A Primer for Effectively Using Leading Lines in Photography

Eric Kim recently posted a great primer on leading lines on his YouTube Channel. If you’re new to photography, this is a perfect video to learn more about the compositional technique; when used properly, leading lines can help guide viewers’ eyes to the subject of your photograph. As an aesthetic tool, leading lines can help add drama or humor to your compositions. In the video below, Kim provides some practical tips on how to effectively use leading lines and how he’s incorporated the technique in his street photography.

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How to Get Better Battery Life From Your Sony Camera

Sony camera users have known for a long time that the battery life on their cameras tends to be pretty bad overall. This is especially the case with their mirrorless camera lineup. If you’re using your Sony camera professionally, you’re going to need to bring a lot of batteries with you to a gig if it’s a day long event. But if it’s a quicker gig, then it does the job.

Of course, there are many things you can do to get just a bit more juice out of your camera.

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The Lightroom Photographer’s Intro to Working with Capture One 10

For a while now, I’ve become more and more frustrated with the things that Adobe has been doing with Lightroom. Like the Apple users amongst the creative world, it’s just not cutting it for us anymore. So I’ve made a video on how I’m working with Capture One Pro 10 these days to show everyone else how you can get into it.

I’m not an expert at all; nor do I claim to be. But I do claim that my editing skills are beyond the standard photographer’s as is my knowledge of working with colors. Take a look at the video after the jump.

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Tutorial Package- Creating the Photograph: On Assignment at a Restaurant

Today, we’re super psyched to finally launch a special product that we’ve been working on for a really long time–Creating the Photograph: On Assignment at a Restaurant. Stemming from our very popular Creating the Photograph series, this tutorial video package includes a whole load of educational content that is bound to occupy you for a while.

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This Vintage Camera Video Ad Was Shot With the Nikon F5

Lead photo by Tahir Hashmi. Used with Creative Commons permission.

These days, it’s not uncommon to see timelapse videos shot with just still cameras; but it was very uncommon to see it back in 1997 and done with the Nikon F5. A vintage ad (yes, because the 90s are vintage), this commercial was shot in 1997 by Alastair Thain using the Nikon F5 camera! According to the YouTube description, this was the first time a stills camera had ever been used to shoot “moving images”. More than 200 rolls of 35mm film were developed for the commercial, in rolls of 36 shots each. These were spliced, graded for colour, and edited.

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We’ve Updated Our Canon EOS M5 Review: New High ISO Rating

Hi everyone,

This is just a quick news post to tell everyone that we’ve updated our Canon EOS M5 review. When we were initially testing the camera’s image quality output, we only ran it through Lightroom. For a while now, I’ve chosen to stop working in Lightroom as I feel many of the same issues that many of you speak of.

Capture One Pro 10 announced its latest update yesterday though, and things have changed.

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