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7 Tips for Photographing Dreamlike Landscapes

Luke Stackpoole is a London-based landscape photographer and Adobe Lightroom Ambassador who has traveled around the world in search of dramatic scenery. From the barren deserts of Namibia to the frigid seascapes of Iceland, Stackpoole has amassed a stunning portfolio that shows the world’s most dreamlike landscapes.

FilterPixel Photo Culling AI Software Increases Workflow Productivity by 75%

FilterPixel automates the process of looking for photographs that are not good enough to be framed and added to your portfolio of work. The software uses Artificial Intelligence to scan and automatically separate the unworthy captures, saving time and effort in browsing through hundreds of captures and inspecting them closely to check for blur and focus issues.

Creating Cosplay and Superhero Inspired Photo Portraits

Creating compelling sci-fi and fantasy inspired images was once a task that required either awesome practical effects and lighting, dexterous digital paint skills, or a mastery of complex 3D animation software. Recently, Boris FX, an Academy Award-winning software company that has developed film and television visual effects tools for over 20 years, has leveled the playing field with the introduction Boris FX Optics.

Photographing the Diverse Wildlife of Kenya’s Masai Mara

I hear the soft familiar thud of footsteps, followed by the slosh of hot water filling a canvas water bucket. “Jambo!”, Swahili for “Hello,” comes the disembodied voice in the dark. “Jambo,” I replied. Every morning in the Masai Mara begins at 5:30 am with this friendly wake-up call. Wiping the sleep from my eyes, my desire to stay beneath the cozy warmth of my wool blanket surrenders to my excitement for the coming day. I unzip the flap of my tent and breathe in the cool, crisp air.

Manfrotto Move is a Ridiculously Good Idea and a Workflow Wonder

Manfrotto's Move system felt like a good idea when I first saw it in October: one small puck would play host to a quick-release system that makes it easy to swap tripod heads, legs, and more. After testing, it's even better than I expected and I can't believe it took someone this long to make a product that has been an absolute boon for on-set workflow.

Huion Kamvas Pro 16 (2.5K) is the Perfect Pen Display for Photo Editors

As displays have become better and cheaper to manufacture over the past several years, high-quality pen displays have slowly been edging out pen tablets as the best way to edit your photos. One of the companies making a major push in this space is Huion, and over the past couple of months we've had the chance to go hands-on with the company's brand new, color-accurate Kamvas Pro 16 (2.5K) -- one of the most compelling options for any photographer looking for a high-quality pen display at a reasonable price.

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WD Blue SN570 NVMe SSD: Speed That Keeps Creative Juices Flowing

From photographers to graphic designers to software developers, people are increasingly dependent on their computers to manage their workflow, and any extra lag or load times can lead to increased stress and decreased productivity. Juggling many workload demands, today’s creative professionals need technology that empowers their creativity.

vivo VISION+ Makes Its Debut at Jimei x Arles 2021 International Photo Festival

Smartphone maker vivo has partnered with Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival, to present the festival’s first smartphone photography exhibition. Titled “Our Moments, Create Together,” the exhibition embodies vivo’s drive to promote the smartphone camera as a tool for creative expression.

The Best Photos from GuruShots’ ‘Traveling The World’ Challenge

GuruShots, the "World's Greatest Photo Game," has announced the winners of its "Traveling The World" challenge, which received thousands of entries and over 66.9 million votes. The "Top Photographer" winner of the contest is Iryna Raichuk of Switzerland (whose photo is seen above).

Deal Alert: Save Big on Datacolor Color Workflow Tools

Datacolor is famous for helping creatives bring out the best colors in their work. And right now, they’re giving you the opportunity to save up to $80 on the Datacolor Spyder and ColorReader range. But don’t wait around! This special is only on offer until December 3rd or while stocks last.

The Image Quality Apps from Topaz Labs Let Me Do the Impossible

Many things that used to be true about photo editing are no longer the case, such as not being able to fix a subject that was accidentally out of focus or not being able to recover much detail when doing heavy noise reduction. Topaz Labs is a big reason as to why we can approach post-processing differently now.

The Westcott FJ200 One-Light Backpack Kit is Seriously Great

Just about a year ago Westcott expanded on its new wireless flash lineup that started with the FJ400 by offering new sizes and power outputs. After listening to user feedback, it launched the FJ200 as a more compact and travel-friendly light system... and it's awesome.

8 Perfect Gifts for Photographers for the 2021 Holiday Season

There’s a lot of technology and terminology involved in photography. So, it’s no wonder that it’s easy to get tripped up when buying presents for photographers. And not just that: There are literally thousands upon thousands of photography products out there. Tyranny of choice, much?