Professional photographer Tony Gale shares five tips for photographing people in natural light. Gale teaches us about bouncing natural light using a reflector, backlighting your subjects, and more.
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Panasonic is launching its widest-angle prime rectilinear lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras in the form of the new Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 9mm f/1.7 ASPH with the 35mm equivalent field of view of an 18mm lens. This ultra-wide lens is also the widest Micro Four Thirds Panasonic prime optic to wear the Leica badge.
Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 9mm f/1.7 ASPH
This new lens is designed to capture expansive vistas and is created for
For Mother’s Day, let’s learn how to take photos of your mom that she will really like. Whether you're photographing a mom and her kids or a solo portrait, Maria Perez’s five tips, such as finding the right lighting or taking candid photos, will help you highlight her beauty.
Do you have any tips to share on how to take great portraits of mom? Use the Comments section, below, to describe your technique.
We test the new Rotolight NEO 3 in a studio portrait photo shoot. Don't be fooled by its compact size—the Neo 3 packs a huge punch in terms of power. It operates as a continuous light and a strobe light, and it offers more than 16.7 million color variations. Whether you use it as an off-camera flash or a continuous light source, your creativity will flourish with the Rotolight NEO 3!
If you have any questions or bold statements to make about this
Luxli has introduced the newest member of its Orchestra Series, the Luxli Timpani² ! This LED light panel offers a color temperature range of 2800 to 10,000K, 150 colored filters, 10 customizable animated effects, and more. Plus, the new High Frame Rate (HFR) mode allows users to shoot at high frame rates without unwanted banding. Join Doug Guerra in the studio as he tests the Luxli Timpani² in various setups.
Over the course of six years, Sony’s G Master lineup has offered some of the best lenses in the business—and yet Sony still pushes itself to get even better. With the release of the FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II, it’s easy to see Sony’s drive to improve in action based on all the upgrades made to one of its earliest, and still good, G Master lenses. Sony also appears to be watching industry trends, further tuning its optics and handling to suit the demands
Go beyond conventional beauty standards when looking for portrait subjects. Professional photographer Shotti shares his tips and advice on photographing people with unique features.
Do you break the boundaries of conventional beauty in your portraiture? Tell us why this excites you, in the Comments section, below.
Adam Goldberg shares five tips for photographing pets in the studio, from camera settings to unique composition.
Do you like animals? Do you prefer them to humans? What are your own favorite tips for pet photo shoots? Let us know in the Comments section, below!
Trying to photograph the night sky but light pollution is getting in the way? Landscape and astrophotographer Jess Santos shares her knowledge regarding light pollution and how to combat it when you’re taking nightscape images. Watch and learn to understand the Bortle Scale, how to find locations, what filters to use, and more.
Where do you want to take night landscape photos? Let us know in the Comments section, below!
Poised to shake up what it means to be a super-telephoto lens, Nikon has just announced the NIKKOR Z 800mm f/6.3 VR S lens. Summed up perfectly by the tagline “All the Reach, Half the Weight,” this lens is Nikon’s fresh take on an 800mm lens, which now uses a Phase Fresnel element to dramatically cut down on weight and size to make this huge focal length something that’s truly portable. More than just a sleek lens, Nikon also made sure to imbue
Our team headed into the studio with HIVE LIGHTING's Hornet 200-CX Omni-Color Open Face LED Light. Using the Antenna App, they were able to control the RGB lighting and utilize HIVE's cosmetic presets.
How would you use the Hornet 200-CX LED Light? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
Nanlite has cranked up the power of the Forza line of monolight-style LEDs with the new, daylight-balanced Forza 720 and bicolor 720B. The new lights feature the same build quality and customization options as their predecessors, while rivaling the output of HMIs without the heft or heat.
The new lights are rated to 800
Professional photographer Sandra Coan takes you behind the scenes with this instructional video on using strobe lighting to photograph newborn babies. Learn how to recreate natural lighting, how to diffuse light, where to place your strobes, how to pose babies, and more.
Have you done any photographing of newborns using strobes? Did the bright flashes of light startle them and make them cry? Tell us about your adventures photographing babies, in the Comments section, below.
Sony’s FE PZ 16-35mm f/4 G Lens is a compact zoom designed for wide-angle enthusiasts looking for a feature-loaded, everyday carry with uncompromising optical quality. With a focal length ideal for street, landscape, and architectural photography, and on-lens controls, including a zoom rocker, that streamline video capture, this versatile lens is perfect for hybrid shooters who want an all-in-one lens to take
When it comes to photographing wildlife, prior research is necessary to stay safe, stay ethical, and create the best image. Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom discusses the logical steps of her process for conservation and ethical wildlife photography, such as understanding animal behavior, finding wildlife to photograph, and maintaining proper distance. On this particular trip, Odom was photographing wolves, buffalo, bison and sheep with the Nikon Z9