Ever thought of opening your own portrait studio?
The limited palette of black-and-white photography distills the world around us to rich hues and subtle silver tones
Long-term archival solutions are problematic.
Phase-detection AF, used in DSLRs for non-live-view shooting, is quick and very good at tracking moving subjects.
A smart photo-backup strategy is one of the best investments you can make.
Remember that unwieldy seven-pound laptop you used to haul with you as part of your photo gear?
Continuous lighting solutions have seen a lot more attention over the last few years thanks to the need for a constant light source that will provide illumination for both stills and video.
When people refer to a monolight or a strobe, they're talking about a light that produces a short, but very powerful burst of light for illuminating a scene or a subject and, when used to their maximum abilities, for freezing the actions of a subject...
There are more choices to consider than your camera maker's dedicated system flash, as well.
For many photo opportunities, compact "superzoom" cameras are the perfect blend of size and performance, combining DSLR features with a versatile, big-range zoom lens. ...
Figuring out the right camera and lens probably takes up most of the time you spend thinking about gear.
These applications excel at importing and organizing your photo library, but they do a lot more, including RAW processing and the essential adjustments you'll make to most images
Sound presents unique challenges to both photographers and videographers alike, especially when working with the limited capabilities of a DSLR's built-in microphone system. ...
Using the right support system can make all the difference between a blurry and a sharp photo or shaky and smooth video clips.
Canon has long produced two versions of its flagship EOS-1-series pro DSLRs: an EOS-1 model with an APS-H (1.3x crop) sensor and high frame rate, and a high-megapixel, full-frame model with even better image quality.
Digital technology hasn't only transformed the way we take photographs, but also created an explosion of camera options.
Supertelephoto lenses are really expensive, but worth it for those who can afford the cost, due to their superb optics and AF performance, and fast maximum apertures.
Flashes have never been so powerful.
Digital technology and software have given us enormous control over our images that we didn't have in the wet darkroom, and they have made photography more playful, too.
When working with natural light, the singular light source of the sun is difficult to control.
Hanging out at the pool or on the beach is a rite of summer. It's also a perfect time for expanding your photographic creativity as long as you have the right kind of gear for protecting your camera. ...
Want to capture high-quality video of the action—and still be a part of it?
Olympus has a thing for classic cameras, and we like it.
We'll look closely at what distinguishes the most expensive DSLRs, but keep in mind that the higher-end DSLRs aren't always the best choices, even for those who can afford them.
Whether artificial or natural, light that comes from a single source is directional and harsh, which results in images that have a lot of contrast and heavy shadows. ...