Много ли вы знаете местечек?

На фоне роста интереса к внутреннему туризму, каналы с путешествиями тоже получают свою долю внимания, поэтому, так или иначе, всплывают в море менее стоящей информации. Ребята из «Забытой России» много ездят и при этом рассказывают интересно.

Panasonic Lumix S1H: A Review of the Best Hidden Features

A few days ago, Panasonic released their new LUMIX S1H. The S1H has gone to town with new features designed to match most filmmakers needs. The features that filmmakers have grown to love in the GH series are now available and improved upon in the full-frame S-Series. The S1H bridges the gap between solo content […]

DJI Unveils Foldable, Cheaper Osmo Mobile 3 Smartphone Gimbal

DJI has unveiled the latest version of its Osmo Mobile smartphone stabilizer, taking its experience with high-end gimbals like the Ronin series and using that experience to make the 3-axis smartphone gimbal smaller, more portable, more user-friendly, and cheaper.

How To Bracket For Perfectly Exposed Landscape Photos

Perhaps one of the more difficult aspects of landscape photography is determining how to properly expose your scene under less-than-ideal lighting conditions. These types of situations are a common occurrence with outdoor photography as it’s often a struggle trying to properly expose an image consisting of a bright sky and a dark foreground in a […]

Насмотренность = пассивный визуальный опыт

Андрей Лишаков запустил свой канал (поскольку в моей практике такой фотограф крутился вокруг, то думаю, что я его отдаленно знаю) Clique! (в переводе с французского «Жми!»), первое осмысленное видео в котором — о насмотренности.

3 книги по фотографии, которые нужно прочитать

Есть книги и книги. Одни дают образование, другие воспитывают. Лично на меня в разное время повлияли 3 штуки, которые я могу рекомендовать всем — естественно, если вы их прочитаете за день и скажете «не зашло», будете совершенно правы, быстро они не заходят, их надо брать и штудировать, иначе просто не работает.

Телефон — это новый фотоаппарат?

Мы изначально задаем себе (и мне) неправильный вопрос неправильно: Сережа, какой фотоаппарат купить? Какой фотоаппарат самый лучший? Полный кадр или кроп? Кроп или дважды кроп? Мы скрываемся за кучей оправданий, чтобы не учиться и не снимать лучше.

The Panasonic S1H Will Offer 6K 24p Video and Much More!

Today at CineGear 2019, Panasonic is announcing the development of the company's Panasonic S1H full frame Lumix Pro camera targeted at the cinematographer. With a similar body style to their Panasonic S1 and Panasonic S1R cameras, this camera features an L mount but will be able to be used with a PL mount for cinema.

Video: Why the Fujifilm GFX 100 Needs In Body Image Stabilization

With 102 Megapixels at the heart of the new Fujifilm GFX 100 camera, there is a very justified reason for having image stabilization built into the camera. While traditional medium format users wouldn't necessarily think this, Fujifilm has been working hard to change the way that we think about the larger sensor space.

Review: Alter Rapid Filter System (A Photojournalist’s Essential)

To really understand the Alter Rapid Filter system, you need to analyze how lots of modern photojournalism work is done. There is a greater demand for both high quality video and stills both. We can talk all day about the quality of a still frame taken from a video, but the quality still isn't there yet for those of us that want to see it super large.

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Canon’s Business Empire

Canon just released this promotional video titled “Creative Frontiers” that provides a behind-the-scenes look at its business and facilities in the Americas. Canon has four regional headquarters around the world located in Tokyo, Japan; Beijing, China; London, UK; and New York, USA.

Review: Masters of Photography With Albert Watson

"From the first minute I picked up a camera I had that passion. And when I was shooting last week I still had that passion" says Watson. An opening statement that gives the student reassurance they're about to learn from someone still enthusiastic about the art form.

