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How to Use Adapted Lenses on Mirrorless Cameras

How to Use Adapted Lenses on Mirrorless Cameras

As mirrorless cameras surge in popularity, more and more photographers are choosing not to abandon their old hardware collections. Between the heaps of film and DSLR lenses most professionals have available, why start over again with micro 4/3 lenses? In the video below, Mark Ryan Sallee from Michromatic explains everything you could possibly need to know about […]

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Announced Today: Luminar 2018 Jupiter Photo Editor Update

Announced Today: Luminar 2018 Jupiter Photo Editor Update

Skylum just announced a big update to the popular new Luminar photo editor, called Luminar 2018 Jupiter, which brings significant performance enhancements, improved RAW conversion and more. Inside there’s over 300 improvements to make Luminar more responsive and useful. Current users can update for free, and there are some bonuses for new users today. Plus if […]

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Low Key Rembrandt Lighting Tutorial

Low Key Rembrandt Lighting Tutorial

Ready for a crash course in art history? Believe it or not, knowing a thing or two about the sculptors and painters of the past often proves to be helpful for modern photographers striving to make stunning shots. In the following short, photographer Jay P. Morgan channels Renaissance master Rembrandt for inspiration while explaining to […]

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Astrophotography: Telescope Photography Tips

Astrophotography: Telescope Photography Tips

Most people love to gaze up at the night sky and enjoy the beautiful light show that nature provides; the stars, galaxies and constellations seem so close. It’s fun to imagine what earth was like millions of years ago when light from distant stars left on its journey through the universe, never stopping or slowing […]

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Tips for Photographing Woodlands

Tips for Photographing Woodlands

Woodlands and fog, a potent mix. For a landscape photographer the combination is nature’s way of saying it loves us. Indeed, fog and the woodlands can be mysterious, enchanting, scary—but never boring. Simon Baxter has a few tips for capturing great shots in the woods: To the untrained eye, the woodlands can be a boring […]

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Night Photography: Try It

Night Photography: Try It

Why do so many casual and amateur photographers shy away from taking pictures once the sun goes down? Haven’t they seen the great pictures taken at night by other photographers? Maybe they think those type pictures can only be made by professional photographers with thousands of dollars worth of equipment. Well that line of thinking […]

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Equivalent Exposures Tutorial

Equivalent Exposures Tutorial

You’re likely familiar with the terms exposure and exposure value. But are you familiar with the term equivalent exposure? Equivalent exposure can be explained briefly as several combinations of shutter speed,  aperture, and ISO that produce the same exposure. In other words, ISO, aperture, and shutter speed combinations that collect a similar amount of light. […]

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How to Photograph the Night Sky Guide at 33% Off

How to Photograph the Night Sky Guide at 33% Off

Capturing star trails and other night sky scenes is truly one of the most technically difficult forms of photography. This popular in-depth eBook written by David Malin Astrophotography Award winner Phil Hart, will show you how to shoot your own stunning images of the moon and the stars with just your digital SLR and a […]

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Wind Direction Techniques for Portrait Photography

Wind Direction Techniques for Portrait Photography

Do you ever bring a fan into your studio to add a wind effect to your photos? Have you thought much about the direction it blows? In this short yet absorbing video, Gavin Hoey demonstrates how a change in the direction of wind can have a stunning effect on the quality of your portraits:  […]

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Using Natural Light in Landscape Photography

Using Natural Light in Landscape Photography

Along with composition, the quality of light is perhaps the most important factor affecting the success of a landscape photograph. Whilst composition can be completely controlled, good quality light on the other hand cannot. We can however control the direction of the light and therefore use the optimum angle of light to enhance the appearance […]

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