Composition in landscape photography is tricky business, as you don't have something like a person as an obvious subject, and you need to find harmony between numerous competing elements at vastly different distances. These two great videos will give you ten tips to improve your landscape compositions. [ Read More ]
Most photography tutorials understandably focus on how you can improve your work while you have a camera in your hand. However, this video focuses on two exercises you can do anytime, anywhere, even if your camera isn't with you. [ Read More ]
You’ve probably heard it thousands of times. Now, learn the story behind how Apple’s camera shutter sound effect made its way to iPhones and Mac computers around the world. [ Read More ]
A Canon professional full-frame mirrorless camera may be closer than most people thought. The camera is reportedly already being secretly used by a number of Canon professional photographers. Canon Rumors reports that “good sources” have confirmed that the camera is already “well into its development cycle,” and that “the wait won’t be as long as we thought.” Canon has apparently already handed out copies of the camera to its pros for testing after recently sending out surveys to them to ask what they’d want in a “professional” mirrorless camera. “I’m very confident we’re going to see something announced before
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In the In-Between The analog color darkroom is a magical place where a pitch-black environment allows only the vision of the mind’s eye. Without the use of a camera, I build my own negatives and paint with light. Transparent shapes are cut out with scissors and layered on top of glass. This post Force Fields by Liz Nielsen appeared first on In the In-Between.
Photographers who often shoot the same kind of work will likely have a favorite lens, an optic which produces the right kind of images for their own workflow. Even if you aren't a genre photographer and instead shoot many different kinds of subjects, you may still find yourself with a go-to lens. For <a href="http://patrickhallweddings.com/home" >Patrick Hall</a>, wedding/portrait photographer and co-founder of Fstoppers, his favorite lens is a 24-70mm f/2.8. A <a href="https://www.imaging-resource.com/lenses/tamron/24-70mm-f2.8-di-vc-usd-g2-sp/review/">Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 VC G2 lens</a>, to be specific. He likes this lens because his favorite type of portraiture to shoot is... <br /><a class="readMore" href='https://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2018/03/24/why-this-portrait-and-wedding-photographer-prefers-a-24-70mm-f-2.8'>(read more)</a>
Now that we've gotten the Sony a7 III in our Seattle offices and are working our way through our full review, we've updated our sample gallery with a selection of our favorite images from our neck of the woods. From cherry blossoms at the University of Washinton to coastal lighthouses and even a few furry friends for good measure, check out our gallery for a taste of Seattle in the springtime.
"Dogs have opened up a whole world for me that has made me less lonely," says Elias Weiss Friedman, better known as The Dogist. Meet the man who turned photographing dogs on the streets of New York City into 3 million followers and a New York Times bestseller. [ Read More ]
The "Rolling Preview" for Season 2 of "Atlanta" was awesome. Here's how to create that sweet camera rotation effect. Last month, FX premiered a short, 30-second teaser trailer for the 2nd season of Atlanta, the TV dramedy created by and starring Donald Glover. Why am I bringing up a preview that was released back in February for a season that has already aired its 4th episode? Well, because that preview had a friggin' awesome "rolling" transition effect that had filmmakers/cinephiles lighting up the video's YouTube comments section like a very nerdy and kinda small Christmas Continue reading "How to Pull Off the Rolling Transition From the ‘Atlanta’ Season 2 Teaser"
Deputy Jacob Shaw, who shot Photographer Andy Grimm after mistaking his tripod for a gun, will not face any criminal charges. A grand jury declined to bring charges against the deputy earlier today. [ Read More ]
Our regular Firmware Friday roundup took a brief hiatus last week, and so this week's roundup is actually going to include firmware from the last fortnight. In all, we have news of updates for four cameras this week, although one of the three hasn't yet been released. And we've also learned of updates for some related gear and software, too. Working alphabetically, let's start things off with Fujifilm. Fuji GFX 50S and X-H1, H Mount Adapter G, X Raw Studio and Tether Plugin Pro Last week, Fuji released firmware version... <br /><a class="readMore" href='https://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2018/03/23/firmware-friday-big-upgrade-for-panasonic-varicam-lt-ricoh-theta-v-and-fuji'>(read more)</a>
Award-winning photographer <a href="http://dev.aspectphotography.net/" >Shane O'Neill</a> is the latest photographer featured in Adorama's ongoing series, <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9BKwklLzfE&list=PLwm6LvGc5xq3M5nQonqJouuqE3XXjhY_b" >Spotlight</a>. O'Neill primarily does documentary wedding photography, but he also dabbles in commercial and foot photography. As a documentary wedding photographer, Shane captures many of the smaller surrounding moments of the big day and he finds that these types of images age better than more traditional wedding photography. He tries to stay out of the way and be discreet so that he can better capture the candid, heartfelt... <br /><a class="readMore" href='https://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2018/03/23/what-is-a-documentary-wedding-photographer'>(read more)</a>
Chrosziel has released the new QuickLock Tripod Adapter Plate (401-150), replacing the original 401-130 VCT-14 plate. The plate is suitable for all cameras which are equipped with wedge plate connections (V-mount)… The post Chrosziel QuickLock Tripod VCT-14 Adapter Plate appeared first on Newsshooter.
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The recent audio loudness war reminds me of the 1975 hit song Why can’t we be friends?. As I have covered in several articles about audio loudness (which we now measure in LUFS), the community had already established -16 LUFS as standard for online stereo content, and Google had supported that consensus. However, both Amazon and Spotify have demanded slightly louder levels in their smart speakers, the Amazon Echo/Alexa and the music service which also accepts spoken word content. According to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, Amazon’s Echo devices are shipping at a rate of three to one when compared to its nearest
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Around two weeks ago, Lee and I made a bet over my image, "Atlas and the Sun." In a limited 50 print run the goal was to sell 49 in ten days and make Lee buy the last one to place above his desk. [ Read More ]
So, here’s the story: Nikon announced its new 180-400mm f/4 lens, and I’ve been more than a little curious about it. However, I’m not 100% sold on it just yet, so I decided to rent one and give it a whirl for a few days and share what I’ve discovered with you. In the video below, I’ll tell you what I think about the lens overall, performance, and sharpness. There are a number of sharpness comparisons including with the Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR, 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR, 300mm f/4E PF ED VR,
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|So far, the EOS M5 is the nearest thing Canon has made to a high-end mirrorless camera.|
Instagram is a great platform for making connections and getting work out there to the masses. Reach hasn’t been affected like it has on Facebook just yet. However, on the topic of getting your work out there, “feature accounts” have really begun to take hold. Many of them start accumulating a large audience with over 100,000+ followers. The distribution is instant and larger than many magazines, so it’s no wonder they’re appealing to photographers to be featured on. On the flip-side, there’s a problem having images being re-posted without permission. That in itself is hard enough to keep up with.
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From production to distribution, Artificial Intelligence is entering the industry of filmmaking. The 2018 edition of NAB will dedicate time and space to showcase some of the developments that can benefit professionals. This may be the year of Artificial Intelligence. At the 2018 NAB Show, under the umbrella of next-gen media technologies, AI will be one of the themes, along with immersive media and cybersecurity. The organizers of the NAB Show invite visitors to “get an insider’s look into disruptive tech” and suggest that the conference programs put a spotlight on “cutting edge technology that is reshaping the creation, distribution
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