Dan Havlik

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Not all photographers can afford fancy "hair and makeup" people to make sure their models are free of blemishes for the next photo shoot. And, even if you have the best makeup person on the planet, sometimes blemishes shine through in portraits. (It's amazing what high-resolution digital cameras can capture in an image these days; sometimes a lot of unwanted stuff, when it comes to portraits.)

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 17, 2020  |  0 comments

Happy Friday, everyone! Here's something warm and fuzzy to start your weekend off right.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 14, 2020  |  0 comments

Canon USA announced this morning that it has expanded its respected Explorers of Light professional photography education program to include five new members. Those members include the following pro photographers: landscape photographer Erin Babnik, car photographer Larry Chen, wedding and portrait photographer Sal Cincotta, wedding and portrait photographer Vanessa Joy, and outdoor photographer Zak Noyle.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 07, 2020  |  0 comments

If you're looking for a do-everything travel camera with an extremely versatile built-in lens, the new 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix P950 could be just what you're looking for. Announced last night, the Nikon Coolpix P950 is a relatively compact superzoom bridge camera packed with an 83x optical zoom lens.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 06, 2020  |  0 comments

Nikon just launched the D780, a 24.5MP full frame (aka FX-format) DSLR that's the follow-up to the now ancient, by camera industry standards, D750 from 2014. The Nikon D780 is equipped with a 24.5-megapixel backside-illuminated full-frame CMOS sensor that has just slightly more resolution than its six-year-old predecessor, which used a 24.3MP sensor.

Dan Havlik  |  Jan 06, 2020  |  0 comments

It's taken Canon a while, but the company has finally introduced a new flagship professional DSLR: the EOS-1D X Mark III, which adds a bevy of new photo and video features while keeping the camera's resolution essentially the same as its four-year-old predecessor. The 20.1-megapixel full frame Canon 1D X Mark III is the successor to the 20.2MP 1D X Mark II from 2016 and while both cameras look similar, there are many changes "under the hood" to the new Mark III.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 23, 2019  |  0 comments

Amateurs vs pro photographers are always fun challenges because it shows how much experienced shooters bring to the table in photography, and how much just "having a good eye," is important too. In the below video, pro photographer Anita Sadowska goes up against an amateur she knows quite well: her boyfriend.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 18, 2019  |  0 comments

What's a softbox and how do you use it in photography? What are the best ways to use a softbox to light your subject for portraits?

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 17, 2019  |  0 comments

Let's face it: traditional winter holiday portraits can be dull as dust. If you want to give your Christmas photos a fun, modern look this holiday season, follow the four easy portrait ideas from Tajreen&Co in the below video.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 12, 2019  |  0 comments

ROAM, a website designed to inspire "curiosity and purpose through adventure storytelling," recently announced the winners of its first annual awards competition including five striking photos.

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