Polarizer, neutral density, graduated neutral density, reverse neutral density, or variable ND filter? Professional landscape photographer Mahesh Thapa shares his expertise on, and experience with, using lens filters. You'll learn why you should (or shouldn't) use them, how to use them, and when to use them.
Curious to try lens filters for yourself? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
What are the best settings for landscape photography? Professional photographer Mahesh Thapa covers important topics such as ideal ISO settings, RAW shooting, the histogram, and much more. Once you learn and practice his techniques, you will be able to determine the best camera settings for your landscape photos!
Questions? Post them in the Comments section, below.
Sony Alpha Collective member Mahesh Thapa shares all you need to know about choosing and using APS-C lenses for landscape photography. Are photos taken with crop sensor cameras of lower quality? Can you use full-frame lenses on APS-C cameras? From prime to zoom lenses, ultra-wide angle to telephoto, Thapa will help you decide when building your landscape photography kit.
Do you shoot landscape photos with APS-C lenses? What has been your experience, and are you always pleased with the results? Jump into the conversation in the Comments section
Go behind the scenes with “Queen of Group Posing” Michele Celentano, in the studio, while she photographs and poses a family of four. You'll see how she approaches studio lighting and her techniques for working with children and parents.
Are you a maker of family photographs? What are some of your own techniques for dealing with young children as subjects? Picture it for us in the Comments section, below.
Interior and architectural photography take planning, a great sense of composition, as well as lighting and technical skills, to capture a successful image. Whether you're photographing cityscapes, interiors, or architecture, it is essential to learn the conventions and language of this craft. Bruce Katz presents editorial assignments from Architectural Digest, New York Magazine, and Landscape Architecture, including commercial work from architectural and interior design firms throughout the country.
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Professional photographer Mahesh Thapa shares what's in his travel camera backpack, including camera bodies, lenses, filters, a tripod, and other accessories. Plus, Thapa discusses the apps he uses to plan his photos, the composition rules he utilizes, and more. Whether you're capturing mountains or buildings, these travel photography tips will improve your images!
What's in your camera bag? Is there something you carry that we have not included in this video? Tell us what it might be, in the Comments section!
Due to the popularity of video on social media, shooting both photo and video is a top request from clients. In this B&H video, filmmaker and educator Kelly Mena teaches you about the benefits of Nanlite's continuous LED lights and how to make the transition from photography to video.
Have you made the leap from still photography to video? How have you handled lighting? Illuminate us in the Comments section.
Did you know that using just one or two small strobe lights can lead to amazing portraits? JC Carey, from Westcott, discusses the ways he uses the FJ80 and FJ200 to shape lighting during outdoor photo shoots.
Have you used strobes to augment outdoor lighting? How did it go? Tell us about it in the Comments section, below!
If you've always wanted to get better results from your portrait photography lighting, but are fearful of the process, then JC Carey has a simple solution! In this B&H Event Space video, Carey discusses how lens selection, camera settings, and the lighting gear itself will inform your creative choices during a photo shoot. At the end of this presentation, you will know the three steps for setting up your off-camera flash outdoors!
Are you fearful of setting up portrait lighting? Watch this video and fear no more!
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Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom is in the field to teach you how to compose striking wildlife photographs, how to choose your camera settings, and how to be creative in your wildlife photography. Using the Nikon Z9, she photographs wolves, buffalo, and other species of wildlife.
On what kind of wildlife adventure do you want to go?
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Professional photographer Joe Edelman walks through the portrait lighting setups he's used during his creative photo shoots, including how to use color gels for lighting. Want to know more about planning a portrait photo shoot? Watch this video.
Do you have any tips of your own to share? Do it, in the Comments section.
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Joe Edelman believes that portraits don't need to be basic or traditional; they can be very creative. Watch this video and learn how to come up with creative photography ideas, how to plan your photo shoot, how to collaborate with your model, and more!
How do you find photo inspiration? Do you study the portraiture of the great masters? Do you have a muse? Use the Comments section to discuss.
Learn everything you need to know about photographing the Aurora Borealis (Northen Lights) with David Swindler! From in-the-field workflow to camera gear and settings selection, you'll be prepared for capturing this beautiful natural phenomenon!
Tell us about your tips for photographing the Northern Lights, in the Comments section.
Join award-winning wedding photographer Andre Brown on his years-long journey of making portraits of men. In this video, Brown shows you how to get better at posing men using lighting, photo composition, cropping, and more.
What are your own tips for posing male portrait subjects? Share some in the Comments section!
Sony Artisan of Imagery Tony Gale is back for another portrait-lighting session, this time with the versatile speedlight. Whether indoors or outdoors, in studio or on the go, this portable off-camera flash can be used in multiple ways to add creativity to your portraits. Consider this seminar your speedlight guide, since Gale will covers the basics, as well as various setups.
Write about your own experiences lighting portraits with speedlights, in the Comments section.
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