Day: November 2, 2017

Portrait Lenses: Breaking the Rules

Photography tutorials drill certain rules into our heads. But rules are made to be broken, right? Here, we learn how to take the traditional rules of using certain lenses only for certain things, and throw them out the window: Mango Street shows us that you’re not constrained to only using 50mm or 85mm lenses for portraiture or wide […]

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YI releases much-needed firmware update for Yi-M1 mirrorless camera

When we got our hands on Chinese camera maker YI’s first mirrorless camera, the YI-M1, we didn’t have a lot of positive things to say. Despite a great sensor, the camera was… unrefined. But the company just released a new firmware version for the M1 that promises to smooth out some of its rougher edges. […]

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How to Show a Sense of Scale in Your Photography

Picture this: You’re standing in front of an awe-inspiring natural wonder, a giant mountain or an extraordinary monument. Eagerly, you raise your camera to your eye and *click* you snap a shot. There, on the LCD screen on the back of your camera, you see that all the majesty of the scene has disappeared. A […]

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