Photography News

How To Edit High-ISO Photos in Lightroom

Fstoppers - Wed 18 May 2022 3:01pm

Modern cameras can handle low light quite impressively, but high ISOs will still introduce some noise into your images. So, what can you do when that happens? This excellent video tutorial will show you how to process high-ISO images in Lightroom to reduce the appearance of noise while still maintaining sharp results with plenty of detail.

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Video Shows Camera Operator Hit in Head by Home Run

Fstoppers - Wed 18 May 2022 1:01pm

During the May 16 Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks baseball game, Diamondbacks left fielder David Peralta turned on a Craig Kimbrel fastball, lifting it for a home run over the right field fence. Unfortunately, the ball came down on the head of a camera operator standing on top of the outfield wall.

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ON1 Has Announced the Latest Update: ON1 Photo Raw 2022.5

Fstoppers - Wed 18 May 2022 3:20am

Twice yearly, ON1 produces free upgrades to their Photo Raw program. The newest version is just over the horizon, and it has some expected features to add, plus improvements to its existing arsenal of tools.

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20 Ways to Grow Your Photography Business in 2022: Part 3 of 4 (Tips 11-15)

Fstoppers - Tue 17 May 2022 10:02pm

In part three of this series, we will discuss tips 11 through 15. These are steps you can take today to grow your photography business. If you missed the previous articles, you can read part one here, and part two here.

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How Are Fill Lights Used for Portrait Photography?

Fstoppers - Tue 17 May 2022 9:00pm

You can absolutely create professional-level portraits using nothing but a single key light, but once you move into multi-light setups, you get a bit more creative and technical control over the final image. One of the first ways to do this is by adding a fill light, and this excellent video tutorial will show you what it is and how it can be used to create better portraits.

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A Review of the Affordable and Versatile Samyang AF 45mm f/1.8 FE Lens

Fstoppers - Tue 17 May 2022 8:02pm

Samyang has long been known for producing sharp and highly affordable manual focus lenses, but in recent years, they have moved into producing autofocus lenses as well, while still keeping those budget prices that have endeared them to many photographers. At $299, the AF 45mm f/1.8 FE offers a lot of lens for not a lot of money, and this excellent video review takes a long-term look at the performance and image quality you can expect from it in practice.

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Do You Love and Hate Lightroom as Much as Me?

Fstoppers - Tue 17 May 2022 5:02pm

I have to admit it: I’ve never been on team Lightroom. This may be a bit of a low blow, but Lightroom has always seemed like the sandbox for those who couldn’t play on the big-boy playground: Photoshop, of course.

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How to Photograph a Car Outside, but Make It Look Like a Studio

Fstoppers - Tue 17 May 2022 3:01pm

Car photography is a lot of fun and can be highly dynamic, but it represents one of the hardest products to photograph in a studio environment. Not only do you need a large studio that a car can be driven into, but you need huge lights to evenly light the car too. Or do you?

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A Review of the Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Lens

Fstoppers - Tue 17 May 2022 1:02pm

Zeiss lenses are known for providing sharp and contrasty images with silky-smooth bokeh, making them favorites of a lot of photographers. For photographers looking for a 35mm lens, one option is the Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2, and this great 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 Make Custom Backdrops on a Budget!

Fstoppers - Tue 17 May 2022 3:02am

Custom-made, hand-painted backdrops were all the rage a few years back. I personally could never justify the price of one, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t wanted to try it out.

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The Surprising Facts About Pixels and How They Affect Your Photography

Fstoppers - Mon 16 May 2022 10:02pm

How far should you sit from your screen? How large can you print your photos? Why are stacked sensors better? There is much more to those pixels than you might think.

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A Comprehensive Guide To Street Photography

Fstoppers - Mon 16 May 2022 9:02pm

Street photography is not the easiest genre to get into, especially if you tend to have a more timid personality or enjoy working alone. However, it can be a tremendously interesting one, and even if it is not your primary pursuit, it can do a lot of good to sharpen your skills in many other genres. If you are interesting in street photography and wondering how to get started, check out this fantastic video tutorial that will show you everything from composition and lighting to gear choices and editing.

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How to Fix a Clipped Bird Wing in Photoshop

Fstoppers - Mon 16 May 2022 8:01pm

There are few things more frustrating than getting the perfect shot with a beautiful pose, lovely background, and perfect lighting, only to discover you accidentally cropped out part of the bird's wing. When that happens, Photoshop can come to the rescue. This helpful video tutorial will show you how to fix a photo with a clipped bird wing using Photoshop.

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Essential Gear for Waterfall and Seascape Photography

Fstoppers - Mon 16 May 2022 5:02pm

I love to photograph waterfalls, rivers, and seascapes. Those subjects make up nearly 50% of my portfolio. And when photographing those, I need to have proper footing to move around freely and focus on the subject and composition. So the topic of this article is proper water shoes that I finally found after testing several brands over the years.

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Did You Know About This Tool in Adobe Lightroom?

Fstoppers - Mon 16 May 2022 3:01pm

I must confess, I don't use Adobe Lightroom to anywhere near its full potential. In this video, Nigel Danson walks through a lesser-known tool that is now a staple in his landscape photography.

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A Reminder of the Joy of Photography

Fstoppers - Mon 16 May 2022 1:02pm

No doubt, the last few years have been stressful for many of us, and it can be difficult to remember how to destress and find peace and contentment again. Photography should be an escape, however, and this great video reminds us of that.

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One Obvious Thing You’ll Need To Know About a Career in Photography and One a Little Less Obvious

Fstoppers - Sun 15 May 2022 10:01pm

Building a career as a professional artist is a long journey of ups and downs. Here’s one lesson to take along to help you on your way.

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A Review of the New Panasonic GH6 Mirrorless Camera

Fstoppers - Sun 15 May 2022 9:01pm

The Panasonic GH6 mirrorless camera is here, and it came with a variety of new features and improvements over the popular GH5. This great video review takes a look at the camera and the sort of performance you can expect from it in practice.

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Here Is How White Male Privilege Is Impacting Professional Photographers Worldwide (By a White Male)

Fstoppers - Sun 15 May 2022 8:02pm

Male white privilege is among one of the most pressing issues in the modern working world. But does that extend to photography? Unfortunately, yes. Here is what one renowned white male photographer had to say about this issue.

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Our Hands-on Review the Benro Hydra 2 Waterproof Tripod: A Valuable Addition to Your Kitbag?

Fstoppers - Sun 15 May 2022 5:02pm

There’s an old bit of nonsense that states there are two factors that affect price when buying a tripod: stability and weight. Benro has proved there are two more. So, is their Hydra 2 worth their cost?

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