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Have you ever dreamed of capturing the Milky Way? Matt reports in from the mountains of Utah to demonstrate techniques for capturing a time-lapse of the Milky Way galaxy. 0:00 - In this Video 1:12 - Gear 2:10 - Settings 3:20 - Result Ready to start your own time lapse? Share your tips in the Comments section, below.
Not sure how to get rid of the grain rendered by high ISO in your night-photography images? Sony Artisan of Imagery Mahesh Thapa shows you his top techniques that could help you improve your night photography. 0:00 - Introduction 1:22 - First Technique: Blending 2 Photos 17:57 - Second Technique: Photographing Fireworks 23:35 - Third Technique: High ISO Blending 36:22 - Astrophotography Tips 42:26 - Final Thoughts 45:39 - Q&A Are you ready to try these night-photography tips for yourself? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
Curious about prime and zoom lenses? In this video, Maria Perez explains the differences between the two and discusses the benefits of each. 0:00 - Introduction 0:06 - What is a Zoom Lens? What is a Prime Lens? 0:35 - Prime Lenses 1:03 - Zoom Lenses Did you find this video helpful? Which type of lens do you favor for photographing, and why? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
by Cory Rice · Posted 08/08/2023
Using fast prime lenses to create razor-sharp portraits where the focus melts away like butter can be an addictive (and costly) pastime. The jump from an 85mm f/1.8 to an 85mm f/1.4 may seem minor on paper, but anyone who has used both lenses knows that the difference extends well beyond a few decimal points. This article is an homage to the top-tier primes designed for the most demanding portrait photographers. Hide your wallet before proceeding. Photographs © Cory Rice
by Cory Rice · Posted 08/07/2023
Working from home has become so ubiquitous over the past year that it was only a matter of time before photographers caught on to the trend. A home studio can serve as a cost-efficient, lockdown-proof means of creating work during the uncertain times through which we are living. The trick with any home studio is in creating a space that can be used to create images that do not betray the fact that you shot them in your living room, in your pajamas, using your pet dog as an assistant. Luckily, creating a home studio can be done fairly easily
Gear is an important part of portrait photography, but knowing what you want to get out of your images will make it easier to choose a lens. In this video, Sony Artisan of Imagery Chris Orwig discusses how each of his lenses helps capture his artistic vision and subject's feelings. 0:00 - Overview 4:19 - Orwig's Go-To Setup 10:12 - Focal Lengths & F-Stops 20:00 - White Balance & Color 26:18 - More on F-Stops 28:27 - Focal Length Examples 35:45 - Questions to Think About 42:22 - Lighting & Backgrounds 46:09 - More on Focal Lengths
by Todd Vorenkamp · Posted 08/04/2023
Are you interested in the wide and wonderful world of photography? Well, you’ve certainly come to the right place! Check out this short checklist of a dozen items, designed to get you started in digital or film photography and headed in the right direction. 1. Interest The first thing you need is an interest in photography. If you are reading these words, you likely already checked that box. If you are debating whether to take the dive into photography, you might want to give it some careful thought, or cater your purchases toward your level
Do you ever gaze up at the night sky and wish you could photograph all those twinkling stars? Well, you’re in luck. Here’s your comprehensive beginner’s guide to capturing the Milky Way. Join Matt Zefi in Zion National Park for a step-by-step breakdown of everything you need to know to get that perfect shot. 0:00 - In This Video 0:30 - Scouting & Gear 2:34 - Camera Settings 5:25 - Editing & Results Ready to take on the Milky Way? Share your thoughts in the Comments section, below.
Making sure colors are accurate is a must in visual workflows. In this video, BenQ ambassador Art Suwansang discusses the different types of color calibration tools and how to use them. 0:00 - Introduction 4:28 - Types of Calibrators 12:10 - Software Calibration vs. Hardware Calibration 22:08 - What Happens During Calibration? 26:24 - Adjustments 29:24 - External Software and Hardware for Calibrating Displays 32:53 - BenQ Displays 34:57 - What to do Before Calibration 40:23 - Calibrate Frequently 42:04 - Q&A Ready to calibrate those
Photographing brown bears in the wild is rewarding and exhilarating. Join wildlife photographer David Swindler as he shares insights and trains his camera's sights on bear behavior, as well as discussing locations, camera gear, settings, and composition. 0:00 - Introduction 4:54 - The Story Behind the Images 7:44 - Brown Bear Facts 10:34 - Safety Tips 16:17 - Bear Activities 19:48 - Timing your Trips 22:04 - Photographing Cubs 23:50 - Where to Go 26:09 - Camera Lenses and Bodies 35:51 - Other Gear 38:30 - Shooting Techniques: Depth of Field
When it comes to capturing portraits, it's important to understand what kind of emotion you want to convey. Join Marvin Joseph as he shares his process, what inspires him, and how he makes space for his work to stand out. 0:00 - In This Video 0:14 - Finding Inspiration 0:48 - Finding the Mood 1:14 - Lighting 2:25 - Being Different 3:06 - Being Spontaneous 4:20 - More from Joseph Marvin Joseph will also be speaking at B&H Bild Expo. Did you enjoy these tips? Share your own in the Comments section,
Photographer and cinematographer Jeff Berlin discusses how he learned to think like a filmmaker. Berlin breaks down the basics of creating cinematic content, goes over his techniques, and explains everything you need to know about cinematography. 0:00 - Introduction 1:43 - Jeff Berlin's work 7:25 - What Makes Film Cinematic? 13:32 - Breaking Down Director's Notes 15:55 - The Journey from Photo to Film 17:30 - The Best Camera for "The Mission" 23:09 - What is Dual-Base ISO? 26:14 - 180-Degree Shutter Rule: What is Shutter Angle? 28:40 - What
Join Sony Alpha Collective member Nate Luebbe as he uses the a6700 to photograph wildlife. Thanks to its crop sensor, you get extra reach without compromising on sharpness. Plus, the a6700's features allow for quick and easy use in the field, so you don't miss a shot! 0:00 - Introduction 0:18 - Features and Real-World Experience 2:06 - Is This for You? Feeling inspired to pick up the a6700? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
by Emily Mandagie · Posted 07/24/2023
"Alright, your time in flight will be approximately twelve minutes." Berty and I swallowed that weighted sentence and nervously nodded in response. Smiles were on the outside, but deep inside we were wondering how in the world we were going to make the most of those fleeting seconds in that helicopter and capture exactly what we wanted from the sky! Aerial photography can be exciting and exhilarating. But it can also come with a lot of added challenges, such as time limits, weather conditions, and—let's be real—a large expense! (Flights aren't
by Rachel Leathe · Posted 07/24/2023
I can’t count the number of times a stranger has approached me while I’ve been setting up my drone to ask if they can watch the launch. I imagine this is how the world’s first television owners must have felt as the neighborhood kids crowded around the only television on their block to witness such groundbreaking technology. Drones are fascinating little devices. They have unlocked an entirely new world of photography—a world that, until now, was only accessible to airplanes and winged creatures like birds. Operating a drone is like scuba