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Aspherical elements are the reason why modern lenses are so good

[embedded content] Whenever a new lens is announced, we always get a breakdown of the optical elements that make up the whole. So many elements in however many groups. It’s often followed by statistics about how many there are of different types of elements. Low dispersion, extra-low dispersion, aspherical, etc. But that last one, what […]

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Ultra-Large Format Cameras: When 300mm Is a Wide Lens

There’s no real upper limit to how large a camera sensor or film can be. “Full frame” cameras are smaller than medium format digital, which itself falls behind most medium format film – and so on. At the high end of the scale are Ultra-Large Format (ULF) film cameras. What is an ultra-large format camera? […]

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Texture vs Clarity vs Dehaze | In a Lightroom minute

So little time, so many Lightroom tools to master! Lucky for you, Lightroom Ambassador Michael Aboya is here with a new #InALightroomMinute! Learn all about the differences between Texture, Clarity, and Dehaze and sharpen those skills. 💪 Follow Lightroom: http://facebook.com/Lightroom Tweets by Lightroom http://plus.google.com/+Lightroom

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How to Take Better Photographs Outdoors

I recently covered how to take better photographs indoors when dealing with low light conditions. Today, I’ll focus on the opposite situation: outdoor photography, where the light may be over-abundant. This article explains the most common problems you’ll find in outdoor photography and how to fix them. Before we begin, if you aren’t comfortable with the relationship […]

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Aerial photographer Brad Walls reveals latest fine art series inspired by the pandemic

Award-winning Australian aerial photographer Brad Walls has released a new series titled ‘Detached, in Harmony’, drawing inspiration from the pandemic, as well as from renowned 40s fashion photographer Clifford Coffin. Walls noticed a lack of drone style aerial based photography in the conceptual art photography world when he made his earlier widely series ‘Pools From […]

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Range Masks Explained: One of Lightroom’s Most Powerful Tools

For years, Lightroom’s tools for selective adjustments left something to be desired. The “detect edges” feature often adds noise to soft areas like clouds, whereas the standard brush and gradient tools can affect too much of the image. Range masking fixes those problems. Table of Contents What Is Range Masking in Lightroom? Range masking was […]

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Wireless microphones: Godox Movelink M2 vs Rode GO II

[embedded content] Neck mics have been around for as long as I can remember. You see them being used on movie sets, TV studios, and with on-location crews. And why not? They offer great sound quality and are not too conspicuous. A few years back Rode introduced the GO system, a mini wireless neck mic, […]

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The Photography Show is underway despite COVID-19

The absence of live events owing to COVID seems to have filled the global collective recent memory. This is now being broken and life is returning to normal. Here at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK, The Photography Show has begun day one and it all looks to be going very well. The Photography […]

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Nikon Z 40mm f/2 Formally Announced + Pre-Order Links

A few months after announcing its development in June, today Nikon formally announced the compact Z-series 40mm f/2 lens and revealed its full specifications. The lens will go on sale “later this fall” according to Nikon, with a suggested retail price of $300. Here are the lens’s full specifications: Mount Type: Nikon Z Mount Focal […]

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How to choose your ideal Godox strobe in 2021

If you’re just starting out with strobes, there’s more choice than ever to overwhelm you with!  In this guide, we will help you systematically narrow down which lights are going to work best for your type of photography. The world of strobes has changed quite a bit since we published our last article on the subject. While […]

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Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 and 100-400mm f/5.6-8 Announcements

Today, alongside the big EOS R3 announcement, Canon announced two new lenses for their RF mirrorless mount: a 16mm f/2.8 and a 100-400mm f/5.6-8. Both aim to be lightweight and portable (at least for their type of lens) and pretty inexpensive at $300 and $650 apiece. They ship in October. Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM […]

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