If you’ve ever used Adobe Photoshop’s built-in Layer Styles tool as-is for creating drop shadows, you may have found it lacking in realism. Here’s a better way to add shadows to your product photography.
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Of course that title is a tad facetious, but I truly did not expect this much functionality out of what at first seemed like a niche product.
Today, Panasonic has announced two valuable new additions to their growing S PRO line of L-mount lenses.
Later this month, Panasonic will be releasing extensive firmware updates for their pro mirrorless cameras.
A couple months ago in September 2019 I headed out to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to team up with a few other respected photographers. I had already shared my own perspective from this journey on Fstoppers, but I thought it might be interesting to take a look at everyone’s outputted content from the same trip side by side and see if there’s anything to learn from it.
Improving your photography has no shortcuts, but you can still make wiser choices to develop faster.
Have you ever made a shot list for a landscape photography location only to end up disappointed or disconnected from your final images? Maybe you need a new approach.
As with many successful bird photography outings, the process can be broken down into a few different steps leading through it.
Earlier this week, the popular Photoshop luminosity masking panel Lumenzia moved on to version 8 and added plenty of new tools and an interesting UI tweak while retaining the workflow of the previous release.
Today, Topaz Labs released Mask AI which leverages machine learning and neural networks to create masks based on simple brush outlines.
Do you own the Sony 200-600mm lens? Are you thinking of purchasing it? Here are three awesome accessories that make a great lens ever better.
In late September 2019, I joined up with three other wildlife and landscape photographers to take on Jackson Hole, Wyoming for a few days surrounding the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP) WildSpeak West symposium. In this video I review my best images taken with my new gear from this short but productive three-day trip to the Tetons.
If the Sony a9 summed up in one word is “performance,” the new a9 II in one word is “connectivity.”
Lowepro’s Trekker series of camera bags have long been a staple for outdoor photographers who need to comfortably carry larger loads into the field. Check out these new updates to the Pro Trekker backpacks.
Before today’s launch of the Sony a7R IV in the U.S., I had the opportunity to use the new 61-megapixel camera on a few occasions. Ultimately, these hands-on experiences led me to purchasing it for animal photography and in this article I list a few reasons behind the decision.
LaCie has announced three new additions to their external SSD storage line for videographers and photographers working on the go with full-sized media. These include the Rugged SSD Pro sporting Thunderbolt 3, the Rugged SSD with USB 3.1 Type-C, and the Rugged BOSS SSD with built-in SD card slot for direct transfers.
After teasing a new release over the past few days, Phase One has finally unveiled the new XT digitally-integrated field camera.
Sony has introduced two new crop-sensor camera bodies with the a6100 and a6600. Were they worth the wait?
Last week, Sony announced two APS-C cameras and two more G-series lenses for their crop-sensor system. In this first-look review, I share my thoughts after photographing birds with the new a6600 and E 70-350mm f/4.5-6.3 G OSS.
Wildlife photographers have long faced the problem of requiring extremely expensive camera equipment to follow their passion. Then came the budget 150-600mm and similar lenses that lowered the cost of entry while still getting similar looking results.