Photography Blogs & Tutorials

This has to be the best use for drones ever and you can almost hear “Help me R2, you’re my only hope!” running throughyour head as the video starts to play. The guys at CorridorDigital teamed up with the amazing drone pilots fromRotor Riotto bring us one of the most amazing drone videoswe’ve ever seen. [...]

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Looking around it seems that technology is at its peak (well, read this in two or three years and laugh, but for now). Cameras are almost noiseless, lenses are tack sharp and resolution is blowing off the roofs. To top it all, lenses have micro coating and nano coating eliminate any distortion. And what do [...]

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Colorful lights on the Tappan Zee Bridge reflected in the Hudson River at night.Behind the shot: ISO 200, aperture f/8, shutter speed 90 seconds, White Balance tungsten, lens used 80-200mm f/4.5 manual Nikkor zoom.

Exposing your photos correctly at night can be a bit challenging, and will certainly require some trial and error. In this article, you will learn helpful information to minimize the learning curve. Follow the tips outlined below and you will be... more

The good folks atCOOPH are back again, and this time they’ve got togetherwith street photographer Thomas Leuthard to offersome creative and practical tips to help improve your street photography. This 4 minute video packs a lot of information into a short space of time and I’m sure many will be able to pick up at [...]

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The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-Tracker (we’ll just call it TG-Tracker), is the newly announced action camera from Olympus looking to take on the likes of GoPro for market supremacy. Boastinga whole host of neat features and super rugged durability right out of the box and without the need for a protective case, it looks like [...]

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The Nikon N90s was not only my first DSLR but the first camera I owned that wasn’t just a disposable. I loved this camera, and even use it today, butI stilllusted after the convenience of digital on an SLR. At the time, the 1.3MP Kodak NC2000 was one of those camerasI dreamed of, knowing I’d [...]

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Every day we’re told about the “Secrets” of photography, how to shoot this, or that, how to be successful, how to get rich, and so on, and they usually have quite the price tag attached to them. The simple fact of the matter is that there are little, if any, secrets when it comes to [...]

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There is no shortage of digital cameras these days. But for any beginner in photography, it can be a daunting prospect trying to settle on the right one for them. Understanding how the different types of cameras differ could give you a good indication of which one mightbe right for you. Let’s take a look at a few options:

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We’ve seen some pretty interesting andamusing cinematic recreations in the past, but this is really cool, if a little bit legally dubious. Somebody has recreated the Game of Thrones intro sequence using timelapse footage shot byNick Lariontsevof mould and fungi growing right before our eyes. Obviously, it’s not a shot-for-shot recreation, as was the case [...]

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BLIPS is an ultra portable super slim pair of lenses for your smartphone. One offers macro, letting you focus much closer than your phone’s standard lens will allow. The other is a micro lens, allowing you to get even closer, for some big magnification. Mobile macro lenses are certainlynothing new, but this is the first [...]

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