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Photography Gear You Will Need for Different Types of Photo Shoots

27 Jan 2020 - 11:30 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post Photography Gear You Will Need for Different Types of Photo Shoots appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Lily Sawyer.

Have you ever wondered if there is specific photography gear that you will need for different types of photoshoots? It has now been over a decade since I started shooting professionally. Over the course of that time, I have often been asked for advice on what camera to buy to take professional images. Now, if […]

The post Photography Gear You Will Need for Different Types of Photo Shoots appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Lily Sawyer.

News: Irix Offering 15mm f2.4 Lens with Edge IFH-100 Filter Holder Combo

27 Jan 2020 - 09:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post News: Irix Offering 15mm f2.4 Lens with Edge IFH-100 Filter Holder Combo appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey.

  If you haven’t heard of Irix, you should check out their products; the lens company combines fresh, modern designs and stellar optics to create some amazing third-party lens options. And until February 14th, Irix is offering an equipment combo deal: When you purchase the Irix 15mm f/2.4 Blackstone, you can pay just one extra […]

The post News: Irix Offering 15mm f2.4 Lens with Edge IFH-100 Filter Holder Combo appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey.

31 Days to Becoming a Better Photographer - Closing Soon!

27 Jan 2020 - 04:30 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post 31 Days to Becoming a Better Photographer – Closing Soon! appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Darren Rowse.

Do you want to level up your photography with a powerful burst of learning? If your answer is yes – you’ll absolutely LOVE our course – ‘31 Days to Becoming a Better Photographer‘ which is open for enrollment this week only (with a 50% discount). "31 Days to Becoming a Better Photographer" is our most […]

The post 31 Days to Becoming a Better Photographer – Closing Soon! appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Darren Rowse.

Tips for Overcoming the 5 Biggest Photography Fears

26 Jan 2020 - 11:30 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post Tips for Overcoming the 5 Biggest Photography Fears appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Tim Gilbreath.

"Most inventors and engineers I've met are like me. They're shy and they live in their heads. The very best of them are artists. And artists work best alone..." – Steve Wozniak While fear can affect anyone and cause undue stress in their daily lives, creative people (including photographers and other artists) are often introverted […]

The post Tips for Overcoming the 5 Biggest Photography Fears appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Tim Gilbreath.

How to Migrate Your Lightroom Catalog into Capture One Pro

26 Jan 2020 - 09:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post How to Migrate Your Lightroom Catalog into Capture One Pro appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Darina Kopcok.

When it comes to high-end studio work, Capture One Pro is the choice of professionals. If you're doing advertising or product photography, COP gives you certain tools and functionality that don't exist in Lightroom. The tethering feature in COP is far superior and allows you to work tethered with Live View and use layout overlays. This is […]

The post How to Migrate Your Lightroom Catalog into Capture One Pro appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Darina Kopcok.

How to Use Camera Calibration Tool in Lightroom (video)

25 Jan 2020 - 09:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post How to Use Camera Calibration Tool in Lightroom (video) appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Caz Nowaczyk.

In this video from Lucy Martin, you’ll learn how to utilize the camera calibration tool in Lightroom to help with your post-processing workflow and get your photos looking awesome! ? How to use the Camera Calibration Tool in Lightroom The Camera Calibration tool is at the bottom of all your panel tools. You want to […]

The post How to Use Camera Calibration Tool in Lightroom (video) appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Caz Nowaczyk.

Weekly Photography Challenge - Music

24 Jan 2020 - 18:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post Weekly Photography Challenge - Music appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Caz Nowaczyk.

This week's photography challenge topic is MUSIC! Music can cover so many things. You can go out and shoot live performances by musicians, crowds at a gig, or photograph musical instruments or sheet music as part of a still life composition. They can be color, or black and white. They can be a small part […]

The post Weekly Photography Challenge - Music appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Caz Nowaczyk.

Important Considerations for Great Coastal Photography

24 Jan 2020 - 11:30 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post Important Considerations for Great Coastal Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jeremy Flint.

