Day: October 4, 2017

Benefits of Using a Large Aperture and Tips for Shooting Wide Open

Upon first glance of one of my most prized lenses, the Canon 50mm f/1.2L USM, a bewildered remark typically arises from professionals and hobbyists alike. Though absolutely spectacular photographers in the industry love working with a wide open aperture, there are equally as many who wouldn’t touch anything lower than a f/4.0 with a ten […]

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Technique & Artistry of Food Photography

Food photography has a special place in the world of commercial photography because of how unintimidating it can seem at first. Snapshots on mom-and-pop dinner menus and amateur food pictures on Twitter have made anyone believe that they have the artistic eye for food photography. However, anyone who has studied or attempted professional level photography […]

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On1 Photo RAW 2018 announced: Adds HRD processing, advanced masking and more

On1 just released the newest version of its stand-alone RAW photo manager and non-destructive editor: On1 Photo RAW 2018. Put another way, there’s now yet another alternative to Lightroom out there, and with this new update the program is more capable than ever, adding features like HDR merge and panorama stitching, advanced masking capabilities, and […]

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Three Variations on Long Exposure Landscape Photos

There’s probably no other genre in which long exposures are so heavily used than landscape photography. The convenience of mostly static subjects combined with the necessity of low ISOs means landscape shooters are often pushing their exposures well past the one-minute mark. This interesting video examines three variations on long exposures of similar subjects and […]

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