Articles written by Alex Cooke
Knowing how to objectively evaluate your own work is crucial to growing as a photographer and continuing to offer the best possible images to your clients. This fantastic video will give you a five-step process to evaluating the quality of your photos and understanding where you need to improve.
Tamron's 28-75mm f/2.8 lens for Sony E mount has been a huge hit for the company. They eventually filled out the lineup with the 17-28mm f/2.8 and the 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD lenses, creating a fantastic alternative for photographers looking for a cheaper f/2.8 zoom trio. This excellent review takes a look at the 70-180mm f/2.8 and if it can stand up to the heavy demands often placed on such lenses.
Camera equipment is quite expensive, and investing in a new body or lens is no small decision. If that is something you are currently considering, this fantastic video will give you a lot of perspective on both the purchasing process and what we really need as photographers.
Most of the time, we think of Lightroom as a place for cataloging and global edits, but it also has some great local adjustment capabilities that can really put the finishing touches on an image. This excellent video will show you how to take advantage of those local adjustment features to improve your landscape images.
When you think of lenses for landscape photography, you likely think of wide focal lengths made for capturing a large amount of a scene in the frame. And while those are certainly useful, a good telephoto zoom can be just as useful. This fantastic video will show you seven different ways a 70-200mm lens can improve your landscape photography.
Back in the days of film, the 6x6 format was highly popular among a lot of photographers. Even today, a lot of photographers would still love to have a square format digital sensor. This great video discusses a wealth of 6x6 film cameras, what they are like to shoot with, and the sort of images you can take with them.
Photographers and videographers are lucky to have a wide range of general-purpose full frame mirrorless cameras that can competently handle a lot of genres and scenarios. If you are wondering which model is right for you, this fantastic video compares the Sony a7 III, the Canon EOS R, and the Nikon Z 6.
There is no doubt that a lot of photographers have strong opinions about Lightroom, but it remains the standard application for cataloging photos and performing basic global edits for a lot of creatives. This great video discusses three things one photographer loves about the program and three things he hates.
Most professional photographers use full frame, medium format, or APS-C cameras, though micro four thirds has been chugging along for a little over a decade now and maintains a loyal contingent of users who value its especially compact size. Are the tradeoffs in sensor size worth the portability and other features? This great video discusses one photographer's experience with the system after two years.
Few cameras are more legendary than the Nikon F, having been in the hands of countless professionals over many decades, while still remaining a popular collector's item and film camera today. This awesome video takes a look at just what made the camera so popular and what it is like to shoot with.
Foggy forest photos are a beautiful and ethereal interplay between the sharp, defined, and intricate lines and geometry of trees and the nebulous fog. With the challenging conditions, they can be a bit tricky to shoot, however, but this great video will give you a wide range of helpful tips to get fantastic shots.