5 DJI Go 4 Settings to Change Before Your First Flight – DJI Mavic Pro, Air, Spark, & Phantom 4 – Aerial Photography Article

5 DJI Go 4 Settings to Change Before Your First Flight – DJI Mavic Pro, Air, Spark, & Phantom 4 If you’re looking to get outside and fly your drone as fast as possible, this post is for you. The DJI Go 4 application is complex and loaded with settings. That’s why we spent some time to break all the options down in our DJI Go 4 Mega Guide & Tutorial, which we highly recommend you eventually take time to…

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Artistic Composition – Waterdog Photography – Underwater Photography Article

Artistic Composition – Waterdog Photography One of the most powerful techniques a photographer can use to tell a story is composition. “A picture is worth a thousand words…” but only if it has something to say. Composition is one of the keys to story telling through imaging. The way you show the subject, secondary subject and environment gives the image the context in which to tell your story. Mastering some compositional concepts will improve your ability to make your picture…

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Techniques for Shooting Sharks – Waterdog Photography – Underwater Photography Article

Techniques for Shooting Sharks – Waterdog Photography The last few years have been productive for me in terms of having lots of opportunities to photograph sharks. I have had the pleasure of encountering many different species of reef sharks, oceanic white tip sharks, bull sharks, great white sharks, lemon, silky, dusky, and Galapagos sharks, and even whale sharks. Each of these have been a learning experience for me both environmentally and photographically speaking. The techniques for photographing sharks vary, depending…

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How to make the perfect boomerang – Time.Lapse Photography Article

How to make the perfect boomerang I’ve been asked a bunch of times how I get my boomerang videos to look so smooth.They key is in how you manipulate the playback speed. Let me show you how!In this tutorial you will learn how to make the perfect boomerang. What you need:Creating the boomerang in Adobe After EffectsOpen After Effects and import your video fileCreate a new composition with your desired resolution and framerateRight click on the footage in the composition…

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How to Enhance Your Compositions With The Crop Tool – Time.Lapse Photography Article

How to Enhance Your Compositions With The Crop Tool How To Enhance your Compositions With The Crop Tool – Adobe Lightroom Tutorial In this Landscape Photography Lightroom tutorial. I cover how I use the crop tool to help enhance my compositions. Sometimes this is as simple as just straightening the horizon. Or more well thought out crops that help to tell a different story with the photograph, or help to simplify the image. Thanks so much for watching! I Really…

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Caves, Caverns and Cenotes – Waterdog Photography – Underwater Photography Article

Caves, Caverns and Cenotes – Waterdog Photography Many divers and underwater photographers love to explore the ambiance created by sunlight piercing through small openings to illuminate caves or caverns under water. It is the light inside these spaces that excites the imagination. Underwater photographers seek to express their impressions through the lens, but many find it difficult to recreate the scene the way it was impressed upon their mind. The key is to use the light that is available without…

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How to prevent and solve timelapse flickering – Time Lapse Photography Article

How to prevent and solve timelapse flickering This article talks about the most common mistake timelapse photographers make, timelapse flickering. Timelapse flickering, most often caused by your lens aperture not closing properly can be prevented in a number of different ways.How to prevent timelapse flickeringThe lens twist method. You’re going to lock your aperture by enabling the Depth Of Field preview button and simultaneously slightly twisting your lens off your camera body. This method works for Canon only, sadly. If…

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Good Things Come in Small Packages – a Guide to Macro Photography – Underwater Photography Article

Good Things Come in Small Packages – a Guide to Macro Photography This post is intended to be a gateway to different aspects of macro photography. There are many links; each leading to posts or tutorials that will explain more about the subject. Please feel free to click away! Tiny critters are one of the most intriguing aspects of scuba diving. They are sometimes weird, often beautiful, and even a little creepy. Sometimes they defy description and it is because…

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Speed up Lightroom for timelapse editing – Time Lapse Photography Article

Speed up Lightroom for timelapse editing In this article I will explain how you can speed up Lightroom for timelapse editing.With the latest versions of Adobe Lightroom a very frustrating and time consuming bug has crept into the software.The ‘copy/paste settings’ or ‘synchronise settings’ action now takes minutes instead of seconds.This article explores a different workflow to increase your efficiency when editing timelapse sequences.I realise that this technically isn’t speeding up Lightroom however I worded it that way for SEO…

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9 Single-Key Lightroom Shortcuts I Use Every Day – Photography Article

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vrhg8RTwNtQ] In all honesty, I only use single-key shortcuts as opposed to multi-key for the simple reason that I can’t remember much beyond a single keystroke. I thought about printing every shortcut and hanging it on my office wall for reference, but that would defeat the purpose of using shortcuts in the first place as I’d have to spend additional time scanning the printout to locate what I’m looking for. In the 12-minute video above, I discuss the 9…

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How to fake tilt shift timelapse videos – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Fake tilt shift tutorial If you’ve ever wondered how to fake tilt shift timelapse footage then this blog is for you. On the weekend I was invited to shoot the city of London’s 50th pride parade.  Over one and a half million people attended, with 30000 people walking in the actual parade. It was a spectacle of colour and love and we got by far the best view in town! Because of our unique point of view I decided to…

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How to Do Back Button Focusing on Your Canon DSLR or Mirrorless – Photography Article

