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Please, Don't Use Black Bars on Videos Anymore

Have you used black bars or a so called "envelope" when editing your videos to make them look "more cinematic?" Just stop doing that. This tutorial …

Tutorials

Create a Movie Trailer Voice in Adobe Audition

This video shows how to record your voice directly in Adobe Audition and then tweak it to sound like the guy you've heard with that famous movie …

Tutorials

Take Better Photos at Night With These Simple Astrophotography Tips

Sometimes the most difficult part of taking beautiful photos of the night sky is simply knowing where to begin.<p>That's where this tutorial comes …

Take Better Photos of the Stars With These Quick Tips

If you ask me, the night sky is one of the most beautiful subjects you can photograph.<p>The problem is conveying that beauty in the photos you take - …

$19 device adds motion activation to anything that plugs into the wall

Want to turn on a lamp anytime you walk into a room? Don’t want to spend a lot of money or deal with fickle smart home hubs to make it happen. …

The Essential Rules For Solo Travel

Solo travel can be a liberating – even life-changing – experience, but as I’ve learned (often the hard way) through my years as a globetrotting travel writer, there’s definitely an art to it.<p>This month, Lonely Planet published my guide: <i>The Solo Travel Handbook.</i> I’ve loaded the book up with all the …

How to take your night shoots to the next level

If you're not comfortable with your camera, night photography or film at night can be intimidating for a lot of people. Peter McKinnon and Matti …

What it’s really like to spend weeks in a coma

Life has a way of coming at us in both beautiful and unforgiving ways . . . sometimes on the same day.<p>On Oct. 8, 2011, I was riding home from a work …

Free PDF Visualization Guide: How to Monetize Your Photography

Download your free and exclusive PDF guide: “How to Monetize Your Photography” by ANNETTE KIM.<p>This guide will teach you:<p>“Why monetize?”<br>• The old school …

This amazing wilderness timelapse of Canada took 6 weeks to shoot and 9 months to edit

Every once in a while, a timelapse comes along that just takes your breath away. You could take almost any frame from such films and it stands up on …

Time-lapse Photography

Four Tips For Better Handheld Video

How many of you watch your favorite films and notice an excessive amount of camera shake? Now I’m not talking about the ridiculousness of “found …

DJI Ronin-S Motorized DSLR Gimbal

Upgrade your videography with the DJI Ronin-S Motorized DSLR Gimbal. This handheld gives you the stabilization and versatility you need for …

10 tips to help you make fantastic travel videos

Traveling with your camera, I can’t think of a better way to spend time. If you’d like to turn your travels into captivating videos, Christian …

Why You Need a Good Tripod

The value of a good tripod for any photographer cannot be understated.Yet, for some reason, a good tripod isn't high on some photographers' list of …

Landscape Photography

How to Arrange a Photographic Composition With the Rule of Thirds

Any photographer worth his salt knows about the rule of thirds. Using it to one’s advantage to ensure that you get the best possible composition in …

Behind the Lens: The Perfect Time-Lapse in Monument Valley

Here are key tips and tricks from Dan Westergren, National Geographic photographer, on how to capture a mesmerizing time-lapse.<p>Monument Valley, a Navajo Tribal park located along the Arizona/Utah border, is a truly iconic American scene. Decades of movie goers, if they close their eyes and think, …

How to Convert a Photo to Black & White Using Photoshop Calculations

The best thing about Photoshop is that there are innumerable ways of getting the exact same result. For example,if you want to convert an image into …

Tutorials

BEST Overhead Camera Rig For UNDER $35!

In this video we are learning how to make an overhead camera rig for under $35. Overhead shots look super awesome and can be used for unboxings, …

Breathe, A Stunning Black and White 8K Timelapse of a Thunderstorm Rolling Across the Plains

Stormchasing filmmaker Mike Olbinski has once again captured a timelapse of gorgeous thunderstorm across the plains in black and white 8K footage …

Time-lapse Photography

Why Timelapse When You Can Hyperlapse?

Here's how to shoot and edit a (handheld) hyperlapse. What is Hyperlapse?I recently went out to experiment with hyperlapse photography. If you are …

Time-lapse Photography

A 30-Minute Walk-Run Treadmill Workout That Anybody Can Do, Especially Beginners

If getting better at running is one of your goals but you're still new to the game, incorporating more walk-run workouts into your routine will help you build up the endurance and strength needed to run a whole mile without stopping. Luckily, Michael Olzinski, Purplepatch endurance coach and …

Amazing black & white storm time lapse in 8K

Storm-chasing photographer Mike Olbinski is back with a new time lapse video and this one is in black & white and was shot in 8K resolution. (BTW, 8K …

Time-lapse Photography

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination | Inc.com

Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the fact they procrastinate -- especially when they put off things they actually enjoy doing or, more …

Procrastination

10 reasons you should wake up earlier and how to do it

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” - Ben Franklin<p>“Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as …

Mark Twain

Mobile Operator Mint Offers Cheapest Nationwide Wireless Service, From $15/Month: Report

If one of your New Year resolutions is to find the best mobile plan money can buy and save hundreds of dollars on your wireless bill, then you’re in luck. We’ve done the work for you!<p>Our research found that Mint, a low-cost mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), offers the best value cellular …

T-Mobile

Watch: Find the Right Balance Between Your Dialogue and Musical Score

Learn how to become the perfect audio matchmaker in Adobe Premiere.Picture this: You're sitting in an edit suite after successfully completing …

Adobe Premiere

Five Ways to Make Colors Pop in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, Tutvid will look at five amazing ways to quickly and effectively enhance the colors in your photography.<p><i>We will bump LAB</i> …

Photoshop Tutorials

‘Dunkirk’ Cut Into An 8-Minute Silent Film Retains Its Gripping Intensity

Christopher Nolan‘s <i>Dunkirk</i> showed his mastery of visual storytelling while also proving that he didn’t need a weird twist at the end to put a bow on his movie. <i>Dunkirk</i> is, for the most part, a methodical and accurate representation of the French and English evacuation of France during the early days …

Construction

Top 25 Landscape Photographers of 2017

One of my goals here at CaptureLandscapes is to keep you inspired to go out creating compelling images. Part of that journey involves highlighting …