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Video: See How the Canon 1200mm ‘Mother of All Telephoto Lenses’ Performs in the Wild

Want to see that ultra-rare Canon 1200mm f/5.6 L USM lens we told you about a couple of weeks ago in action? Well, you’re in luck, because the folks …

7 Simple Tips, Tricks and Ideas for Taking More Creative Smartphone Photos

COOPH, The Cooperative of Photography, is back in the photo tip game again, this time showing us 7 smartphone photography tips you’ll want to be …

Check Out the Latest Rumored Specs for the Upcoming Canon 7D Mark II

It’s safe at this point to say that a Canon 7D replacement is definitely on the way, and will almost certainly make its debut at Photokina. But …

Canon Patent Details Faster Focusing Method for Burst Shooting with DSLRs

As more and more camera manufacturers are taking the mirrorless route to their product lineup, there are still plenty of companies dedicated to …

The Long-Awaited Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II May Show Its Face at Photokina

The Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens first debuted in 1998… 1998! In November that’ll be sixteen years on the market without a replacement, and …

The Inside Story of How Olympic Photographers Get Such Stunning Images

Every single moment of the Sochi Olympics is documented in minute detail. Here's how the AP and Getty Images, two of the biggest photo agencies on …

International Olympic Committee

The 100 Most Influential Cameras in History

Another great infographic poster from the team at Pop Chart Lab! A Visual Compendium of Cameras lines up the 100 most influential cameras in history …

Long-Time Nikon Photographer Scott Kelby Explains Why He Switched to Canon

About six months ago, well-known photographer Scott Kelby switched from Nikon — which he had shot for many years — to Canon. The switch has caused a …

This is Why Camera Ergonomics Are Important

Let’s have a virtual hands up. Who has bought a camera over the internet based on its reviews without ever physically trying it? I bet there are a …

Best of dPS 2013

33 Gorgeous and Informative Photography Links

Another wonderful week has passed in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching for links to tutorials, special …

20+ Cheatsheets & Infographics For Photographers

We love cheatsheets as one can refer to them and make quick amendments to better our skills. Since many loved our last compilation of cheatsheet for …

Infographics

The Eight Different Types of Photographers You’ll Find in the Wild

One of the joys of photography is the interesting cast of characters you meet along the way. I’m not talking about the subject’s you’re shooting …

Canon EOS 70D vs 7D - Head-to-Head

Canon May Drop Nuke in Megapixel War with a 75+ Megapixel Pro DSLR

The megapixel war appears to be alive and well. The rumor mill has been churning the past weekend after a report emerged that Canon is in the process …

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 …

6 Accessories to help you Improve your Landscape Photography

At the most basic level, all that you need to take landscape photographs is a camera and a location. One of the reasons that landscape photography is …

Canon Celebrates Manufacture of 90 Millionth EF Lens

Canon is partying big today, the reason being that the company just manufactured their 90 millionth EF lens. Yes, you read that right. Ninety …

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

How to Do DIY Dust Cleaning Surgery on 6 Popular Canon and Nikon Lenses

Here’s a question I get asked about 15 times a week: “How can I get the dust out of my lens?” The right answer is <i>you don’t</i>. All lenses have dust in …

A Comparison of Burst Mode Speeds and Shutter Sounds of Canon DSLRs

Canon’s DSLRs come with a variety of continuous shooting speeds, ranging from 2.5 frames per second on the 300D (AKA Digital Rebel/Kiss Digital) to a …

Unbelievable Composite Image of a Solar Corona During a Total Solar Eclipse

This incredible image, which shows a breathtakingly beautiful solar corona surrounding the moon during a total solar eclipse, is actually not one …

RAW vs. JPEG: Digital Camera Image Formats

There is much confusion among new photographers as to which format—JPEG or RAW—is best to use. The problem is there’s no one correct answer to the …

Depth of Field Explained

Over my nearly twenty years of teaching university photography classes, I’ve come to discover that one area that students often have the hardest time …

Informative Tutorial on the Types of Light Meters and How to Properly Use Them

Mark Vargo is a big time cinematographer who has worked on too many well-known movies to list. He’s credited as a second unit director of photography …

A Complete Guide to Star Trailing

Ever see those pictures where the stars streak across the sky in a big arc? Or maybe the whole sky looked like it was spinning? What you saw was star …