Add A GoPro To Your DSLR

You know, I think this concert photographer is a pretty smart guy.
By William Sawalich
You know, I think this concert photographer is a pretty smart guy. He's Pierre Bourgault, and I think he's smart because he stuck a GoPro video camera on top of his DSLR to cover a recent assignment—and that's something that I've done too. The GoPro is such a compact HD…

Silent Shooting

I was recently shooting an assignment in which I was frequently changing camera settings.
By William Sawalich
I was recently shooting an assignment in which I was frequently changing camera settings. Without realizing it, suddenly my Canon EOS 5D Mark III was in silent mode, making the quietest little "snick" sound with every release of the shutter. Gone was the loud "kachunk" of the normal single shot…

When Life Gives You Lemons...

When life gives you lemons, turn it into lemonade.
By William Sawalich
When life gives you lemons, turn it into lemonade. That's how the saying goes, anyway, though it's easier said than done. But that's exactly what photographer Rob Hart did after being laid off—along with the entire photo staff of the Chicago Sun-Times. Hart has been documenting life after layoff with…

Panolapse For Moving Time Lapse Video

The tiny addition of a little camera movement can turn a plain old time lapse video into something really special.
By William Sawalich
The tiny addition of a little camera movement can turn a plain old time lapse video into something really special. This can be accomplished in two ways. One, you can move the camera during the time lapse, with the help of a slider or a panorama tripod head. The challenge,…

Top 5 Features In Photoshop CC

Julieanne Kost, Adobe's senior Photoshop evangelist, recently gave us a nice walkthrough of the new Camera Shake Reduction filter that has been added to the latest version of Photoshop, now known as CC (for Creative Cloud).
By William Sawalich
Julieanne Kost, Adobe's senior Photoshop evangelist, recently gave us a nice walkthrough of the new Camera Shake Reduction filter that has been added to the latest version of Photoshop, now known as CC (for Creative Cloud). As a recent convert to the Creative Cloud licensing model, I'm pretty thrilled with…

RAID-Style CompactFlash Card

I'm sure to jinx myself as soon as I write this, but here goes: I don't typically have a problem losing CF cards.
By William Sawalich
I'm sure to jinx myself as soon as I write this, but here goes: I don't typically have a problem losing CF cards. What I do have a problem with, on occasion, is bad media creating corrupted photographs. And so it is with very eager personal self interest that I…
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