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56 Brilliant Woodworking Tips for Beginners

Woodworking is a blast, but it can be intimidating for beginners. Luckily, our readers and editors love passing along their go-to tips.<p>Clamping up …

Woodworking

How to create Photoshop Actions to make star trails from a single photo

Star trails are a common subject amongst astrophotographers. When they’re not trying to capture the milky way, they’re showing the path that our …

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “What aperture is best for landscape photography?” is often asked in various online forums. While there isn’t one “correct” aperture, …

Landscape Photography

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 …

This is How the Focussing System on Your Camera Works

If you are starting out as a full time photographer or you’re a serious hobbyist you ought to know how your camera focus system works. Depending on …

What Is Dynamic Range and Why Is It Important?

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Photography

21 Photography YouTube Channels to Subscribe To

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.YouTube is a fantastic resource for …

An Entire Basic Photography Course in an Infographic

We live in an era where learning things has become a lot easier, including photography. On top of courses and modules that you can enroll in, there …

Photography

Why Aspect Ratio Is Important to Your Photography

Before you bought your last camera, did you weigh the pros and cons of the sensor’s aspect ratio? My guess is no—not in the face of more solemn …

Inventions

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Aperture But Were Afraid to Ask (VIDEO)

Most photographers understand the interaction between aperture settings (f/stops) and shutter speeds for arriving at proper exposures. But in the …

Tutorials

Camera Basics: Everything You Need to Know About How Shutter Speeds Affect Your Photos (VIDEO)

If you’re reading this page we assume it’s no mystery that the term “shutter speed” describes the length of time your camera’s shutter remains open …

Shutter Speed

Watch This Helpful Animated Video Explaining Everything You Need to Know About Shutter Speed

While the meaning of the term “shutter speed” may seem obvious, there’s actually more to this concept than meets the eye. In the quick video below, …

Are Full-Frame Sensors That Much Better Than Micro Four Thirds? The Answer May Surprise You (VIDEO)

Micro Four Thirds (MFT) cameras have a devoted following because of their compact size, a wide variety of available system accessories, and the …

Here’s How a Camera’s Autofocus Works and How It Has Evolved Through the Years (VIDEO)

If you’re too young to have ever used a manual focus camera (or too old to remember), it’s easy to take autofocus technology for granted. But most of …

Cameras

Analog gems: 10 excellent, affordable film cameras

Affordable analog<p>Battles rage over whether digital or analog is the better medium. But those shouting on both sides are missing out on the simple …

Cameras

Lens Basics: Everything You Need to Know About Focal Length from Magnification to Crop Factor (VIDEO)

Focal length is a simple but extremely important photographic concept, and in the quick video below you’ll learn all you need to know to make the …

Make the Most of Golden Hour with These Portrait Tips from Manny Ortiz (VIDEO)

Everyone knows that shooting during the sweet light of “golden hour” makes for better landscape and nature images. But in this tutorial from …

Portrait Photography

Our 113 Most Useful Links for Photographers

One of the wonderful things about the photography world are how many people put in countless talent online to serve the industry. This ranges from an …

THE ULTIMATE PACKING LIST FOR TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.It’s time to start packing for that …

Landscape Photography

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

Nikon 50mm f/1.4 G Review (An OK-Good Lens?!) - X-Light Photography

INTRODUCTION<br>THE LEVEL UP LENS<p>Welcome to my <b>Nikon 50mm f/1.4 G lens review</b>. 50mm is one of the more versatile focal length used in portrait, street, …

Nikon

Fujifilm's Instax Square SQ10: A hybrid instant film camera offering digital filters and traditional prints

Between the sheer ease of mobile photography and the plentiful options for quick or substantial modification, camera phones have muscled all other forms of consumer photography into the background.Yet, no one can deny a continued love of instant photos and their tactile nature. In fact, it's a …

Cameras

How I Discovered Fujifilm For Travel Photography

Since childhood, I have been fascinated by natural and urban landscapes and dreamed of travelling around the world like the characters from the books …

Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Coming in September [CR2]

We reported back in February that we’ll be seeing an EOS Rebel SL2 some time in 2017. We’re now being told to expect the camera to come in September …

The best way to learn and understand lenses is to just get out there and use them

Every day I see the same question being posted across forums and social media. “What lens should I buy?”. The simple answer is “We’ve no idea”. We …

Time I

Maintaining a legacy or building for mirrorless, who benefits?

More than ever, rumors are circulating that Canon and Nikon are finally going to take mirrorless seriously by building full-frame mirrorless cameras. …

10 Photography Tricks To Do At Home

COOPH presents 10 simple photography tips and tricks that you can do with everyday objects from home.<p>It’s cheap, fun and easy to do… so grab a …

Photography Tips

10 Great Budget Lens Options For Street Photography

Street photography is a popular past time for photographers of all shapes and sizes thanks to it being something you can just grab your camera and go …

Cameras

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

Understanding Natural Light Part 1: Quality of Light

Light has different qualities, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. From my …