Depth Of Field

Magic ViewFinder: a free director's viewfinder app for Android and iOS by Jose Antunes

Cinematographers, directors or photographers who use a camera and want to check and or simulate framing without holding the camera, should check the …

Apps

Galaxy Note 9 vs. iPhone X vs. Pixel 2 XL: Which Camera Wins?

Sometimes, it's hard to believe how quickly mobile cameras have advanced in the past couple of years, as newly launched devices look to outdo the …

Galaxy Note

How to Take a Photograph with a Blurred Background

People who are just starting in photography often ask me how they can blur the background in their photos. Many are aware of this effect, possibly …

Sony Alpha

Motorola Moto Z3 Hands-on Review: Great Now, Even Better in the Future - Technabob

With a rich history in the world of wireless communications, Chicago-based Motorola is still going strong, offering up some great smartphones with a …

Mobile Technology

Why Shoot in Aperture Priority Mode ?

Aperture Priority mode is a go-to for many photographers. The reasons? Creative control, artistry, control over light management are just a few of …

Cameras

14 portrait photography tips you’ll never want to forget

2. Aperture advice<p>When shooting portraits, it’s best to set a wide aperture (around f/2.8-f/5.6) to capture a shallow depth of field, so the …

Photography Tips

Lighting Tips to Help You Survive Your Next Outdoor Shoot

The sun can be a wild beast. Here are a few ways you can tame it.For some filmmakers, shooting outdoors can be a real challenge. That's mostly due to …

Filmmaking

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 vs Realme 1: 6GB RAM Variants Compared

The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1, a device developed specifically for India, is an extremely well-rounded budget smartphone and got top ratings from us at …

Phones

Where to Focus in Landscape Photography to Get a Sharp Shot

In photography, there are two types of focus. The first is a plane of focus. This occurs at the point where you actually focus the camera, and it …

Photography

Tip to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Landscape Photography

Samyang 12mm F2.8

This lens is very compact and fit perfectly on my Nikon. I appreciate the included depth-of-field scale. The construction is very good and matches …

Cameras

Crowdfunding Watch: Digital rescue for analogue SLR cameras

I’ve had a 1980s Nikkon F3 sitting in a cupboard for years, along with a case of assorted lenses. It cost a lot when I bought it all and for the past …

Cameras

10 LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS: BEGINNER AND ADVANCED

<b>6.</b> <b>Capture panoramic images by stitching multiple image captures together.</b><p>Ensure that the camera is set to manual shooting mode, manual white balance, …

Landscape Photography

Irix Blackstone 15mm f/2.4 sample pictures gallery

Irix Blackstone 15mm f/2.4 at a glance: Canon EF-Mount/Full-Frame Format Aperture Range: f/2.4 to f/22 Two Aspherical Elements Two ED and Three HR …

Canon

Focus Stacking for Greater Depth in Landscape Photography

It never fails when I read about new ways to better my photography: There’s usually an equipment pitch. It’s all about having the best lenses and …

Landscape Photography

Lensbaby aims new Sol 45 at tilt-shift beginners

<b>Those with fond memories of Lensbaby shots are likely to appreciate the firm’s new offering: the Sol 45.</b><p>The company is heading back to its roots, …

Cameras

Nokia 6.1 Plus aka Nokia X6, Here’s Everything You Should Know

<b>HMD Global</b>, the Finnish company who owns license of <b>Nokia</b>‘s brand name license on tablets and mobiles announced the Nokia X6 for the global audience …

Mobile Technology

How to shoot and process long-exposure seascapes

<b>We photographers often obsess about detail, sharpness and resolution. But simplicity can be just as powerful. By paring down our images to the barest</b> …

Landscape Photography

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Galaxy Note 9 - what is the best smartphone to buy and what are the new features

SAMSUNG is set on retaining its status as the number one best selling smartphone maker in the world with its 2018 offerings.<p>The company started the …

Galaxy Note

Review: Moto Z3 Play

Would you like a Mod to go with that Moto? After three iterations of the Moto Z, it’s clear that Motorola still believes in its line of snap-on …

Mobile Technology

Four Ways to Generate Stunning Bokeh in Your Images

Bokeh refers to the blur in the background of an image, and for photographers, stunning bokeh is like gold. We want it, struggle for it, need it. Yet …

Depth Of Field

Lensbaby Sol 45 lens delivers its signature effects for a little less - CNET

Sarah Tew/CNET<p>Compact, clever and easy to use, Lensbaby's latest and moderately priced lens is a great addition to your bag. The Sol 45 and upcoming Sol 22 (for the same effective focal length on an Olympus, Panasonic or other Micro Four Thirds camera) deliver Lensbaby's signature …

Cameras

The 25 Fundamental Photography Terms All Beginners Have to Know

Learning digital photography seems like a tough task—especially when you’re met with all kinds of technical jargon that leave you clueless and …

Landscape Photography

Slide Digitization Goes Stereo

Greetings, photography friends! Today, we are diving into the digitization of stereo slides that were captured by Dr. Waldo L. Schmitt during the …

Smithsonian

4 Practical Benefits Of A Wide Angle Lens That You Should Know

When you first start out in photography, it is hard to get a feel for the benefits of a wide angle lens. There was a time when you bought a new …

Landscape Photography

Here's What The iPhone's "Portrait Mode" Depth Effect Looks Like

Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed News<p>At Apple's iPhone event in September, company SVP Phil Schiller announced "Portrait mode," a new camera feature …

IPhone 7

Venus Laowa Macro Probe Lens

Price: $1299+ | Pledge | LinkThis unusual lens lets you get up close and personal with nature thanks to its proboscis-like design. The 24mm F/14 …

Cameras

Reflections on hats, umbrellas, pigeons... and REFLECTIONS

National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson once said, “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.”<p>But …

Photography

Huawei Nova 3e review

If the Nova 3e looks a little familiar, that's for a good reason: with the exception of the rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, Huawei's latest …

Phones

Nikon D850 review: An all-round sensation

What is the Nikon D850?<p>Nikon wetted the appetite of many photographers earlier this year with news that it was working on a follow-up to its …

Cameras