Ágúst Eiríksson

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Photo Basics: Use Your Camera’s Histogram to Get Perfectly Exposed Photos Every Time (VIDEO)

Arriving at a proper exposure can often be a challenge, especially when shooting under difficult lighting conditions outdoors. In this helpful video, …

Tutorials

10 Common Mistakes in Long Exposure photography

Mistake #1 – Vibration reduction system is set to ON<p>There are some lovely technologies that can help get much sharper images minimizing the blur …

Posting To Instagram From Your Computer! Your Current Options

<i>Instagram is THE social network photographers should be utilizing</i><p>Instagram – if you are not using it often to share your photography with the world …

The Five Basic Portrait Lighting Setups Every Photographer Should Know

<i>Learning these basic portrait lighting techniques is the first step to making stunning images of your subjects</i><p>Want to be an outstanding portrait …

Lens Review: Samyang XP 50mm f/1.2 Lens

Last month, Samyang announced the XP 50mm f/1.2, adding to its lens lineup of premium glass for the high-megapixel cameras of today. There haven’t …

Canon EOS

Tips on how to shoot close-up flowers

<b>Jacky Parker shares her top tips on how to get stunning images of close-up flowers</b><p>Despite being married to a photographer for over 30 years, I only …

Landscape Photography

How to set up Google Pay

Google Pay is the new app that combines Android Pay and Google Wallet into one streamlined app for all your cards — that includes credit, debit, …

Sigma Announces New 14-24mm f/2.8 Art Wide-Angle Zoom Lens

Sigma's Art-series lenses represent its top-of-the-line image technologies for the highest-end lenses at competitive prices. Now, the company fills …

Cameras

PowerGXND is the World’s First Variable Graduated Neutral Density Filter

<i>You have likely at least seen, if not used, a Variable ND filter before. But this is the world’s first Variable Graduated ND filter.</i><p>Neutral density …

Landscape Photography

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 …

Pro Tips for Taking Better Portraits

You might be surprised how easy it is to take more professional-looking portraits.Armed with the right gear, camera settings, and composition tricks, …

Why You Should Use High ISO for Night Photography

Rating:<p>4.00 based on 4 Ratings<p>January 26, 2018 By Grey Chow<p>Why You Should Use High ISO for Night Photography www.sleeklens.com<p>When talking about ISO, …

How to Perfect the Art of the Monochrome Landscape

Modern cameras allow us to capture incredible, colourful landscape images. A quick look through sites like 500px will show amazing examples of the …

Landscape Photography

Sleep deprivation video reveals its shocking effects

A viral video has revealed the shocking detrimental effects that sleep deprivation can have, both on your mental and physical state.<p>In today’s day …

Why does a drop of water make whisky taste better?

A splash of humble H2O is all it takes to unlock the chemical nuances of this smokey spirit.<p>Whisky is predominantly water and ethanol. One end of the …

10 Social Media Tools You Need in 2018

Brands are turning to social media platforms to reach target audiences through paid and organic means. Here is a list of 10 tools that social media marketers should leverage for maximum results.<p>Last month, I wrote about <i>How to Leverage Social Media In 2018: A Video Marketing Guide for Brands</i> and the …

Edward Snowden's new app turns your old Android device into a stealthy security monitor

If you happen to have an old Android device lying around and a reason to worry about people messing with your business, Edward Snowden has an app for …

The Best Steakhouses in Every U.S. State, Mapped

We all have that one guilty pleasure when it comes to food and drink. For some, it's gooey, creamy and oh-so-delicious mac and cheese, and for …

Steakhouse

20 ISO tips to boost your camera skills

<b>Whether you want to boost your camera’s light sensitivity or shutter speeds, James Abbott reveals how to get more with his ISO tips.</b><p>1. ISO tips: …

What you need to know before buying a magnesium supplement

Magnesium is all the rage right now, and for good reason. Nutritionist Adrienne Dowd, RD, of Parsley Health explains, “In general, magnesium is a …

Learn to Make Boring Night Photos Look Spectacular with This 5-Minute Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

Dramatic photographic opportunities abound once the sun drops below the horizon and a whole realm of colors, lights, and moods begin to appear. If …

7 ways to achieve massive bokeh in your photos

To achieve massive and creamy bokeh, one of the first things we learn is to use a wide aperture. But there are several other ways that might just as …

Choosing the Best Travel Camera (2018) - Tips from a Pro Photographer!

The most important part to taking awesome travel photos is picking the best travel camera for the job!<p><b>Quick Answers:</b> The Best Camera for</b> …

Create Better Landscape Photos with These Focus Stacking Shooting and Editing Tips (VIDEO)

Landscape photographers often shoot at smaller apertures to increase depth of field in their images. But while that technique can deliver an …

The Sunny F/16 Rule - Digital Photo Magazine

What’s the correct exposure on a normal sunny day? There’s a formula to answer that, don’t you know? The correct answer is a shutter speed of 1/ISO …

All about camera and flash settings when photographing with a flash outdoors

Aleksey Koldunov and his brother managed to fit in three short five-minute videos a rather complex topic about camera and flash settings when …

Photography Tips

How the Depth of Field Preview Button on a DSLR Works

DSLR cameras often have a little depth of field preview button beside the lens mount. This 3-minute video by ZY Productions revisits the basics of a …

Unorthodox Photography Composition Techniques

Some ideas for you to make more dynamic compositions:<p>One. Unorthodox Composition: Place Your Subject on Bottom of Frame With Negative Space Above<p>I …

How to Photograph a White Product on a White Background

Shooting clear or white products on a white balance can be tricky. In this video, photographer David Patino (www.davidpatino.com) shows you how it's …

Which Type of Image Stabilizer Works Best: Motorized Gimbal or Weighted Mechanical System? (VIDEO)

One of the key selling points of today’s DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, and even some high-end compacts is the remarkable video capabilities they offer. …