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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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Ron Leach Posted: May 08, 2017 0 comments

All photographers love quick tips to help them improve their images and protect their gear. And if that advice involves using inexpensive household items you already have, all the better.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: May 08, 2017 0 comments

In millions of families across America and around the world, there’s one family member who is the Keeper of the Photos. Often that person either hasn’t the skill, or the time, or the inclination to scan and share more than just a few of the treasures. If things were perfect, thousands of family images would be available online for all family members to share. Instead, it’s usually one relative who has boxes and albums and envelopes full of all sorts and sizes of photos, all passed down—and in reality—passed over. Press the button and forget the rest.

Ron Leach Posted: May 08, 2017 0 comments

Thomas Heaton is an acclaimed British landscape photographer with over 100,000 followers on his YouTube channel, and he recently decided to get away from it all on the Greek Island of Rhodes. Fortunately for all his fans, Heaton just can’t sit still on the beach, and just happed to have a DJI Mavic Pro drone in his backpack.

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Dan Havlik Posted: May 08, 2017 0 comments

Camera drones can be a great way to capture aerial footage of sporting events but they can also be a serious hazard when they crash. That’s what happened during a recent bike race in California where a drone ended up taking out one of the cyclists after it fell from the sky.

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