When you think of medium format cameras, you do not generally think of them as working fast enough to keep up with the demands of wedding photography, but on the other hand, the Fujifilm GFX 100 is not a normal medium format camera. This great video discusses how well it performs for wedding photography.
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Though they simply cannot offer the same level of image quality of less extreme lenses, superzoom lenses can often give you quite good image quality with the added convenience of a very wide range of focal lengths all in one device. This great video review takes a look at one such lens, the Sigma 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports.
Camera technology is moving at quite a fast pace nowadays, and it can be awfully tempting to pick up the latest and greatest gear. But on the other hand, cameras are hardly cheap, and it is the sort of purchase that should be carefully considered. So, how do you decide when it is time to actually buy a new camera? This great video discusses that question.
One of the marquee features of Skylum's Luminar 4 has been its AI-powered automatic sky replacement, which seriously cuts down the time spent on what is traditionally a very tedious and time-consuming task. Now, Photoshop has caught up with its own sky replacement tool. How does it compare and how can you use it to create your own composites? This great video tutorial will show you the new tool in action and how to take better control of it for your own work.
If you still shoot with DSLRs, you might have encountered issues (particularly when you have shot at wide apertures) with your focus missing by just a little bit. If you have experienced this frustration, you might benefit from an autofocus microadjustment, and this excellent video tutorial will show you exactly how it is done.
When you think of kit lenses, you generally do not associate them with the kind of image quality you expect to see in professional-level images. But in the last few years, we have seen some remarkably good kit lenses come to the market, and this great video review takes a look at what might be the best yet.
Wedding photography is one of the most challenging genres out there for a wide variety of reasons, and there are a lot of myths and misunderstands floating around about what it is like to work as one and how you should run your business. This fantastic video features a seasoned wedding photographer discussing seven prominent myths and misconceptions about wedding photography and setting the record straight.
The original DJI Osmo Pocket was quite popular, offering impressive and versatile performance in an extremely compact and literally pocketable package. Now, the Pocket 2 is here, and it brings with it a bevy of worthwhile improvements while remaining at an affordable price. If you have been looking for a pocketable gimbal that will not break the bank, check out this great first look at the Pocket 2.
When you are new to photography, it is common to think that you need to head over to Photoshop for any sort of serious editing, but you might be surprised by just how much you can accomplish using Lightroom if you know what you are doing and where to look. This excellent video tutorial will show you how to edit a portrait from start to finish using only Lightroom.
When you think of lighting for portraits in a flattering way, you probably do not immediately gravitate toward the harsh contrast of midday sun. However, you might be surprised by just what you can accomplish when shooting in the midday sun, and this great video tutorial will give you three helpful tips for creating better images with it.
The latest version of Photoshop is here, and it brings with it what is probably the most impressive array of new features and improvements to the program in recent memory. With all the new capabilities, you might be wondering what all is now possible. This excellent video will take you through the 21 most important new features and demonstrates what you can do with them.
A good 85mm lens is one of the most valuable optics many photographers have in their gear bags, and as such, high demands are placed on manufacturers to produce sharp and fast devices that get the job done reliably. If you are a Canon mirrorless shooter, this great video review will help you choose the right 85mm lens for your work.
A lot of landscape photographers overlook the potential of woodland photography, often opting for grander and more arresting views elsewhere. But there are numerous fantastic photo opportunities to be found in the forest, and this fantastic video tutorial details seven great tips to improve your woodland compositions.
The Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM certainly raised a few eyebrows when it was announced, due to its rather unique specs that offer extreme reach at an affordable price, but at the cost of using a very narrow and fixed aperture. How does it perform in practice? This great video review shows what you can expect and if it is workable in real-world situations.
The price of photography accessories can add up very quickly, but with a little creativity and just a few random objects from around the house, you can create unique and compelling photos while saving a lot of money. This fantastic video tutorial will show you how to create great beauty shots using random objects you probably have around your house.
A good macro lens can be one of the most versatile lenses in your bag, offering not only the ability to take extreme close-up images with high levels of detail, but also portraits at a flattering focal length and with high levels of sharpness. For Fuji shooters, there is the XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro lens, and this excellent video review shows what you can expect from it in practice.
One of the biggest trends in photography is the increasing presence of tools that leverage AI technologies to make everything from subject selection to full-scale edits more powerful and to enable new creative avenues. Is that necessarily a good thing, though? This thought-provoking video tackles the topic and offers an experienced landscape photographer's thoughts on the matter.