Canon: An 8K EOS R Camera is On the Way

Canon stood on the sidelines while the mirrorless industry went 4K and didn’t introduce a 4K mirrorless camera until the EOS M50 in February 2018. But it seems the company is done being complacent: Canon says an 8K EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera is already on its roadmap. Dave Etchells of Imaging Resource just published […]

The Mirrorless Camera Party of 2018

DPReview just published this humorous 3-minute stop-motion video about how the full-frame mirrorless camera party was finally crashed by new brands in 2018. “It’s time to ring in the New Year, and we invite you to join us at the Full Frame Mirrorless camera party, where we’ll meet old friends and maybe some new ones […]

4 Portrait Locations You Can Find in Any Neighborhood

Don’t have the time or money to travel to picturesque portrait locations? There’s like spots for nice portraits in your own backyard. Photographers Tajreen Hedayet and Chloe V. of Tajreen&Co made this short, sweet, and informative 2-minute video on 4 portrait locations you can find in any neighborhood. “Look out for these backdrops next time […]

6 Camera Gear Storage Ideas in 90 Seconds

Looking to organize your ever-growing collection of cameras, lenses, and accessories? Here’s a short and sweet video in which Ted Forbes of The Art of Photography shares 6 DIY storage hacks in just 90 seconds.

Tutorial: The Differences Between a Parabolic Umbrella and a Beauty Dish

When it comes to portrait photography there is no doubt in my mind that softboxes are the most popular diffusers, but parabolic umbrellas and beauty dishes are also a favorite of many photographers. If you're just getting into lighting, then it can be confusing as I'm positive that anyone can look at an image and not know whether or not a softbox, umbrella, or beauty dish was used to shoot it.

The 5 Worst Types of Photographers

Photographers Tony and Chelsea Northrup made this lighthearted 7. 5-minute video about the 5 worst types of photographers you’ll meet. Here’s a rundown of the 5 types featured in the video (which was posted a few years ago): #1.

What I Want in a Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

With Photokina 2018 just around the corner, it would be insane if a Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Camera wasn't launched. The company hasn't taken mirrorless very seriously for years now; but they've started to ramp up their EOS M lineup of cameras and lenses.

9 Composition Tips for Shooting Good Landscape Photos

Photographer Toma Bonciu (AKA Photo Tom) made this 10-minute video with 9 composition tips and rules you can use to shoot more effective landscape photos. The guidelines are mainly ways to direct viewers’ eyes to points and areas of interest in the frame and are things you can keep in mind when framing shots in […]

Watch Canon’s Ultra-Dramatic Video Showing Off Its Sensors of the Future

Canon recently released this incredibly dramatic 5-minute video to showcase its latest CMOS sensor technologies. The opening question, set to moving music, is: “Have you ever seen a rainbow in the light of the moon?” “A moonbow is a rare phenomenon that can only be seen when the appropriate lunar brightness, angle of elevation, and […]

Why Bad Photographers Think They’re Good

Did you know that the worse you are at photography, the more likely it is that you think you’re great at it? It’s a cognitive bias in psychology called the Dunning–Kruger effect. Here’s an inspiring 9-minute video by photographer Jamie Windsor on how you can avoid falling into this common mental trap and actually become […]

Behold the ProGrade Digital 1TB CFexpress 1.0 Memory Card (and More!)

If you've got a camera that has an XQD slot of some sort, you should be aware of a big new change coming to the industry, and it apparently starts with the new ProGrade Digital 1TB CFexpress. Yes, that's right: 1 Terabyte of storage will be available for cards like this.

A Look Behind the Scenes at Sigma’s Japanese Lens Factory

I bet that if we showed you all how a lens was made, from start to finish (the first screw to the final plastic wrap) a large number of you would be surprised by the complexity of the process, as well as how many pieces go into such a product.

A Look Behind The Scenes at Sigma’s Japanese Lens Factory

I bet that if we showed you all how a lens was made, from start to finish (the first screw to the final plastic wrap) a large number of you would be surprised by the complexity of the process, as well as how many pieces go into such a product.

