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We all like a little salt and pepper every now and then, but we aren’t huge fans of Photoshop adding it to our photos at random. Last month we dug into how Photoshop CC 2015 was adding salt-like artifacts to images when using the healing brush. Needless to say, this didn’t go over well with [...]

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Four-image focus stack of sunset in Bishop, California. The foliage in the foreground was just inches away from the camera.

When you take into account all the different ways to get a tack sharp image, it can be quite overwhelming. I’ve been photographing landscapes as a full time photographer for six years now, and have testedjust about every method out there.... more

Nikon are sliding into the summer with a strong start, announcing three new lenses which will make any Nikonian happy (and any Nikonian significant other angry). Nikon’s lens collection is expanding with a full frame24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Lens, a24mm f/1.8G ED Lens and anAF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR Lens, all should hit the [...]

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A painter only needs to look at their palette before applying color to the canvas. Photographers have a different challenge, as they must locate their tones by studying a scene. Of course, this can be easy to bypass when you’re thinking about shadow, highlight, depth of field, shutter speed, and all of the other technical details that go into a photo. Still, as the great painter Kandinsky said, “Color is a power which directly influences the soul.” To use it in... more

We’ve previously shared how you can convert your existing dSLR to shoot infrared images, but this approach is very touchy, technical, and would most assuredly void the warranty on your camera. Fortunately, for those wanting to shoot IR photos, Fuji has just announcedX-T1 IR, the first mirrorless infrared camera. “The X-T1 IR focuses on both [...]

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A group of photographers based out of Moscow, Russia have embarked on a fascinating project that’s taking them to some of the most beautiful locations earth has to offer. Amassingover 2000 images of 200 different locations on their website so far, the group has covered a lot of ground. With photos from the North Pole [...]

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Tripods are great, but not always convenient to carry with you. GorillaPods and other articulatedcamera mounts are wonderful, but they can get kind of costly. What if there was a device you could make yourself that replaced your traditional tripod, your GorillaPod, and your selfie stick (if you’re into that)? DIY-erMegan Yeomans crafted an ingenious [...]

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Eric Pare (previously) just sent in this killer light painting tip. I really enjoy following Eric’s work because he is right there on the verge of scienceand art. This timehe came up with a very clever light saber toy for light painting. Eric is using tube guards, which are originally meant for florescent bulb protection, [...]

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In November of 2014, Canon introduced us to its newest member of their low-cost prime lens family, the EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM pancake lens. Canon gaveus the 40mm version in 2012, and hoped to up the stakes by adding a wide-angle version this past year.

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If you think about taking your camera with you to your holiday, this article gives you a insight about how to get some breathtaking travel portraits. All what I am writing about are tips and tricks from my own experience, travelling the world with my camera. From preparations, equipment to talking with a stranger this [...]

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