Capturing the center of our galaxy with long exposures is magical but also more within reach than ever before with modern cameras. We’ll explore how well that magic is captured using very high ISOs. We’ll compare the Canon 5D Mark IV with the Nikon D850 and Sony a7R III.
Aviation photography is exciting and challenging. With the right gear, knowledge, and skills, even new photographers can produce great work. Here is what you must know before you take flight!
What to bring on a low-budget, small-footprint documentary shoot without sacrificing lighting, audio, or stabilization – plus other great tips for first-time videographers.
Gain some historical context for frame rates, learn how to quickly combat rolling shutter effects, and prime yourself on the basics of resolutions. As a photographer who has transitioned to including video work for clients, I understand how daunting all this can seem. Let this introduction be your guide for confidently exploring your settings for more natural looking footage – even for a beginner!
Battery technology has greatly advanced in recent years and prices have come down markedly from where they were just a few years ago. I will demystify portable power in this post and arm you with the knowledge to make the right selections from the many options available for powering your gear on the go.
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.
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.
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.
Aquatic photography requires a new approach on almost all levels, from learning how to adapt to new gear to customizing your camera’s menu and buttons and dealing with a different set of rules for how light behaves in water. Set started with this essential guide.
Standing under crisp, dark skies as the magical aurora colors the heavens and lights up the landscape all around you is something everyone should experience. However, aurorae are tricky to photograph, so here is some good info on how to successfully capture them.