Headshots are a great way to define someone’s personality in one unique shot. Let’s dive into how to take headshots with 20 helpful tips.
Whether you just bought your first camera or you’re looking to improve your photography skills, the first step is learning how to take full advantage of your camera settings.
Get started with simultaneous recording and casting live events with the SlingStudio hub. It’s surprisingly easy to set up. Here’s what you need to know.
Discover the importance of aspect ratios for content creation. We’ll discuss what aspect ratios you need to use for YouTube, vlogging, and mobile.
We have a new feature on our site that will help you better plan for your shoots and get the gear you need when you need it. Check out our new Search-by-Date function!
What’s the difference between rectilinear and curvilinear wide angle lens? We’ll explore why you should use a wide angle lens with your photography.
A tripod for DSLR is essential for many photographers and videographers. Here’s our guide to choosing the perfect setup at your price point.
What is MP4? What’s the difference between H.264 and DivX? Find out what video file codecs and containers are, plus discover 10 common formats you’ll see.
Get in on action photography! Action photography requires some of the fastest-focusing, high-frame-rate cameras available on the market today. We’ll help narrow down the winning camera system.
Pair our list of food photography tips with the appropriate camera and lens to capture a mouth-watering shot, every time.
Color grading is how you enhance or alter the color of a video, film, or image. Let’s explore color profiles, LUTs and how to color grade.
Ready to learn how to vlog, but not sure where to start? Combine your passion with the tips in our guide and you’ll be a vlogger in no time at all.
Learn how to photograph fireworks so that your Fourth of July (or any other fireworks-worthy celebration) is memorable.
An introduction to medium format sensors and why they might be worth it for your next fine art portrait or landscape shoot. Learn about how medium format affects depth of field and field of view. We’ll also touch on the mysterious quality of “weightiness” medium format brings to an image and welcome your comments on the subject.
Find out why the golden hour is the ideal time for taking photos.
The key to great portrait photography is understanding portrait lighting. In this post, we introduce the basics of manipulating studio lighting. Lighting ratios, lighting patterns, angles of view, and facial positions are all important factors when creating a flattering portrait.
To 4K or not to 4K? This is the question every filmmaker faces these days. Learn about what 4K is and what it means for your production and discover why I ultimately choose not to shoot in it.
Action cams are small and rugged enough to go with you almost anywhere. Choose from the best action cameras across price, quality and more.
Aperture is the opening of your lens that light travels through to hit the camera sensor. Let’s discuss the aperture setting and how it affects your photos.
Trying to catch the action on the field? We’ve rounded up eight of our top picks so you never miss a high intensity moment.
Important news about some upgrades we made to our Panasonic EVA1, Atomos Sumo, and Atomos Inferno rentals. Learn more about the EVA1’s V2.0 and Atomos’ V9.0 upgrades and what to expect when shooting.
Learn the basics of recording audio for documentary-style sit-down interviews. We’ll cover how to use a boompole, proper boom placement, attaching a label mic, changing lav frequencies, and more.
Picking the perfect camera or lens can be overwhelming. Here is a list of our special gear collections with cameras, lenses, and accessories hand-picked for specific uses. Whether you’re shooting the Northern Lights or looking for gear with a particular feature, like WiFi or stepping motors, these collections will help narrow down your search and save you time!
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!
The Panasonic EVA1 is the most exciting camera in this price range to come out in quite some time. Find out what I loved (and didn’t love) in this hands-on review.
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