A Beginners Guide to Using Lens Flare Creatively in Photos

Lens flare can either be an annoyance or an interesting creative tool. In this 6-minute video, Jay P. Morgan of Slanted Lens demonstrates how to master lens flare for your photography. Its pretty easy to add lens flare to an image in post, but intentionally introducing it while you are on location can result in […]

This Forest Mirror Illusion is Bending Peoples Minds

Stop-motion animator Kevin Parry has shared a clever little video illusion titled “Walk in the Woods” that has a lot of people scratching their heads. It’s a loop that shows Parry repeatedly walking into a mirror in a forest and emerging out “the other side.” Take a close look and see if you can figure […]

Skier Falls Into 60-Foot Crevasse with His GoPro Rolling

Yeah, Im in a crevasse, Jamie Mullner radios to his friends after tumbling 60 feet to the depths of a glacier in the Swiss Alps. I had the GoPro recording; how epic is that!? This GoPro Video of the Day starts with Jamie and his friends surveying the slope in front of them. In a […]

Video: Sonys Kenta Honjo Takes us Through the new Sony a9

Today at the Sony a9 announcement, Product Manager Kenta Honjo was kind enough to run through some features of the camera with us. The new Sony a9 is a groundbreaking and in many ways game changing camera when it comes to specs.

These Time-lapses of Earth Were Shot by Nikon DSLRs in Space

Nikon Europe released this 3-minute video by SmugMug Films showing a compilation of time-lapse videos of Earth created using still photos shot by Nikon DSLRs onboard the International Space Station. “Nikon’s history in Space began with the Nikon Photomic FTN, a modified Nikon F camera that was used aboard the Apollo 15 in 1971 and […]

Video: Watch 47 Minutes on the History of Fujifilm

Fujifilm, when you really think about it, is one of the photo companies that has weathered one hell of a storm. Along with the likes of Canon, Olympus, Leica and Nikon, they're still a company that is an independent camera manufacturers and wasn't owned by a larger entity of any sort in their evolution.

Comparing The Most Popular Black and White 400 ISO Films

Some of the biggest questions on the mind of every film photographer has to be how different black and white films perform in a similar setting. So with that in mind, the crew over at Brooklyn Shooters Channel have done a comparison of some of most popular 400 speed Black and white films out there.

How Sony Mirrorless Cameras Are Made

Want to see what goes on inside Sony’s main factory for digital cameras and lenses? Here’s a 4-minute video that shows how the Sony a7R II is assembled, tested, and boxed up at the Sony Digital Imaging factory in Chunburi, Thailand.

10 Tips and Tricks for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop and would like to learn the art of making difficult selections to isolate things in photos, check out this great video tutorial by Tutvid. It’s a 37-minute lesson with 10 tips and tricks on methods that range from beginner to advanced. “Learn to make virtually ANY selection and […]

How I Made My Sony Camera Battery Life Last Four Days

If you're a Sony camera user, then I'm positive you're aware of how terrible the Sony camera battery life is at any given point. Surely, it's nothing like a DSLR or any of the other mirrorless camera manufacturers.

A Primer for Effectively Using Leading Lines in Photography

Eric Kim recently posted a great primer on leading lines on his YouTube Channel. If youre new to photography, this is a perfect video to learn more about the compositional technique; when used properly, leading lines can help guide viewers eyes to the subject of your photograph.

Humor: Marriage Proposals in the Age of Instagram

Comedian John Crist made this humorous 3-minute video poking fun of the “The Millennial Marriage Proposal,” in which a girlfriend being proposed to (played by Megan Batoon) is too focused on the resulting photos and videos to enjoy the moment.

Tutorial Package- Creating the Photograph: On Assignment at a Restaurant

Today, we're super psyched to finally launch a special product that we've been working on for a really long time--Creating the Photograph: On Assignment at a Restaurant. Stemming from our very popular Creating the Photograph series, this tutorial video package includes a whole load of educational content that is bound to occupy you for a while.

This Guy Printed a Flipbook of Himself Flipping a Flipbook

YouTube user StupotMcDoodlepip created this video turned an animated GIF into a flipbook, shot a video of himself flipping that flipbook, printed the still frames of that video into a new flipbook, and recorded the above video.

Review: Canon EOS M5

Years ago, I never believed that Canon would ever build at least a serious attempt at mirrorless cameras. But now, we've got one in the form of the Canon M5--and the company has created a really impressive camera overall.

Can the Panasonic GH5 See In The Dark?

Panasonic's latest released flagship Micro Four Thirds camera, the GH5 has been highly anticipated with curiosity over what improvements this new cinematography-centric camera brings. Nick Driftwood who has worked with Panasonic on the development of the GH5 has posted a sample of an extreme low light video recording on his Youtube Channel.

An Inside Look at Photographing at the Olympic Games

What does it take to cover the Olympic Games as a sports photographer? Here’s a 10-minute video titled “One Shot” that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Olympics from the photographers’ perspectives.

First Impressions: Panasonic GH5

For CES 2017, Panasonic is reannouncing the Panasonic GH5 camera--the company's flagship that has been mostly targeted at the videographer for many years now. With their newest addition to the lineup, the company is trying to make an even bigger splash.

5 Quick Tips to Instantly Up Your Photo Game

After sharing his 8 camera hacks in 90 seconds, Toronto-based photographer Peter McKinnon is back again with another helpful video for beginners. In the 6-minute one above, he shares 5 basic tips that can help you instantly improve your photos.

