Month: November 2019

Panasonic announced a small handful of firmware updates a couple of weeks ago for the Panasonic G9, GH5, GH5S, S1 and S1R mirrorless cameras. The biggest changes were noted for the Panasonic G9, which gives it pretty much all of the video capabilities of the somewhat legendary GH5. Now, those firmware updates have been released, but
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When photographer Jermaine Horton heard about young Marian Scott being denied school pictures because of the red extensions in her hair, he chose to step up and help her get her confidence back by giving her the professional photo shoot she deserved. Scott’s story first made headlines last month, when her elementary school—Paragon Charter Academy
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Astrophotography is one of the more difficult and expensive genres of photography you can get hooked on, especially if you want to capture deep space imagery. But a new robotic camera/star-tracker/telescope called Stellina wants to change all that. Stellina was developed by French company Vanois, and they call it an “app-enabled telescope.” That’s not entirely
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When it comes to on-camera microphones, the Rode VideoMic series is way up there when it comes to recommendations. Their flagship VideoMic Pro Plus is one of the best solutions out there for an all-in-one on-camera microphone. Specifically, one that plugs into your camera’s 3.5mm microphone socket. But they’ve just announced a new contender. The
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When Ansel Adams released his early photographs of Yosemite, he stunned the world with his sharp-as-a-tack focus. To the surprise of audience members, the faraway mountains in his pictures were just as crisp as the rocks at his feet. Back in the 1930s, he’d done something as radical as it was simple: he used a
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Meyer Optik Görlitz is coming back from the dead… again. After an embarrassing and very public fall-from grace in 2018, the lens manufacturer, now owned by OPC Optics, is ready to begin re-releasing lenses that it promises are not just re-branded Chinese knockoffs at astronomic markups. The company first announced its planned renaissance in July,
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[embedded content] Ryan Breitkreutz over at Signature Edits has created a useful tutorial that dives into one of the most critical aspects of portrait photography: skin tones. In this 30-minute video, he shares some his personal tips and techniques for capturing natural-looking skin tones, first in-camera, and then in Lightroom. Critically, Ryan begins the tutorial
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If you’re an underwater photography enthusiast—or simply a diver who would like to take more photos—there’s a new product you should probably check out. It’s called ‘Diveroid,’ and it’s an all-in-one housing, dive computer and logbook for underwater smartphone photographers. Launched earlier today on Kickstarter, Diveroid reached its funding goal in about 60 seconds before
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[embedded content] There’s a common misconception among beginner photographers, especially those that are just getting started with post-processing and editing their landscape photos. This mistaken belief is that dodging and burning is a highly complex procedure that should only be attempted by seasoned professionals and Photoshop wizards — this belief could not be further from
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