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Four Great Uses for a "Nifty Fifty" Lens

How does it work?<p>This lens is very similar to my 35mm but a 50mm lens most closely represents the perspective of the human eye. It is a prime lens so …

Cameras

Tallying Alberta's oil revenue losses from Fort McMurray wildfires

Alberta is still many months away from knowing exactly what the wildfires around Fort McMurray will mean for the economy, but some costs, such as the …

How oilsands facilities prepare in case of another wildfire

When a large fire begins to roar around Fort McMurray in northern Alberta, local and regional firefighters join forces with the fire crews who work …

Suncor's Management Is Undeterred by Its Recent Setback

On the company's most recent conference call, management stated that the fire at its Syncrude facility won't impact its results. How is that possible?<p>…

Tips for photographing the total solar eclipse

You only have a few minutes to get a shot of totality<p>I've never been a big fan of astronomical events: there are just too many meteor showers or planet transits to keep up with, and a slightly larger Moon just doesn't do much for me. But I have completely shed my cynical attitude regarding the …

How Lightroom Can Tell You What Lens You Should Buy

Lightroom has a feature that can help you use your photography metadata to make informed lens buying and upgrade decisions. In my personal case, …

Lightroom

Restoring the Past With Photoshop

Humidity, sunlight, water, and most of all, time, are just some of the culprits in the damage most printed photographs will endure. However these …

Here’s How to Turn Daylight Photos into Night Scenes with a Few Simple Steps in Photoshop (VIDEO)

“Day for Night” is a cinematic technique popularized in Francois Truffaut's classic 1973 film by the same name. The idea is to shoot during the day …

Master Baby Photography With These 7 Insightful Tutorials

As many photographers know, baby photography comes with a huge number of challenges that are specific to it, not least of which is often an …

7 Different Ways to Approach Macro Photography

Macro photography is one a genre that many people love. But the expense of buying a top lens to take close up photos can make it restrictive or …

Macro Photography

Ten expert tips for successful macro photography

Thomas Shahan's tips for successful macro photography<p>Thomas Shahan is a macro photographer and artist from Tulsa Oklahoma who specializes in …

I Am Bored Macro Photographer

I am a bird photographer but due to a small accident 1 month back, I was unable to lift the heavy telephoto lenses. So I invested my time to capture …

Which Cameras Do Nikon Users Like Best & How Do They Use Them? See the Surprising Results

To help celebrate Nikon’s 100th Anniversary celebrations, stock photo company depositphotos has analyzed millions of files from its stock photo …

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Walkthrough: How to Edit a Landscape Photo in Lightroom and Photoshop

Lots of photo editing tutorials these days focus on one specific technique or edit—how to sharpen, or how to use the HSL tool, for example. But if …

10 Ways to Light a Face for Different Moods

<i>The Lighting Channel</i> made this rapid-fire 1-minute video with examples of 10 different ways you can light a face to create different moods and …

Improve Your Videos With Better Transitions

While working on putting together great video work, you will come across breaks in scenes where they need to come back together. In most cases, a …

Understand the Fundamentals of Light - a Bite-Sized Guide for Photographers

In order to understand the fundamentals of light, let's roll this back a little and consider whether you have ever asked yourself what photography</i> …

How to Create a Wall of Bokeh

Laya Gerlock wrote an article about the El bokeh Wall about 4 years ago and another one a year ago about the El Bokeh Wall but never did a video on …