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Get Ready for Your Summer Photo Adventures with ProMaster Tripods

It's that time of year again – where spring begins to give way to summer. Soon, the sun will be shining, the days will be getting longer, and it's time to start planning those summer photography trips and travels. As you prepare for your summer adventures, it's essential to have the right gear to make the most of your photography experiences. Tripods are a must have.

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My Take: How AI Image Editing Keeps Me Competitive in the Market

I'm Karlis, a professional photographer with 13 years of experience and a focus on weddings. I've been using AI image editing for over two years, during which I've tested various tools and now work with the German provider, Neurapix.

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ProMaster’s Light Attendant App Takes the Guesswork Out of Lighting

Lighting on cinematic photo or video production sets can sometimes be an overwhelming experience. While lighting companies continue to improve both the ease of use and quality of the light lights, mastering and adjusting the setups can take a lot of time, effectively slowing production to a halt when changes need to be made. Thankfully, creatives that leverage the power and simplicity of the ProMaster Light Attendant App can quickly and easily master all of their on-set lighting needs.

Photographing the Winter Wildlife of Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park is the oldest national park in the United States, having been established on March 1st, 1872. While Yellowstone is home to incredible landscapes and countless geothermal features such as Old Faithful Geyser and Grand Prismatic Spring, it is also a wildlife photographer’s paradise. This winter, OM SYSTEM Ambassadors Tiffany Taxis and Arthur Lefo visited Yellowstone in search of capturing incredible moments to add to their wildlife portfolio.

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The Godox V1 Pro Flash Offers Double the Light in Half the Space

The recently released $329 Godox V1 Pro is a round-head design speedlight that brings some subtle, and not-so-subtle updates to the already popular V1 system. The new flash adds features like an improved battery and charging system, the ability to take up to 100 continuous shots at full power, and it also has a detachable sub-flash for fill light use that effectively makes the system two lights in one.

The Best Photos from GuruShots’ ‘Water Wonders’ Challenge

GuruShots, the "World's Greatest Photo Game," has announced the winners of its "Water Wonders" challenge, which received thousands of entries and over 37 million votes. The "Top Photographer" winner of the contest is Fabiano Dos Santos of the United States (whose photo is seen above).

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How to Photograph the Solar Eclipse

The upcoming solar eclipse on April 8 is a highly anticipated event, in large part because it will be the last to cross over North America for 20 years. It is a special event to witness and photograph, though it does require planning and preparation.

The Godox BFP Flash Projection Attachment is a Perfect Tool for the Discerning Creative

The Godox BFP Flash Projection Attachment is a $299 projection lens that allows users to create interesting, creative, and precise light and shadow patterns in their images with Bowens mount flash heads (optionally the BLP is available for continuous light sources). While it’s not the first system of its kind to hit the market, what makes this unit stand apart from the crowd is it has a 360° rotatable design, has significantly less light leakage, and supports Iris attachments from several other brands.

Unveiling the 2024 Thin Line Fest: A Fusion of Documentary, Music, and Photography

Tucked away in the artists’ enclave of Denton, Texas, Thin Line Fest is an artistic adventure filled with communal celebration and discovery. What started as a documentary film festival in 2007 is now a lively mosaic of artistic expression with seven music stages and multiple photography galleries.

5 Reasons Why Photographers Should Use Files.fm

Compared to other professions, photographers have it rough when it comes to the sheer quantity of equipment required. Not just physical equipment – cameras, lenses, flashes, tripods, light stands, and endless other accessories – but digital tools, too.

Thypoch Simera 28mm f/1.4 ASPH: Shipping Now

Since its official debut in September 2023, the Thypoch Simera full-frame 28mm f/1.4 has sparked a heated discussion among vintage lens enthusiasts due to its rarely-seen combination of 28mm focal length and fast aperture f/1.4 in this market. Its sibling, Simera 35mm started shipping in late November 2023, the manufacturer has ramped up efforts to scale up the production of 28mm as well. Finally, the queue of back orders for Simera 28mm ushers in the shipping period.

8 Great Gifts for Photographers in the 2023 Holiday Season

While it might not yet look like a winter wonderland outside your home, the festive season's excitement is undoubtedly approaching fast. Mixing a bit of eggnog into your coffee could be the energizing secret to efficiently tackling holiday preparations like present wrapping and festive meal planning. As we welcome this season of heartfelt giving and cozy gatherings, our goal is to make your gift-shopping experience as effortless as can be.

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vivo VISION+ Mobile PhotoAwards Celebrate the Joy of Humanity

The vivo VISION+ Mobile PhotoAwards 2023 celebrates the beautiful photography that users capture using their highly capable mobile devices. Just a few years after the inaugural VISION+ Mobile PhotoAwards in 2020, the contest has grown dramatically, with this year receiving over 210,000 submissions from over 80,000 photographers in more than 40 countries and regions worldwide.

Unlock Unlimited Angles With Horizontal Tripods

Telling a cohesive story by putting together a series of photos or video clips can be a complicated task. Changing the camera angles and perspective can significantly influence your viewer's reaction to the project, and leave you with a much more impactful image. This is where a horizontal tripod can provide you with a wider array of shooting angles.

MagLight: The MagSafe Smart RGB Light Redefines Mobile Photography Lighting

In a world where smartphone photography is dominating the visual spectrum, Moonside, a cutting-edge lighting technology company, has announced its newest innovation – Moonside MagLight. The MagLight is the world's first 6-in-1 MagSafe smart camera light designed for phone cameras, bridging the gap between professional photography lighting and mobile photography creators.

Why Drone ND Filters are Especially Important for Aerial Photos and Videos

The ability to capture stunning aerial footage has been made possible by drones, which have gained popularity over the past decade. I remember flying some of the earliest commercial drones and the emphasis was on the flight time and features but not image quality. Being able to capture areal footage was exciting enough that the cameras didn’t need to be particularly advanced to be impressive.

Taming Digital Photo Clutter: From Mess to Mastery

From its early days, the digital age promised endless convenience. Yet, for many, it has led to a vast sprawl of photos, videos, and files scattered across smartphones, computers, and storage devices. Instead of feeling empowered by technology, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.

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The Ulanzi 40W LED COB is an Affordable, Portable Video Light

The LT028 by Ulanzi Group is a 40 Watt portable COB LED Video Light that was designed to be a lightweight and versatile lighting solution for content creators, photographers, videographers, and even streamers who need an affordable lighting solution that can be repositioned with incredible ease.

Entries Now Open for ViewSonic’s 4th Annual ColorPro Awards

ViewSonic has just announced the launch of their 4th annual ColorPro Awards - a global Visual Arts competition aimed at showcasing the world’s finest artistic talents across photography and other rotating categories. Whether you’re an aspiring creative or seasoned professional, the competition is FREE to enter and the prizes are significant.

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Wondershare Filmora’s Maximalist Effects Are Bold and Demand Attention

Wondershare Filmora is a cross-platform app designed to help content creators take their videos to the next level and build an impactful and successful online presence. A big part of getting more eyes on videos is ensuring that content is bold, striking, and creative.

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ProMaster’s Versatile Chronicle Tripod Aims to Be All the Support You Need

ProMaster's new Chronicle Tripod aims to do it all. While it may look like a typical tripod at first glance, there is much more to the Chronicle than meets the eye. In seconds, it quickly converts to a tabletop tripod via its "Flexor center column", handheld stabilizer, or monopod. Plus, the ball head converts from an Arca-type quick-release camera mount to a phone clamp.