking an entire trip to Bali by doing nothing more than going to her local IKEA.
Canon dropped quite a bombshell when it announced the EOS R5, a camera that shows the company is very serious about the mirrorless revolution. Though the company typically works on their own timeline a bit independent of the faster rates of other companies, it seems they are fast-tracking the R5 a bit, with an expected shipping date coming this summer.
Part of telling a coherent story through video is having a strong command of camera angles and how they can affect the information and emotion you convey to the viewer. This excellent video will show you 12 essential camera angles, what they are used for, and how to properly film them.