Photography Blogs & Tutorials

As a kid who grew up with a shelf filled with yellow spines, I can attest to the rhythm and general predictability of aNational Geographiccover. With few exceptions (most notably those holographic covers from the 1980s), cover photography from the 1970s, 80s and 90s followed a familiar pattern of a far away place, strange creature, […]

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Last month, NiSi announced that they’re entering the lens market with five new F3 prime camera lenses. Today, they’re releasing more information about the F3 series to shed more light on their new products. You’re probably wondering how a reputable lens filter company got into the lens business. Well, it all started when NiSi took […]

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The Godox A200 seems to have become the new standard by which many new flash releases are judged. It appeared in a new class of its own on release. Too powerful to be called a speedlight, but too small to really be considered a strobe. It was sort of the iPad of the flash world. […]

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With 1,200 moving parts, the Leica M is a precisely engineered machine that has become among the most sought-after cameras ever. If you’re curious just what the inner-workings of this mechanical masterpiece look like, then you need to see this video of Dan Tamarkin showing us the crucialcomponents ofthe legendary camera. Although he doesn’t take […]

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In photography, you can use filters in many ways to alter and/or enhance your images. But what if you don’t have any filters, or can’t afford the high prices to the top of the line ones? Time to rummage around the house for some things to make DIY photo filters!

8 DIY photo filters you can make at home

In this first video from COOPH, see how you can use some everyday things you likely have around the house to make some fun and interesting DIY photo filters.

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We all know how expensive photo gear is. Luckily, if youre just starting out or youre a poor photographer, there are plenty of DIY and cheap options you can choose. Food photographer Skyler Burt ofWe Eat Togethersuggests a simple lighting setup that will cost you under $30. To show you just how well it works, […]

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Projected hologram effects have been popular since about 1977. But for most people, it’s only since the advent of applications like Photoshop and After Effects that they’ve become possible to create ourselves. But they can still be quite intimidating to those new to Photoshop. Creating them is a fairly simple process, though. In this video, […]

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If youve been into photography for a while, you know that there are days when your photos turn out bad no matter how hard you try. Its frustrating, especially when you compare yourself to all those wonderful, inspiring photos other people take. Well, heres a bit of inspiration and reality check from Manny Ortiz. He […]

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If there’s one early photography pioneer worth making a movie about, it has to be Eadweard Muybridge. Muybridge was a progenitor of motion picture and recognized for the iconic series of photographs titled “The Horse in Motion”. But it wasn’t just his contributions in photography that he became known for, as he also gained infamy […]

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Facebook has become a very important platform for a lot of photographers within the last decade. Networking was never easier and everyone is literally one click away. Sadly, Facebook isn’t perfect (DUH!). One of its biggest drawbacks is the crappy image quality. I mean, you can work on an image for hours, only to upload […]

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