Monthly Archives: June 2017

Tamron Unveils the World’s First 18-400mm Lens

Let’s face it. We have all missed that shot we wanted because the wrong lens was attached to our camera. Tamron is trying to fix that by offering an 18-400 lens that you can keep on your camera when you are out and about and don’t know if you are going to be running into a wide angle shot or a zoom.

We will have to wait for the pixel peeping to begin to see if this king of lenses is worth the gold.

One lens to rule them all?Tamron has announced the 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD, which it is calling “the world’s first ultra-telephoto all-in-one zoom lens” with an extremely fl

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This website takes JPG photos and shows how they were edited in Lightroom – DIY Photography

Although it may seem like cheating, this website provides a look at the Lightroom steps and settings an editor used to enhance her image.If it happens to you to see a photo and wish you could recreate the look, you will find this website really handy. Piotr Chmolowski has launched Pixel Peeper, a website that reads EXIF data from JPG image and instantly shows what process was used for editing in Lightroom, as well as the camera settings. […]

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Handheld Milky Way imaging with the OM-D E-M1 MkII (by Jonathan Usher)

If you never considered a micro 4/3 mirrorless camera due to the small sensor size, think again. This sweet shot of the Milky Way by Jonathan Usher was captured hand held.Source: Handheld Milky Way imaging with the OM-D E-M1 MkII (by Jonathan Usher)

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How to Use a Cell Phone for Dramatic Night Photography

Take your smartphone photography skills up one notch using these nighttime phone photography tips.Shooting at night can be tricky, but you don’t have to carry a lot of lighting gear. Here’s how to use your cell phone to make some dramatic images.

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Build the easiest DIY ring light ever for less than $20 – DIY Photography

Produce great catch lights with this $20 DIY ring flash.

We have shared plenty of great ideas for making your own DIY ring light.  Now, another cheap and quick solution comes from The Lighting Channel. They have shared a tutorial on making your own ring light using only three items, and it’s all done in a couple of minutes. And it’s not only quick and […]

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How to Master the Sunny 16 Rule

Try using the sunny 16 method for your next outing.Source: How to Master the Sunny 16 Rule

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3 Lightroom Tweaks to Get Your Landscape Photographs to Sing

Three quick tips for post-production in Lightroom.Photographers! Let’s talk a little about this! 3 Lightroom Tweaks to Get Your Landscape Photographs to Sing

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Manual Mode or Exposure Compensation – Which is Best?

Tips about when and when not to use exposure compensation.This article will help you decide when is it best to shoot using Manual Mode, and when is it better to use an automatic mode and Exposure Compensation.

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How to Prep Your Photos for Print in Photoshop

Looking at an image online has a different feel than seeing the image in a large print. Here are some tips on prepping your images for print.

If you have never printed your own work before, you might not know that some careful preparation is needed to make sure the colors in your print match what

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