Tag: Shooting

Shooting With a Toy Camera: The Holga

The Holga 120 GCFN is a plastic medium format camera with a fixed 60mm f/8 lens, complete with over-the-top vignetting and light leaks. But for many, that’s the joy of a toy camera. See what’s it like to shoot with this cult classic. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out The […]

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An Introduction to Shooting and Processing Infrared Photographs

If you’ve never shot in infrared before, it can be a fun way to look at the world in a different way. This helpful video will show you the different ways to get up and running shooting and the basics of post-processing. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out The Complete […]

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Shooting With Different Cameras, Does it Lead to Inspiration?

For the last decade I’ve been sticking to my guns, shooting on a Canon 5D Mark II with a small selection of lenses. This camera has been the love of my life for so long even my family and friends get jealous. But what if you get the opportunity to dive into the dark depths […]

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In praise of shooting monochrome landscapes

Taking color out of the equation forces the viewer to focus on shapes and textures In an age of wide color gamut displays and HDR-everything, DPR regular Nicolas Alexander Otto urges his fellow landscape shooters to embrace shooting in black-and-white. Here are a few reasons why he embraces monochrome for landscape work – and thinks you should too. […]

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Ask the staff: How are you shooting the cherry blossoms?

Mention ‘the Cherry Blossoms’ to a Seattleite and they’ll know exactly what you mean: the week or so in early spring when the University of Washington’s cherry blossom trees are in full bloom on ‘the Quad.’ It’s a thing. It’s also beautiful, if you can work around the mobs of people who flock there each year. […]

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Ten Tips for Shooting Video Footage for Visual Effects

If you’re into video editing you are probably interested in visual effects to some extent. Even if you aren’t, bookmark the current article as you will eventually be. Visual effects is not some software magic that works with any footage. With video you have lots of still images per second and the process of making […]

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Opinion: Shooting DNG on the Sigma sd Quattro H is a game changer

Introduction With the changing of the seasons comes a big change in how I shoot Sigma cameras.ISO 100 | 1/1600 sec | F5.6Photo by Carey Rose Fifteen years. That’s how long it’s been since the release of the SD9, Sigma’s first digital camera, which was also the first camera to use the layered Foveon sensor […]

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