Articles written by Alex Cooke
Samsung's newest flagship phone has some absolutely jaw-dropping camera specs, and while they certainly look highly impressive on paper, you might be wondering how the phone holds up in the real world. This great video reviews the 108-megapixel and 8K video capabilities of the new Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra smartphone.
As coronavirus continues to cause shutdowns across many industries around the globe, the camera world is feeling the effects too. Nikon is the latest to announce restrictions, as they have shut down their repair program for the time being and will not be accepting any gear.
There are loads of cameras with incredible capabilities out there that make getting images under even the most difficult conditions possible. However, could you spend just a few dollars on a camera and still take great images? This fun video shows what you can accomplish with a 30-year-old camera from a thrift store.
Fujifilm turned the medium format world on its head with its GFX series of cameras, which offers medium format capabilities in cameras that compete with full frame prices. Now, you can get an even better deal, as the Fujifilm GFX 50R is on sale for $1,000 off for the next week only.
One of the things I most love about landscape photography is the multitude of ways you can edit any image to produce a wide range of moods and creative effects. This excellent video details six editing techniques a landscape photographer uses to put a more personal touch on his images.
Rolling shutter is a common issue with many cameras that you have likely encountered at some point, but there is another technology that circumvents all those issues: the global shutter. This great video discusses what a global shutter is and why it is such a desirable thing.
Photographers generally think of Lightroom as the place to catalog their images and perform basic edits, while leaving Photoshop for the more advanced work. And while that is certainly a good general guideline, you might be surprised by just how much you can do in Lightroom. This great video will show you a range of more advanced editing techniques in Lightroom.
Sigma remade their image as a lens manufacturer by creating high quality, sharp DSLR lenses that undercut the prices of equivalent first party offerings. They have expanded into the mirrorless space with similar success, and now, the company has confirmed it will be focusing the majority of its attention on mirrorless developments in the future.
Recently, with rumors of the Canon 5DS and 5DS R being discontinued, there was talk around the industry of Canon possibly bringing a 150-megapixel monster to the market. More news has emerged that the high-resolution camera is being tested by a chosen few photographers, and while it is not 150 megapixels, it will certainly bring buckets of detail.
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.
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.