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A Recipe for a Little Red Riding Hood Photo Shoot

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For most kids, deciding what to wear for Halloween is an exciting time to make a yearly memory. This is no different for my own daughter. However, this year, she received her costume from a neighbor as a hand-me-down. The joy on her face was priceless! Now that she had ...

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DJI Matrice 200 Drones Are Falling Out of the Sky

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If you fly a DJI Matrice 200 drone, beware: there are reports of the drone losing power and falling out of the sky. DJI says it’s currently investigating. BBC News reports that UK police have grounded the drone after a police drone “experienced an in-flight issue” and landed onto the ...

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How to Shoot an ‘Impossible’ 1400MP 14mm f/0.2 Portrait

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Want to shoot an “impossible” f/0.2 portrait? Here’s a 3.5-minute video in which photographer Tony Northrup demonstrates the Brenizer Method, which effectively turns a telephoto lens into an ultra-fast wide-angle lens. The Brenizer Method, popularized in the modern day by photographer Ryan Brenizer, is simply a stitched panorama in which ...

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Yongnuo is Developing a Mirrorless Camera

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Guess who’s planning to join the mirrorless camera war? Yongnuo, the Chinese company best known for creating cheap clones of popular Canon and Nikon lenses. Yongnuo revealed its plans through a Facebook post that announced a naming contest for the camera. The announcement contains an image of the camera, which ...

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This DSLR Costume is Fully Functional Camera

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By day, Yohei Shimada is a Japanese commercial photographer. When Halloween rolls around, Shimada becomes Cameraaman, a human-sized, fully-functioning DSLR camera that roams the streets of Japan to photograph other costume-wearers. Here’s a photo of Cameraaman by photographer Taichi Andoh: 大阪アメリカ村のハロウィンで見つけたネタコスプレ。「カメラーマン」。このコスプレはちゃんとカメラの機能があって、背面液晶で出来上がりを確認できるという優れもの#ハロウィン #アメ村ハロウィン #ファインダー越しの私の世界#写真好きな人と繋がりたい pic.twitter.com/hhyYBQ5NKz — Taichi Andoh (@19760611) October 31, ...

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How to Shoot and Retouch a Dynamic Cosmetics Ad in Photoshop

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Highly stylized looks offer a great learning opportunity to the beginner or intermediate product photographer. When items are placed on a composite-heavy background, there are certain considerations we can make in-camera to avoid a headache in Photoshop. Since we are using speedlights, we’ve used adapters to make them fit inside ...

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