Category: Fstoppers Originals

Getting Better Photos When Walking With Your Camera: Part Two

This post is by Ivor Rackham from Fstoppers

Do you take your camera for a walk? In this second article on that topic, we will be considering why it is good for you and your photography in ways you might not think, why you could leave the telephoto lens behind, and how to improve at photographing animate subjects even with a shorter lens.

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The Truth About Landscape Photography

This post is by Michael Breitung from Fstoppers

Landscape photography can become frustrating if you get too focused on results and constantly compare yourself to other photographers. While browsing the web and visiting social media sites, you see countless photos of spectacular sunrises and sunsets. But getting truly awesome conditions is rare, even for those who are pros at planning. Let me share what the reality looks like.

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Is Tagging Your Photos With GPS Coordinates Useful?

This post is by Nando Harmsen from Fstoppers

I’ve been making a tutorial about the Map Module in Lightroom Classic for the Dutch Photographic community. It can be a lot of work collecting and adding GPS data to your images. Does this information have any use at all, or is it just nice to have?

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Apple’s ProRAW Does Some Seriously Weird Things to Photos

This post is by Wasim Ahmad from Fstoppers

After many years of non-pro iPhones, Apple’s new 48-megapixel iPhone 14 Pro was enough to convince me to pull the trigger. I was ready to fall into the embrace of Apple’s AI-assisted ProRAW format. While it has its uses, in its current state it’s still kind of a mixed bag.

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Your Clients Might Not Like Your Print Options

This post is by Patrick Hall from Fstoppers

Photographers have preferences on everything ranging from their favorite camera to their best lens, how they edit their photos, and what photo paper they use to make prints. What if your own preferences aren’t aligned with what your potential clients enjoy? We asked dozens of normal people which photo papers and print products they prefer, and the results were not exactly what I had expected.

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We Review The Infinite Texture Plugin: With 70,000 Images Files, You Can’t Go Wrong

This post is by Gary McIntyre from Fstoppers

As a digital artist, being able to easily get your hands on overlays and effects for your images can sometimes be a costly experience and, at times, not provide you with enough scope of selections for your edits. One of the plugins I have in my collection is Infinite Texture, which provides a whole host of editing possibilities, from simple sky replacement to more complex edits.

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