Day: February 18, 2017

Sony A7s Mark II review – the low-light monster returns!

Sony’s Alpha A7s Mark II is a full-frame mirrorless camera that specializes in 4k video and low light shooting. The A7s II takes the 12 Megapixel full-frame sensor of the original A7s and fits it into the updated body of the A7r Mark II. So it inherits the improved viewfinder, built-in stabilisation, chunkier grip and […]

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The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography – part 4: technique

A glacial river in Greenland Getting your settings right is important when shooting from the air. Due to low light and strong vibration, many images from this shoot turned out blurry. In the previous article in this series, I talked about the equipment one might use for aerial photography. So what about technique, and especially camera […]

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How to Quickly and Easily Create your Own Photoshop Actions

Everyone and their Auntie seem to sell Photoshop action sets these days, as if they’re the answer to something. I’m primarily referring to action sets which create entire “looks” for your image, but there are uses for actions which are less comprehensive and arguably more useful. For example, I use an action for sharpening my […]

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How to Use the Graduated Filter in Lightroom (Video)

Have you ever wondered how to use the graduated filter in Lightroom? Although we have covered it in depth in our Workflow and Post-Processing course, I thought it would be a good idea to share some detail about the specifics of the graduated filter in a video. If you are just starting out in Lightroom, […]

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