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A First Look at the Brand New Canon EOS R7 Mirrorless Camera

FStoppers - 3 hours 35 min ago

While Canon has been pushing aggressively in the mirrorless space, one place they have yet to explore with the RF mount is APS-C — until now, that is. The EOS R7 is here, and it fills the place left by the highly popular 7D DSLR series. This great video takes a first look at the camera and the kind of image quality and performance you can expect from it.

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8 Situations When Manual Exposure Is the Best Choice

FStoppers - Mon 23 May 2022 10:01pm

Some photographers still believe that it’s important to shoot in manual mode, no matter what situation they’re in. As long as the correct exposure is achieved, it isn’t important if this is done manually or partly by the camera itself. But sometimes, manual is indeed the best choice.

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A Complete Guide to Shooting a Landscape Photograph From Lens Choice Through Editing

FStoppers - Mon 23 May 2022 9:01pm

The challenge of landscape photography is that unlike most other genres, you do not get control over the lighting or the placement of the elements in the frame. For some photographers, though, that is one of the most fascinating and enjoyable aspects of the genre. If you would like to improve your landscape work, check out this fantastic video tutorial by an experienced photographer that will guide you through the entire process from lens choice to editing.

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5 Composition Tips for Better Portraits

FStoppers - Mon 23 May 2022 8:01pm

Composition sometimes falls by the wayside in portrait photography, but if you want to elevate your images to the next level, it is something you need to take into careful consideration with every shot. If you would like to improve your portrait compositions, check out this fantastic video tutorial that features five helpful tips from an experienced photographer.

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How Have Mirrorless Cameras Changed the Way You Shoot?

FStoppers - Mon 23 May 2022 5:00pm

As someone who's been a regular Canon EOS R system user for the last few years, it's really dawned on me through teaching students how much things have changed for the better with serious mirrorless cameras.

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Shooting Natural Light Video Portraits

FStoppers - Mon 23 May 2022 3:01pm

For several years now, many of us have used Instagram as our primary outlet for sharing and viewing images. However, Instagram has made it clear that the platform is shifting its focus to video. If you haven’t been practicing capturing portraits on video, now might be a good time to start learning how to do so.

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What Every Landscape Photographer Goes Through

FStoppers - Mon 23 May 2022 1:01pm

Landscape photography is a quirky genre, often requiring long physical treks in the wee hours, all while hoping for the conditions to cooperate and allow you to take the photo you have in mind. If you have been there before, check out this hilarious video that follows a landscape photographer's thought process while deciding whether to head out to shoot or not.

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The Easiest Way to Make a Pinhole Lens

FStoppers - Mon 23 May 2022 3:02am

If you already own an interchangeable lens camera, you can make a pinhole lens in five minutes.

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Tips for Photographing the World's Largest Land Predator in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic

FStoppers - Sun 22 May 2022 10:02pm

Have you ever thought of taking a trip to the sub-Arctic or Arctic to photograph polar bears and their habitat? Ever thought it might be your destiny to come nose-to-nose with the largest predator living on land? My latest article for Bradt Guides' Travel Club is all about taking photos of polar bears and their environment. I thought I'd share some of the tips and photos here.

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Lightroom's Eight Highly Useful View Modes

FStoppers - Sun 22 May 2022 9:02pm

Most of us use only two or three view modes while working in Lightroom, but the program actually has eight in total, and they are highly useful for both culling and organizing your photos as well as editing them. If you are unfamiliar with all eight view modes, check out this fantastic video tutorial that will show you where to find them and how to incorporate them into your workflow.

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Lesser-Known Tips for Editing Photos in Photoshop and Lightroom

FStoppers - Sun 22 May 2022 8:02pm

Photoshop and Lightroom are tremendously complex and intricate applications, and there are many different ways to accomplish any specific task. If you are always looking for new ways to improve and expand your workflow, check out this fantastic video tutorial that features some lesser-known tips and techniques for working in both Photoshop and Lightroom.

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Have NFTs Eliminated Gatekeeping?

FStoppers - Sun 22 May 2022 5:00pm

The claim is that NFTs got rid of gatekeeping in photography. Anyone can pick up a camera, mint a few NFTs, and make money. But what does this actually mean?

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Why Don't All Camera Have This Helpful Feature?

FStoppers - Sun 22 May 2022 3:01pm

Modern cameras, even entry level, are remarkably capable machines, offering a wide variety of useful features for photographers and filmmakers alike. And yet, one basic feature is still left out of many models, despite its tremendous usefulness and popularity. This great video discusses why more cameras should embrace it.

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Just How Good Is the Tiny Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 9mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens?

FStoppers - Sun 22 May 2022 1:02pm

At just two inches long and 4.6 ounces (130 g) in weight, the Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 9mm f/1.7 ASPH. lens is ridiculously portable, making it a great wide angle option for Micro Four Thirds photographers and filmmakers. If you are looking for a wide angle lens with a wide aperture for your kit, check out this awesome video review that takes a look at the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in practice.

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Why Manual Mode Isn't Always the Answer

FStoppers - Sun 22 May 2022 3:01am

Spend any amount of time reading about photography on the internet, and you will probably come across the claim that professionals should shoot in manual mode. And there is certainly some truth in the idea that manual mode gives you the kind of control necessary for certain shooting scenarios, but that does not mean it is always the best choice. This great video discusses the issue a bit and why you should not always default to using manual mode for your work.

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The Financial Squeeze Is Affecting the Photography Industry: Seven Ways to Protect Your Pocket

FStoppers - Sat 21 May 2022 10:00pm

As waves of international turmoil shake the photographic world, how will the industry be affected? Additionally, are there ways we can protect ourselves from this economic mess? Here are seven options.

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A Review of the Versatile Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens

FStoppers - Sat 21 May 2022 9:02pm

Tamron has made a name for themselves in the last few years by creating lenses that are highly practical and offer great image quality without costing an arm and a leg. One of the most exciting newer options is the 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD, which can replace a multitude of lenses in a photographer's bag, and this excellent video review takes a look at the lens and the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in usage.

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How to Take Better Wedding Photos in Harsh, Direct Sunlight

FStoppers - Sat 21 May 2022 8:01pm

Harsh, direct sunlight can be a real pain in the neck to work with, especially when you are a wedding photographer and do not have much control over the timing or location of things. Whether you are a wedding or portrait photographer, check out this fantastic video tutorial that offers a lot of practical and helpful advice for taking compelling portraits in harsh sunlight.

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XDynamics Evolve 2 Drone Review

FStoppers - Sat 21 May 2022 5:02pm

Today, I’m reviewing the X-Dynamics Evolve 2 Drone. I’ll share thoughts on build, performance, and other details as well as my favorite features. Drones, or “airplane cameras” as my kids call them, are an awesome piece of technology that can take your photos to a whole new level.

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10 of the Best Third-Party Lenses for Sony Mirrorless Cameras

FStoppers - Sat 21 May 2022 3:01pm

Sony users have a ton of choices available when it comes to lenses, with many manufacturers offering a wide range of focal lengths and maximum apertures that can fit just about any budget. If you are wondering how to navigate all those choices, check out this great video that will show you 10 excellent third-party lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras.

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