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Tutorials and tips for the solar eclipse

Alan Dyer
There are many ways to capture great images and movies of a total eclipse of the Sun. I outline them all in great detail in...

How to set white balance for perfect landscape colours

Andrea Livieri
Which white balance setting should you use for landscape photography? In my opinion, white balance is one of the most overrated controls on a digital...

Use these ten settings for super-sharp photos

JT Armstrong
Do all of your photos come out blurry? Are you struggling to get the clearest shots out of your camera? You’re in the right place!...

Global shutters and high-speed flash photography

Michael Clark
Finally, the era of global shutters has arrived for full-frame professional cameras with the release of the Sony A9 III. I don’t use Sony cameras,...

How to connect emotionally when you photograph landscapes

David Travis
You’ll often hear landscape photographers talk about “connecting with the landscape”. But what does this mean? How do we know if we have a meaningful...

Making the most of the golden hour: 5 tips for travel photographers

Raffaele Cabras Keller
As a professional landscape photographer and a travel enthusiast, there’s something that I always keep in mind when I travel. The golden hour, with its...

How to be a headshot photographer in 50 steps

Ben Wulf
Okay, I’m kidding. It’s much easier than 50 steps, and I reckon you can get involved in the world of headshot photography in as few...

The iPhone 15 Pro Max Camera Review: a great camera phone with a few drawbacks

Roman Fox
I’ve been using the iPhone 15 Pro Max for 5 months, and in this blog, I will share my thoughts on this device from a...

10 questions to ask yourself when you aren’t getting photo gigs

Don Giannatti
It’s a tough market out there. I mean, really tough. Perhaps it is the most competitive and strangely challenging market we have ever seen in...

This DIY clock was built into the case of an old on-camera flash

Petri Damstén
The absolute requirement for this clock was that the time is automatically set. You just plug it into the power source, and it shows the...