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Three ‘Foolproof’ Beauty Lighting Setups Using a Beauty Dish

Lindsay Adler is an accomplished portrait photographer and educator, and in this 11.5-minute video she explains three different, versatile, and easy-to-master lighting setups using a beauty dish as the key light. With all beauty images, Adler makes a point that to get an outstanding result, you need to have great lighting, makeup, model choice, and …

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How to Use the Exposure Diamond to Balance Ambient Light with Strobes

You might be familiar with the exposure triangle, but in this 7-minute video, Mark Wallace from Adorama TV describes the exposure diamond and how to effectively balance a strobe with ambient light. The exposure triangle is a term used to describe how ISO, aperture, and shutter speed work together to create an exposure, but is …

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Laowa Unveils 15mm f/4.5 Shift: The World’s Widest Shift Lens for Full-Frame Cameras

Venus Optics has just unveiled a new “world’s first” in the optics game. The new Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift Lens is apparently “the world’s widest shift lens for full-frame cameras,” and it will be available for both DSLR and mirrorless cameras. The Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift works on both full-frame and medium format …

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Is the Olympus Sale a Sign of Things to Come for Other Camera Companies?

The post Is the Olympus Sale a Sign of Things to Come for Other Camera Companies? appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Carl Spring. A long time ago (in a galaxy far, far away, or 2014, as most would call it), when I first started writing about photography, I created an …

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Scientists Photographed Our ‘Galactic Bulge’ Using a Dark Energy Camera

In an effort to research how the center of the Milky Way Galaxy formed what is known as a “galactic bulge,” Scientists used a Dark Energy Camera to survey a portion of the sky and capture a photo of billions of stars. NASA’s Hubblesite describes our galaxy as “shaped like two fried eggs glued back-to-back.” …

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Following Investigation, Magnum Photos Suspends David Alan Harvey for One Year

Earlier this year, the Magnum Photos agency suspended prominent photojournalist David Alan Harvey indefinitely pending an investigation into a historical allegation. Today that suspension was made punitive and given the timeline of one year. According to a press release, Magnum Photos temporarily suspended Harvey’s membership with the agency immediately after it received a specific allegation …

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The Lensbaby Spark 2.0 is a Bendy, Hose-Like Manual Focus Lens

Lensbaby is known for making unconventional lenses that create unusual defocused areas, and the Spark is no exception. The Spark 2.0 adds support for eight mounts, both DSLR and mirrorless, as well as 15 optics introduced since 2008. The Spark 2.0 draws on the design from Lensbaby’s original lens the company introduced in 2004. The …

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How to Get Professional Results with Photoshop’s AI Sky Replacement Tool

One of the major updates to the latest version of Photoshop is the addition of Sky Replacement: a tool that has the potential to save you a ton of time when editing your landscape images. But as Aaron Nace explains in this video, this AI-powered tool requires a bit of thought if you want to …

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Lexar’s New MicroSD Card Probably Can’t Take Advantage of Its Advertised Speed

Lexar, now owned by Longsys, has announced a new microSD memory card that is not only very affordable but also states 120 MB/s write and 160 MB/s read speeds despite only being UHS-I. The SD association rates cards in several categories based on their performance. UHS-I cards, for example, are only rated to hit 104 …

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