Here’s a selection of photos I’ve taken with the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G wide-angle prime lens on a Sony Alpha camera to give a sense of how it performs in real-world shooting.
The zoom range of this lens isn’t your typical closer-and-further-away views. Here are some practical examples.
The Nikon D850 has two methods for formatting the memory cards. One is obvious. The other is less obvious but is also quicker.
The new Nik Collection 4 suite updates Silver Efex Pro 2 to Silver Efex Pro 3, and there’s a bunch of new controls and features. But it doesn’t migrate your old custom presets automatically. Here’s how to do it manually.
Here’s a collection of sample images that I’ve shot with the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art lens for Nikon DSLRs.
The new Sony a1 (Alpha 1) high-end mirrorless camera takes both CFexpress A and SD cards. Here’s a rundown of what works and what doesn’t.
Here’s a collection of sample images of photos I’ve taken with the Sony a1 at high ISOs.
Here are some sample images I’ve taken with the Sony a1, Sony’s latest and greatest full-frame mirrorless camera.
There is a little trick to what kind of memory cards the Nikon D850 takes, and that’s because of a tweak that Nikon made with a firmware update a few years after the camera was released.
This is my review of BetterPhoto Basics: The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Taking Photos Like the Pros, by Jim Miotke.
This small but fascinating book was put together to commemorate the central role Hasselblad cameras played in capturing the moon landing.
GoPros save their video files in 4GB segments. Here’s how to join them back together using Wondershare UniConverter. Includes 4K HEVC video files.
There’s a new remote for the GoPro HERO9 Black. It’s called The Remote. Here’s what it does and how it works.
A rundown of the GoPro HERO9 Black batteries, chargers, and compatibility options.
Here’s a detailed breakdown of how the GoPro HERO9 Black compares to the HERO8 Black.
If you need to switch between NTSC and PAL video shooting modes on the HERO9 Black, it’s not quite as obvious how to do that as it could be. Here’s how to do it.
The GoPro HERO9 Black has two video codecs available for recording video. Both of these produce files with an .mp4 extension. The difference is in how the video is compressed and encoded.
Here are master lists of the Protune options available when shooting video and photos with the HERO9 Black.
Not all SD cards will work well in the GoPro HERO9 Black. Here are some practical recommendations for which microSD cards are fast enough to keep up with the high-bitrate 100Mbps video recording and burst photo modes.
GoPro has released their latest and greatest flagship action cam, the HERO9 Black. Here’s a rundown of the features and modes available when shooting video with it.
Here’s a rundown of the features and modes of the GoPro HERO9 Black for taking photos.
Ushuaia claims the title of the world’s southernmost city. These days its main industry is tourism, serving as a gateway to Antarctica. But the town also has charms of its own.
The open-air observation deck on the 44th floor of the Torre Latinoamericana offers spectacular views out over Mexico City.
The rugged, mountainous terrain of northern Laos is beautiful. While well off the beaten track and not really on the road to anywhere else, Luang Namtha and Oudomxai provinces are well worth seeing.
When you think of Antarctica, you probably think of lots of white and blue. I was surprised to find that it’s a lot more colorful than that.
At Phonsavan’s morning market you can sit for a tasty bowl of freshly made steaming pho for breakfast or buy some local fruit. You can find much that looks familiar, and quite a lot that doesn’t.
The docks and canals of Bruges once bustled at night. Now it’s still. And beautiful.
It’s the jail at the end of the world. It would have been very cold, very drafty, and, even compared to the low bar set by late-19th-century prisons, altogether rather unpleasant. But if you could sneak to a window, what a view!
One of the world’s most visited museums, the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum has an incredible array of original artifacts from the history of flight and space exploration.
Whether you’re new to Lightroom or looking to dive deeper, here are some of the best places to find Lightroom tutorials, classes, and courses.
If you need to filter out just the portrait (vertical), landscape (horizontal), or square images, you can use the Aspect Ratio filter criteria.
You can change the color of the space behind single images in Lightroom. That can be simply a matter of preference or used as a visualization tool
HDR is traditionally all about the drama. But it doesn’t have to be all about overly saturated and uber dramatic images. The tone-mapping tools built into apps like Photomatix and Aurora HDR 2019 can be useful for making otherwise blah photos more interesting and perhaps salvaging them as keepers.
Changing the thumbnail image, or poster frame, used for videos in Lightroom can be a handy way to provide a more useful visual reference point when you’re trying to find the video you’re after. Here’s how to do it.
Lightroom doesn’t have much in the way of editing tools when working with video files, but it does have the ability to trim the beginning or end of video clips.
Color labels are one of several useful workflow tools in Lightroom. And if you want to customize what text label is paired with which color, you can. Here’s how.
Lightroom has a super quick way to switch between landscape and portrait orientations with the crop tool. Here’s how to do it.