When it comes to creating a successful landscape image, few things are more fundamental than composition and light. However, they are not separate, discrete ideas that have no bearing on each; rather, they are deeply intertwined and influence each other. This great video explores how light and composition interact and how you can use them to create more engaging images.
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Whenever you travel with your camera gear, there are certain considerations you should make to ensure that you are able to work while you're gone and that all your gear is protected. This excellent video will give you 10 helpful tips to ensure that your next trip is successful as possible.
There are numerous ways to edit the colors and tones of your images in Photoshop, each with its own benefits and drawbacks. This great video will show you a lesser-known technique that can help you achieve vivid, saturated images that still look natural by using a combination of selective color adjustment layers in Photoshop.
If you are new to artificial lighting, you might wonder why some photographers employ complex multi-light setups for some portrait work. This great video shows you the difference between what you can accomplish with a single light setup versus using multiple lights, which will illuminate why more complex setups are often preferred.
If you shoot landscapes or anything involving scenes with a lot of depth, figuring out how to keep everything in focus can be a bit of a tricky problem. There are a few ways to go about this, but one of the most efficient ways to go about this is by using the hyperfocal distance. This great video will introduce you to hyperfocal distance and how to use it.
Doom is considered to be one of the most breakthrough and important computer games of all time, and its legacy has endured well into the 21st century. Just for fun, someone decided to see if it could run on a digital camera from 1998, and it turns out, not only can it run on it, you can actually play it!
Every photographer would love to shoot at the lowest ISO their camera allows all the time to maintain the highest possible levels of detail and dynamic range. But sometimes, that just isn't possible; in fact, sometimes, you have to pump up the ISO quite high to get the shot. Do not be afraid to do that.
As photographers, we have all dealt with our share of problem clients and situations; it is something that just comes with the territory. This hilarious video imagines what a group therapy session would be like for photographers needing to vent about those clients and situations that drive us crazy.
When you are new to landscape photography, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to learn how to combine all the technical elements with your creative instincts to produce successful images. This helpful video will go over some of the most useful advice new landscape photographers can hear.
Supertelephoto lenses can be stratospheric in cost at the top levels, and unless you work in a genre that absolutely demands the best in image quality and performance, you are likely to look at alternative options, like 100-400mm and 150-600mm zoom lenses. This great video review takes a look at just such a lens, the Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2.
We all have our favorite photography subjects, ways of shooting, preferred post-processing styles, and more. But if we want to grow as photographers, it is important that we not spend all our time just doing what we like without ever pushing outside of our comfort zones. This great video follows one photographer as he discusses how experimentation has helped him.
When you are new to artificial lighting, you might not have the equipment to tackle complex multi-light setups, but that does not mean you will not be able to produce professional results. This great video will teach you how to create professional portraits using just a single light.
Tamron's 28-75mm f/2.8 lens has been a runaway hit for the company among Sony users, with its combination of a useful focal length, f/2.8 aperture, light weight, image quality, and affordable price making it highly popular. The 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD is the accompanying wide angle zoom, and this great video review takes a look at the lens to help you decide if it is right for you.
While Canon's RF glass has generally received quite high praise, the cameras in the R system have seen more mixed reviews given their feature sets. Nonetheless, after spending quite some time with the EOS R, one photographer has decided it is worth owning. This great video takes a comprehensive look at his reasons why he purchased the camera.