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15 Tips For Getting Razor Sharp Photos

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national magazines,</i> …

Landscape Photography

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Breathtaking Photographs Inspired by the Nightmares of Children

For his 1960s project on children’s dreams, legendary photographer Arthur Tress visualizes the subconscious fears of the innocent mind. While working …

How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)

<b>How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)</b><br>Heat and humidity are the biggest enemy of any precision instruments, and even your lastest and …

From Bowery to SoHo

United States

Albertan mountain and prairie landscapes

A Timelapse of Paris That Will Blow Your Mind

Once in a very great while, we photographers come across a work that is truly magnificent, one that both inspires and leaves us a little bit amazed. …

Smart Collection Tip on Automatically Sorting Your Photos

Posted By on Thursday, August 28, 2014 in Lightroom Videos | 26 comments<p>Yesterday, I wrote a post about 3 features that I’d love to see in Lightroom …

Destiny: behind the scenes of the world's most expensive video game

When Destiny launches next week, 10 million players will be let loose in an intricate, beautiful, interplanetary gaming playground<p>On the wall are multiple LCD displays showing graphs, maps and streams of data; this small windowless box, hidden away in a cavernous converted multiplex in Washington, …

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

10 Steps for Capturing and Creating Quality Videos

It’s not unusual for still photographers to dabble in videography at some point in their career. With almost every high-end camera on the market …

How to Take Full Advantage of Lightroom’s Develop Module, a Thorough Walkthrough

Behind every great photograph is a well-crafted creative workflow, and if you haven’t honed yours yet, then this seminar by photographer Robert …

Learn to Be Lucky: On the Merits of Instinct and Serendipity in Photography

The video above, featuring renowned Dancers Among Us photographer Jordan Matter, is only a minute and a half long, but he shares a very interesting …

Tutorial: How to Pick the Best Focal Length When Capturing Landscapes

Put together by photographer Steve Perry, the video tutorial above shares a collection of useful tips, advice and examples that help explain how to …

Film Studies 101: The 30 Camera Shots Every Film Fan Needs To Know

The cinematographer's art often seems as much black magic as technique, taking a few actors milling around a set and turning it into something …

Framing

Tracking gestures and screen replacement in After Effects by Rich Young

trackFinger AE is new iOS app (on the App Store) that allows you to record the movements of up to 10 fingers on an iPad, and then send tracking data …

A Beginner's Guide to Drone Filmmaking

Bryce Renninger flies through 5 steps to get up in the air with drone photography.<p>Indiewire | Read the Full Article

10 Basic Things Indie Filmmakers Need to Know about Digital Cinematography Before Shooting

<i>First published on his filmmaker-centric site NoFilmSchool.com in 2010 and updated consistently since then, Ryan Koo’s digital cinematography guide</i> …

Cinematography

10 Films That Can Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Film-making

Filmmaking isn’t about just pointing a camera at talented actors. It’s a collaborative medium employing the use of sound, music, lighting, …

Adobe VideoBite, a bite-sized video editor for iPhone, now allows titles, photos & music

Adobe VideoBite, an iOS app designed to make video editing as quick and easy as possible, has been updated to allow titles, photos and music to be added, turning it into a fully-fledged editor while retaining its simple user-interface.<p>Heartwarming Apple ads aside, I’ve always been rather skeptical …

When and How to Use a Monopod Instead of a Tripod

In George Orwell’s seminal book Animal Farm, the animals in question stated that four legs were better than two. In this article we are going to look …

Videography

Fstoppers Reviews the RODE VideoMic GO In-Line Power Microphone

RODE downsized their popular Videomic with the new Videomic GO, half the size and can run without a dedicated battery through the use of in-line …

Genus launch new $395 Mini Jib with DSLR Devices creator James Smith

Shares 71<p><b>By site editor Dan Chung:</b><p>About three years ago James Smith came up with a truly innovative idea for a portable travel jib designed for …

Best Use Of Drones: Cinematography

So, we've seen drones deliver Amazon goodies, beer and, yes, missiles. But this is by far the most compelling every-day use of drones I have yet to …

DSLR Camera rig mounting options

Everyone has their own opinion on how things should be mounted on a rig, but there are a few basic bits and pieces you’ll need in order to get …

The Right Way to Attach Your Camera Strap and Avoid Disaster

The best cameras have huge sensors, and cameras with huge sensors are larger and heavier than most. They also cost upwards of a thousand dollars. In …

Fstoppers Reviews the Edelkrone Slider Plus, the Ultimate Travel Slider

If you shoot video, you know that sliders make all the difference. I personally love the cinematic production value you can get out of a slider; the …

How to Take a Self Portrait

Although you might think that a photographer would love taking a self portrait, it’s actually one of the most difficult pictures to take. With self …

Shutter Speed

Aerial Photography with Drones - Lessons from Eric Cheng

Photo by Julian Cohen<p>Today, aerial photography and videography are becoming more accessible to enthusiasts and hard core hobbyists through the use of …

7 Simple Ways a Blog Can Get You More Photography Clients

By Ramsay Taplin Are you a photographer who dreams of taking your photography business to the next level? Well, one of the things that creative …