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Film vs. Digital: A Comparison of the Advantages and Disadvantages

In a world in which photographs are primarily taken with digital image sensors, there are a growing number of photographers who are newly interested …

What is a Picture-Perfect Wildlife Photograph?

What makes a picture-perfect wildlife photograph? In many wildlife and nature photography articles (including mine), there are tips on getting tack …

The Lomography Petzval 58 is the First Petzval Bokeh Control Lens

Back in 2013, Lomography resurrected the 19th century Petzval lens for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, creating a modern 85mm version of the classic portrait …

The AGUA. A totally new way to carry your camera!

<b>Hey, we are miggo - camera's best amigo (-:</b> A year after we've successfully lunched our first Kickstarter project, we are back with the AGUA - <b>and its</b> …

Renowned French Photog Jailed for Swindling $455m from France’s Richest Woman

French photographer Francois-Marie Banier has been sentenced to three years in jail after the courts found him guilty of taking advantage of France’s …

Photographer Captures the Beauty and Diversity of Australian Fungi

Photographer Steve Axford lives in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales, Australia, where he has spent a considerable amount of time exploring …

Review: The Nikon D7200 is the More Sensitive and Sociable Sibling of the D7100

Nikon’s D7000 lineup of enthusiast level cameras is currently the highest one can go before moving onto a full-frame FX series body. The company’s …

DIY: Making a Simple but Elegant Leather Hand Strap for a DSLR

I recently went to great lengths to solve a simple problem. I have a Manfrotto monopod that requires a little screw to attach my camera to the …

Sewing

The 5 Best Cheap Lenses for Canon DSLRs

You don’t need to spend over $1,000 to get a great lens for your Canon DSLR. Heck, you don’t even need to spend over $400. Canon and third party …

Cameras

GoPro HERO+ LCD: A Beefier Low-End Action Camera

GoPro today announced the HERO+ LCD, a new low-end action camera model that aims to combine expanded features with entry-level affordability.<p>Like the …

Frog Photographer Robin Moore Hunts for the Rarest Creatures on Earth

Robin Moore is both a nature photographer and a conservation biologist. An amphibian specialist, he uses his skills in photography to create …

How to Create Cinematic Headshots Using Natural Light and Flash

Most photographers aren’t fortunate enough to have a permanent studio setting where they can spend time developing a personalized lighting setup that …

Nikon D750

8 Tips for Photographing Children

Children’s expressions are genuine; they love to live life with passion and abound in energy. When they are happy, their laughter and joy is …

Digital Photography

One Of The Most Misunderstood Things About Depth of Field!

When I photograph wildlife, birds, race cars, moving objects of any kind, I most often with a large aperture – usually between f/2.8 and f/4 or f/5.6 …

Simple Tips To Improve Your Travel Photography – Photographing Local Parks

Photography

Striking Examples of Minimalist Photography

Adrienn Balaskó is a photographer with a genuine talent for making use of mirror imagery and symmetry in her work. She shows off this style typically …

Amazing

Sony a7 review and real-world write-up

Sony a7 review and real-world write-up<p>Build Quality80%<p>Image Quality90%<p>Useability65%<p>Price95%<p>The PhotoMadd Factor70%<p>Positives<p>Full-Frame<br>• Image …

Radian 2: A Time-Lapse Motion Device You Program with Your Smartphone

Alpine Labs has announced their latest Kickstarter project, the Radian 2. The second generation Radian is designed to act as a precision motion …

How to Easily Create a Tasteful HDR Image Using Photoshop

A lot of people associated HDR with over-processed, surreal images. This is not always the case. Shooting HDR can be very useful in different …

Tutorials

How-To: Shoot Epic Landscape Photos Of the Night Sky

Growing up in New Jersey, photographer Ben Canales didn't have a lot of stars to look at. Now, however, he spends many nights out in the cold with …

Landscape Photography

Chris Farina: A Top Boxing Photographer Shares the Tricks of His Trade

Here’s a fascinating 14-minute documentary about the work of Chris Farina, one of the world’s top boxing photographers and the official shooter for …

This is a Giant Fujinon XA55 Broadcast Lens on a Tiny Panasonic GH4

What do you get if you mount a giant $60,000 broadcast lens to a tiny mirrorless camera? That’s what YouTube user SirJonnyCargo recently set out to …

Which Camera Strap is Right for You?

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

Action Photography: AF Modes for Nikon Cameras

If you get action photography right, it’s extremely gratifying. All those breathtaking images of fast action are pretty intriguing. If you don’t get …

Cameras

How to Shoot in Low Light 9 Commonly Asked Questions

According to British photojournalist Donald McCullin, “There is no such thing as bad light, just misunderstood light.” Many photographers consider …

Digital Photography

Phase One Launches Its New XF Camera System: New AF, Touch UI, and Modular VF

Phase One today unveiled its new XF Camera System, a major redesign of its digital imaging offerings. The system features “robust, aerial-grade …

How to Improve Your Flower Photography

Now is the perfect season to go outdoors, explore natural beauty and improve your flower photography skills. Make sure you capture some stunning …

Landscape Photography

5 Long Exposure Landscape Photography Tips

1. Three legs are better than twoA tripod is absolutely essential, but rather than running out and purchasing any old tripod, I strongly suggest …

Landscape Photography

When Photographing Lions, Keep Your Windows Up and Doors Locked

If you ever have the opportunity to photograph lions from the safety of a car on a game preserve, be sure you heed the warnings to keep your windows …

10 Tips and Tricks to Hack Your New 500px Account

<i>Eric Paré is a Montreal-based 360° light-painting+stop-motion photographer, bullet-time expert, filmmaker, and yoga & travel addict. He’s also a</i> …

Stop Motion