As laptops become more and more powerful, many photographers and videographers are turning to them as their primary work machines. Intel's first ever Core i9 laptop processor was just unveiled, and with the company positioning it toward content creators, it too should help push the envelope all the more.
Articles written by Alex Cooke
Depending on the capabilities of your camera, where you're shooting, and how you want the final image to look, you sometimes should consider underexposing a portrait slightly. This great video examines the benefits of underexposing a portrait and when you should think about trying it.
Some blend modes in Photoshop are crucial to most any genre and are probably used daily by the majority of photographers, while others are much more specialized and rarely used. This great video examines one of the lesser used modes and shows how it can be employed to create powerful color grades.
We often tend to think of the best light for landscape photography as being during the golden hours, but depending on what you're trying to emphasize, different types of light and times of day can be better for your final image. This great video talks about the various types of light and how to orient yourself to take the best possible image.
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 2017, 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.
Portable hard drives are no longer just boxes that let you carry large amounts of data on the go. They now aim to be hubs around which your mobile life is centered, offering card ingestion and backup, device charging, wireless access, streaming, and more. Western Digital recently upgraded their My Passport Wireless line with an SSD version. Check out our review!
Most of us know about the exposure triangle, which dictates how shutter speed, aperture, and ISO balance each other to create the total exposure. But rarely if ever do we dive deep into what exposure really is at the fundamental level. This great video will give you a fun, scientific breakdown of exposure and metering.
The thing about landscape photography is you can have the perfect scenery, everything framed beautifully, and your settings spot on, but if Mother Nature decides to give you the wrong light, the shot won't be there. This great video talks about what good light is and how to recognize it.
Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such locations. This helpful tutorial will show you how to remove people from complicated images automatically using Photoshop.
If you're used to shooting on a Canon or Nikon DSLR and haven't tried out a late-model mirrorless camera, you might be wondering what it's like to shoot with an electronic viewfinder (EVF). This great video shows you the experience of shooting with a Sony a7 III's viewfinder.