There are few places more exciting to take photos than at the coast. The joy of being by the sea is truly spectacular and an opportunity to capture the ever-changing conditions. Surrounded by rolling waves, soft powdered sands, rugged cliffs, and the truly hypnotic sound of the ocean, great coastal photography can be achieved in […]

The post Important Considerations for Great Coastal Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jeremy Flint.

News: Inexpensive Canon RF Lenses are in the Works, Including a 50mm f/1.8

24 Jan 2020 - 09:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post News: Inexpensive Canon RF Lenses are in the Works, Including a 50mm f/1.8 appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey.

  Earlier this month, Canon announced its intention to produce RF lenses over EF lenses. A Canon Europe spokesperson indicated that the imaging giant would continue to support the EF mount, but that we can expect to see only new RF lenses for the foreseeable future. For longtime Canon users who haven’t jumped on the […]

The post News: Inexpensive Canon RF Lenses are in the Works, Including a 50mm f/1.8 appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey.

How to digitise photos and slides

23 Jan 2020 - 12:25 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

John Wade's expert tips and advice on how to digitise your archive of old prints or photo negatives

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Family pictures faded and discoloured by time take on a new life in the digital world
Thought about digitising your archive of old prints or negs? Follow John Wade's expert tips and advice on how best to go about it

1 Year with the Fujifilm X-T3 - Was It Worth Buying?

23 Jan 2020 - 11:30 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post 1 Year with the Fujifilm X-T3 – Was It Worth Buying? appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Suzi Pratt.

It’s been just over 1 year since the Fujifilm X-T3 debuted. This popular APS-C mirrorless camera replaced the beloved X-T2, but it also added lots of video features, leading many to declare the X-T3 the best hybrid mirrorless cameras of 2019. After shooting for 1 year with the Fujifilm X-T3, I’ll share my thoughts on […]

The post 1 Year with the Fujifilm X-T3 – Was It Worth Buying? appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Suzi Pratt.

Canon Digital Photo Professional: colour and white balance adjustments with Canon's editing tool

20 Jan 2020 - 17:46 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Welcome to our new guide to the software you get with your camera. We kick off the series with Canon's useful editing tool

Canon DPP basic exposure
Welcome to our new guide to the software you get with your camera. We kick off the series with Canon's useful editing tool

How to connect your phone to a Sony camera: Sony Imaging Edge Mobile

16 Jan 2020 - 16:45 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

In the first of a new series looking at how to connect your camera to your smartphone, Richard Sibley outlines the key features of Sony Imaging Edge Mobile

How to connect your phone to a Sony camera - Sony Imaging Edge Mobile app
Images can be transferred individually or in batches using Sony's Imaging Edge Mobile app
In the first of a new series looking at how to connect your camera to your smartphone, Richard Sibley outlines the key features of Sony Imaging Edge Mobile

The power of change

13 Jan 2020 - 09:21 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Sometimes, we need to consider making big changes. Tracy Calder talks to three photographers who embraced change - be it camera systems or their very way of life

Kate Hopewell-Smith visual storytelling
Kate is a visual storyteller who takes the trouble to get to know her subjects.
Sometimes, we need to consider making big changes. Tracy Calder talks to three photographers who embraced change - be it camera systems or their very way of life

What's In Your Kit Bag?

8 Jan 2020 - 18:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk
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Have you ever thought about how much kit you've got in your kit bag? Really sat and thought about it. …Continue reading »

Nikon Coolpix P950 adds 4K video and Raw support

7 Jan 2020 - 03:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Nikon adds the P950 to its lineup of Coolpix Bridge Compacts and sits just below the Nikon Coolpix P1000

Nikon adds the P950 to its lineup of Coolpix Bridge Compacts

A second-hand classic: Fujifilm X-T10

5 Jan 2020 - 14:42 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Buying a used Fujifilm X-T10 is a great way of getting into Fujifilm's outstanding XT series at a very reasonable price

Fujifilm X-T10 front
Buying a used X-T10 is a great way of getting into Fujifilm's outstanding XT series at a very reasonable price

How to take better headshots

2 Jan 2020 - 09:17 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

We visit the studio of professional portrait photographer Chris Bailey to see how he shoots headshots using Rotolight's AEOS and NEO 2 LEDs

Headshots clamshell lighting set-up
Credit: Chris Bailey
We visit the studio of professional portrait photographer Chris Bailey to see how he shoots headshots using Rotolight's AEOS and NEO 2 LEDs

Best photography competitions to enter in 2020

28 Dec 2019 - 15:58 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk
Best photography competitions 2020 - APOY Neil Leatham
Neil Leatham, winner Round 1 2018 APOY 'Mad about Mono'
Oliver Atwell rounds up some of the most popular and interesting photography competitions open to UK-based photographers...

