Day: January 8, 2018

Panasonic Lumix GH5S preview

The Panasonic GH5S is a high-end mirrorless camera aimed at pro videographers. It delivers the best movie and low-light quality from a Lumix G body thanks to a new 10MP sensor that supports multiple aspect ratios and Dual Native ISO. Find out more in my hands-on preview!… The post Panasonic Lumix GH5S preview appeared first […]

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Nikon’s 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens features built-in teleconverter

Nikon has announced a new full-frame lens with one of the longest names we’ve ever seen: the AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm F4E TC1.4 FL ED VR. Besides its impressive range, the highlight of this hulking lens is its built-in 1.4x teleconverter. Taking a leaf out of Canon’s book, the built-in converter boosts the focal range to […]

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Tips for Working with Animals On Set

There’s an old saying in the entertainment business: “Never work with children or animals.” But someone’s got to do it, right? You can capture amazing animal shots with a bit of know-how from The Slanted Lens. Jay P Morgan has worked with all kinds of animals, from dangerous predators to dogs, cats, and even a […]

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How to Create Dynamic Photos of Car Light Trails

Nothing says futuristic, dynamic, and dramatic like a well-done traffic light trail photo. This is a genre of photography that almost all landscape photographers will have dipped into, it’s like a right of passage. The kind of images you can create make others want to go out and buy their first tripod. Indeed getting a […]

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When Your Eyes Lie to You: A Great View Doesn’t Always Make a Great Photograph

I’m not normally one of those people who audibly expresses my approval or disapproval of whatever movie or YouTube video I’m watching while it’s still playing, but this one had me yelling, “yes, thank you!” This superb video makes a point that I think needs to be made much more often. [ Read More ] […]

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How Light Creates Emotion in Photography

At the end of the day, there’s only one reason why people like good photos. It’s a simple concept, really, but it also forms the foundation for all of photography. Emotion. For a photo to succeed, it has to resonate with your viewer. That could happen for a number of reasons, ranging from your subject […]

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