Depth Of Field

iPhone X and a dSLR have more in common than we thought

We took the same portraits on a dSLR and an iPhone X to see if Apple can get close to the real thing with its digital bokeh effect.<p>The iPhone X is the latest phone with a dedicated portrait mode that emulates bokeh, that blurred background effect mostly associated with dSLR cameras. Apple …

iPhoneography

Oppo F5 review: Intelligent selfies come at a price

The Oppo F5 is a fairly unique smartphone - it brings certain flagship level features to an affordable price point, the chief amongst them being an …

Aspect Ratio

Over the Alps with the X Series

Do you know the photographers on their motorbikes at the Tour de France? We did the same at the Rad Race Tour de Friends this September to follow a …

Cameras

Master Your Camera for Stunning Visuals

Understanding the settings of your camera is a fundamental building block to shooting great footage. This DVD will teach you to get full creative …

Cameras

Use that old film camera lens for reverse-lens macro photos

Hey! You're doing that all <b>backward!</b> But then, when doing Reverse-Lens Macro photography, that's <b>exactly</b> how you want to go about it. So let's put …

Cameras

Watch This Bokeh Shootout Between Full-Frame and Crop-Sensor DSLR Cameras (VIDEO)

One important consideration when comparing cameras with different size sensors is the depth of field they provide and how they render out of focus …

Cameras

When Depth of Field is Not Enough

As landscape photographers, we are often obsessively consumed with sharpness and depth of field. The most common strategy these days is to have …

Digital Photography

Tips for Planning Landscape Shooting Locations

I often get asked the question: how do you find your landscape photography locations? Typically, a lot of planning goes into my choice of locations …

Landscape Photography

Destiny 2 PC performance guide

It’s finally here. Destiny 2 is now out on PC, so you can stop ducking your friends who played on PS4, and vanishing from your grouptexts every time …

Destiny 2

How to Get a Perfect Foreground in Landscape Photography

If I were to ask you what the most important element of a landscape photo is, what would you say?<p>I'm guessing that most responses would be the …

Landscape Photography

Portrait mode on the Pixel 2 mimics the results of an SLR, and here's how it works

Article Contents<p>1 What is 'depth of field'?<br>• 2 People pixels<br>• 3 Phase-detection autofocus<br>• 4 Combining it all together<p>The Portrait mode on the new Pixel 2 …

Android News

THAMBAR-M 1:2.2/90 MM

<i>A Legend Returns.</i><p><i>The release of the Thambar-M 90 f/2.2 makes a unique classic Leica lens available to the modern-day photographer: Leitz’s first and</i> …

Cameras

The Benefits of Front Tilt in Large Format Photography

Large format cameras are easily the most technical of their kind, but they reward the photographer with extra capabilities and stunning resolution. …

Photography

Destiny 2 PC Graphics Options Explained And How To Improve FPS

The PC version of Destiny 2 is shaping up to be a game specifically tuned for the platform to such an extent that every graphics options gets a full explanation and side-by-side comparison. Nvidia did the brunt of that work, showcased in a blog post that went up recently on the company's official …

PC Gaming

Google Keeps Pumping Out Great Smartphone Cameras

Last year, Google launched its first smartphone: Pixel. Right out the gate, the camera on the Pixel stood up to those on other leading smartphones, including the iPhone 7. Fast-forward one year and the arms race continues. Apple just launched the iPhone 8 with a camera that is a noticeable …

iPhoneography

How to Set the F-Stop on a Camera for Any Photo

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned. The f-stop, or aperture, is one of …

Digital Photography

How to Take Great Photos with the Canon EOS 80D

The 24-megapixel EOS 80D continues Canon's line of excellent midrange DSLRs. This $1,099 model produces great images and offers fast autofocus, …

Digital Photography

The X100f - Have Fuji lost sight of the elegant original concept?

The Fuji X100f is the fourth iteration in the series. I had the original X100, but since then we’ve seen the a number of changes and additions to the …

Cameras

7 Practical Tips on How to Shoot Food Photos When You Travel

A meaningful visit to any particular travel destination would not be complete without sampling the gastronomic delights that the place has to offer. …

Natural Light

How to Understand Exposure to Unleash Your Creativity

October 16, 2017<p>You have your subject, you have your camera, and you want to take complete control over your photograph. To get the best in-camera …

Digital Photography

A Simple Explanation of How to Create Stunning BOKEH Effects

If you clicked on this article, I'm assuming that you already know what bokeh is, but if not, here's a quick explanation:Bokeh is the out of focus …

Digital Photography

DJI's 6K drone camera is designed to make movies

You can certainly shoot movies with drones right now, but that doesn't mean drone cameras are ideally suited to movie-making. They seldom have the …

Cameras

This is How Google Built the Pixel 2’s ‘Best Ever’ Camera

Google’s new Pixel 2 phones boast the best smartphone camera ever tested by DxOMark. In this 9-minute video by Nat and Friends, learn how Google …

Photography

Using a Wide-Angle Lens for Portraiture

The concept of a portrait lens has always baffled me. When I first started out in photography, reading the Internet and listening to other …

Photography

The camera in Google's new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL looks to be its best yet

Last year's Pixel was found to be one of the best all-around smartphone cameras. In fact, according to Google, Pixel users take 2x more photos than …

Android News

How to plan and shoot the perfect self portrait for social media profiles

These days, social media is a huge part of one’s branding. It needs to represent who you are as a person and a company. There needs to be consistency …

Portrait Photography

5 pro photography tips

Whether you want to take the best close-up shots ever or the secret to taking great photos in bad weather, these are the only pro photography tips …

Landscape Photography

Review: Irix 15mm f2.4 Blackstone (Nikon F Mount)

If you were to look at the lenses coming from Korea in the past couples of years, you’d be shocked; and that’s where the Irix 15mm f2.4 Blackstone …

Cameras

Quick Tips on Making the Most of Your 50mm Lens for Portraits

50mm lenses are among the most popular out there, in large part because of their relative ease of use in virtually any situation or niche of …

Cameras

Tips For Photographing Old Cars

Every now and again I find myself photographing lots of old cars, like during my trip to Cuba or at a classic car event. Vintage vehicles are so much …

Digital Photography