Add More Power to Your Current Computer: Fstoppers Reviews the Razer Core X eGPU


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Add More Power to Your Current Computer: Fstoppers Reviews the Razer Core X eGPU

Tons of creatives work on laptops, the Achilles’ heel of which is often the GPU. For anyone who wants to improve their performance without investing in an entirely new machine, an external GPU could be the answer.

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Background Basics for Wildlife Photography


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Background Basics for Wildlife Photography

One of the most desirable qualities in a wildlife photograph is having good separation between the animal and the background. Here’s a simple breakdown on how to achieve this with any camera and lens.

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Are You Making This Very Common Instagram Mistake? It Could Be Costing You Business and Clients


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Are You Making This Very Common Instagram Mistake? It Could Be Costing You Business and Clients

If you’re an active user of Instagram, there’s a good chance you’re making this common mistake with your gallery images, and it could be affecting your business and relationships with current or future clients.

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The Streaming Box for Photographers: Fstoppers Reviews the Nvidia Shield TV Pro


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The Streaming Box for Photographers: Fstoppers Reviews the Nvidia Shield TV Pro

Photographers care more about image quality than the average person, and given the current situation, many of us are streaming more content than ever. That’s why the Nvidia Shield TV Pro caught my attention, as it offers some impressive features and controls that should please even those with the highest standards.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Photographing the Perseid Meteor Shower


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A Comprehensive Guide to Photographing the Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid meteor shower occurs from July 17 to August 24, and peaks on the night of August 12. In order to make the most of this spectacular meteor shower, I’ve put together a complete list of everything you need to know in order to get great astrophotographs of the event.

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Suggestions for Buying Used Gear: Where and How to Buy


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Suggestions for Buying Used Gear: Where and How to Buy

If you’re like me and you shoot a lot film, you lean heavily if not exclusively on the used market. Even then, nearly all of my digital photography gear came to me used.

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This Ring Light Is so Cheap and Versatile That Everyone Should Buy It


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This Ring Light Is so Cheap and Versatile That Everyone Should Buy It

It’s rare that any piece of photographic equipment is versatile and affordable enough that I recommend it to everyone, but the GVM-600S Ring Light is one of those rare products. If you shoot photos or videos, you should buy this light.

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Does Being a Pro Photographer Ruin Your Passion?


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Does Being a Pro Photographer Ruin Your Passion?

I am sure you have all seen the comments where people suggest that being a pro photographer ruins the fun of photography. I want to dig deeper into this idea. Having spent a good proportion of my working life being a hobbyist and professional, I would like to offer my insight and experiences on the subject.

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Nike’s ‘You Can’t Stop Us’ Amazes the Internet With a New Spin on Familiar Techniques


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Nike's 'You Can't Stop Us' Amazes the Internet With a New Spin on Familiar Techniques

By now, you’ve probably seen the wildly impressive short film “You Can’t Stop Us” by Nike. The video has already received about 42 million views on YouTube since its release on July 30th. While the narration and source content are both as solid and empowering as we’ve come to expect from Nike’s ads, the inventive editing is the true star of the piece with its revolutionary visual concept.

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I Turned a 600mm Into a Macro Lens: This Is What Happened


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I Turned a 600mm Into a Macro Lens: This Is What Happened

I wanted to see if I could turn a 600mm telephoto lens into a makeshift macro lens. Did I manage to get any decent macro photos out of it? You tell me.

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Shooting Portraits on a $12,000 Lens


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Shooting Portraits on a $12,000 Lens

This week, I borrowed a $12,000 600mm lens and decided to shoot portraits with it. Random? Yes. Weird? Of course. But I learned some things I never would’ve experienced had it not been for this, so here’s my review of the 600mm behemoth for shooting portraits.

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Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing a New Camera or Lens


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Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing a New Camera or Lens

2020 has brought with it a lot of very exciting new cameras and lenses, and like many, you might be considering whipping out your credit card and placing an order. Before you do that, though, be sure to ask yourself these five questions.

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Are You the Biggest Hinderance to Improving Your Photography?


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Are You the Biggest Hinderance to Improving Your Photography?

Everyone has a different photography skill level. There’s nothing wrong with being a beginner or an intermediate. However, if you desire to improve your photography, you might be your biggest hindrance.

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Stick With Canon Or Switch To Sony?


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Stick With Canon Or Switch To Sony?

Canon has recently announced their new flagship cameras, the R5 and R6. There will be no 5D mark V, and the Canon shooters looking to upgrade will need to eventually sell off their old glass for almost nothing.

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The Sony a7S III’s Missing Feature


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The Sony a7S III’s Missing Feature

Between the Sony a7S III’s announced specs satisfying the five-year hype and its praise given in early reviews, it appears that the new camera is off to a great launch. However, I noticed a feature was missing.

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Improve Your Flower Photos With These 5 Tips


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Improve Your Flower Photos With These 5 Tips

Flowers can be a wonderful opportunity for photographers to practice their camera skills. Whether receiving a bunch as a gift, or wanting to record the flowers in your own garden, there are a few things you can do to improve your flowery shots.

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5 Common Mistakes Professional Photographers Make


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5 Common Mistakes Professional Photographers Make

Yesterday, we talked about five common mistakes beginner photographers make. Now, let’s talk about five common mistakes professional photographers make.

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The Power of the Back Light


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The Power of the Back Light

Too often portrait photographers obsess with key and fill lighting, and forget about the light that illuminates the background or rear of a subject. In this piece I discover the power of using the back light as my main light source.

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Fstoppers Reviews the Insta360 Titan: Eye-Watering Image Quality With a Price Tag to Match


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Fstoppers Reviews the Insta360 Titan: Eye-Watering Image Quality With a Price Tag to Match

The Insta360 Titan has to be the most aptly named 360 camera on the market in many senses of the word. Size, image quality, price tag — take your pick. The Titan delivers on its name in all of those ways, but is it worth it?

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5 Common Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make


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5 Common Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make

We are all unique people, but there are some mistakes that almost every new photographer makes at some point. Here are five common mistakes to watch out for in your own work.

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