It can be very easy to get sucked into thinking that you always need the latest and best gear out there to produce professional shots, but you might be surprised by just how much you can accomplish with entry-level gear. This excellent video will show you the sort of food photography you can do even with basic equipment.
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When you hear about selective color, you probably think of aesthetically questionable decisions involving a partially black and white image, but that is not what we are talking about in this case. The selective color adjustment layer is one of the most powerful to ways to make highly precise adjustments to color in Photoshop, and this excellent video tutorial will show you what you can accomplish with it.
There tends to be a belief that professional photographers should only ever shoot in manual mode, as if surrendering any exposure decisions to the camera indicates a weakness in abilities. However, that simply is not the case. This great video discusses the myth of professionals always using manual mode.
Creating a successful image takes the confluence of good technique, creativity, and a wide range of other factors, all of which one needs to achieve the best possible result. This fantastic video shares a ton of great advice on topics ranging from composition all the way through to post-processing.
Not all of us were born with our preferred eye color, and given that we can't change genetics, you will sometimes have clients who want to change their eye color. It is a pretty straightforward process, and this excellent video tutorial will show you how you can do it without even having to leave Lightroom.
Given how intricate and tricky product photography can be, you might think that you need complex multi-light setups to produce a professional shot. And while those certainly have their uses, you might be surprised by how much you can accomplish with just one light. This great video tutorial will show you how to light and edit a professional cutlery shot with a single light.
It is rare that a photographer will shoot studio portraits using a bare flash, but that does not mean you can't do it. In fact, you might be surprised by how you can accomplish with a bare flash, and the skills you will learn in practicing this will come in handy in a wide variety of situations outside the studio.
Drones are usually reserved for outdoor work only, but with a smaller device, the right environment, and some careful piloting (or just handholding), you can create some really unique photos and works. This great video will show you eight different ideas for working with a drone indoors.
When it comes to the kind of camera a wildlife photographer might choose, Canon's EOS RP is probably pretty far down the list. Nonetheless, with a sub-$1,000 price and the ability to take both Canon's new RF lenses and the existing library of EF lenses, it could be a great option for a lot of photographers on a budget. This excellent video will show you what you can expect when shooting with the EOS RP in the wilderness.
The Fstoppers community is brimming with creative vision and talent. Every day, we comb through your work, looking for images to feature as the Photo of the Day or simply to admire your creativity and technical prowess. In 2020, we're featuring a new photographer every month, whose portfolio represents both stellar photographic achievement and a high level of involvement within the Fstoppers community.
You might think that the best landscape images are made with dramatic, hard light that casts arcing shadows across the land. And while that can certainly make for great images, you might be surprised to learn why flat, "boring" light can actually be a landscape photographer's best friend.
Landscape photography takes the confluence of technique, creativity, planning, and often, a bit of luck to create a successful final image, and as such, it helps to be as knowledgeable and prepared as possible before you ever take a shot. This great video will give you seven helpful tips to improve your landscape photography.
Most have suspected that given its naming scheme, the EOS R5 is essentially the mirrorless equivalent of a 5D series DSLR, leaving room for an R1 to reach even higher than the already impressive R5. Canon confirmed this in a recent interview that shows a bit more of their philosophy regarding the upcoming camera.