Professional landscape photographer Cam Blake takes us behind the scenes of some of his favourite images. Many landscape images tell a story that is more intricate that appears on the surface, and Cam gives us a glimpse behind the curtain when capturing these photos.
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While good audio recording is critical to a successful video, it is easy to overlook for new videographers. We discuss the basics of recording audio for video, including why audio is important, necessary gear, differences between on-camera mics and sync sound systems, and more.
Starting out in photography can often feel like an exercise in jargon-deciphering. We break down 10 common terms that are critical knowledge for new photographers.
As a new photographer, you've likely heard a fair amount of arguing about DSLR vs. Mirrorless. We de-mistify the technical and practical differences between the two styles of cameras, and why one or the other might appeal to you.
Commercial and editorial photographer Sharon Blance shares a simple setup she uses to achieve high quality on-location portraits that is both easy-to-use and budget friendly.
Megapixel count is a much-touted feature in many modern cameras, and it's especially important when making prints. But how many megapixels do you really need?
Shallow depth of field is a cornerstone of certain styles of photography. How do you achieve it, when would you want to use it, and what gear do you need? And what's this word "bokeh" that you keep hearing?
While almost every photographer is comfortable using a tripod, monopods are a bit less common. While these single-legged supports may seem a bit funky, they have a ton of usefulness in a variety of situations, and are generally underappreciated. We discuss when and how to use a monopod, different types of monopods and the advantages vs a tripod.
Every lens is either a prime or a zoom lens, and understanding the difference between the two can help you significantly narrow down what you are looking for. Join us as we explain the difference between the two and why you might choose one over the other.
In what situations do you want to use long exposure when photographing landscapes, and what gear is needed to do so?
Getting into flash photography is often an intimidating step, but it doesn't need to be. We discuss the major factors that you'll want to consider when looking into a flash unit, and recommend our picks for the best flashes across the major brands.
Cleaning your lens is a vital step in order to keep your photos sharp and extend your gear's life. We offer a simple step-by-step guide on when and how to clean your lenses.
A continuation of our series in which pro photographer Sharon Blance outlines her top Adobe Lightroom tips and tools! These tips will save you time and improve your editing workflow.
Taking your flash off-camera can unlock a wide array of possiblities that are not achievable otherwise. We take a look at what off-camera flash is, how you can acheive it, and important flash positions.
The success of a great landscape image comes long before you press the shutter button. We discuss how to get started taking amazing landscape photography.