Here’s a Dazzling Time-Lapse of Mt. Everest at Night

Photographer and filmmaker Elia Saikaly has released a new time-lapse short film titled, Everest. It’s a dazzling look at the beauty of the world’s highest mountain at night. While other climbers slept, Saikaly took several Canon DSLRs out into the dark and frigid nights to document the Himalayan skies seen by climbers trying to reach […]

Why One Photographer Moved From Full Frame to Crop and Back

Trying to choose between a full frame camera and a crop sensor one? Here’s a 10-minute video by photographer Sheldon Evans, who talks about the differences between the two and shares why he went from full frame to crop and then back again.

Field Test: Shooting Video with the Fujifilm X-H1

During my testing of the Fujifilm X-H1, I was pretty confused. I had to think really carefully about who was going to buy this camera. At almost $2,000 and with some of the most unconventional ergonomics for a Fujifilm camera, it took a lot of thought.

Video: The Man Who Turned a Russian Truck Into a Glass Plate Camera

Back in December 2016, we featured the work of Kurt Moser, an ambrotype photographer who turned a Russian truck into a massive camera for his glass plate photography. After seeing the article, the team at Valkyr Productions connected with Moser and created this beautiful 9-minute video profile about the photographer and his work. In the […]

This Video Shows How Everyone Snaps the Same Instagram Travel Photos

While traveling in Rome, photographer Oliver KMIA discovered how popular tourist spots were crowded with tourists fighting to shoot their own precious personal photo. He later scoured Instagram and created this 2-minute video, titled “Instravel,” which shows a “photogenic mass tourism experience” and how so many of our travel photos look exactly like other people’s. […]

The Easiest Black and White Film Emulsions to Start with

The saying goes that with most black and white film, you can get all of the forgiveness in the world. For the most part that's true; and that's why so many schools encourage students to start out with black and white film if they're teaching film photography.

The Panasonic GH5S is Designed to Take on Low Light Situations

The rumors have been flying around for some time now, and today we're getting the brand new Panasonic GH5S mirrorless camera at CES 2018. This new camera has a 10. 2MP Four Thirds sized sensor--the lowest number of megapixels on a sensor this size since 2009 when Olympus introduced the Olympus Pen EP-1.

This is What Camera Bag Marketing Hype is Like

It seems like every month there’s an earth-shattering new camera bag that can hold ridiculous amounts of gear in an absurd number of compartments. Fstoppers decided to poke fun at this niche in the photo industry and created this humorous 3-minute sketch showing what camera bag marketing hype is like when you buy into it. […]

What Is Dynamic Range and Why Is It Important?

Dynamic Range, if you have read a camera announcement or review in the last 10 years then chances are that you have seen this term more than a few times – especially in the last 3-5 years. But if you are newer to photography or just never took the time to investigate you may find yourself wondering what exactly dynamic range is and why you should even be concerned about it. Today we are here to help you get that question answered.

ALPA Makes Moves Aimed At Medium Format Video Shooters

In a somewhat interesting move ALPA, the medium format camera maker, has started to make moves aimed at attracting medium format video shooters to their platform. The biggest of these moves is now bundling Hasselblad’s 100MP H6D-100C digital back with some of their cameras, in addition to adding more connectivity options for video specific features such as Arri-Rosette, Universal Rail, and standard 15mm rods.

10 Handy Photoshop Shortcuts for Working with Layers

Adobe just released this helpful 2-minute video that shares 10 handy shortcuts you can use in Photoshop when working with layers. Here’s a quick rundown of the 10 shortcuts (watch the video above for visual demonstrations): 1.


Sony to Announce Either the a9 II or a7S III ‘in 1-2 Weeks’: Report

Over the past few months, it seems like Sony has released updates for every camera in their line-up except the very-long-awaited and much-anticipated Sony a7S III. According to the latest reports, Sony does have one more major E-Mount announcement in the works for September… but is it the a7S III, or the a9 II? The […]

RED Teases Tiny New Camera that May Use Canon’s RF Mount: Report

RED CEO Jarred Land took to the reduser. net forum this past weekend to drop a major teaser about the company’s next cinema camera—a small form-factor camera called the Komodo that is “not larger than 4 inches in any dimension” and may feature Canon’s RF mount.