8 Camera Hacks in Just 90 Seconds

Toronto-based photographer Peter McKinnon created this short video that shares 8 clever, quick, and easy camera hacks in the span of about 90 seconds. “These are 8 camera hacks I use frequently when I’m shooting in the field and need to rig something up in a pinch,” McKinnon writes. “Most of these items can be […]

Magnum Photographer Martin Parr Offers Young Photographers Great Advice

Magnum Photographer Martin Parr is one of the most respected living photographers of our time not only for his documentary work, but also for his particular style. A few years ago, he spoke to a number of students about photography, and the advice that he gave them still holds up.

Fuji GFX 50S: Shooting Handheld with Medium Format Mirrorless

Fujifilm recently put its new GFX 50S medium format mirrorless camera in the hands of French photographer Philippe Marinig for a natural light photo shoot in Kyoto, Japan. In the 2. 5-minute Fuji video above, Marinig had positive things to say about shooting handheld with the camera.

Do You Know How a Lens Bellows Works?

Many modern camera lenses focus by moving the elements inside of the lens. But not all lenses focused like that. Modern large format and some medium format cameras focus with the use of a lens bellows.

Mesmerizing High Definition Footage of Five Chemical Elements Burning

Let’s be honest, the best part of High School Chemistry was definitely setting stuff on fire, which is probably why we enjoyed the latest “Beauty of Science” video so much. Following up on his stunning Crystalization timelapse, Yan Liang decided to capture combustion next.

Burning Steel Wool Looks Amazing Up Close Through a Macro Lens

Using burning steel wool in photography has gotten a lot of bad press as of late, but one thing’s for sure: the stuff looks wild when viewed through a macro lens. Macro Room did various experiments with setting balls of steel wool on fire, and then pointed super macro lenses at the spreading blaze to […]

Panasonic Announces Development of the Panasonic GH5

At Photokina 2016, Panasonic announced the development of the successor to their GH4: they're calling it the Panasonic GH5. This camera is being targeted at the highest end of professionals that need to shoot stills and video.

This is the First Glimpse of the GoPro Karma Drone

GoPro’s much-anticipated Karma camera drone will finally be unveiled next Monday (9/19), but today we’re getting our first tiny glimpse at what the drone will look like. GoPro just put out its latest Karma teaser, and this one shows the drone itself briefly whizzing by.

GoPros Latest Karma Drone Footage: Real or Faked?

GoPro will be announcing its new Karma camera drone on September 19th, and the company has been sharing video teasers to drum up excitement for the unveiling. The latest teaser, the 45-second clip above, is titled “Karma is Close.

The Fame-Seeking Models Who Pose for IKEA Photo Shoots

The majority of “photos” you see these days when you flip through an IKEA catalog are actually purely computer generated images, but some of the shots are still done in a photo studio. To promote its 2017 catalog, IKEA released this humorous 2-minute tongue-in-cheek video that offers a glimpse into the minds of a few […]

Five of the Most Amazing Current and Future High-Tech Cameras

Curious Droid made this 9-minute video that takes a look at 5 of the most amazing camera technologies, both those in existence and those that are coming soon. They include an ultra-powerful satellite camera, a high-resolution surveillance camera, the most powerful camera, the fastest camera, and the smallest camera.

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 youre 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 […]

7 Tips for Making Lightroom Run Faster

Not happy with Lightroom’s sluggish performance on your computer? Here’s a helpful 15-minute video in which photographer and instructor Anthony Morganti shares a number of helpful tips for optimizing your Lightroom’s performance.

This Guy Made His Own 90mm f/2.8 Lens from Scratch

Plenty of photographers these days try their hands at making their own cameras, but Swedish photographer, inventor, and camera maker Mats Wernersson recently did something a little more unusual: he made his own 90mm f/2.

How to Add Front Bokeh to a Portrait Using Christmas Lights

We’re all familiar with the fuzzy circles that bokeh creates usually behind our main subject, but this lesson is about creating bokeh in front of the subject. And that is what Mark Wallace is about to show us in the 6-minute video above.

Photographer Flies from UK to South Africa to Confront Photo Thief

How far would you go to see justice if you found your memory card stolen and photos posted online? For travel photographer Paul Eustice, the answer is: halfway around the world. Eustice is an international landscape, travel, and adventure photographer based in Brighton, UK. He says that in late 2016 and early 2017, he spent […]

First Impressions: Fujifilm X100F

The Fujifilm X100F is really targeted at the higher end enthusiast, professional, documentary photographer, street photographer, etc. It combines a lot of aspects of the Fujifilm X Pro 2 with the more traditional X100 series of cameras.

A Look Inside Elton Johns World Class Photo Collection

In addition to being one of the world’s best-selling living musicians, Elton John is also a passionate collector of modernism photography. The 4. 5-minute video above is a tour of John’s impressive home gallery.

A Rare 1967 TV Interview with Victor Hasselblad

Back in 1967, Swedish National Television was granted a rare interview with Hasselblad founder Victor Hasselblad at his sea-side home in Sweden. In the 30-minute segment above, Hasselblad talks about everything from designing his first camera to dealing with copycats in Japan.

Photographer Caleb Charland on His Science-Inspired Photos

Artist Caleb Charland has made a name for himself in the world of photography with his creative photos inspired by scientific curiosity. In the 6. 5-minute video above, Charland discusses how he illuminates the natural world through photos and how he’s inspired by the world of early experimental photographers.