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Dubai Time-lapse

Dubai Time-lapse

Why have just one moonset and one sunrise when you can have two of each? This is a 28 hour time-lapse shot from one location captured by Gerald Donovan. It consists of 3359 individual photographs. The entire timelapse was shot on aperture priority and fixed ISO. It’s important to make sure that you set a combination of aperture and ISO that will allow the camera to take shots at the brightest time of day without hitting the camera’s fastest shutter speed limit, and will also not require a shutter speed longer than the timelapse interval when it’s dark. This was shot at f/5.6 and ISO320. Fastest shutter speed was 1/2500, slowest 6 seconds.

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Seeing Through the Eyes of a Wedding Photographer

Seeing Through the Eyes of a Wedding Photographer

There are many behind-the-scenes videos about wedding photographers, but this one takes a very different perspective. Photographer Jaroslav Repta mounted a GoPro video camera to the side of DSLR so viewers could see the camera’s point of view during the wedding. It is very interesting to see how he approaches each angle and he also narrates it to walk us through his techniques. The video shows the footage from his GoPro along with photos of the wedding and more from a typical day in the life of a wedding photographer. Includes an explanation on how he setup a rig in order to mount the video camera

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Verosky Photography eBook One Day Sale

Verosky Photography eBook One Day Sale

The complete library from the world-renowned Ed Verosky is 60% off for today only.

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Vision is Better II eBook

Vision is Better II eBook

Vision is Better II – Free the Mind, Free the Camera. Again. by David duChemin was released today and follows the process and thoughts of a professional travel/landscape photographer. It follows his approach on business, thought process on location, equipment considerations, a near deadly fall he took while on assignment and much more. We create our art in the midst of an odd industry trying desperately to sell us new gear – and we rely on this gear, to a greater or lesser degree to do what we do. But relying on it, and being distracted by it are not the same thing.

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Proteigon: Fascinating New Stop Motion Viral Video

Proteigon: Fascinating New Stop Motion Viral Video

This video was released in the last few days (immediately went viral) and has been generating a great deal of buzz and discussions about the potential possibilities of stop motion techniques. It’s creators have not revealed their equipment or methods so people are just speculating how it was done at this point. Stop motion defined: Also called stop-action photography, stop-motion cinematography. a special effect, carried out while shooting, in which the performers stop their motion and the camera is stopped while an object or performer is added to or removed from the scene, with camera movement and action then resumed for the remainder of the scene: used to create an illusion of sudden appearance or disappearance of persons or objects.

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Top 10 Photos of 2011

Top 10 Photos of 2011

Hundreds of thousands of images captured all over the world were uploaded to the PictureSocial photography social network this year. With careful consideration, we chose these as the year’s best. This is a list of some of the most compelling and popular photos of the year 2011. We would love to hear your thoughts on these […]

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Digital Camera Infographic

Digital Camera Infographic

This infographic may be helpful to those seeking a holiday gift for a loved one or anyone seeking a camera to fit a specific purpose. It was designed to break down some of the top cameras of 2011 and match them to the photographic situations where they perform at their best. What kind of shots do you like taking? This guide will help you find the right camera for you. There’s a big, wide world out there. Full of sights and experiences so vivid, colourful and significant, they beg to be captured by more than the imagination. From black and white portraits of a very special day, to a long distance landscape shot of the sea in flaming sunlight, the right camera keeps these memories and moments alive.

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Iceland Time-lapse Photography

Iceland Time-lapse Photography

This beautiful short time-lapse film was shot during the Icelandic Midnight Sun in June of 2011 and has become a recent viral video garnering nearly a million views in the last few weeks. The midnight sun is a natural phenomenon occurring in the summer months north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle where the sun never fully sets and remains visible 24 hours a day. On this project, Joe Capra traveled around the entire island (some 2900 miles) in only 17 days; shooting photos the entire time only stopping to sleep in his rental car and eat when there was a free moment.

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Cyber Monday Deals for Photographers

Cyber Monday Deals for Photographers

Analysts are expecting today to be one of the largest online shopping days in history (Online sales as of midday Eastern time in the United States were up 20 percent versus the same period last year, according to IBM Benchmark). Retailers are rolling out special deals to try to attract shoppers today. Here are a few that we found that we found interesting: One example is Amazon is currently offering a Sony DPF-D95 9-Inch LED Backlit Digital Photo Frame with Remote at 50% off.

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Square: Digital Photographer’s Guide to the Square Format eBook Review

Square: Digital Photographer’s Guide to the Square Format eBook Review

Square: The digital photographer’s guide to the square format by Andrew S. Gibson was released today and delves deep into the mysteries of the square format. It explores the square format from the digital photographer’s perspective. It shows you how to use the square format on your camera, and how to make the most out of what I think of as the fine art photographer’s format. Square format photos have a powerful element of design to them. Shapes, and the negative space around them, become more prominent. You can simplify composition almost to the point of abstraction. Furthermore, square prints look good on the wall. It’s a format suited to photographers that want to produce art.

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