Monthly Archives: August 2016

Free online supplement: Master Video With Your DSLR

The Video Mode are offering visitors a free online supplement, where you can learn all about the art of shooting video with your DSLR ‘Master Video With Your DSLR’. The Video Mode are offering visitors a free online supplement, where … Continue reading

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Mentor Series: San Francisco

Mentor Series The BEST OF photo gallery One of the greatest things about the Mentor Series Treks for me – besides the fact that you get to hang out with other people who are as passionate about photography as you… … Continue reading

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4 Common Lighting Styles to Get the Perfect Portrait

When you begin doing portrait lighting for the first time, the general advice you get is to put your light at 45º to your subject, and aim it down at 45º. It’s a quick way to get something reasonably good, … Continue reading

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Canon Develops Global Shutter-equipped CMOS Sensor

From Canon: TOKYO, August 31, 2016—Canon Inc. today announced that it has developed a new CMOS sensor equipped with a global shutter function that, because it exposes all of the sensor’s pixels at the same time, enables the capture of distortion-free … Continue reading

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5 Things Newbies Should Know About Getting Started in Photography

Getting started in photography can be quite scary. We all start by investing in a DSLR, and think we are going to take amazing images. In reality it is a bit more difficult, because if it was easy… well everybody … Continue reading

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Nikon Updates Firmware for D500 / D3400

From Nikon: Nikon D500 Firmware v.1.10 Changes from “C” Firmware Version 1.02 to 1.10:  Added support for the iOS version of SnapBridge. Changed some help text. Fixed the following issues: Images would not display correctly if playback zoom was used during image … Continue reading

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Yuneec Breeze is a Compact Camera Drone with an Emphasis on Easy Flying

Gear Several flight modes make this 1-pound drone simple to operate The Yuneec Breeze is a one-pound drone with a 4K camera and lots of flying options. Popular Photography

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How to Use an iPad as a Softbox or Custom Background

What I really like about the iPad is the retina display screen; the quality of the images displayed on it is simply stunning. The brightness emitted from the screen is also quite powerful, so I was curious to see what … Continue reading

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Sigma to Update Select Lens’ Firmwares for Improved AF

From Sigma: Thank you for purchasing and using our products. We would like to inform you of the lens firmware updates which incorporate a new algorithm to improve AF performance even further. Although we announced on April 14th, 2016 that release of … Continue reading

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Discover the Secrets of Lightroom: 48 Hours Left to Save 50% Off Our Lightroom Mastery Course

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about Adobe Lightroom, now’s your chance to do it with our brand new Lightroom Mastery Course – and if you act fast you can save 50%! Over the last few years here at … Continue reading

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Black Canyon at Night

Located in western Colorado, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is a popular tourist attraction that offers some of the steepest cliffs and craggiest spires in the entire United States. Carved out of solid granite, the breathtaking beauty … Continue reading

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Image Editing Software Overview – On1 Photo 10

Since the advent of digital photography there has been one program that has been the penultimate of all image editing – Adobe Photoshop. There is no denying that it is powerful, but many find it confusing and hard to learn. … Continue reading

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