When we think of wildlife photography, we often think of expensive, high-quality lenses and fast cameras. But if you truly want to create an image where you’ll give a wild animal its moment to shine, you need more. Here are some essential tips to help you creating lasting animals portraits that stand out from the pack.
Here are 5 new things we’re super excited about that are now available to rent, including the Hasselblad X1D. Also, check out some sample imagery from the X1D!
Choosing the right memory card for a DSLR video or time-lapse project is a critical decision. Memory cards have three fundamental properties: form factor, card capacity, and card write/read speed. I go through each one in detail so that you can make the best card decision for your video and time-lapse projects.
Head down to Panama with a complete Ronin novice and discover how you can shoot professional-looking footage even if you’re brand new to gimbal stabilizers.
Find out who won a new Canon 5D Mark IV or 1 of 2 $300 rental gift certificates.
A greenhouse loft, a sun-filled studio, a warehouse and more have just been added to Peerspace’s roster of amazing shooting locations for your next assignment or personal project.
After 10 years of shooting, I decided to self-publish a limited edition photography book. This is highly recommended for anyone looking to celebrate their work – whether for fans, family, or even just yourself. Here is my approach to creating a photo book, including questions to ask yourself so that you get the most out of your book and not waste money in the creation process.
Nikon’s top of the line APS-C camera comes with a lot of improvements from its predecessor, the D7100. We took the Nikon D7200 for a spin and did hands-on testing to see if its upgrades are worth the investment. Read on to find our conclusions across ergonomics, speed, battery life, video capabilities and more.
I had three days to shoot with the Hasselblad X1D and was searching for that quintessential medium format quality in my results. Here is what I found, what I loved, and what I hated. Explore a few of my examples and hopefully get inspired to try it out for yourself!
An empty space offers creatives the opportunity to bring something new to the world. Here is what happens when photographers, filmmakers, and producers have access to unique locations. Prepared to be inspired!
I spent some time in Dubai with Nikon’s versatile D500 camera and gathered up a few great examples, including RAW files to download, to prove this APS-C camera packs a punch in both speed and dynamic range. Plus, Nikon’s added an essential back button to help simplify workflow.
A quick primer on everything you need to know about sensor size and what it means for your photography, plus a list of great sensor comparison tools to try out!
This post covers the basic concepts behind product photography lighting and discusses best practices that will hone your craft and make punchy, well-lit photos of your products customers will find irresistible.
If you’ve considered upgrading to a full frame DSLR, look no further than the Canon 6D and 5D Mark II. Both equally powerful cameras, we’ve outlined the key differences between the two before you make a commitment. We break down the details like sensor strength, SD card storage, low light capabilities and autofocus that will make a big impact in your investment.
Mirrorless cameras may come in a small package, but pack a punch in power. While small in size, mirrorless cameras still include many of our favorite DSLR features like interchangeable lenses, autofocus, and video capabilities. This new trend is taking the photography scene by storm, but it’s hard to know which type of camera is the best fit for you. We’ve outlined our seven favorites for any type of budget so you’re left with the perfect fit.
Find out who won a new Canon 5D Mark IV, a new DJI Osmo, or a $300 rental gift certificate.
Using only 3 lights, I’ll demonstrate how to set up for 3 popular lighting styles for interviews. I’ve done a lot of experimenting, especially with limited resources. This guide will hopefully help you gain confidence to create an appropriate lighting design for different moods and small locations. By no means will this be an exhaustive masterclass, but I’ll outline some tips, tricks and observations that I’ve developed over years of pointing cameras at faces.
Get a free Expo pass plus enter for a chance to win a brand new Canon 5D Mark IV at the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International 2017 show in the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The Nikon D7100 and Canon 70D are popular among beginner to intermediate level photographers for being powerful crop sensor cameras at a very affordable price. These are both excellent options for people who are looking to get their feet wet in DSLR photography or those who want to upgrade their first rig. Picking between these two cameras can be a challenge – but we’re here to help.
Have you ever noticed when photographing a sunrise or a sunset that your DSLR camera can’t capture the brightest and darkest part of the scene at the same time in one exposure? This limitation is because of a camera’s dynamic range, or the gap in luminosity between the lightest and darkest parts of an image. Discover the three main techniques to overcome this and create dynamic landscape scenes.
Placing my order for the Fuji X-T2 was a no-brainer. After cycling through multiple platforms for the last four years, I was finally ready to settle down with just one. For some time it looked like that would be the Sony a7R II, but I just could not bring myself to pull the trigger on it for a number of reasons. Then, Fuji announced the X-T2. On paper, it checked off every item on my list.
2016 produced a lot of high-profile, long-awaited updates to flagship favorites: the Nikon D5, Canon 5D Mark IV, Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 III, Fuji X-Pro 2, and the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E, just to name a few. Here are some big and small releases in 2016 that you might have missed.
You choose the gear you want, tell us when you want it and for how long, then we ship the gear directly to you. Questions? Here is your guide to custom order durations, deposits, returns, cancellations, packing, and more!
Nikon’s D7100 and D7200 are two of the most popular crop sensor (called “DX” in the Nikon world) cameras on the market. These two cameras are very similar but there are a few key differences between them. In this article we’ll talk about those differences and hopefully help make deciding between them a little bit easier.
The WEAPON 8K is part of RED’s DSMC2 line, which features simultaneous REDCODE RAW® and Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR/HD recording, integrated smart connectors for cable-free peripheral attachment, and faster read/write speeds for lower compression – all in a smaller and lightweight form factor compared to prior models.
Another trade show, another awesome prize! Take in some history in San Antonio this year while at Imaging USA and enter for a chance to win a brand new 5D Mark IV.
Move beyond mediocre in the new year with 3 important settings beginners often overlook. Get started today practicing these key things for camera proficiency and better photography.
In photography, light is controlled by the “exposure triangle”, which is made up of ISO, aperture, and shutter speed. These three components act together to determine exposure and understanding how they work will help take your photography to the next level.
The a6500, a6300, and a6000 are mid-range options in the Sony mirrorless lineup. They are versatile, small, and relatively inexpensive. There are many adapters you can use with these cameras to accommodate almost any lens but here are some of our favorite native E mount lenses.
We’re closed for several days during the holiday season so be sure to check here for a list of dates. Also, explore 5 of our favorite posts to inspire you going into the new year!
Shooting video between the hours of dusk and dawn has its challenges and perks. It creates a natural ambiance for a certain feeling you’re trying to evoke in a story, provides a lighting situation that brings the vision to life, or it can leave you stumped on how to get proper exposure when the sun sets. Before you set out for that twilight adventure, here are a few important things to remember to help make your night videos shine.
Portraiture may seem simple and straightforward but it can actually be quite difficult. Taking good portraits requires a good understanding of light and knowledge of how to pose your subjects and get the kind of expressions you want. It is a skill that comes with time and practice. Here are some tips to get you started.
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