Using Your Histogram to Make Better Photos
Learn what histograms are, how they are used in photography, where to find them in your camera, and how to edit using them.
How to Shoot Aviation Photography
Aviation photography is exciting and challenging. With the right gear, knowledge, and skills, even new photographers can produce great work. Here is what you must know before you t
Photo Pills Guide for Sky/Night Photography
A complete guide to using Photo Pills for planning and visualizing your landscapes and nightscapes. Learn key features, see specific examples, and more.
Ultimate High ISO Photography Review: Canon 5D Mark IV vs Nikon D850 vs Sony a7R III
Capturing the center of our galaxy with long exposures is magical but also more within reach than ever before with modern cameras. We'll explore how well that magic is captured usi
Fundamentals of a Good Travel Production for First-Time Videographers
What to bring on a low-budget, small-footprint documentary shoot without sacrificing lighting, audio, or stabilization – plus other great tips for first-time videographers.
An Introduction to Frame Rates, Video Resolutions, and the Rolling Shutter Effect
Gain some historical context for frame rates, learn how to quickly combat rolling shutter effects, and prime yourself on the basics of resolutions. As a photographer who has transi
Intro to Portable Power for Photo and Video
Battery technology has greatly advanced in recent years and prices have come down markedly from where they were just a few years ago. I will demystify portable power in this post a
Memory Card Basics: Choosing the Right Memory Card for Video and Time-Lapse
Choosing the right memory card for a DSLR video or time-lapse project is a critical decision. Memory cards have three fundamental properties: form factor, card capacity, and card w
Product Photography Lighting and Best Practices
Understand the basic of product photography lighting, plus best practices that will hone your craft for photos of products customers will find irresistible.
High Dynamic Range vs Multiple Exposure Blending Editing for Photographers
Have you ever noticed when photographing a sunrise or a sunset that your DSLR camera can’t capture the brightest and darkest part of the scene at the same time in one exposure? T