What type of Photography cover do you need?

20 Dec 2019 - 09:34 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk
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Photography insurance. It's probably one of those things you know you need, but perhaps haven't got around to sorting yet. …Continue reading »

Nominate your 'Unsung Hero of Photography'

18 Dec 2019 - 17:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

There are a lot of passionate people out there who are using photography to make a positive contribution to society, and we want to honour them in a brand-new award. It's called the Unsung Hero Award, in association with Ripe Photography Insurance, and this award is designed to shine a spotlight on dedicated, passionate members of the photography community who aren't getting the recognition they deserve.

Amateur Photographer Unsung Hero Award
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We are looking to celebrate the hard work and community spirit of people who are using photography for the benefit …Continue reading »

The best lenses of 2019

13 Dec 2019 - 17:30 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

If you're looking to add to your kit you can't go wrong selecting from our pick of the best lenses released in 2019.

Best lenses 2019 Sigma 70-200mm
If you're looking to add to your kit you can't go wrong selecting from our pick of the best lenses released in 2019.

The best cameras of 2019

13 Dec 2019 - 15:11 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Our pick of the best cameras we've used and reviewed over the past 12 months

Best cameras 2019 Fujifilm X T30
Having tested a lot of cameras in 2019, we’ve certainly got our favourites. From those that packed great features into …Continue reading »

How to take sharp photographs

11 Dec 2019 - 17:03 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk
How many times have you carefully set up your composition, then dialled in the aperture, shutter speed and ISO to …Continue reading »

Best gloves for photographers

10 Dec 2019 - 15:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Keeping your hands warm and dry while having complete control of your camera is essential during the cold winter months. Michael Topham goes in search of the best pair of gloves for photographers

Winter is here, and cold hands are a photographer's worst enemy. Michael Topham rounds up the best gloves for operating a camera in chilly conditions

Are you a Sony Alpha user? Then join us on our FREE London Christmas Photo Walk with Zeiss

6 Dec 2019 - 15:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk
Amateur Photographer has teamed up with Zeiss to host a FREE photo walk in London on Thursday 12th December at 3pm

Best gifts for photographers 2019

2 Dec 2019 - 10:26 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Looking for a Christmas gift for a photographer friend - or for yourself? Andy Westlake and Michael Topham have selected some of the best gifts for photographers for you to choose from

Rode Wireless Go
Looking for a Christmas gift for a photographer friend - or for yourself? Andy Westlake and Michael Topham have selected some awesome accessories for you to choose from

Fujifilm opens the doors to its House of Photography

2 Dec 2019 - 09:15 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Fujifilm's flagship London store opens its doors to the public at 11am on Tuesday 3rd December

The first 100 visitors will receive a free free Instax camera.
Fujifilm's flagship London store opens its doors to the public at 11am on Tuesday 3rd December

Camera maintenance: how to clean your camera and equipment

29 Nov 2019 - 11:55 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Camera maintenance can save you heartache, missed shots and pricey repairs. Angela Nicholson explains how to keep your kit in top condition

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Looking after your gear can save you heartache, missed shots and pricey repairs. Angela Nicholson explains how to keep your kit in top condition

How to shoot moody woodland landscape photographs

27 Nov 2019 - 17:14 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Creating images full of mood and atmosphere takes a keen eye and an ability to see order in chaos, as Neil Burnell explains

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'Tangle' shot at Wistman's Wood in Devon. Nikon Z 7, 24-70mm lens, 1/10sec at f/5.6, ISO 64
Creating images full of mood and atmosphere takes a keen eye and an ability to see order in chaos, as Neil Burnell explains