Dynamic range has become one of the most important camera specs for a lot of photographers and videographers, but there's a lot more information and science behind it than you might have realized. This excellent, comprehensive video will teach you everything you need and ever wanted to know about dynamic range.
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Going on a photography trip can be a wonderful adventure and a chance to come home with lots of portfolio-worthy shots, but there's more to it than simply grabbing your camera and booking a plane ticket. This great video will give you seven helpful tips to maximize your returns from a photography trip.
Landscape photography is a quirky genre: you often have to get up ludicrously early, hike for miles with heavy equipment, and endure the wet and cold, and after all that, you don't even get to control the light, and you might not even come away with the shot. Why do it in the first place then?
It seems counterintuitive; after all, we're all here because we love photography for one reason or another. But one common habit that almost all of us fall prey to at one time or another can lead a vicious circle of unhappiness stemming from what should be a satisfying hobby or profession.
Becoming a successful photographer can be a daunting thing, both because of the ever-evolving market and because of the lack of a definite, singular way to go about it. This helpful video talks about some important steps you can take to increase your chances of success.
Many popular YouTube personalities are facing intense criticism for making a deal with an app that connects users to mental health counselors, particularly as it has come to light that the YouTubers receive commissions from the company. As the app has become embroiled in controversy, the YouTubers are being criticized for toying with sensitive mental health issues.
Landscape photography trips can be a big time and money commitment, but if you don't do the proper planning and analysis beforehand, you can end up coming home without the shots you wanted. This great video talks about four things to do before you head out the door to give yourself a greater chance of success.
Long exposure photographs are highly popular in the landscape photography world, particularly when there's water in a shot. And while it's a great effect, sometimes, you don't want the long exposure to affect the entire image, which is where this neat technique comes into play.
Not too long ago, Sony shooters didn't have that many lens options to choose from, but now, the lens market is quickly growing, particularly with Sigma bringing their Art Series to the E mount. This great video takes a quick look at four portrait lens options to help you get an idea of the looks you can expect from each of them.
Probably the most important factor in creating a convincing composite photograph is matching the lighting, but that's also something that has a lot of nuance and can be very difficult to do. This helpful video will show you a quick and powerful technique for better matching the lighting in composite photographs.