Panasonic Unveils the S1H, The First 6K Mirrorless Camera

Panasonic has announced the new LUMIX S1H full-frame mirrorless camera, the third L-mount camera after the S1 and S1R announced back in February 2019. The S1H is the world’s first digital interchangeable lens camera to offer 6K/24p video recording.

A Review of the $9,000 Medium Format Hasselblad X1D by Kai Wong

The $9,000 Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera contains the best performing sensor in the world, at least according to the folks over at DxOMark. Kai Wong just released this informative and lighthearted 8-minute review of this monster camera.

Incredible Chemical Reactions Caught on Camera

Beauty of Science is a project that wants to engage people with science through stunning macro photos and videos of chemical reactions. Photographer Wenting Zhu of Hefei, China, captures the incredible sequences of chemistry in action.

How to Shoot a White Product on a White Background

In product photography, using a white background can eliminate distractions and really make the product shine. But what if the product itself is white? In this 4-minute video, you’ll learn how to properly expose your shot in this challenging scenario.

Constructive Pessimism: Why Artists Are Never Happy

In this great video from DSLR Guide, Simon Cade talks about discontentment: how it can be harnessed as a fuel to keep driving forward, and as a signpost to assure that you’re on the right track. All creatives know the feeling of that spark when ideas just flow, and the thrill that comes with just […]

This Guide Teaches You How to Use ND Filters for Stunning Long Exposures

Neutral Density (ND) filters are a great tool for producing unique photos in lighting conditions where a long exposure would otherwise not be possible. This 7-minute video tutorial goes in to detail about which filter to select for your scene, with before and after photos showing the effects possible. Craig Roberts is a travel and […]


Everything A Beginner Need To Know About Astrophotography

Want to master astrophotography? Want to learn the art of capturing an awesome meteor shower, or the next Supermoon, or the milky way galaxy across the night sky? Award-winning photographer, visual effects artist, and Adventure.

How to Identify 30 Different Species of Photographer in the Wild

Finnish photo artist Antti Karppinen put together this handy 4-minute video that’s a helpful guide on how to identify 30 different species of photographer you’ll find out in the wild. Karppinen demonstrates the shooting styles you’ll see from species ranging from street photographer to storm-chasing photographer.

Shooting and Retouching a Space-Themed Portrait

Photographer Anya Anti recently did a space-inspired photo shoot and created this 7.5-minute behind-the-scenes and time-lapse view of how she styled, set up, shot, and retouched the portrait. To create a space helmet, Anti purchased a lightweight acrylic sphere online and then cut out a neck hole and breathing holes. For the space suit and […]

This is a $10,000 Canadian Selfie Stick

After watching the spread of the selfie stick over the past several years, photographer Peter McKinnon recently decided to try one himself for the first time. But then he decided he wanted something better… so he built himself a $10,000 ultra-Canadian selfie stick.

This is the Power of Canon’s 120MP Camera Sensor

Canon has just released this new 3-minute video showing the power of its 120-megapixel CMOS sensor, which it first announced in September 2015 and then showed off at an expo in May 2016. The sensor is called the 120MXS, and it has an ultra-high-resolution of 13280×9184, or about 60 times the resolution of Full HD […]

4K Coming to Canon’s Mirrorless Line: Report

Canon is set to unveil its first mirrorless camera capable of 4K video recording, according to a new report. The capability will be appearing in the soon-to-be-announced EOS M50. Canon Rumors reports that the EOS M50 will be Canon’s first APS-C crop sensor camera to shoot 4K video. Canon has been lagging behind when it […]

Adobe Cloak is Content-Aware Fill for Video

Adobe demoed a number of technologies at Adobe MAX 2017 yesterday, including something called Cloak. It’s basically Photoshop’s Content-Aware Fill for video — you can easily remove unwanted things from video, as you can see in the 6-minute demo above.