Great lighting classes with 5DayDeal


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5DayDeal is back and you’re wondering, is it worth getting? If you’re just getting into photography or you have been practicing photography your entire life, the simple answer is yes. Here’s why. Enhance your skills and help others at the same time The 5DayDeal consists of courses from many world-class photographers you already follow and […]

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Get a preview of Post|Production World Online with these free sneak peek webinars


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Later this month, Post|Production World Online will take the virtual stage again for the world’s leading training conference for production and post-production video professionals, content creators, motion graphics specialists and more. To kick things off, P|PW is providing free sneak peek webinars so you can get a feel of what to expect … and learn […]

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Get a preview of Post|Production World Online with these free sneak peek webinars


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Later this month, Post|Production World Online will take the virtual stage again for the world’s leading training conference for production and post-production video professionals, content creators, motion graphics specialists and more. To kick things off, P|PW is providing free sneak peek webinars so you can get a feel of what to expect … and learn […]

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Watch: Passengers Fall Off Speedboat During Photo Shoot, Boat Goes Flying


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This past weekend, all three occupants of a speedboat in Marin County, Florida somehow fell overboard while “doing a photo shoot,” sending the unmanned boat careening towards the shore at full speed, where it hit a dock and went airborne.

The Marin County Sheriff’s Office posted an aerial video of the incident on Facebook two days ago under the ALL CAPS headline: “Unmanned Out of Control Boat Goes Airborn [sic] After Smashing Into Concrete Dock, Ending Dangerous Ordeal”

In a description accompanying the video, the sheriff’s office says that all three people aboard were “doing a photo shoot” when they

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Watch: Passengers Fall Off Speedboat During Photo Shoot, Boat Goes Flying


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This past weekend, all three occupants of a speedboat in Marin County, Florida somehow fell overboard while “doing a photo shoot,” sending the unmanned boat careening towards the shore at full speed, where it hit a dock and went airborne.

The Marin County Sheriff’s Office posted an aerial video of the incident on Facebook two days ago under the ALL CAPS headline: “Unmanned Out of Control Boat Goes Airborn [sic] After Smashing Into Concrete Dock, Ending Dangerous Ordeal”

In a description accompanying the video, the sheriff’s office says that all three people aboard were “doing a photo shoot” when they

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Five tips for taking better video with your smartphone


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Mobile phones are so great these days — the use and functionality of them are far superior to in the past. Recording video with your smartphone is accessible to everyone, but these five handy hints may help make your videos even better. Keep it steady Smartphones are light and small. We often shoot handheld, but […]

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Mobile Mondays: Five tips for taking better video with your smartphone


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Mobile phones are so great these days — the use and functionality of them are far superior to in the past. Recording video with your smartphone is accessible to everyone, but these five handy hints may help make your videos even better. Keep it steady Smartphones are light and small. We often shoot handheld, but […]

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A low-light machine: The Sony a7S III


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I was provided a short-term rental of the Sony Alpha a7S III for review of its video quality. As a user of Sony video cameras with E-mount lenses, such as the FS7, I was excited to see if this more portable, full-frame camera lived up to the hype. Video formats For starters, I was happy […]

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EVOLVING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY INTO CINEMATOGRAPHY. Episode 02 – Time, Movement & Editing


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The goal of this educational series is to provide inspiration on how you can successfully transition your photography into cinematography.  Often, when photographers start working with a video camera, they can misplace the voice they’ve worked so hard to develop in photography.  The energy of their typical practice somehow gets lost in the translation to [Read More]

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Pentax reported to be working on a second new APS-C video-focused DSLR


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According to a brief post over on Pentax Rumors, Ricoh is rumoured to be working on a second Pentax APS-C DSPR in addition to the long-awaited new flagship APS-C DSLR that’s had Pentax shooters excited for months. A tweet back in April said that Ricoh has no plans to take Pentax down the mirrorless rabbit […]

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Justin Kelly: The Vanishing Deserts of Nevada


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The eighth (and possibly final) video in our series exploring photographers working in the landscapes they call home came together as a bit of a fluke. I was originally set to travel from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon to profile an experienced Grand Canyon photographer and guide. Unfortunately that photographer had to cancel at [Read More]

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EVOLVING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY INTO CINEMATOGRAPHY. Part 1 of 5.


