Hello there. We are back again with our informative links from the past week. Though our week was filled with all the Black Friday sales and announcements, we have rounded up a lot of other interesting and informative links for you below. Check them out and let us know which was your favorite, and why.Read More »Link Roundup #003
The much-awaited Affinity 2 Suite of apps for macOS, Windows, and iPad is now available for purchase to all. This includes Affinity Designer, Affinity Photo, and Affinity Publisher. For a few years now, Serif’s Affinity suite has provided designers, photographers, image editors, and publishers an alternative to the Adobe Creative Suite ecosystem.Read More »Affinity 2 Suite Launch + 40% Discount
Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, there are always concrete steps that you can take to improve your photos. Most seek the quick fix of buying better equipment. While there is truth in that: it is a short-term remedy to mask a lack of skills, it could also end up showcasing the said lack of photography skills.
So, in this article, we’re going to try to get you started on a path to a better photography skillset, and a method of learning that will see you through bad times, and on to good ones.Read More »How Can I Get Better at Photography?
Sony announced their latest high-resolution full-frame mirrorless camera, the a7R V on October 26th. The camera is the long-awaited upgrade to the Sony Alpha 7R IV, which was announced over 3 years ago, in July 2019. The Sony Alpha 7R V comes with a dramatically improved autofocus system which is based on AI models, a faster processing capacity giving it 8K 24p video output capabilities, better in-camera image stabilization up to 8 stops, and a 4-axis multi-angle touchscreen. The camera will be available for pre-order on October 27th and is priced at $3,898.Read More »Sony a7R V Launched Officially
It’s that time of year once again… Capture One has announced that their new version for 2023 will be available with a 20% discount if you purchase the pre-upgrade package. The promotion is only valid until October 31st. So, what do you get? And is it a good deal?Read More »20% Off – Capture One 23 Pre-Upgrade
We’ve discussed camera maintenance and fungus prevention many, many times. It’s a topic that comes up annually, especially when the weather is hot and humid, and we are worried about our expensive lenses. While modern lenses are less susceptible to fungus, they’re not immune, which is why we take care of them…
But what happens when we come across a beautiful vintage lens that you can buy second-hand, but that’s full of fungus? Well, you try to clean off the fungus and get it working as good as new, of course, and that’s what we see in this video.Read More »Cleaning A Vintage Fungus-Infested Lens
If you’re interested in still-life photography, you’ll need to choose the right lenses for the job. There are a few factors to consider, such as the size of your subject, the level of detail you want to capture, and the amount of space you have to work with.
The most popular lenses for still-life photography are macro lenses and telephoto lenses, but once you master these, you may want to explore tilt-shift lenses too. Macro lenses are great for close-up shots of small subjects, while telephoto lenses allow you to capture more detailed shots from a distance.Read More »Choosing The Best Lenses for Still-life Photography