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Yongnuo Unveils 50mm f/1.4 II Lens, Replacing Its Canon Clone

Now that Yongnuo is more established as a third-party lens maker, the company is slowly distancing itself from the lens designs it copied from Canon …

Cameras

How to Safely and Legally Fly With Camera Batteries

If there's one thing photographers and videographers can never have enough of, it's batteries. However, traveling with them can be an issue, as …

How to Check & Correct Your Autofocus: Tips for Fine-Tuning AF to Get Sharper Images

It’s time to sharpen up your pix. Modern DSLRs generally rely on what’s called phase difference autofocusing: basically, a rangefinder scheme updated …

Cameras

How I Built a Star Tracker for DSLRs

My name is Gerald Gattringer, and I’m a photographer based in Austria. I recently built myself a custom star tracker for DSLRs, and it works pretty …

These Are the 25 Most Breathtaking Hikes in US National Parks

From hikes across ancient glaciers to lush rainforest treks, these are the 25 most beautiful U.S. national park hikes.<p>Sure, with 60 National Parks …

The 7 Best Cameras and Lenses for Hiking and Backpacking

lthough no camera can perfectly recreate the beauty of the backcountry, some do a much job than others. Once upon a time, using professional-caliber …

25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

We are far from hardcore hikers. In fact, my friends used to call me “indoorsy” before I started training for our Inca Trail hike years ago. We do, …

Hiking

Here’s how to use Portrait mode on the original Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, etc

To use Portrait mode on the first generation Pixel smartphones, users will have to sideload Camera NX v7.3, which is a Google Camera Mod.<p>By: | New …

Mobile Photography

14 Of The Sexiest Celebrity Photoshoots Ever

From Naomi Campbell to Ashley Graham, these cover stars created a stir on the newsstands<p>From Naomi Campbell to Ashley Graham, these cover stars created a stir on the newsstands

How to use focus stacking to get impossibly sharp photos

Adjusting aperture alone can only do so much to get sharp images with a wide depth of field — sometimes, getting both point A and point B tack sharp …

Landscape Photography

These 7 features show why you should use Google Photos to store and manage all your photos and videos

Google Photos is Google's photo management service that works both as a gallery app on smartphones, tablets, and the web, as well as a good piece of software that uses the company's artificial intelligence to make cool stuff with your photos and videos.<p>The app's interface is divided into four tabs: …

Google Photos

How to remove action camera fisheye distortion in under 20 seconds

Action cameras have become part of many a filmmaker and photographer arsenal. Even if they’re not our primary camera, they’re great for grabbing …

How to Sync Lightroom Classic Catalogs with Multiple Devices

Adobe’s new Lightroom CC software is designed to sync your photo catalogs across multiple devices, but did you know that Lightroom Classic can be …

Tutorials

Cheap 'n easy Day to Night Timelapse tutorial (holy grail timelapse tutorial)

Day to night timelapse or holy grail timelapse tutorial. It doesn't have to be hard, let us show you how to do a holy grail timelapse the easy way. …

Time-lapse Photography

What is TTL and is it any good on the Godox AD600?

In this article, I aim to explain what TTL is, what is does and how it can be implemented into a photographic workflow. I also go on to share my test …

Affinity Photo for iPad Review

Affinity Photo for iPad<br>$20 | Affinity.serif.com | Buy Now<p>We’ve come to expect less from iOS software on the iPad compared to desktop applications …

Tutorials

A Guide to Cleaning Your Tripod

Jay Shooting with Induro Tripod, Banff National Park, Canada<p>It’s important to clean your tripod now and then. We try to clean ours about twice a year …

The stunning photographs of Irving Penn are some of the 20th century’s best

The master photographer has a new retrospective at the Met<p>When you spend 60 years making pictures every day, you get pretty damn good at it. Take …

NASA Just Shot the Closest-Ever Photos of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Jupiter’s “Great Red Spot” (or G.R.S.) is a giant storm on the gas planet that has possibly existed for at least 350 years. NASA’s Juno spacecraft …

Noise-Free Astrophotography with Starry Landscape Stacker

A review and walkthrough of Ian Norman´s new favorite piece of software, Starry Landscape Stacker, for processing astrophotography! He walks through …

Astrophotography

Telescopes for Beginners - How do you choose the right Telescope? A 6 Step Guide

Choosing a telescope: A Beginner’s Guide in 6 Easy Steps<p>by: OZScopes - The Australian Telescope Experts<p>For most beginner astronomers finding the …

What is Exposure Compensation and How to Use It

In this article, we will go over what exposure compensation is on a digital camera and how you can take advantage of it to make adjustments to your …

Use GoPro parts to build the perfect monitor DSLR mount

Getting a monitor on a DSLR* can be tricky. Base plates, cages, and magic arms all come to mind. If you want something a little more compact, …

Learn how to get the perfect exposure every time

A camera’s built in meter often does a great job of making a “correct” exposure, but it’s not always what the photographer wants to capture. Despite …

Nikon D-series

#HerWhite: Black and White Beauty Photography by Dmitry Bocharov

<b>Dmitry Bocharov</b> is a talented photographer and filmmaker from Khabarovsk, Russia who currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Dmitry …

How to Record Your Own Macros in Affinity Photo? - Dam

Do you want to automate some of the things you do over and over again in Affinity Photo? Or do you want to be able to apply a specific look with a …

How to make a motorised camera slider with an Arduino and a stepper motor for $75

Despite the proliferation of sliders, motorised ones are still quite expensive. Without motors, they’ve dropped to ridiculously low prices. But it’s …

Compose Like The Pros

Taking cues from the great classic painters, photographers have learned that composition is more than just where you place your subject. Lighting, …

Five Easy Photo Improving Tricks Anyone Can Do

Taking great photos doesn’t necessarily require tons of training and nice equipment. You can improve all of your photos with just a few tweaks to the …

Framing

Painted Hills, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon

Location<br>The Painted Hills are part of the John Day Fossil Beds in central Oregon. Located 75 miles east of Bend and nine miles northwest of Mitchell, …