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Link Roundup #002

Beyond Photo Tips Link Roundup 002

Welcome to week 2 of Beyond Photo Tips’ link roundups. This week we have scoured the internet for the best photography content and we have some great tips to help make photography work for you. Let’s get right into it.

JPEGmini 3.5 adds more video features including resolution resizing and M4V file support – JPEGmini is known for its JPEG resizing abilities but did you know that it also features high-quality video compression tools? Version 3.5 adds compatibility with more file formats, and improves performance.

Source: DIY Photography

Underwater Housings for a Camera, Explained – The underwater world is an amazing place that most people on this planet will never see. Capturing photographs of this hidden world can be an awe-inspiring pursuit, but water and cameras do not mix. So, you need some way to keep your sophisticated camera and lens dry while also allowing you to use it underwater. This is where the exploration of underwater housings begins but does it really ever end? This article gives you an in-depth look at every aspect of using an underwater housing from selection to accessories and maintenance.

Source: Photographylife

Everything you need to know about aerial photography – Now let’s go airborne, and learn how to take photographs from the other inaccessible region of our planet. We take to the skies in with drones in this overview of aerial drone photography for professional photographers.

Source: DIY Photography

Do scratches on your lens affect performance? – They’re every photographer’s worst nightmare – a scratch on the front element of your lens. Lensrentals, has a huge inventory of lenses, and some are bound to be damaged over time. According to them, the reduction in performance is minimal, but don’t let that stop you from keeping your glass protected.

Source: DP Review

Sony faces class action lawsuit over lens serial number stickers falling off – It’s about time that this happened. Sony’s lens serial numbers have always been a slight downpour or light scratch away from being washed off or erased from the lens body, making warranty and repairs out of the question for damaged lenses. Now, they’ve been taken to court in California. We look forward to more permanent markings on their lenses.

Source: DIY Photography

Wedding Photographer Recalls ‘Worst Thing’ That Can Happen on a Job – In a series of unfortunate (and possibly avoidable) incidents, wedding photographer Justin Gummow faced the worst thing that could possibly happen to him and his clients. Check out the incident in his own words in his viral TikTok video, and found out whether he was able to remedy the situation.

Source: PetaPixel

Are You Ready? Photography Is About to Change Forever – As AI looms over the horizon for hundreds of professions, we must ask ourselves – avoid, learn, or embrace? Here’s one look at how it is changing the world of photography today.

Source: Fstoppers

ISO in Photography: A Complete Guide – ISO is a foundational part of photography. Mastering its use is fundamental to competency in photography. This article goes in-depth into everything you need to know about ISO, including how to pronounce it.

Source: PetaPixel

How to Build a More Environmentally Sustainable Photography Business – A good outline of how you can build a photography business, but still stay true to your beliefs about sustainability.

Source: The Photo Argus

‘Aurora Chaser’ – 8K Northern Lights Timelapse Compilation by Vincent Ledvina – Let’s bring this week’s link roundup to a close with some jaw-dropping sights of the Aurora Borealis in an 8K timelapse video.

We hope that these articles help you start your week with some information and inspiration. If you have links that you’d like us to feature, let us know in the comments.

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