Articles written by Alex Cooke
A lot of us love to shoot at very wide apertures, but with that extremely narrow depth of field, you also have to be very careful to make sure you do not miss focus. This great video will give you some helpful tips for ensuring that you increase your keeper rate when you are shooting wide-aperture photos.
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.
The Canon EOS R5 has been generating lots of buzz for its crazy video features, but it also comes with Canon's latest 45-megapixel sensor paired with a highly impressive autofocus system, making it a great option for stills shooters as well. This great video compares the EOS R5's image quality to numerous other popular cameras to show what you can expect from it in practice.
The Canon EOS R5, R6, and Sony a7S III are new to the scene and have generated a lot of buzz, but there have also been concerns about overheating issues, particularly with the Canon cameras. This great video compares the EOS R5 to the a7S III when it comes to overheating and shows what you can expect in real-world usage.
The Fujifilm X-T4 is the latest in the company's beloved X Series, and it comes with lots of improvements and new features compared to its predecessor, sure to make lots of photographers and videographers happy. If you have been considering adding it to your kit, be sure to check out this great review so you know what you can expect.
It is a fairly commonly perpetuated myth that professional photographers only ever shoot in manual mode, but you might be surprised by just how often even top shooters use semi-automatic modes. This great video discusses the myth of always using manual mode and why it can work against you.
Canon's RF mirrorless lenses have been highly lauded for their impressive image quality and for pushing the limits of design. The RF 85mm f/1.2L USM is the company's mirrorless version of one of its most famous most famous lenses, the EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM, and it steps up another level from the EF version. This great video review takes a look at the lens and how it performs in practice.
In the last few days, concerns have arisen about overheating issues in the Canon EOS R5 and R6 cameras. While we have yet to see much real-world usage of the cameras to evaluate how deep these issues might run, Canon might already have an interesting solution up their sleeve.
We spend a lot of time discussing camera gear and the like, but given the amount of time we spend at our computers for our work, it is also worth talking about ways to make our lives easier in our office, whether that is at home or in a dedicated studio. Here are six things that make my office life easier and more enjoyable.
The history of photography is long and quite storied and something that almost any photographer would enjoy learning about. This great video will give you a look at the history of photography from its beginnings all the way to the modern digital age and is a great watch for your Sunday afternoon.