Photography Blogs & Tutorials

I don’t like upgrading my camera; I’m rather content with the old one I have. I’m not one to worry so much now about the changes in technology. These days it seems there’s nothing really new under the sun. My trusty Nikon D800 is like a close friend, we have a good relationship.

The advancements in camera technology have now slowed down and we already have more than enough megapixels to overflow our hard drives. So in my opinion, being content with a (... more

The holidays are upon us and you want to have the perfect photo but its just too cold, slippery, or you missed the snow all together? There are times that regardless of your will, the weather wont allow you to go outside to shoot the photos you want. Fortunately, it’s easy to recreate a snowstorm using Photoshop to give that final touch to your image.

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The internet is a strange and wonderful place. As creative professionals we’re all working hard, creating cool stuff and sharing it online with the world. But behind this land of chocolate are not all smiles and sunshine. There are legions of trolls and cyber-vigilantes laying in wait to cause $hit for fun or just to […]

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The lines between photos and video are getting thinner everyday. With our social media being able to display both indistinguishable on our timelines, Live Photos, selfie filters, etc. its become more and more practice to post videos of our life and creations then ever. A video keeps a viewer engaged longer and with so much […]

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Just over two weeks ago, during PhotoPlus Expo, Sigma announced a new super wide super fast prime lens was on the way. The 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens for Sony APS-C and Micro Four Thirds cameras. With users of both formats crying out for super fast wide glass, this was very welcome news. Well, […]

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Street photography is an interesting genre of photography. In some ways it sees quite simple – all you need is a camera lens and your own two feet to do it. Yet in other ways, it can be quite hard and complicated.

  • How can you keep moving subjects in sharp focus?
  • Do you even want to do that?
  • How do you approach people to photograph them?
  • What if you get in trouble?
  • Do you need a model or another kind of release?
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We just posted about a particularly well made iPhone X video yesterday, profiling French dessert makerElise Lepinteur. While it is a very nice and polished final product, the phone had a little assistance from sliders, gimbals and 3rd party lenses. In this video, though, fromMatteo Bertoli Visuals, we see the iPhone X footage completely unassisted, […]

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Creating stop-motion animations requires a lot of patience, and of course creativity and skill. Weve featured quite a lot of them, in short films and music videos. And now, Ive stumbled upon a great collection from Swedish artist Alexander Unger. Alex is a sculptor, but he creates stop motion animations in his free time. […]

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On Wednesday, Eastman Kodak Co. announced that they are cutting 425 jobs due to a large financial loss in the third quarter of 2017. Compared to the same period last year, the companys revenues were down 8 percent. So, they decided to lay off about 7 percent of their overall workforce, hoping this will help […]

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Photography scams are not uncommon. New ones seem to be appearing regularly, and old ones just never seem to die off. Usually, they’re in the form of an email or a text message. They offer to overpay you,then request that you pass along payment to some other vendor. You do so, their cheque bounces, and […]

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