Day: January 19, 2017

Sigma 85mm f1.4 Art review – a great quality telephoto prime lens!

The Sigma 85mm f1.5 Art is a short telephoto prime lens designed for full-frame bodies and available in Canon EF, Nikon and Sigma mounts, or to Sony FE via an adapter. It’s a highly anticipated update to the previous 85mm f1.4 prime from Sigma and anyone following the Art series story won’t be disappointed as […]

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How to Use Your Smartphone as a Graduated Neutral Density Filter

How many times have you rued the fact that you chose frugality over sensibility when packing your camera bag? You’re in front of a lovely sunset by the beach. You set up your camera on a tripod, set the exposure, and then reach out for your graduated ND filter only to discover it’s not there. Well, […]

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Power Up the Alt/Option Key in Premiere Pro

Shortcuts for Adobe Premiere Pro are like the force is to a Jedi. The alt/option key on the keyboard allows you to remove some time-consuming drags of footage across the timeline. It speeds you up. Moving footage around on your timeline can often be exactly that: a drag. Enter the alt or option key. [ […]

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The Myths and Realities of Becoming a Professional Photographer

As a professional photographer, I think the number one mistake for aspiring pros is to fall for certain myths about the craft and career. In this article, we’ll look at some of the myths and realities of being a professional photographer. If you’re on the fence about taking the leap it may help you decide. […]

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Throwback Thursday: Fujifilm X100

The X100 wasn’t the first compact camera to include a truly large sensor: Sigma gets the credit for that, but it was the first to get enough right to really grab the attention of photographers. We’d been asking manufacturers to build a small camera with a big sensor for a number of years, so you […]

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