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SSDs have been creeping up in capacity and creeping down in price over the last few years. It, perhaps, isn’t happening at the same pace we saw with mechanical hard drives, but it is happening. SSDs are the storage medium of choice when you need fast access to files – like when booting up your […]

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If you see a photo freely available online and want to reuse it you have to ask the photographer for the permission. Some would say this is a common knowledge, right? But the European Court of Justice has recently made this a ruling after a case of copyright infringement. And it all started as […]

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Weve all seen the usual studio set up – beautifully crisp white light, maybe some strobes, diffusers, and other things of the sort. However, what can you do beyond that to make your portraits stand out? Add some color! In this article, learn how to use colored gels to add some spice to your images.

Colored gels are filters that go on your light in order to change the output color. They are usually sold at photography stores and clamped onto your lights. They range in size... more

Vertical video is the bane of the 21st century. We all (well most) wish it would just go away. But with Instagram Stories, IGTV, Snapchat and a bunch of other apps that thrive on vertical video, it’s going nowhere. And now it seems that Arri is getting in on the action with an adapter plate […]

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A recent study has shown that a majority of plastic surgery patients wants to look better in selfies. But its not celebrities that serve as models any longer. Nowadays, people want to look like their own Snapchat selfies. Doctors have noticed this trend, and it has been discussed in an article recently published on JAMA […]

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The new round head for the Godox AD200 looked intriguing when it was first announced. And while they’re not quite shipping just yet, photographer Rob Hall has got his hands on one. He decided to put it head to head against the AD200 using the Fresnel head with the MagMod magnetic modifier system to see […]

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Lensbaby has just announced Sol 45, a budget-friendly tilt-shift lens. The Lensbaby Sol 45 is a 45mm f/3.5 lens, designed for both DSLR and mirrorless cameras. The company describes it as its most playful and accessible lens yet, so lets see what you get with this $200 creative lens. The Lensbaby Sol 45 is a […]

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The first two things that come to my mind when someone mentions an f/0.95 lens are bokeh and low light capabilities. And sure, these are both great. However, shooting with a lens this fast isnt all sunshine and rainbows. In this video from Manny Ortiz, hell show you the good and the bad sides of […]

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From vintage golden rings to lifelike animals, hidden cameras come in many interesting shapes, sizes and purposes. But in a recently sold collection of Russian spy cameras at Aston’s Auctioneers in the UK, one of them caught my eye. Its a spy camera disguised as a camera. Sometimes works best to hide things in […]

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For many students, as they start learning photography they want to know how to take photos at night. It is a mystery to them and they often think it is so complicated that they will never be able to do it. That is until they try it and discover just how easy it is. The next step is editing those images and ON1 Photo RAW 2018.5 has a lot of tools and adjustments that are perfect for processing night photography.

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