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The goal of this educational series is to provide inspiration on how you can successfully transition your photography into cinematography.  Often, when photographers start working with a video camera, they can misplace the voice they’ve worked so hard to develop in photography.  The energy of their typical practice somehow gets lost in the translation to [Read More]

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The S1 vs. the S1H: What Makes a Video-Focused Camera?


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With cameras sharing similar specs and design, it’s difficult to distinguish why a video-focused camera is more expensive than a hybrid. Let’s find out.

Nikon Expands Z Lens Lineup: 14-24mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/1.2


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Last week, Nikon Inc. unveiled two exciting additions to the rapidly expanding NIKKOR Z lens lineup, demonstrating the brand’s commitment to the evolving Nikon Z series. These new full-frame S-Line1 lenses showcase the superior optical performance and capabilities of the Nikon Z mount for photographers and creators. NIkon Z

The ultra-wide-angle NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S is the world’s shortest2 and lightest2 full-frame f/2.8 zoom lens with a 14mm field of view, enabling a versatile range to capture expansive views including cityscapes, landscapes, astrophotography and more. 

Nikon ZMeanwhile, the NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.2 S is the

Nikon Z
Nikon Z
Nikon Z

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10 Practical Tips for Creating Sci-Fi HUDs in After Effects


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In this tutorial, we’re going to look at some compositing tips for sci-fi Heads Up Displays in After Effects. Tutorial includes free project files!

10 Practical Tips for Creating Sci-Fi HUDs in After Effects


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In this tutorial, we’re going to look at some compositing tips for sci-fi Heads Up Displays in After Effects. Tutorial includes free project files!

Your Job Is More Than Your Job Description


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What I’ve learned over the years is that the truly remarkable people are not just masters of their craft, but a combination of craft + many other things that elevate their work. In fact, the best photographers I know, the best creatives, teachers, accountants, or –insert profession here–, are also entrepreneurs/intra-preneurs, authors, speakers, marketers, and more. We’re ALL hyphens. Just as I started as a photographer, then learned skills to become a director, then a software developer, an entrepreneur, and and and… SO SHOULD YOU. The key point being this: your most remarkable work won’t simply be your craft. I

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Your Job Is More Than Your Job Description


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What I’ve learned over the years is that the truly remarkable people are not just masters of their craft, but a combination of craft + many other things that elevate their work. In fact, the best photographers I know, the best creatives, teachers, accountants, or –insert profession here–, are also entrepreneurs/intra-preneurs, authors, speakers, marketers, and more. We’re ALL hyphens. Just as I started as a photographer, then learned skills to become a director, then a software developer, an entrepreneur, and and and… SO SHOULD YOU. The key point being this: your most remarkable work won’t simply be your craft. I

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Your Job Is More Than Your Job Description


This post is by Chase from Chase Jarvis Photography


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What I’ve learned over the years is that the truly remarkable people are not just masters of their craft, but a combination of craft + many other things that elevate their work. In fact, the best photographers I know, the best creatives, teachers, accountants, or –insert profession here–, are also entrepreneurs/intra-preneurs, authors, speakers, marketers, and more. We’re ALL hyphens. Just as I started as a photographer, then learned skills to become a director, then a software developer, an entrepreneur, and and and… SO SHOULD YOU. The key point being this: your most remarkable work won’t simply be your craft. I

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Get ready and save on Adobe Video World


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Attention video newbies and video pros! Mark your calendars for the virtual Adobe Video World, held September 12-17, 2020. The program is packed with sessions for all skill levels, keynote speakers, faculty you know and love and, of course, prizes! Adobe Video World places emphasis on Premiere Pro and After Effects, but there are sessions […]

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