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Ron Leach Posted: May 10, 2017 0 comments

Photographers tend to be very particular about the bags, straps and holsters they use to carry their gear, and some of us have a veritable “bag mountain” somewhere in our home. In the humorous video below, Chris Niccolls of TheCameraStoreTV demonstrates the options he loves and those he doesn’t.

Ron Leach Posted: May 10, 2017 0 comments

Many of the most dramatic outdoor images are made by experienced photographers using neutral density (ND) filters in conjunction with long exposures. In the video below you’ll learn everything you need to know about choosing the proper ND filter for the scene at hand and using it properly.

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Ron Leach Posted: May 10, 2017 0 comments

Mike Mezeul II is a landscape photographer who says he’s addicted to photographing the night sky: “Looking at the stars and beauty of the Milky Way with your naked eye is mind-blowing,” he explains. In the video below you’ll see how Mezeul helps his workshop students capture that awe with their cameras.

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Edited by George Schaub Posted: May 10, 2017 0 comments

The new Nikon D5600 is a midrange DSLR camera based around a 24.2-megapixel DX-format (APS-C) sensor. The sensor offers the same resolution as the previous D5500. The same goes for the image processor—the Expeed 4 system—that was used in the D5500, which was launched two years ago (January 2015).

Ron Leach Posted: May 09, 2017 0 comments

We’re all familiar with the common dilemma when shooting landscape photos in which a compromise has to be made between a blown-out sky and an overly dark foreground. In the video below, image-editing expert Nick Page demonstrates why an exposure-blending technique is far more effective than global highlight/shadow adjustments or using an HDR plugin.

Ron Leach Posted: May 09, 2017 0 comments

Krystle Wright is a nomadic adventure photographer from Australia who travels the globe in a quest to capture dramatic images of expeditions and extreme sports. She recently sat down with our sister network GrindTV to discuss the dangers and rigors of a commitment to push herself beyond what might be considered sane.

Ron Leach Posted: May 09, 2017 0 comments

British filmmaker John Downer has been capturing amazing footage of wildlife for years, but now he and his team at John Downer Productions have upped their game with the use of realistic robotic animals fitted with built-in spy cameras. As you can see from the video below it's all pretty amazing.

Josh Miller Posted: May 09, 2017 0 comments

I recently had the chance to take the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II along with my regular full-frame Nikon system to Alaska and the Yukon on an outdoor shoot. Rather than test charts and pixel peeping, I focused on the real-world usability of Olympus’ new flagship mirrorless camera and its ability to get the job done as compared with a large and heavy DSLR system. 

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Dan Havlik Posted: May 08, 2017 0 comments

Here’s the second POV video we’ve seen today where something crazy happens to a cyclist. (Is it a full moon or something?) The below video features some gnarly helmet cam footage of a pair of mountain bikers careering down a dirt trail through the woods.

Ron Leach Posted: May 08, 2017 0 comments

Who needs a pocket-sized 5-megapixel camera these days? Well, what if it’s one that you can assemble yourself from a kit that only costs $130?

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