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Learn More About Using Off-Camera Flash With This Great Tutorial

[ad_1] Learn More About Using Off-Camera Flash With This Great Tutorial Having the ability to work with off-camera flash can make you a far more versatile photographer and enable many new creative avenues that simply are not possible with natural light. This great video follows a photographer as he moves from working with natural light through to multi-light setups with a wide variety of modifiers and techniques, and you are likely to learn a lot from it. Coming to you […]

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The Legendary 5D Mark I: Still a Great Choice for Photographers

[ad_1] The Legendary 5D Mark I: Still a Great Choice for Photographers Thirteen years ago, Canon brought out the 5D Mark I, the first full-frame camera that wasn’t weather-sealed and the size and weight of a small car. Photographer Pablo Strong explains why it’s still his first choice for street portraits, bravely comparing it to a 5D Mark IV. I was fortunate to own the first iteration of the 5D. Bizarrely, I was pretty much forced into buying one in Rome, […]

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ACDSee Photo Studio’s Color Wheels Are Great for Refining Color in Travel Photos

[ad_1] ACDSee Photo Studio’s Color Wheels Are Great for Refining Color in Travel Photos In my look at the new features of ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2021, I was excited to see the inclusion of color wheels and tone wheels. I first started using this style of editor in video production; it’s a big part of what gives stylized video like Mad Max its distinctive look. When editing photos, however, it’s a great, intuitive way of working with the luminosity and color ranges […]

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Go Behind The Scenes On “The Great Human Odyssey” – A Documentary On The Origin Of Our Species

[ad_1] Go Behind The Scenes On “The Great Human Odyssey” – A Documentary On The Origin Of Our Species A group of filmmakers from Edmonton, Alberta have been working on a three-part science and nature documentary called The Great Human Odyssey. I recently spoke with some of the crew to learn more about how a production team approaches a project that involves planning and shooting in some of the most remote environments in the world. Check out their behind the […]

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Review: The LensPen Original Is Still a Great Way to Clean your Lenses

[ad_1] Review: The LensPen Original Is Still a Great Way to Clean your Lenses The LensPen has been around a long time, and you’ve seen it under a variety of brand names that act as OEMs for the original product. I had never used one, but often read about it. I was sent the original model (the NLP-1) for testing.  The LensPen is designed for just that, cleaning a lens. The company also has some similar products targeted at other […]

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How to Take Great Travel Photos No Matter What the Light

[ad_1] How to Take Great Travel Photos No Matter What the Light There’s a lot out there about how to maximize the use of natural light, most of it revolving around working during golden hour or diffusing it somehow. However, that restricts you quite a bit, and golden hour light may not actually be the right quality for the what you’re trying to convey. This great video examines how to get better images no matter what the light. Coming to […]

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Seven Tips to Help You Make Great Cinematic Travel Videos

[ad_1] Seven Tips to Help You Make Great Cinematic Travel Videos Capturing travel adventures is important to most people, but even more so to us photographers and videographers. Here are seven tips to make sure you come back with the best footage possible. Matti Haapoja is a relatively new sensation to the YouTube videographer roster, but a sensation he is. I’ve swiftly become a real fan of his work and he has a great eye for creating pleasing footage. Haapoja is […]

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Photographer Recreates Historical Portraits Using Direct Descendants of the Subjects, Including Thomas Jefferson’s Sixth Great Grandson

[ad_1] Photographer Recreates Historical Portraits Using Direct Descendants of the Subjects, Including Thomas Jefferson’s Sixth Great Grandson One photographer has been shooting portraits with the aim of recreating well-known portraits of some of history’s most prominent figures, but with an interesting perspective: his subjects are the descendants of said historical figures. For one portrait in particular, he located Thomas Jefferson’s sixth great-grandson,. Drew Gardner is not only a photographer, but a history enthusiast who was commissioned by Smithsonian magazine for […]

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How Do You Get Published in Magazines? Great Inside Tips From a Renowned Publisher

[ad_1] How Do You Get Published in Magazines? Great Inside Tips From a Renowned Publisher If you’ve ever wondered what publishers are looking for from photographers, here are some really helpful nuggets of wisdom from the publisher of one of Australia’s most iconic magazines. Whenever I look at magazines, regardless of genre, I always ponder how the contributors got their articles or images published. Were they employees on some kind of retainer? Were they industry insiders who had connections that […]

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How to Find a Great Location for Photography No Matter Where You Are

[ad_1] How to Find a Great Location for Photography No Matter Where You Are One sign of a good photographer is their ability to make something out of nothing, and finding locations that work well for shooting fashion and portraits can be hard work — until you know how. Photographer Julia Trotti runs you through some great advice on how to find and create the perfect spot. Trotti offers some excellent tips in the graphic overlays that she includes as part […]

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