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A Beginner’s Guide to Cleaning Your Camera Sensor

Yes, the beginning of this video was meant to be a funny, but shockingly extreme example of sensor dust. And it was removed very easily with the basic sensor cleaning technique described below. Author’s Note: Your sensor is an expensive area of your camera. If you are unsure in any way or feel that you […]

7 Tips for Getting Started with Film Photography

The folks over at COOPH recently tamed up with Brooklyn-based freelance photographer Joe Greer to put together a helpful “beginner’s guide” of sorts for anybody who wants to get started with film photography.

How to Create Silly Animations from Old Public Domain Photos

Thank you to everyone who read the recent article about my short animations, and to all of the people who reached out to ask me for a tutorial. Since so many people were curious, I decided to put together a tutorial where I take you along for the ride while I create one of the […]

People are Recreating Classic Paintings as Hilarious Photos in Quarantine

There are many ways to deal with the isolation and anxiety of social distancing and quarantine, but coming up with hilarious photo recreations of the old masterpieces might be our favorite so far. This idea can be traced back at least as far as March 22nd, when the @covidclassics Instagram account was created. On it, […]

Quick Tip: 7 Different Ways to Move the Sliders in Lightroom

Here’s a fun little tip from the folks at Adobe: did you know there are 7 different ways to move/adjust the sliders in Adobe Lightroom? Well there are, and Benjamin Warde shows you all of them in the latest episode of Lightroom Coffee Break.

This Crop Factor Calculator Makes Sensor Math a Breeze

You can’t avoid crop factor these days. Whether your camera sports an APS-C, Micro Four Thirds, 1-inch, or some other size sensor, there will come a time when you’ll have to calculate a “full-frame equivalent” and that’s when the mmCalc Crop Factor Calculator will come in very handy. mmCalc is a simple online tool that […]

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How to Set Up a Basic Photo Studio at Home Using Only One Light

Filipino portrait and wedding photographer Jiggie Alejandrino recently released a great beginner’s guide to creating a basic photography studio at home. In the video, he shows you how you can set yourself up to take beautiful portraits using just one light, a 5-in-1 reflector, and not much else. The setup itself is extremely simple, and […]

Photographer Uses Backyard Shed to Shoot Gorgeous Natural Light Portraits

Calgary-based portrait photographer and YouTuber Irene Rudnyk recently put together a photo shoot that’s getting some well-deserved attention. Using just the shed in her backyard and the natural light pouring in, she was able to capture some gorgeous fashion portraits that imitate a popular in-studio lighting setup. Rudnyk says she’s been wanting to put the […]

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Three Creative Photo Techniques to Help You Embrace Imperfection

This period isn’t easy for anyone. Professional photographers are struggling with the implications of being on lockdown and suddenly having to stop all work from one day to the next. Hobbyist photographers may be in a similar situation with jobs, children and household duties all being juggled in an unprecedented dance that is completely new […]

Selena Gomez Releases New Music Video Shot Entirely on iPhone 11 Pro

The latest entry in the “Shot on iPhone” marketing machine that often irritates so many photo and videographers is a music video. Specifically, pop star Selena Gomez’ music video for her latest single “Lose You to Love Me,” which was shot by director Sophie Muller using the latest iPhone 11 Pro. It’s worth noting that […]

7 Tips for Shooting Clean, Minimalist Photos

The folks at COOPH have teamed up with YouTuber and blogger Jenny Mustard to put together a set of top tips for clean, minimalist photography. If you’re looking to declutter your photographic style, this is a great place to start.

How to Shoot a High-End Cosmetics Photo with Cheap Speedlights

If we wrote it once, we’ve written it a thousand times: you don’t need expensive equipment to capture high-quality studio photography. As photographer Dustin Dolby of Workphlo demonstrates in this video, even that expensive cosmetics look is doable with cheap speedlights… and skill.

How to Build a Great DIY Lightbox for Under $50

There are a ton of options out there for building your own product photography lightbox, but this is one of the simplest and most functional creations we’ve seen. For under $50, you can build it for yourself.

The ‘band.it’ Gives Your Lenses Better Grip, Feel, and Protection

Simple, creative, and useful. There’s not much more we look for from our photography accessories, and the band.it checks all three boxes. band.it is a soft, elastic ring that fits over your focus and aperture rings, giving you a better grip on your lenses and keeping them safe from that bumps and bruises that are […]