Monthly Archives: June 2016

(FT5) The new Olympus E-M1II has a dual SD card slot!

Olympus continues to incorporate more options in their Pro mirrorless lineup.

Trusted sources told us the new Olympus E-M1II will be the first Olympus MFT camera with dual SD card slot! Not sure tough if this means the camera will be bigger… The Dual SD card slot is […]

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Learn Ansel Adams’ Biggest Secret for Stunning Photography – Visualization

Ansel Adams visualized his pictures before snapping away. This is what made him an artist more than a photographer.

In this video interview you can learn from Ansel Adams’ son Michael Adams one of Ansel’s biggest secrets to his amazing photography – visualization.

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Canon to Release 6D Mark II and a Brand New DSLR in 2017, Report

It seems Canon has some big surprises in store for 2017. Not only is the follow-up to the entry-level full-frame EOS 6D in the works, there’s talk of a bra

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Video showing the power of High Speed Sync in a bright environment – DIY Photography

High Speed Sync might just be what you need to your on location portraits.

We have probably already established that just one soft light can make a huge difference in how a picture looks, but many times it is too bright to use a strobe. If you want to get a correct exposure with a wide aperture, you need very fast shutter speeds. Sadly, most systems don’t like to […]

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Comparing the D500 with D750 on very high ISO shooting

For full-frame Nikon shooters the combination D750 with Nikon 85mm f/1.8 lens is a staple for portrait shooting. With the release of the new Nikon flagship APS-C (crop) sensor camera, how does the D500 with comparable magnification lens — D500 with Nikon 60mm f/2.8 compare when it comes to low light, high ISO shooting?

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How to Use the Zone System to Learn about Metering and Exposure Compensation

Can the zone system help you properly expose your images?

Learn how to use the zone system, which goes way back to days of film, to help you learn about exposure compensation in this article.

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D500 vs. D4S vs. D750 high ISO test

I pitted the new Nikon flagship DX (APS-C sensor camera) against the venerable D4S previous flagship Nikon FX (full-frame) camera and the all around great Nikon full-frame shooter the D750.

I shot three different ISOs:

ISO 2000 1/100 sec f/5.6
ISO 1000 1/80 sec f/4.0
ISO 3200 1/100 sec f/7.1

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Apple is finally giving us RAW photo support in iOS 10 – DIY Photography

RAW support finally coming to iPhone in iOS 10 update.

Along with all the usual announcements about magical things and Siri, Apple have announced some of the new features coming to the camera and its software in iOS 10. As expected, facial recognition support is coming, which allows the camera to categorise the images you shoot automatically.  But the big news is that iOS is finally […]

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Using an FX lens on the D500 DX camera

Should you use an FX lens on your D500 DX camera body.

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How to Shoot Through Glass Without Unwanted Reflections

In search of non-reflective glass.

My name is Justin Tierney, and I’m a time-lapse photographer based in Japan. The opening section of my latest time-lapse project features nocturnal Japanes

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