Attacking YouTube Camera Reviewers is Ridiculous – Photography Article

Over the past few weeks, two separate pieces have been published here on PetaPixel attacking YouTube photographers and camera reviewers. Whether it be this video from Mik Milman, or this latest piece from Bob Locher, the low hanging fruit seems to be the idea that the “general YouTube camera reviewer” has no idea what they’re talking about. This is ridiculous, and wrong. No one reviewer is ever called out by name; instead, what they do and how they do it…

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The Problem with Camera Reviews by YouTubers – Photography Article

As for many other things, YouTube is a wonderful trove of opinion and information. This is certainly true for photographic interests. And a huge percentage of photographers are particularly interested in still photography, as opposed to videography. And herein lies the rub. Many (or perhaps even most) of the YouTube content creators for photographic sites are actually video enthusiasts, though they claim to be still photography oriented. But in most cases they make an effort to appear to be more…

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Photo Experiment: Shooting Portraits at 900mm – Photography Article

Photographers and YouTubers Manny Ortiz, Irene Rudnyk and Gerald Undone recently teamed on on something totally ridiculous. During Sony’s recent Kando trip, they got a model, slapped a 600mm f/4 lens onto a Sony a6400, and tried shooting some portraits at 900mm. You can imagine about how this went. Even headshots required so much distance between model and photographer that there was yelling—forget about full body shots. For example this setup: Yielded this photograph: Manny admits right in the title…

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The Problem with Many of the ‘Photographers’ on YouTube – Photography Article

Professional event photographer and photography teacher Mik Milman recently published a video that’s bound to receive some mixed reactions. In it, Milman laments the dearth of experience of many photographers who pass themselves off as “experts” on YouTube, earning thousands of followers and possibly misleading beginners by offering bad advice and unqualified critiques. Controversial as the topic might be, Milman does a good job of keeping the video from turning into a “get off my lawn” rant. He’s simply pointing…

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Using 72 High-Speed Cameras to Capture Bullet-Time Slow Motion – Photography Article

The Hydraulic Press YouTube channel is already an entertaining (if occasionally painful) watch. Who doesn’t want to see things get crushed and/or explode… in slow motion? But the channel recently took it up another notch by setting up a ring of 72 high-speed cameras to capture some awesome bullet-time slow-motion footage. The first question that comes to mind when watching this video of playing cards exploding is “… but why?” The answer exists at the intersection of “Why not!?” and…

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YouTube Music and YouTube Premium launch in the Middle East – Photobook Photography Article

YouTube Music and YouTube Premium are now available in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon, and Oman and Qatar.  YouTube Music, a music streaming app, offers people a new way to experience the music they love through a versatile catalogue of official songs, albums, covers, videos, live performances and more. YouTube Premium, a paid subscription on the main YouTube app, offers ad-free viewing, background playing, offline access, as well as, access to a YT Music subscription. All…

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Just Fix It In Post 😖 – Photography Article

Like nails on a chalkboard! CreativeLive asks photoshop experts how they’d respond to the ever-common request “Can you JUST fix it in post?” and filmed their response. Truth be told, with the right skills, a little humor, (and the right price!) these Photoshop Week pros prove almost anything can be done. What would you do? Shoot back a snarky email or accept the challenge? If you picked the later option we encourage you to join us for Photoshop Week 2019! We’re…

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Episode 293: Fake Rumors – Tiny Shutter – iPhone Photography Article

          Marie-france Debonne In this episode Dave, Matt, Greg, and Joseph talked about a concept video on YouTube. Producers: Matt DeVore, Greg McMillan, Artful iPhotography Community, Bob Richter Post Pic of the Week Winner: Marie-france Debonne App Mentions: ArtCard, Microsoft Pix, IntroMate, Spectre, Carbon, Panols, Motion Stills, AirDisk Pro, SKRWT, Shortcuts, Quik, LUCiD, Mavis, Moment – Pro Camera, Polarr, Oggl, MightyNetworks, Slow Shutter Cam, Camera+ 2, Apollo, Flare Effects, Camera-M, Google Photos, KD Pro, RNI Films, Focos, Halide, Camera+, Snapseed, Photoshop Express, Darkroom, Handy Photo, Lucid, AEE MagiCam, Lumibee, Portrait by…

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Unfinished Wanderings – Photobook Photography Article

Twenty years ago I was swept off my feet. Not by a girl, but by the incredible feeling of riding waves. My love affair began during a study year abroad in California; one of the original playgrounds of an ever growing tribe of people who define themselves as surfers. A love that drove me away from careers and girlfriends and towards two decades of global travel spanning three continents. The feeling of warmth as you paddle vigorously towards the shoreline…

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1,000 Paths to Success with Jack Conte – Photography Article

When it comes to career trajectories, Jack Conte is my brotha from anotha mothA !!  Our paths could not be more similar…. He started his career as a musician, was a YouTuber making videos, and turned tech entrepreneur by co-founding Patreon, an incredible tool for artists to get paid directly by their fans (just like Beethoven used to…) You are going to love this conversation. Jack’s career — be it in music, videos, or business, has been forged by embracing…

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