Photography News

Apple Shares Some of the Best Shot on iPhone Images for World Photography Day

Fstoppers - 4 hours 53 min ago

It is World Photography Day, and to celebrate, Apple has shared some of the most impressive photographs from their #shotoniPhone campaign from around the world. Not only are they beautiful, they are an important reminder that the best camera is the one you have with you.

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Portable Connectivity: We Review the Anker 555 USB-C Hub (8-in-1)

Fstoppers - Fri 19 Aug 2022 10:01pm

While the ports on modern laptops are enough for most users, photographers and filmmakers have much higher connectivity demands than the average person. A portable hub can be a lifesaver for a creative on the go. In this review, we take a look at the Anker 555 USB-C 8-in-1 Hub and if it can provide both the ports and performance a demanding workflow requires.

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The Lightroom Features a Professional Photographer Uses Most

Fstoppers - Fri 19 Aug 2022 9:01pm

Lightroom is the sort of program that you can spend years using, only to discover something you had never seen before. Whether you are new to the program or a seasoned user, this great video tutorial is likely to have a useful nugget of information in it sure to improve your images and make your workflow easier and more efficient.

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5 Lightroom Tips You Might Not Know

Fstoppers - Fri 19 Aug 2022 8:01pm

As someone who spends nearly every day working in Lightroom, I've discovered a few features that most people might not know about. From organization to editing techniques, there's likely something in here you didn't know you could do in Lightroom.

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How to Make Money From Other People's Content For Free

Fstoppers - Fri 19 Aug 2022 5:02pm

The title of this article could be described as clickbait; however, it is factually correct. I will be discussing how you can legally make money from other people's content in this article.

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How to Create Three Distinctive Looks Using One Octabox

Fstoppers - Fri 19 Aug 2022 3:01pm

The octabox is one of the most fundamental and useful lighting modifiers out there, able to provide a wide variety of looks for portraiture while remaining relatively easy to set up and master, making it an ideal first choice for anyone working on learning artificial lighting. This excellent video tutorial will show you how to take one octabox and get three distinctive lighting styles from it, giving you a lot of versatility without a lot of work.

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How to Create Compelling Woodland Photos

Fstoppers - Fri 19 Aug 2022 1:02pm

Woodland photography is an interesting and challenging sub-genre of landscape work that requires a bit of a different approach in order to create successful images. If you would like to improve your forest photos, check out this fantastic video tutorial that features an experienced landscape photographer discussing some helpful advice for taking better landscape images.

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How I Edited My Most Popular Photo on Fstoppers

Fstoppers - Thu 18 Aug 2022 10:01pm

In this article, I share some techniques I used to edit my most popular photo here on Fstoppers. With 4.36 points from 95 votes, it appealed to many of you. But aside from the great subject with Mohamed and his dromedaries and the beautiful, golden evening light, the final image required quite some work to achieve this pristine look.

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A Review of Sigma's 105mm f/1.4 Art Lens

Fstoppers - Thu 18 Aug 2022 9:01pm

Sigma's Art series of lenses features some of the most highly regarded options in the industry, offering impressive image quality at prices that often significantly undercut those of first-party options. The 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art is the longest focal length in the lineup with an f/1.4 maximum aperture, making it an intriguing option for portrait and wedding shooters. This great video review takes a look at the lens and the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in practice.

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A Long-Awaited Canon Lens Is on the Way

Fstoppers - Thu 18 Aug 2022 8:02pm

Canon's RF lens library has been steadily growing, with a wide variety of standard lenses and more extreme options for a range of photographers' needs. Nonetheless, there are still a few lenses that professionals are looking for, and thankfully, another one will likely be on its way soon, with some major improvements in tow.

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How Effective Are Luminar Neo's Automatic Sensor Dust and Power Line Removal Tools?

Fstoppers - Thu 18 Aug 2022 5:02pm

With Luminar Neo, you have the option to remove power lines and sensor dust spots with a single click. It’s never been easier, and above all, it takes a lot of work off your hands. But is it faster than doing it manually? Or does the automatic process take up more time in the end?

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Should You Specialize or Be a Generalist Photographer?

Fstoppers - Thu 18 Aug 2022 3:01pm

When most photographers start out, they photograph a wide range of genres and eventually find one or a few genres they enjoy and would like to specialize in. If you want to start making money from your photography, you will encounter an important question: should you specialize or be a generalist? This excellent video features an experienced photographer discussing the question and offerings some useful advice.

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Who Makes the Best 85mm Lens? Samyang, Sony, or Sigma?

Fstoppers - Thu 18 Aug 2022 1:02pm

An 85mm lens with a wide maximum aperture is the tool of choice for countless portrait and wedding photographers, offering a classic, flattering focal length in tandem with shallow depth of field and plenty of low-light capabilities. Such lenses run a wide gamut of prices, however. This excellent video comparison takes a look at three options with a $1,000 price difference between them, the Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE II, Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM, and Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art.

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When Less Is More: We Review the Benro Tortoise 24C Tripod

Fstoppers - Wed 17 Aug 2022 10:02pm

Choosing the right tripod often means finding the balance between portability and durability. How does a tripod with no center column add more flexibility to your setup?

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Will Art Created By Artificial Intelligence Kill The Artist?

Fstoppers - Wed 17 Aug 2022 9:02pm

Most of my photography friends have been playing around with some form of AI Art, and the results are pretty remarkable. However, as amazing as this technology is, I'm sure I am not the only one wondering if Artificial Intelligence will leave us all looking for new careers.

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7 Tips for Better Flower Macro Photography

Fstoppers - Wed 17 Aug 2022 8:01pm

Flowers are some of the best subjects for macro photography, offering an almost endless range of looks and opportunities to expand your portfolio. If you are interested in your improving your flower macro imagery, check out this excellent video tutorial that will show you seven useful tips sure to put you on the track to better photos.

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Is the Infinite Black and White Plugin a Great Alternative to Silver Efex Pro?

Fstoppers - Wed 17 Aug 2022 5:01pm

Infinite Tools released a range of great plugins for Photoshop. Being a fan of black and white, I decided to delve into it and see how well it works. Would it help Photoshop compete against the ever-growing and very good competition?

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A Review of the Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AF II Lens

Fstoppers - Wed 17 Aug 2022 3:01pm

A 35mm lens with a wide maximum aperture is useful for a huge range of applications, including portraits, landscapes, astrophotography, events coverage, and more. However, such a lens can easily cost over $2,000. As such, at $799, the Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AF II is quite an intriguing option. 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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A Look at the New Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens

Fstoppers - Wed 17 Aug 2022 1:02pm

Sigma's latest two lenses, the 20mm f/1.4 DG DN Art and 24mm f/1.4 DG DN Art, continue the Art series custom in that they provide sharp and impressive image quality while significantly undercutting the prices of many first-party options. This excellent video review takes a look at the 24mm f/1.4 DG DN Art and the performance and image quality you can expect from it.

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Influencer's Account Banned After He Throws Tantrum on Live Video When Asked to Pay for Food

Fstoppers - Wed 17 Aug 2022 6:09am

A YouTuber and influencer found his account deleted after he threw a tantrum on a livestream when a restaurant refused to give him free food and he threatened to send them a bill for the "promotion."

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