Micro Four Thirds Is Dead? Well, Not for Me

It’s often read and repeated: Micro Four Thirds is dead! Olympus’ camera department has been sold and full frame mirrorless is currently ruling the game. Am I the only one who doesn’t care?

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Original author: Nils Heininger
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How to Predict the Most Important Factor for Incredible Forest Photography

There are many things you need to consider when you do forest photography. However, there is one special factor that gives that extra spice to your forest scenes. In this video, I will show you how to get it.

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Original author: Mads Peter Iversen
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What Are the Correct Camera Settings for Landscape Photography?

One of the best parts about landscape photography is that you can create a variety of different shots of the same scene just by varying your settings. If you are new to landscape photography, this fantastic video tutorial will show you how to choose the proper camera settings for your photos.

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Original author: Alex Cooke
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Can the 16-Year-Old Nikon D200 Keep Up With the Modern Z 7?

No doubt, cameras have made remarkable progress in the last few decades, and modern bodies can do some incredible things. How far have we come? This interesting video compares the Nikon D200 to the Z 7 and shows us that while we have made huge progress in some ways, in other ways, things have not changed all that much.

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Original author: Alex Cooke
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Why Your Kit Lens Is Better Than You Think (With 18-55mm Examples)

The post Why Your Kit Lens Is Better Than You Think (With 18-55mm Examples) appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Andrew S. Gibson.

If you’re like most photographers, your first “serious” camera came with a kit lens, probably a standard, 18-55mm option.

But is a kit lens worth keeping? Is it capable of taking great images? Or should you immediately upgrade to a more expensive option?

That’s what I aim to address in this article.

I’m going to show how a kit lens, despite its shortcomings, can get you stunning images (and I give plenty of examples along the way!). I’m also going to give you a few quick tips for working with an 18-55mm lens.

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The Best of the Best: A Review of the Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM Lens

Few lenses create images as instantly magical as the Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM. So, how does this beast perform? Check out this great video review to find out.

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Original author: Alex Cooke
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How to Make On-Camera Flash Look Natural

Photographers generally avoid on-camera flash whenever they can, but there are situations in which you will not have another option. For those situations, there are certain things you can do to make the light look more natural, and this helpful video tutorial will show you what they are.

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Original author: Alex Cooke
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What Do Photographers Mean When They Say Highlights Are Clipped?

As you get into shooting and editing, you will probably hear photographers talk about blown-out or clipped highlights and shadows. What does it mean to clip something and how does it affect your shooting and editing? This short and easy-to-follow video tutorial will show you what you need to know.

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Original author: Alex Cooke
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The Viral Web App That Brings Old Photographs To Life With Animation

A heritage website has found fame for its web app that can animate old photographs to bring the dead briefly back to life. But how effective and realistic is it?

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Original author: Robert K Baggs
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Is the Canon EOS R1 Going To Be a Technological Leap Forward?

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard about the mirrorless successor to the Canon EOS 1D X Mark III, rumored to be called the Canon EOS R1. Some might even say outlandish or silly rumors.

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Original author: Mike Dixon
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Choose Colors Deliberately for Extraordinary Photos

There are a bunch of different ways to make your photos stand out: great light, gorgeous model, amazing locations, idealized retouching, but one that is often overlooked in favor of these less subtle approaches is color. We photographers tend to schedule a shoot, show up, capture what's there, and pat ourselves on the back for our genius, but what goes into the shoot before we schedule it can be just as important to the end result as what we do with our lights or our camera. Let's look at an example from my work for Lifetime. No lights. No reflectors. Just color.

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Original author: Braxton Wilhelmsen
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Why Is the Leica M6 Such a Popular Camera?

The Leica M6 is a classic film camera that’s going to set you back well over two grand before you even attach a lens to it. What is it about this camera that makes it so desirable?

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Original author: Andy Day
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Do Photographers Need a Graphics Tablet for Editing Photos?

The short answer is no, you don't need one; however, they do make some jobs not just easier but more enjoyable. Not all tablets are created equal, though, so this photographer gives his take on a brand you might not have heard of before.

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Original author: Mike O'Leary
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Struggling To Get Commercial Clients?

It can seem like a game of who you know and chance as to if you are the photographer chosen for a job. If you find yourself frustrated that photographers more expensive than you and not as good as you are getting the gig, this could help.

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Original author: Scott Choucino
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Tips and Tricks for Night Photography of the Starry Sky

The post Tips and Tricks for Night Photography of the Starry Sky appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Christian Hoiberg.

Creating beautiful shots of the starry sky can seem impossible.

But it doesn’t have to be.

Because with a few simple tips and tricks, you can capture images like this one:

And that’s what this article is all about. I’m going to share my favorite tips for photographing the various subjects of the night sky, including the Milky Way, the new moon, and the northern lights

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Even Some of the Most Prominent Male Photographers Still Don't Know How to Treat Women

It's 2021. Why are seasoned male photographers still treating female models like sex objects under the guise of education?

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Original author: Alex Cooke
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How To Make Your Portraits More Creative

Portraiture is about much more than simply capturing someone in a pleasing pose with good lighting; it takes a certain amount of creativity to make images that distinguish your work from the crowd. This excellent video tutorial discusses how to make your portraits more creative.

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Original author: Alex Cooke
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How to Replace a Sky and Add a Proper Water Reflection Using Photoshop

Sky replacement is one of the biggest trends right now, with many programs offering replacement capabilities at varying degrees of automation. Photoshop recently added a powerful sky replacement feature, and though it does not handle water reflections automatically, it is not that difficult to add them manually, and this fantastic video tutorial will show you how it is done.

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Original author: Alex Cooke
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15 Tips To Help You Become a Better Photographer

Photography is a complicated pursuit, requiring the confluence of a myriad of different skills and your creative vision to find success. This fantastic video gives 15 tips on a range of topics that will help you become a better photographer.

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Original author: Alex Cooke
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More Sony Lenses Are on the Way Next Week

Sony recently announced the FE 50mm f/1.2 GM, a spectacular lens that pushes the boundaries of the E mount. It seems they are not slowing down, as we will likely see three more lenses next week.

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Original author: Alex Cooke
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