Day: February 3, 2017

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 / ZS60 review – 30x pocket super-zoom with EVF and 4k!

The Lumix TZ80, or ZS60 as it’s known in North America, is a pocket super-zoom camera which updates last year’s popular TZ70 / ZS50. It shares the same pocketable body, the same 30x / 24-720mm zoom range and the same built-in viewfinder, but this year’s upgrades add a touch-sensitive screen, 4k video and a boost […]

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How to Light Your Photos Like a Cinematographer

“There’s no such thing as bad lighting.” Does this statement from an accomplished American cinematographer Michael Goi surprise you? Well, it all depends on the purpose or emotional message you want to convey. Joel Dryer uses a pretty horrific lighting setup to demonstrate that statement. And he explains that this sort of lighting can be perfect […]

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The Extreme Guide to Forecasting and Shooting the Northern Lights

Ah, the crown of the (Ant)arctic. Known in the northern hemisphere as the Aurora Borealis (northern lights), and as the Aurora Australis in the southern hemisphere, these brightly colored bands of moving and waving light are a majestic display in the night sky. Who doesn’t want to take a picture of this otherworldly phenomenon? Here’s […]

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Nikon D5600 sample gallery

New to the US (but not to the rest of the world), the Nikon D5600 builds on the strengths of its mid-range predecessor. Its well-regarded 24MP APS-C sensor is complemented now by SnapBridge (a Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/NFC combo), an improved touchscreen experience and a new time-lapse feature. We’ve had the D5600 on hand long enough to put together […]

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How to Use Graduated Neutral Density Filters for Landscape Photography

Since the camera was invented, we have tried to copy one of the greatest wonders of our body; the human eye. Unfortunately, despite being over 100 years since the first time that we captured light, we are still far from overcoming Mother Nature. Why? Because in the visible spectrum your eye sees much better than your […]

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