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I recently took my Sony A7 III and a rented $2,500 Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS lens to the 2018 Montreal GP. A friend of mine had recommended that I use a polarizer. I remembered that I had a pack of 77mm Vivitar Series 1 filters that came with my 24-105mm, so I threw that onto the 100-400mm and started shooting, completely zoomed at 400mm.A photo shot with the cheap CPL filter.A photo sho
I can’t stand hearing people say they’re “not creative.” That happened to me recently, after I sliced a finger and wound up in Urgent Care. When the doctor heard that my fiancé is a graphic designer, he launched into a well-rehearsed monologue: “Oh, my mom is a graphic designer; she’s so creative! I do some Read More... The post Why You’re Missing Crucial Opportunities if You Think You̵
My mom was a florist. She used to say you can always tell a florist by their thumb. Each floral stalk must be cut prior to refrigeration and cut again when incorporated into a design, so if the inside of the thumb is rough and slightly discolored, with tiny slices lining the soft padding, like a hundred tiny paper cuts, you’re talking to a florist.She made incredible floral arrangements, from bou
Cultist Simulator devs Alexis Kennedy and Lottie Bevan speak to the highs and lows of designing games around cards, the value of a minimalist interface, and walking the tightrope of indie game dev. ...
In the 1950s, early color photography was widely scorned. Now it’s the default. What happened?Black and white, meet color. A composite made from one of the earliest, impractical color photos.Prologue: No Space for DreamsIn 2015, Leica released a beautiful, ridiculous ad. It was for a special product in their lineup; a digital camera that only takes black-and-white photos.The clip itself is strang
An modified version of this article was originally published February 20, 2018.There's no getting around physics – smartphone cameras, and therefore sensors, are tiny. And since we all (now) know that, generally speaking, it's the amount of light you capture that determines image quality, smartphones have a serious disadvantage to deal with: they don't capture enough light.But that's where comput
The Hasselblad H6D-100c is a 100-megapixel medium format DSLR that costs $33,000 without a lens. Throw in a Hasselblad H lens and the resulting camera kit can easily cost over $40,000, or more than the average car. Here’s a 5-minute video by photographer Tyler Stalman that explores why a single camera can be worth this much.Stalman points out that it’s a very, very small subset of pro
Leigh Diprose from the Fuji Guys recently spoke with motorsport photographer Andrew Hall. Hall has started using the new Fujifilm X-H1 for his motorsports work and Leigh chats with him about that, but also discusses Hall's long career in photography and how he got his start. Hall has been working in motorsport photography for 30 years, so he's been around for many major shifts in photogra
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about creating content that earns your audience’s attention. Mark Schaefer swung by and left a comment — and he made a point that is dear to our hearts at Copyblogger. “Outstanding content is not the finish line, it’s the starting line.”– Mark Schaefer I told Read More...The post Why Great Content Alone Isn’t Enough to
Have you ever heard of the Dunning-Kruger effect? If not, it's a cognitive bias wherein people with lower ability in a particular area would rate themselves as being much more able than they are in reality. For example, a novice photographer is more likely to rate themselves as an expert than someone who actually is an expert photographer. As you acquire more skill, you begin to realize your is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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