Photography News

Luminar Neo Makes a Dramatic Leap Forward With AI Masking

Fstoppers - Thu 12 May 2022 1:02pm

Users of Luminar Neo from Skylum will get a solid update when they launch the Windows or Mac raw editor today. The app gains MaskingAI, a feature that applies artificial intelligence to masking objects, saving a lot of time in the editing process.

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The Importance of Flexibility in Landscape Photography

Fstoppers - Thu 12 May 2022 3:01am

When it comes to landscape photography, planning can make a huge difference in your ability to come home with the exact image you have been dreaming of, but almost paradoxically, you need to be able to remain flexible as well. This great video discusses why being willing to change plans on the fly can benefit your work.

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Pre-Summer Astrophotography Challenges

Fstoppers - Wed 11 May 2022 10:02pm

If spring has been a mixed bag of poor weather and few targets for you, as it has been for many of us, things are looking up as May rolls in. A total lunar eclipse highlights the list on May 15-16.

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Why Do Portrait Photographers Love 85mm Lenses?

Fstoppers - Wed 11 May 2022 9:02pm

85mm lenses are the classic choice of portrait photographers, and it shows, as almost every manufacturer has one, with many of them offering multiple options. So, why are they so popular among portrait photographers? This great video discusses some of their properties and how those features make them a fantastic choice for photographing people.

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10 Things My MacBook Does Better Than My Windows Desktop

Fstoppers - Wed 11 May 2022 8:01pm

I recently made the switch to Mac after a lifetime of Windows. My MacBook Pro isn’t perfect, but in this video ,I discuss the top 10 things that it does better than my Windows machines.

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The Best Images from GuruShots "Marvelous Still Life" Challenge

Fstoppers - Wed 11 May 2022 6:29pm

If you haven't heard of GuruShots, it's a photography website that hosts "The World’s Greatest Photo Game,” They host regular challenges and allow photographers of every level to submit and participate. Their latest challenge "Marvelous Still Life," received thousands of entries and millions of votes. You can see the three winners of the challenge as well as hundreds of top rated images below.

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We Need a New Lighting Category 

Fstoppers - Wed 11 May 2022 5:02pm

What do you do when you have a light that doesn't fit into the standard set of categories?

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How To Liven Up an Office Interview Shoot

Fstoppers - Wed 11 May 2022 3:02pm

At some point, we will all end up shooting in a boring conference room. It’s not always easy to get a good shot when the space isn’t made for it. So, these tips from Epic Light Media might just be the trick.

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3 Filters This Photographer Brings to Every Shoot

Fstoppers - Wed 11 May 2022 1:02pm

Filters can feel like unimportant and superfluous purchases at times, but they have the power to make a big difference. Some are necessities to get the shot you have in mind and others are stylistic choices. Here are three one photographer uses constantly.

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Canon Is Planning Huge Announcements

Fstoppers - Wed 11 May 2022 4:34am

Canon has been chugging along the last few years, releasing some impressive mirrorless cameras and lenses. It seems they have no intention of stopping, with another major announcement of multiple cameras and lenses coming soon.

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3 Important Visual Factors for Better Landscape Photography

Fstoppers - Tue 10 May 2022 10:01pm

How do you make sure that your photos make a lasting impression? Is there a formula that can help you achieve better visual design?

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Helpful Tips for Better Landscape Photo Compositions

Fstoppers - Tue 10 May 2022 9:01pm

One of the trickiest aspects of landscape photography is that you do not get any control over the physical location of the elements in the frame, and as such, a lot of photographers experience difficulties with compositions. If that is something you struggle with, check out this awesome video tutorial that will show you some helpful tips for improving your landscape image compositions.

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How to Take Rolling Shots of Cars

Fstoppers - Tue 10 May 2022 8:01pm

If you've ever wanted to take a photograph of a car that has motion to it, you may have noticed it's not often straightforward. In this video, go behind the scenes of a rolling car shoot to see how it's done.

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This Could Be My Favorite DIY Photo Background System Yet

Fstoppers - Tue 10 May 2022 5:02pm

Over the last three years, I have built out four new photography studios, and each time, I find better and better ways to streamline my spaces. In this video, I want to share with you one of the coolest ways to mount your seamless paper or Gravity backdrops.

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How To Change Your Lifestyle To Have More Time for Landscape Photography

Fstoppers - Tue 10 May 2022 3:02pm

The light is amazing. There are dozens of compositions waiting out there. But where are you? Sitting in your office, working eagerly for your boss or for your clients? I found a solution to combine my job with my landscape photography, to photograph wherever and whenever I want.

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A Review of the Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens

Fstoppers - Tue 10 May 2022 1:01pm

A wide angle zoom lens is a great one to have in the bag for a variety of genres and scenarios, and for Fujifilm shooters who do not need an expensive f/2.8 option, there is the XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS WR lens. 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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Is This Affordable 35mm Lens a Good Alternative?

Fstoppers - Tue 10 May 2022 3:01am

A 35mm lens with a wide aperture has long been one of the most popular options for both photography and filmmaking, offering a wide but relatively neutral focal length that can cover everything from portraits to landscapes. There are a lot of 35mm lenses available to choose from, and this excellent video review takes a look at one of the most affordable options, the Viltrox 35mm f/1.8 AF.

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Critique the Community Wildlife

Fstoppers - Mon 9 May 2022 10:15pm

Submit Your Best Photos Of Animals

For the next live critique, we want to see your favorite animal photos.

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Your Camera’s Meter Lies: Take Advantage of It To Improve Your Photos

Fstoppers - Mon 9 May 2022 10:02pm

Metering and exposure are uneasy companions. Although they seem to work well together on the surface, the metering can trick you into exposing badly. Here are some experiments showing you how to take control of exposure and use it creatively, especially in aperture priority mode.

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Is Photography Too Easy Now?

Fstoppers - Mon 9 May 2022 9:02pm

The capabilities of modern cameras have absolutely exploded in recent years, and a new camera can tackle just about anything you can throw at it. There is a downside to that, though. Has the modern digital camera made photography too easy? This interesting video essay discusses the issue and what we can do about it.

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