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3 Great Budget Canon Lenses

Fstoppers - Sun 15 May 2022 3:01pm

Canon's RF lenses have been highly impressive, offering fantastic performance and image quality while pushing the envelope of lens design, but on the other hand, many of them are quite expensive. There are some budget gems available, however, and this fantastic video will show you three great options that get you a lot of performance and image quality for not a lot of money.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Canon EF-M Lenses

Fstoppers - Sun 15 May 2022 1:02pm

At the moment, all of the focus on Canon cameras and lenses is on the RF line, but before that series existed, there was the EF-M line, which is still hanging around and offers small and impressively affordable bodies and lenses. If you are looking for such a setup, check out this fantastic video tutorial that offers a comprehensive guide to all the lenses in the EF-M system.

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Canon Back to Their Best? A Look at the Canon R5 C

Fstoppers - Sun 15 May 2022 3:02am

After a long period of mediocrity where Canon sat in the dead zone between going all-in on mirrorless and staying with DSLRs, Canon is back to producing superb cameras. Is this one of their best?

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ON1 Resize AI 2022: We Review the Industry-Standard Enlargement Software

Fstoppers - Sat 14 May 2022 10:02pm

I’m increasingly impressed with the products from ON1. Does their latest software update, ON1 Resize AI 2022, live up to the standards of the other products from that stable and its "Perfect" heritage?

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How To Remove Marks on Skin Using Photoshop

Fstoppers - Sat 14 May 2022 9:01pm

One of the most common things you will have to do when retouching is removing various marks and blemishes on skin. Sometimes, this is as straightforward as running an automatic tool over a small area, but for larger, less uniform blemishes, you need some more advanced techniques. This excellent video tutorial will show you how to remove a variety of marks in Photoshop while still retaining skin texture.

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The Advice You Don't Want To Hear That Will Make You a Better Photographer

Fstoppers - Sat 14 May 2022 8:01pm

There are a lot of products out there that promise to make you a better photographer quickly, whether by teaching you some well-kept secret or by offering a magic shortcut known only to seasoned pros. While those can all be quite enticing, the real secret to becoming a better photographer is something we do not always want to hear.

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We Review Oniric Glow, a Digital Artist's Dream Plugin

Fstoppers - Sat 14 May 2022 5:02pm

There are many ways to create a glow effect in Photoshop using layers and blending modes. What if you could do it in a fraction of the time and get even better results? Would you be interested?

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A Review of the Affordable and Versatile Fujifilm XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens

Fstoppers - Sat 14 May 2022 3:02pm

Fujifilm's XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR lens offers X series photographers a ton of reach at a relatively affordable price, making it suitable for anything from sports to bird photography and more. This excellent 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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Helpful Photography Location Scouting Tips

Fstoppers - Sat 14 May 2022 1:01pm

Let's go on a location scout for my music video. The needs for photographers and directors can be similar, and how you approach the location scouting can really help you have a smooth production.

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How To Automatically Replace Skies in Photoshop

Fstoppers - Sat 14 May 2022 3:02am

Sky replacement used to be something that was quite tedious and took a fair amount of effort and technique to accomplish convincingly, but in the last few years, we have seen a lot of advancement in automated sky replacement features in various applications. If you are new to using them, check out this fantastic video tutorial that will show you the ins and outs of using Photoshop's sky replacement features and how to use your own skies for the task.

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Every Landscape Photographer Should Know This

Fstoppers - Fri 13 May 2022 10:01pm

This editing technique is something every landscape photographer should learn. It can be especially helpful when you're approaching an image with a few technical flaws.

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The First Tools New Photographers Should Learn in Photoshop

Fstoppers - Fri 13 May 2022 9:01pm

Photoshop is quite the behemoth application, and if you are new to working with it, it can be a bit overwhelming knowing where to start. If you are new to working with Photoshop and wondering how to get started, check out this fantastic video tutorial that will show you the first tools you should learn and how to use them to work on your photos.

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The Next Best TikTok Camera Could Be the DJI Mavic Mini 3 Pro

Fstoppers - Fri 13 May 2022 8:02pm

The next drone in DJI's Mini lineup, the DJI Mini 3 Pro, is almost upon us, and though it looks to be a successor to the Mini 2, some reviewers have already gotten their hands on it to show that it is, in reality, a different beast entirely with its "Pro" nomenclature.

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Completing The 'Up-Lit Photo Challenge' Is Extremely Difficult

Fstoppers - Fri 13 May 2022 5:02pm

Being a well-rounded photographer who can succeed in any situation is the ultimate goal for most photographers. However, what happens when you are forced to take a portrait by lighting from below? Today, I take the challenge.

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How To Handle High-ISO Noise in Post-Processing

Fstoppers - Fri 13 May 2022 3:01pm

In almost every genre, you will encounter situations in which you are using your lens' widest aperture and you can't make your shutter speed any slower, meaning all you can do is raise your ISO. That will introduce noise into your images, but thankfully, modern post-processing software can do quite a lot to correct that, and this excellent video tutorial will show you how to leverage it to do just that.

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The Custom Mechanical Keyboards You Didn’t Realize You Needed

Fstoppers - Fri 13 May 2022 1:01pm

The humble keyboard is one of those crucial pieces of equipment that will always be needed by photographers. If comfort, style, and functionality are important to you, a customized mechanical keyboard is a must-buy.

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Who Makes the Best 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens?

Fstoppers - Fri 13 May 2022 3:02am

24-70mm f/2.8 lenses are the workhorse of choice for a variety of genres, offering a versatile focal length range in tandem with a wide aperture that allows them to tackle a lot of needs with ease. Which one is right for you, though? This great video comparison takes a look at the Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 GM, Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II, Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art, and Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 to help you decide.

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Can You Predict the Future of Photography?

Fstoppers - Thu 12 May 2022 10:01pm

Some accepted truths about photography proved wrong over the years. Just as beliefs in seemingly unassailable attitudes have been eroded by time, so too will things we believe are correct now. Are my predictions for the future uncomfortable, or will you embrace the changes?

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An Affordable 1.8x 50mm T2.9 Anamorphic: But Is it Any Good?

Fstoppers - Thu 12 May 2022 9:02pm

The rise of alternative, affordable lenses has been sharp in the last few years, with many great lenses offered at a fraction of the price of their desirable counterparts. This lens takes on anamorphic lenses, but how good is it?

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A Look at the Affordable and Great Viltrox AF 24mm f/1.8 Lens

Fstoppers - Thu 12 May 2022 8:02pm

24mm lenses are quite useful, as they offer an attractively wide focal length that is not so extreme that significant wide angle distortion starts to creep in. Premium 24mm lenses can easily run well over $1,000, though. On the other hand, the Viltrox AF 24mm f/1.8 is quite affordable. Can it keep up with those more expensive options? This excellent video review takes a look at its performance and image quality to answer that question.

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