Category: Photography

What is a LUT? How LUTs Can Transform Your Videos

First things first—check out this list of high-profile films and TV shows released over the last two years: Dune John Wick: Chapter 4 The Nun II Stranger Things: Season 4 The Batman All of these films were shot on digital cameras and created with digital technology. Several of them were even shot with the same …

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Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Shows the Power of iPhone and the Tilta Khronos Ecosystem

Photography and cinematography equipment company Tilta teamed up with Oscar-winning Director of Photography Claudio Miranda, ASC, to create The X Gift, a holiday-themed short film shot entirely on iPhone 15 Pro. “X encapsulates the essence of Christmas, representing the notions of surprise and boundless possibilities. Its objective is to communicate that this exceptional gift serves …

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Pixels to Inches: How to Resize Images Without Losing Quality in Photoshop

Instagram photos look best at 1080 pixels wide. Pinterest images shine at around 1000×1500 pixels. A Facebook photo should be at least 1200 pixels wide—1920 if it’s an event photo. In 2003, when 500px launched, the perfect web-resolution was, well, 500 pixels. Now, it’s best to upload your photos with a resolution of at least …

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360º Contributor of the Month – July – 360Cities Blog

Trevor is a panoramic photographer with a background in structural engineering. His technical expertise merges seamlessly with his artistic vision, resulting in panoramas of great quality, both technically and artistically. In July, Trevor shared 23 panoramas from various destinations worldwide. From the ancient City Wall and Harbour of Dubrovnik to the iconic Great Wall of …

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Lots of Early Black Friday Sales

The best way to test any new photography equipment is to take it on a trip. And that’s what I’m doing now – I’m visiting the tropics again, this time the Asian ones. My batteries are charged, lenses are cleaned, cards are empty, and laundry is done (for now). I look forward to sharing the …

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How to make beautiful frozen soap bubble photos this winter

It’s hard to conjure up the motivation to go outside and take photos when it’s 10 degrees below zero (so I’m told!). However, there are plenty of interesting and beautiful subjects to explore that won’t take you far away from your warm living room. In this video, Jens from Another Perspective shows us how easy …

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Is the DSLR Camera Going Extinct?

It’s no secret that photography technology is constantly evolving and has been since its invention. In modern times, DSLR cameras have been the industry standard in photography. But as a community of photography enthusiasts, we’re starting to wonder is that changing? Some industry experts believe mirrorless cameras are becoming the new go-to option for amateur …

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Ride Around the World with Award-Winning Photographer Jody MacDonald

Photography and exploration go hand-in-hand. Curiosity is often the catalyst for a photographer’s next image, and as visual storytellers, we are known to document and learn as we go. We love that about photography. It’s a never ending journey. Jody MacDonald, award-winning photographer and long-time PhotoShelter member, is no stranger to exploration, as she has …

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Canon announces the RF 24-105mm F2.8 L IS USM Z fast, flexible photo and video zoom: Digital Photography Review

Image: Canon Canon has announced the RF 24-105mm F2.8 L IS USM Z, which it claims is the world’s first 24-105mm F2.8 zoom lens. Canon says it’s designed to be a true hybrid stills/video lens, and several design elements bolster that claim. So, while it’s targeted at working professional and serious enthusiast photographers, it’s also …

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An Amazing Workshop in Africa

While not being known as a wildlife photographer, I do know how to work a camera and point it at something beautiful, and Africa is replete with beauty. Along with my wonderful friend and fellow Nikon Ambassador Tamara Lackey, we recently taught two photo safaris in Kenya and Uganda. Given Tamara and I, they were …

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From Hours To Minutes: How AI is Changing Creative Jobs as We Know It

Experimenting with a new format with my pal Christoper Jerard. We’re planning to do a few of these so you can hear a format where there is more banter and storytelling. A little sneak behind how the sausage is made. Let us know what you think.  There’s no doubt about the fact that AI will be …

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