Articles written by Alex Cooke
You might remember recent issues involving the new line of i9 MacBook Pros in which the systems excessively throttled under heavy load, leading users to believe the MacBook design couldn’t handle the thermal demands of the powerful processor. Apple released a patch to address the behavior, and it appears to have alleviated the issue.
It seems like a foregone conclusion: if you're shooting sports, you shoot in burst mode to capture as many frames as possible. It turns out that while that works a lot of the time, it's actually not always the best idea. Here's why you should sometimes switch back to single shot mode.
Imagine getting a call out of the blue telling you that were being given $25,000 by an anonymous donor to do with whatever you pleased. One photographer's organization has made that call 220 times, giving out a total of $5.5 million dollars, and now, she's finally revealing herself.
Shooting natural light can be great, but the beauty of flash is the control you have over the power and shape of the light. Sometimes though, a combination of the two is best, and this excellent tutorial will show you exactly how to effectively mix them for a dramatic portrait.
We all have a fairly intuitive grasp of what focal length is in relation to taking photos: higher numbers mean more zoom. But what actually is the focal length of lens? This great video will show you what it is and what consequences it has on the lenses you choose and the photos you take.
A lot of us spend most of our photographic time in a 4:3 or 3:2 image format or something close to those, but of course, there's an entire different world awaiting you when you make those ratios a bit more extreme. This excellent video will give you some helpful tips for better panoramic images.
Whether you're a professional or amateur, it can be easy to get caught up in the ceaseless cycle of business, critique, planning shoots, etc. Sometimes, we need a reminder of what good a camera can do for our mental and emotional health, and this great video serves as that reminder.