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.
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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.
If you find yourself doing the same tasks over and over in Photoshop and you haven't yet looked into actions and batch processing, you're missing out on a great way to automate large parts of your workflow and save lots of time. This great video will show you everything you need to know.
To be a good portrait photographer, you of course need to have solid lighting and shooting skills, but that's not all of it. Being a great portraitist take a strong ability to connect with your subjects, and this great video investigates why empathy is the key to doing that.
Being a professional photographer is about more than just excelling at creating imagery; in fact, that's often only a small part of what goes into being successful. This great video talks about exactly the kind of mindset you need to have to make it as a professional photographer.
Last week, I asked Fstoppers readers what their plans were for the inevitable moment when Canon and Nikon release professional-level full frame mirrorless cameras. I was genuinely surprised not only by how many readers responded, but where their opinions fell. Here are the results.
Almost every camera in existence (at least every one I've ever used) comes out of the box with the autofocus activation linked to the shutter button. While this is generally fine for a lot of situations, there's a better method out there, and this great video will show you why and how you should use it.
The Pelican 1510 is the ideal case for a ton of photographers and videographers, as it has Pelican toughness, loads of great features, and it's the maximum carry-on size, making it the perfect solution for those traveling to tough locations. Today only, you can get a great deal on the Pelican 1510.