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Here Are 5 Tricks for Tack Sharp Bird Photographs While Hand-Holding Your Camera (VIDEO)

Tripods tend to be standard equipment for wildlife photographers striving for optimum sharpness. But when photographing birds, these three-legged …

Nature Photography

5 Camera Settings That All Macro Photographers Should Know

This article will detail five camera settings that are essential and which all macro photographers should know. It was inspired by Will Nichols’ …

Macro Photography

Canon Said ‘Challenge Accepted,’ and This $70K 50-1000mm Lens Was Born

Back in 2010, Canon was challenged by German wildlife filmmaker Ivo Norenberg create an extreme, “impossible” lens. Canon accepted the challenge, and …

How to Shoot Landscapes at Blue Hour

<i>Image Credit: Motoji Sekine</i><p>Let's face it...<p>Golden hour gets all the glory, and rightfully so. It's hard to beat those warm, golden tones that …

Top 9 Best Professional 4k Video Camera Reviews

These cameras are specially designed for cinematographers, vloggers, or anyone who wants to make their moments memorable.<br>A few action cameras also …

Bose's AR glasses recommend restaurants and teach you French

I've never been on this street before, and I'm not really sure where I'm going. I reflexively reach for my phone to see where I am. But then I remember I don't need it.<p>That's because I'm wearing Bose's new augmented reality (AR) sunglasses.<p>The prototype device, made from a 3D printer and packed …

Consumer Tech

FBI arrests CEO of company selling custom BlackBerrys to gangs

Custom, extra-secure BlackBerry phones remain a staple of the criminal underworld, and a recent bust just illustrated this point. <i>Motherboard</i> has learned that the FBI arrested Vincent Ramos, the founder of the well-established phone mod seller Phantom Secure, for allegedly aiding criminal …

Selling

How to Photograph Birds in Flight

One of the toughest tasks that a photographer can undertake is trying to capture a clear, sharp photo of a bird in flight.But that doesn't mean that …

Every Aspiring Photographer Should Own These 10 Books (Or Receive Them as a Gift)

<b>* Learn from some of the best photographers in history</b> <b><br>* Portraiture, landscape, street photography and more</b> <b><br>* Great coffee table books to keep you</b> …

This 3-Year Timelapse Reveals How Quickly Seattle Has Grown

In January 2015, a 360-degree HD webcam was installed on top of the iconic Space Needle in Seattle. Ricardo Martin Brualla amassed still frames over …

Time-lapse Photography

Panasonic GH5S: Better low light, slower slow-mo, no in-body stabilization

There was no secret about Panasonic's intentions when it released the GH5 last year – this was a video-first mirrorless micro 4/3rds camera packed …

10 top tips for taking amazing travel photographs

Get up early<p>Getting up early ensures that you have time to get to your chosen location and set up your equipment before the action starts. At Picos de Europa (pictured above) we had the tail end of a storm causing some dramatic clouds and fiery colour. The actual appearance of the sun in this case …

Landscape Photography

Top 25 Landscape Photographers of 2017

One of my goals here at CaptureLandscapes is to keep you inspired to go out creating compelling images. Part of that journey involves highlighting …

Photography

Adobe Just Released the Final Standalone Version of Lightroom

Adobe just released the final standalone version of Lightroom. With the new 6.14 update, the era of new non-subscription versions of Lightroom has …

Tutorials

Guess the Focal Length

A: Morning light and clouds, Mono Lake. Can you guess what kind of lens I used for this photograph?When I post a photograph, people often ask me …

Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?

It is a pretty strong stereotype among experienced photographers to always, <i>always, ALWAYS,</i> shoot in manual exposure, and justifiably so! However, …

This Guy Flew His Camera Drone Onto, Inside, and Under a Moving Train

Camera drone operator Paul Nurkkala just released a video titled “Flight of the Year” that showcases his world-class drone piloting skills. He …

FAA

Conquering Your Camera Settings in Landscape Photography

Understanding basic camera settings is important so that you know how to react in different conditions such as varying light, moving subjects, or to …

Landscape Photography

A Step-By-Step Guide for Killer Sunrise Photos

Ask any landscape photographer, and they'll tell you that some of the most dramatic scenes they've ever photographed have occurred at sunrise.But …

The Polaroid LED Macro Flexi is an affordable macro light

Lighting your subjects in macro photography can be tricky (and expensive) business, and Polaroid wants to help. The instant photography icon has …

A week with Hasselblad's agile medium-format mirrorless camera

Paris is a magical place if you have the right partner, and who better than Hasselblad's X1D? The first-ever medium-format mirrorless camera (available in silver or black) is slim, stunning and easy to bring anywhere. Yes, it's costly as hell, but for the right kind of buyer, $9,000 (plus thousands …

Cameras

6 essential travel photography accessories

<b>What photographic gear should you pack for the trip of a lifetime, without weighing yourself down?</b><p>While the prospect of an overseas trip can be very …

An Interview with Photographer Joe McNally

Joe McNally is a photographer and a storyteller. The word photography comes from Greek and means to write with light. That, in a nutshell, is what …

Rumor: Nikon D820 Will Sport 45MP Sensor, Same AF System as D5

The Nikon D810 was announced almost three years ago now, and Nikon shooters are getting impatient for a replacement. But have no fear, Nikon …

Cameras

Depth analysis on “ Nikon 24-70mm F2.8E VR two-edged sword“ @ NRC in Taiwan :: 痞客邦

Depth analysis on “ Nikon 24-70mm F2.8E VR two-edged sword "<p>Why is it a two-edged sword? Though Vibration Reduction Unit is quite useful, it can be da …

Cameras

The Ten Commandments of Retouching

There are some things in life that are universal rules we should all follow—things like not cheating on your wife, not killing anyone, and not …

What You Can Do To Look Like a Pro Photographer in 3 Steps

Cliche or not, many photographers aspire to greatness. You might even fall into that category...While your photography skills might not be at a 'pro' …

The Best Camera-Phone Gear

Earth Day is Saturday, so to help you fill your Insta feed with epic landscape shots, we called pro photographer Austin Mann and asked him to recommend some of his favorite camera-phone gear. We snuck in some of our favorite accessories, too.<p>iPhone 7 Plus (Starting at $770)<p>As we’ve argued before, …

LightBox Photography Cards - Super Combo!

<b>Challenge your creativity with 3 decks of photo assignments from award-winning photographer, Paul Michael Kane!</b><p><b>Now available as a combo deal with</b> …

LightBox Photography Cards: Mobile Edition

From the creator of the original <b>LightBox Photography Cards</b> and the <b>Macro Edition,</b> comes the 3rd deck in this best-selling series: <b>LightBox Photography</b> …