Landscape photography can enrich your life in many ways. One of the most obvious perks is traveling to new locations, but do you always need to travel to get amazing shots? Well, you sure can, but there are also perks to staying in your hometown and shooting local landscapes. In this video, Mads Peter Iversen
Learn how to organize your images in Lightroom using the Folder panel so that finding, moving and editing your images is a breeze. Try or buy Lightroom 5: http://adobe.ly/11wZbft Follow Lightroom: http://facebook.com/Lightroom Tweets by Lightroom http://plus.google.com/+Lightroom
Photographers, beware: if you’re ever contacted by a big brand on Instagram or any other social network with a request to “share your photo,” make sure you read the fine print of any terms you’re shown. If you don’t, you could easily be agreeing to give away unlimited usage of your work. Houston-based wedding photographer
[embedded content] If you’ve ever noticed a little spray can icon while using Lightroom but have no idea what it’s for, this 8.5-minute video by photographer Anthony Morganti was made for you. The spray can is the Painter tool. It allows you to pick an attribute (e.g. keyword, label, flag, ratings, settings, etc…) and apply
My name is Ethan Moses, I make cameras at CAMERADACTYL. I 3D print film cameras and ship them all over the world. I want to share the newest camera I’ve made: the CAMERADACTYL Brancopan, a 35mm wide format camera that makes 20x 24x58mm frames in a 1:2.4 aspect ratio on standard 36 exposure 35mm film.
Darktable is an open-source alternative to Lightroom, and it seems to be growing in popularity, especially since it became available for Windows. The new version is now available for Windows, iOS, and Linux, and just like the previous ones, it’s completely free. The new version of Darktable brings some changes and new features, both big
Coma, also known as “comatic aberration”, is a type of optical aberration that results in off-axis points of light appearing comet-shaped. As light rays from the edges of the frame pass through various parts of a spherical surface, they vary in magnification, creating a series of asymmetrical circular shapes of increasing sizes. Together, they form
Apple’s Made-for-iPhone (MFi) licensing program may soon allow third parties to create dedicated strobes for current and future iPhones. According to sources who spoke with 9to5Mac, MFi partners were briefed on “new specs” that will allow them to manufacture strobes that connect and sync over the Lightning port instead of Bluetooth. The report cites “sources
Chinese drone company (and Hasselblad owner) DJI may be bring their ambitions back down to Earth, literally. A newly discovered patent granted to the company shows a land-based vehicle with a camera and gimbal mounted on top—sort of like a pared down version of one of the Mars rovers. The Chinese patent was originally discovered
If you’re an introvert, you may find it very difficult and even exhausting to work with people. Naturally, it makes it more difficult to work as a photographer in certain genres. But there are ways to deal with it. In this video,teams up with fellow YouTuber, photographer, and introvert Taylor Jackson. They share some tips
The Sony A7R IV is the fourth generation high-resolution mirrorless camera designed for landscape, studio and architecture photographers. Thanks to its rich set of features that includes an advanced 61 MP sensor, fast 10 fps shooting, in-body image stabilization and state of the art hybrid focusing system, the Sony A7R IV is without a doubt
According to a recent survey by The Society for Photographic Education (SPE) and the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), 60% of educators said their students were not required to take any business or marketing classes as part of their curricula, while 23% said that their students only had to take one of these courses.
In an attempt to fight misinformation spread through photos and video, Instagram is adding a “False Information” warning to the platform. Using a combination of user reporting and automation, suspected content will be sent to independent fact-checkers for review and flagged as “false” if it turns out to be fake. According to Instagram, content will
A low-res leaked photo published by Canon Rumors today purports to show a Canon 1D X Mark III… but it doesn’t look like any 1D camera we’ve seen in recent years. The color scheme looks more like a film SLR from years past. The photo has been modified by CR to cut out the photographer
Have you ever used that little spray can icon in Lightroom? Have you ever even noticed it? I know I haven’t, and it turns out to be quite a useful tool. In this video, Anthony Morganti shows you what the Painter tool does and how you can use it to speed up your Lightroom workflow.
