When you’re making a big effort to learn photography and grabbing up every quality piece of information you can find, it is quite common to become frustrated at how some professional photographers and educators hold their cards so close to their chest that is is difficult to figure out their techniques. That is why it’s […]
We cover how the iPad 4 Mini for photographers, really stands true. Use the iPad mini for quick edits, a portfolio viewer, video monitor, planner & more!
Tablet computers are becoming the norm as a buddy for traveling photographers and this latest review of photopills for iPad Mini is surely one to become a favorite!
This week we have another review. It’s comes in the form of a complete portable carry system for all types of photographers – whether you’re out for a hike all day in the mountains or strolling the streets of Rome.
Check out this latest review we have of the awesome Phantom 3. It proves to us that this (relatively) new area of photography is growing in popularity for good reason!
When you are just starting out in photography, retouching portraits can be a hard thing to tackle. But the basics really aren’t that hard. I’ll use one of my portraits shot in natural light to illustrate the process. Step-by-step guides accompany the portrait. Take this article as a quick portrait retouch guide, since I won’t be […]
Needless to say, I was pretty pumped to hear Rhino was releasing a motorized slider system and asked us over at Lightstalking to test it out and share our honest opinions about our experience with it. I wasn’t sure what to all expect in the beta model they agreed to send over, as their Kickstarter shows […]
My recent move to a mirrorless system using Fuji X series cameras has been a smooth and enjoyable transition. One of the items of kit I had decided to get for the new system was a square filter system. The king of the squares is, of course Lee and they have recently introduced their new […]
One of the biggest disappointments for photographers last year was Apple’s decision to discontinue its popular Aperture software. For nearly 10 years, Aperture along with its rival Lightroom had created and pushed forward the concept of easy image management. Whilst Adobe came through with a promise to create an Aperture to Lightroom plugin, Apple teased us, ever so slightly, with a new product, Photos. Now that product has hit public beta and we are going to take a brief look at it. As it is a beta, rather than give an opinion, this article will look at some of the feature that should make it into the final version.
You might think that you have a great camera. You might also think that you have the latest and greatest LCD monitor and in both cases, you are probably right. The problem is that when these two devices talk to each other about color, they do not understand each other. Put simply, when you are working with your images on your monitor, unless you have calibrated it, you are probably not seeing the image the way the camera took it. Monitor calibration used to be an expensive and time-consuming procedure, but these days it should be regarded as an important part of any photographer’s workflow. When my Pantone Huey decided to not work anymore, I foolishly laboured on for a long time without color calibration. However, recently I returned to the fold with at the purchase of the basic but very useful ColorMunki Smile and today I would like to share my experience of it.