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Canon Patents Insane 40-800mm f/4.5-5.6 Lens for Full Frame Cameras

Here’s another one for the “probably never going to get made but WOW” file. A month and a half after Canon patented a massive 1000mm f/5.6 DO lens …

Canon

4 Prime Lenses For the Discerning Portrait Photographer

Portraits, by and large, are one of the most popular – at least in the general public – genres that a photographer could specialize in. There are …

Portrait Photography

Nikon and Canon put to the ultimate durability test in this hydraulic press

Durability tests are usually good fun to watch. Some make you marvel at the science that goes into the testing and measuring to see just what kind of …

Nikon

Rant: Street Photographers are Posting Too Many Terrible Photos Online

This post will probably sound harsh to some, but I think it’s needed as street photography has a problem. It may be because of a so-called …

Photographers

Tips for Successful Star Trails Photography

A Post By: Amir Ehrlich<p>Star trail photography – not so difficult with the correct planning and appropriate gear<p>In this short article I will show you, …

Frames

National Geographic details how it searches for altered photographs

The cover photo for National Geographic’s February 1982 issue featured a camel train in front of the Pyramids at Giza. Soon after publishing the …

Photographers

How to Edit Corporate Headshots in Lightroom

A Post By: Tim Sullivan<p>Although even lighting, and perfect exposure are your biggest allies when it comes to making people look their best in …

Photography

How to Create Raindrops of Light with Steel Wool

GoPro just released this 4-minute video tutorial titled “Creating Fire Rain: A Steel Wool Experiment.” It’s a look at how you can create raindrops of …

Photography

Nikon D500 vs D750 Hands-on Comparison

Main Features:<p><b>Nikon D500</b><p>20.9MP DX format CMOS sensor<br>EXPEED 5 image processor<br>3.2 inch (2539k) Tilting Touchscreen LCD<br>4K UHD Video Recording at 30 …

Nikon

Basic Timelapse Photography Tutorial

There’s more than one way to make a timelapse sequence. One way is to shoot with a video camera and speed up the video during post-processing. While …

How-To's

Working With Speedlights in Daylight

With the recent flooding of the market with battery-powered monolights, it might seem as if the humble speedlight will only ever be found on top of …

Photography

How to Use Portrait Angles More Creatively: A Visual Guide

A Post By: Meredith Clark<p>When it comes to creating a successful portrait, there are a lot of moving parts! We talk often about finding the light, …

Portrait Photography

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I love black and white photography. Perhaps its the newspaper journalist in me… but I just adore a beautiful grayscale image that pops off the page. …

Photoshop

3 Tips on How to Turn Exposure Into Actual Money

I get it. You can’t pay the bills by photographing clients for free, or in most cases for exposure. There are definitely ways of turning exposure …

Money

Aviation Photography – What’s the Secret?

Waco QFC<br>captured by D750 / 24-70VR Lens<p>No matter the genre, photographers are always hungry, wanting to get to the “top” of that genre and usually …

Aviation

How to Create Beautiful Light Painting Images With an Illuminated Hoop

A Post By: Andrew S. Gibson<p>Early last year I collaborated with a friend who is a professional circus performer and hula hooper to create the unique …

Light painting

DSLR or Mirrorless Camera Pros and Cons

If you’re in the market to buy a new camera, your first step will be deciding between a DSLR and a mirrorless camera. The choice is a common problem …

Photography Blogs

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Spec List [CR1]

The first spec list in a while from an unknown source has appeared for next months Canon EOS 5D Mark IV announcement. Most of it is probably a safe …

Canon

Tips on Shooting with a Phone vs. DSLRs for Instagram

It’s a Wednesday night and you’ve just relaxed your tired feet on your ottoman at home after a long day. You peruse through your many social media …

Phones

Tutorial: A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Lightning

<i>Jorge Coromina is an editor, translator, and passionate shutterbug. You can keep up with his work on 500px or by following him on …

Lightning

The Natural Light Cycle for Photographers

Natural light is what landscape photography is made of. Other forms of photography rely heavily on flash, but most landscapes rely entirely on the …

Shutter speed

How to Improve Your Long Exposure with Photo Stacking

Recently long exposure photography has been quite popular, mainly in the landscape photography arena. One of the reasons (among the others) is that …

Shutter speed

Make an INCREDIBLE water-cooled LED light (DIY SUN BLASTER 2.0)

7/04/2016 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments<p>In this video Matt will be making an insanely bright water-cooled LED light that looks remarkably similar to …

DIY

Equipment Tips for Quick and Efficient Studio Product Photography

A Post By: Jacob Macias<p>In this article I’m going to discuss the equipment you will need to create great product photography. I built my setup to …

Shutter speed

10 Lighting Tips For Wedding Receptions

When it comes down to it, receptions can prove to be the most challenging part of a wedding with the presence of so many uncontrolled variables. You …

Weddings

Huawei P9 Leica camera sample image was actually shot with a $4500 Canon kit

I’m not entirely sure what they thought they were doing when Huawei posted this shot to Google Plus. Did they forget to rip the EXIF data out of it …

Canon

Here Are the Best Travel Photos of 2016

National Geographic has selected the winning photos of 2016 for its prestigious Travel Photographer of the Year photo contest. The grand prize photo, …

Asia Travel

How to Use Your DSLR to Scan Negatives

Whether you are shooting film or have a large collection of negatives, chances are you will want to scan them one day. The process to digitize your …

DSLR Cameras

Panasonic GH5 Coming with 16 MP sensor and Advance Image Processor

Panasonic is not coming with new sensor according to latest rumors, earlier it was expected that the camera will arrive with new 20MP sensor as of …

Panasonic