In the world of couples photography, business is booming. From the Target-themed engagement photoshoot that went viral this summer to the growing popularity of hiring honeymoon photographers, the last year has been full of headlines about fun new trends taking over the industry. For couples young and old, photoshoots offer the chance to express their
One week to the day after Leica released the “Ghost Edition” of the Leica M10-P, the company has announced yet another limited edition version of the same camera. Meet the Leica M10-P White, the spiritual successor to the M8 White Edition released in 2009. As with the Ghost Edition, the Leica M10-P White is no
As we wrap up 2019, LensRentals has once again released its list of the most popular photo and video gear rentals of the year, giving us an excuse to analyze the results to death and draw sweeping conclusions about the state of the photo industry. Joking aside, LensRentals’ status as “the largest rental house in
JP Danko is a commercial photographer based in Toronto, Canada. JPcan change a lens mid-rappel, swap a memory card while treading water, or use a camel as a light stand. To see more of his work please visit his studio website blurMEDIAphotography, or follow him on Twitter, 500px, Google Plus or YouTube. JP’s photography is
In this Quick Tip for Lightroom, Julieanne demonstrates how to prevent Lightroom from automatically switching folders when importing files. Follow Lightroom: http://facebook.com/Lightroom Tweets by Lightroom http://plus.google.com/+Lightroom
Licensing Contributor Renat Renee-Ell is a conceptual and fine art photographer based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Working with complex narratives in her photography, she embraces color and texture while challenging our perception of reality. Browse her Licensing collection here. Q: You first began licensing your content on 500px in 2018 with your monochrome series, and
Flickr is in trouble… again… or maybe still. In an open letter to Flickr users and fans published on the company’s blog, SmugMug CEO and Co-Founder Don MacAskill admitted that his company has not yet managed to make Flickr profitable, and implored photographers to consider upgrading to Flickr Pro in order to “keep the Flickr
[embedded content] Tajreen Hedayet of Tajreen&Co is back with a great holiday portrait tutorial that won’t waste your time. In just two minutes (actually less) Hedayet covers four creative Christmas portrait ideas for anyone who wants to create some photos with a “commercial and catalog feel” this holiday season. Lighting for all of these ideas
A fresh patent uncovered by Canon News reveals that Canon has been working hard to perfect an implementation of IBIS + Lens Stabilization, something we’ll hopefully see in a future version of the EOS R. This particular patent—Japan Patent Application 2019-215426—is the latest in a string of patents from Canon about IBIS + Lens Stabilization.
Wireless video transmission used to be extremely expensive. It still can be if you need higher-end kit, but it’s started to come down to much more reasonable prices. One such reasonably priced wireless video transmission is the Hollyland Mars 400S which comes in at only $649 and supports both HDMI and SDI inputs and outputs.
12 Days, 12 Quests, 12 Prizes, and over 82,000 submissions! We asked you to show us your Questmas spirit, and you definitely delivered. This year we were thrilled to receive almost double the number of submissions as last year. There were so many amazing photos submitted that picking the winners seemed almost impossible. But alas,
If you’re a 500px member who hasn’t logged in to the photo sharing and selling service for a while, you may be asked to agree to an updated Terms of Service document upon logging in. The latest agreement is causing an uproar (and a new wave of account deletions) among many photographers, but it doesn’t
[embedded content] You don’t always get perfect locations or circumstances on every shoot, so in this video, we wanted to show you how to achieve 5 creative and unique portraits in a small parking lot. 1. Find a Frame We are all familiar with the popular compositional theory of leading lines, but in this instance,
[embedded content] SF Bay wedding photographer Reggie Ballesteros recently put together a different sort of camera vs camera comparison. Instead of setting up the same shots with both systems, he wants to see if people can tell which photos from the same wedding were shot with each camera. This idea came about because Ballesteros and
Ever since SmugMug acquired Flickr, the platform has seen some positive changes. However, it turns out that SmugMug bit off more than they could chew. The company is losing money, so they sent out an email to Flickr users asking them to help by upgrading to Flickr Pro. When Flickr was on the verge of