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Suk5FORNL8] Back button focusing involves decoupling a camera’s autofocus from the shutter button and moving it to a button under the right thumb on the back. Here’s a helpful 4.5-minute video by Canon Australia showing how you can get started with this next-level focusing technique on your Canon DSLR or mirrorless camera. Canon Collective Ambassador Kass Brumley starts out by explaining what back button focus is and what its advantages are (e.g. being able to easily lock focus when…

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4 Landscape Photography Tips to Last a Lifetime – Photography Article

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTjywvE0jaY] Scottish landscape and wildlife photographer Wayne Robertson recently shared what he’s calling “4 Landscape Photography Tips to Last a Lifetime.” These aren’t “tricks” or “hacks” or “secrets,” because Robertson doesn’t believe there are any secrets when it comes to great landscape photography. Just tried and true advice that all landscape shooters could benefit from. For those of you who just want the bullet points, here are the four tips that Robertson shares over the course of his video:…

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How to Balance Strobe Light with Ambient Light – Photography Article

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQyRME0vtGg] My name is Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens, and in this 6.5-minute video and article, I’ll illustrate the balance of strobes with ambient light. Whether it’s inside or outside, you’re going to have to learn the formula to balance strobes with ambient light. It’s not that hard, so let’s go back to 1930 and learn the formula! For this shoot, we are using a Ford 1929 Model A with our two talents, Devyn Howard and Michael…

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How to Shoot Speaker Paint Splash Photos – Photography Article

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFkjJV0IQUU] Photographer Steve Kazemir made this 4-minute video showing how he shoots beautiful photos of paint splashes frozen in time using an old speaker in his garage. A photo of Kazemir’s garage setup. Kazemir stretched a black trash bag over the speaker to protect it and plays sound from a tablet through it at max volume. Dripping “dollar store” acrylic paint onto the trash bag, Kazemir uses a sound trigger to trip his camera and two off-camera flashes when…

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iPhone Portrait Tips by Magnum Photographer Christopher Anderson – Photography Article

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6bBbTWgxCU] Want to get creative with shooting portraits using just your smartphone? Apple made this 3-minute video with advice and inspiration for shooting iPhone portraits from award-winning Magnum photographer Christopher Anderson. “Award-winning photographer and photojournalist Christopher Anderson is known for his magnetic portraiture,” Apple says. “He strives for emotive and timely elements in his compositions. In this feature, Anderson shows us how to advance beyond technical precision to disrupt the portrait.” The video itself is in vertical orientation —…

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How to shoot timelapse with the DJI Osmo Pocket – Time.Lapse Photography Article

The DJI Osmo Pocket is the latest high tech gadget from Chinese manufacturer DJI.It is a pocket sized camera and gimbal with a small touch screen.It can record DNG photos, videos, slow motion, timelapse, motion timelapse and hyperlapse footage. This article will go over how to shoot timelapse videos with the Osmo Pocket.Disclaimer: DJI sent me the Osmo Pocket in return for me writing this guide.  The DJI Osmo Pocket shooting a timelapse mounted on a mini gorillapod. Let’s have a…

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How to combine slow motion and timelapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Slow motion and timelapse blending tutorial Timelapse and slow motion photography are on opposite ends of the time spectrum. We live in real time, at so called 25 or 30 frames per second, depending on which country you live in. Timelapse photography speeds things up, slow motion… slows things down. Combining these two types of shots works really well and creates this impossible dimension where the perception of time is fluid. That’s a bit of a heavy line so to…

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How to Install Brinno TLC130 in ATH2000 – Time.Lapse Photography Article

How to install Brinno TLC130 in ATH2000. 1. Install 16 AA batteries into battery compartment. 2.Check battery level 2-1. Turn camera on. 2-2. Plug the power cable into your camera. 2-3. Press the button on the battery slot to check battery level. 2-4. Battery indicator:   Green 100% – 20% Orange 20% – 5% Red < 5% (replace the batteries immediately) 3. Install camera to the related position on the mounting board.4. Install camera and battery slot into camera housing.5.…

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How to Install Brinno TLC200 Pro in Construction power housing – Time.Lapse Photography Article

How to install Brinno TLC200 Pro in ATH2000: 1. Install 16 AA batteries into battery compartment. 2.Check battery level 2-1. Turn camera on. 2-2. Plug the power cable into your camera. 2-3. Press the button on the battery slot to check battery level. 2-4. Battery indicator:   Green 100% – 20% Orange 20% – 5% Red < 5% (replace the batteries immediately) 3. Install camera to the related position on the mounting board. 4. Install camera into camera housing. 5.…

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How to Install Brinno TLC120 in construction power housing – Time.Lapse Photography Article

How to install Brinno TLC120 in ATH2000. 1. Install 16 AA batteries into battery compartment. 2.Check battery level 2-1. Turn camera on. 2-2. Plug the power cable into your camera. 2-3. Press the button on the battery slot to check battery level. 2-4. Battery indicator:   Green 100% – 20% Orange 20% – 5% Red < 5% (replace the batteries immediately)   3. Open memory card cover then mount (or install) the camera to the related position on the mounting…

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Get Started Using Your Brinno construction power housing – Time.Lapse Photography Article

The ATH2000 is a revolution gear to protect Brinno cameras for construction recording. ATH2000 houses any TLC cam using adjustable mounting adapter. It supports a wide range of Brinno cameras and provides great flexibility. Add up to 4X more battery power to give you months of carefree & worry-free video recording ever. Set it up and forget about it until the project is done. Extended lens cover fits to Brinno’s BCS Lens for closeup shots. It allows you the choice…

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