Looking for ways to spice up your landscape photography? Travel and landscape photographer Toma Bonciu gives you 5 simple hacks in only 100 seconds. You need a tripod, some ND filters, a camera remote and willingness to change your point of view.
there plenty of ways to achieve the lighting you want or use the one you have. In this video from Derrel Ho-Shing, you’ll see differences between three different light sources and setups. He’s shooting the model using natural light, a flash, and high speed sync. Same model, same location, same time of day – yet pretty different results. Which one is your favorite?
You’ve seen many photographers switching from DSLR to mirrorless. Manny Ortiz did the same thing and switched to this system completely. After shooting with Sony mirrorless camera for a year, he gives an honest review of the system. He is very satisfied with it, and as you know, he makes awesome photos. But, he speaks honestly and mentions both advantages and disadvantages of this camera. So, if you’re thinking of switching to Sony mirrorless, you should definitely watch this.
Most of us shoot portraits with bokeh behind the subject. But what if we reverse the position of lights and the model? In this video, photographer Mark Wallace shoots portraits with front bokeh to create more playful indoor portraits. All you need is a camera, a model and a string of Christmas lights. It’s a simple trick and gives really good results.
This technique in a way emulates the look of being outside. It’s not exactly like this, but it does add some depth and interest to the photos. And it’s definitely fun for playing when it’s dark and cold outside. After watching the video, I tried it out myself for a few quick test shots. I made some portraits that are definitely more interesting than they would be with plain white background. And I had tons of fun, too.
So, you’re into photography, and you’d like to start shooting videos, too. You already know your DSLR or mirrorless camera as a photographer, and it is certainly a good start. But there are plenty of new things to pay attention to, as well as the old ones that you’ll need to do differently. In this video, Mango Street teamed up with White in Revery to give you six important tips if you plan to start filmmaking.
Thinking of buying a new lens, but not sure which one you’d like? There’s a new fun website called What the Lens, and it helps you choose the lens based on the photos you like. After the fun website that helps you find your film soulmate, this one pairs you and your camera with the perfect lens.
Photographer Willie C created the website to help undecided photographers pick out the lens that would be best for them. It analyzes the exif data of the photos you choose and suggest a lens based on them.
If you like listening high-quality podcast about photography, there’s a real treat for you on RGGEDU. Gary Martin and Rob Grimm talk with some of the most talented and famous photographers of today. There will be four seasons in total, and Season 1 is ready for free download or streaming.
Rob and Gary sat down to chat with some of the creatives advancing the photography industry to discuss how they got to where they are now. In the first season, you can hear thoughts, experiences, and tips from eight photographers: Dani Diamond, Alastair Jolly, Jose Rosado, Ken Kaminesky, Rob Timko (NSFW), Aaron Nace, Renee Robyn, and Jake Hicks. That’s only the first season, there are three more to come and some more names are announced for Season 2.
From people who download someone else’s photo for the desktop background, to those who steal photos from others and represent them as their own – photo theft is a pretty common occurrence. Many people don’t take the credits, but don’t give them to the author either (just remember the Tyra Banks case). In this episode of Burst Mode, Rick Boost talks about the image theft. He gives some examples of most memorable copyright infringement cases in recent years and discusses how we can fight this issue. Can we fight it at all?
The Internet is flooded with reactions about the Oscar Best Picture gaffe, and the explanation is finally here. People have been speculating what went wrong that evening, and I’ve heard a bunch of theories since this historic mistake happened. But it turns out the whole mess was because of one tweeted photo of Best Actress winner Emma Stone.
You may argue if iPhone 7 Plus’ Portrait mode is any good. Some people love it and some hate it, but apparently – it was good enough for Billboard Magazine. Photographer Miller Mobley shot the February 17 issue of Billboard magazine, featuring a rising pop star Camila Cabello on the cover. And despite the fact that he generally uses professional and expensive gear, this time he was limited to iPhone 7 Plus and its Portrait mode. And he really did a fine job.