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How to Photograph Heat Waves Using a Phone, a Selfie Stick, and a Mirror

If you’re looking for a fun and educational project to try this weekend, Israeli DIY-er Elad Orbach has come up with the cheapest, most simple Schlieren photography setup we’ve ever seen. Unlike more expensive setups, his creation will let you photograph heat and sound waves using just a smartphone, a mirror, and a selfie stick. …

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Anthropics Portrait Pro Editing Software Review

The post Anthropics Portrait Pro Editing Software Review appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Carl Spring. Anthropics Portrait Pro 19 is the latest version of its incredibly popular retouching software. This piece of software allows users to create professional retouches without needing to spend hours learning several techniques. Instead, Portrait Pro …

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Meyer Optik Görlitz Launches the Lydith 30mm f/3.5 II Lens

After launching the Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 II back in June, the return of Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses under new ownership marches on today with the release of the new Lydith 30mm f/3.5 II. Compared to the first Lydith 30mm f/3.5 revival launched through a Kickstarter campaign back in 2017, the new Lydith 30mm f/3.5 II …

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How to Shoot Dramatic Portraits with a Point and Shoot Camera and One Light

Photographer and YouTuber Jiggie Alejandrino loves to show his viewers what’s possible when shooting with just one light; but for his most recent tutorial, he took the concept one step further. Not only did he shoot this using a single LED light panel, he used a point-and-shoot camera instead of his more professional gear. “I …

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Lensrentals Breaks Open Canon’s New 600mm f/11 Lens to See How it Works

The good people at Lensrentals are at it again. Using a combination of tools, expertise, and sheer moxie, they’ve broken into one of the most interesting lenses to be released by Canon in recent memory: the fixed-aperture RF 600mm f/11 IS STM. When rumors first surfaced that Canon would release a 600mm f/11 and 800mm …

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Simple Hack ‘Proves’ Canon EOS R5 Overheating Limit is Artificial

After a DPReview forum user suggested that the controversial overheating and recovery time limits on the new Canon EOS R5 may not be based on temperature at all, several people have tried various “hacks” that seem to prove him right. Based on these tests there is an artificial timer built into the camera’s firmware, which …

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A New Adobe Lightroom Update Just Deleted Customers’ Photos and Presets

The post A New Adobe Lightroom Update Just Deleted Customers’ Photos and Presets appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. Last week, Adobe released Lightroom 5.4.0, a routine update meant for the iPad and iPhone Lightroom app. But it soon became clear that the update was far more than users …

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Review: The Laowa 50mm f/2.8 Macro for M4/3 is Small and Sharp

Over the past few months, pre-production copies of the new Laowa 50mm 2:1 F/2.8 Super Macro Lens for Micro Four Thirds (MFT or M4/3) had been going around among some M4/3 macro photographers. With COVID-19 lock-downs happening across the globe, there weren’t any photos taken in the field with this new lens. After Singapore’s circuit …

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First Look: Flashpoint XPLOR 1200 Pro and R1200 Ring Flash

Ring flashes have always been among my favorite lighting tools. They can be used as effective key lights in certain situations, but I more often use them as front fills, as part of a multiple light setup. David Bowie by Markus Klinko Mariah Carey, Daphne Guinness and Iman by Markus Klinko Additionally, ring flashes are …

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