Ivan Chaparro

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A Guide to Drone Photography/Cinematography for Architecture

Drone photography has been one of the biggest advancements in aerial photography and cinematography. Drones began making a huge impact on filmmaking …

Drones

A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Shooting Long Exposure Photos

Here’s a concise beginner’s step-by-step guide on how to capture long exposure photographs.<p><b>1.</b> Frame the composition. Pay extra attention to the edges …

Landscape Photography

How the South Does Sous Vide

Immersion cooking has long been a staple in restaurant kitchens. Now, it’s easier than ever to do at home—and it’s the perfect technique for hot, steamy summer days. Here, eight Southern chefs share their favorite ways to sous vide<p>A large pot of water might not strike most people as the right …

Sous-vide Cooking

Espresso machines are the ideal tool for THC extraction, scientists discover

In an article recently published in The International Journal of Pure and Applied Analytical Chemistry, a group of researchers have hailed your …

Cannabis

How to Light the Face for Video

In this short video from Crimson Engine, cinematographer and director Rubidium Wu takes you step by step through how he lights his closeups for video.<p>…

Videography

Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,249 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($346 at Amazon …

Operating Systems

Leica Pro Reveals How to Capture Fantastic Live Concert Photos

Do you ever take photos of your favorite live musicians but feel your shots don't do the performers justice? Learn the inside tips from a Leica pro …

Photography

How to make killer espresso at home

Get your equipment ready<p>Heat up your espresso machine and run some water through the group head.<p>Fill up your grinder with fresh coffee.<p>Let’s grind: …

Coffee

How to shoot amazing concert photography

Taking a break from their usual “X tips in Y minutes” type videos, COOPH interviews concert photographer Michael Agel in this one. It’s a peek into …

Photography

4 Pro Tips That Will Help You Get Better Sound on Location

Making your audio sound more dimensional, clean, and professional is not as difficult as you might think.What does it take to record pro-quality …

Filmmaking

Best Smart Air Conditioners From Consumer Reports' Tests

Most window air conditioners come with a remote, but where does that leave you when it goes missing? Sweaty and rummaging through the couch …

Smart Homes

Bit depth explained – what 8Bit, 10Bit and 12Bit really means

Bit depth is something we hear spoken of a lot. When the Panasonic GH5 was announced with the ability to shoot 10Bit video, a lot of people went …

Cinematography

The Complete Guide To Cleaning And Maintaining Vinyl

In spite of the digitization of the world – especially when it comes to music – vinyl records have seemingly inexplicably come back into the fray as …

Cleaning

Picking an iPad as a Portable Photo Studio

<b>Q.</b> <i>Is there a specific iPad I should use for editing photos? Will the 9.7-inch Wi-Fi model be sufficient?</i><p><b>A.</b> Apple’s current iPad lineup includes four models, the iPad Pro in two screen sizes (12.9 inches and 10.5 inches), the standard iPad with a 9.7-inch screen and the iPad Mini 4 with a 7.9-inch …

iPad Mini

The Best Portable SSD Hard Drives for Photographers in 2018

What we need most is digital storage to keep all their photographs. Having the best SSD hard drive is essential for most photographers. Why do …

Portable

Top 10 Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses in 2018

Designed for small cameras, Micro Four Thirds (MFT) lenses are best for travel and video shooting. Most mirrorless cameras are compatible with MFT …

Cameras

How to Build Kitchen Sink Storage Trays

Construct roll-out trays for extra storage space in the sink base cabinet.<p>Sink cabinet tray detail<br>See the Materials & Cutting Lists in the Additional …

Woodworking

Tips for Adding Music to Films in Video Editing

Using music in your films is one of the best ways to drive emotion, connect to the audience, and elevate the video. If the visuals and the music are …

The Best Way to Grow Weed, According to Home Growers

There’s more than one way to (legally) start a grow-op in your apartment. Just be honest with your roommates.<p>It’s been a long time coming but cannabis legalization is officially rolling out across Canada in October. You may not 100 percent know what that means, and honestly I think most of us are …

AKTIVO Electric Scooter 15 Mile Range, 18mph Top Speed

A new electric scooter has been created by AKTIVO in the form of the world’s first hubless electric scooter featuring a single piece magnesium frame …

42 Brilliant DIY You Must-Try For Your Home – Page 9

9. DIY Stone Serenity Pond<p>DIY Project Details: ohmy-creative.com<p>Accent your yard with the relaxing sight and sound of flowing water. You can build a …

Got 2 Minutes to Learn 6 Easy In-Camera Transitions?

In-camera transitions can give your project plenty of style without costing you a dime.A good transition can add a lot of flair and production value …

Photographers Show Budget-Friendly Studio Lighting Setups

Detroit-based fashion and lifestyle photographer Jessica Kobeissi typically shoots exclusively with natural light, but in her latest video she …

Audio Hijack 3.5 update supports broadcasting audio including live podcasts

Back in March, Rogue Amoeba announced that it would be discontinuing its Nicecast app for Mac, which let podcasters livecast their shows to the Internet. However, today the company is updating its popular audio recording utility Audio Hijack for Mac with support for broadcasting. Announced via a …

Third-party remote platform support for Siri in iOS 12, tvOS 12 will be a game changer

In what amounted to little more than a toss-away line during Apple's WWDC keynote, Craig Federighi offhandedly mentioned that in tvOS 12, Apple was …

Standardize your tripod plates for $15 or less to save time on-set

I own, maybe 8 tripods. I also have a monopod, couple of sliders and a gimbal. Each of these has heads which take some form of tripod plate. A way to …

What is HDR photography and how can I shoot it with my camera?

Have you ever tried to photograph a high-contrast scene, only to be frustrated when you find that the pictures you snapped just don’t do it justice? …

How to Creatively Light Scenes at Night

Understanding how to light scenes at night is one of the most valuable lessons to learn as a photographer. Open up a world of creative possibilities …

This is Why I Miss Apple Aperture and Why I Think Apple Photos is Not A Replacement

Many photographers that run a more Apple centric system will clearly remember Apple’s digital asset management (DAM) software, Aperture. It was the …

How to DIY a remote-controlled TV lift

This smart addition to your next movie night is easier to make than you’d think.<p><i>In</i> <i>th</i><i>is</i> <i>first episode in our six-part video series</i><i>,</i> <i>Bob Clagett of</i> <i>I Like to Make Stuff</i> <i>takes on home DIY projects inspired by the features of the new</i> <i>Ford F-150</i><i>.</i><p>When your TV doesn’t exactly go with your room decor, hide it. …