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The SLR Lounge Constructive Video Critique Series Episode 3
This is our third installment of the SLR Lounge Constructive Video Critique. In each episode, we take a look at a handful of images from our SLR Lounge Forum’s Constructive Critique section and we explain what works and what can be improved with each image. This time, we have 9 images covering everything from portraits to wildlife.
How to Develop Your Creativity | Tuesdays with Lauri
As this is the first article in this series, I decided to kick-off with a topic that should be of interest to the majority of us: Creativity. It’s one of the biggest mysteries our humankind has ever tackled. It is amazing how some individuals are able to create new artistic, creative inventions and art pieces, while others just keep on doing the same things day in and day out. At a quick glance it almost seems like creativity is a gift that has been given to only a select few.
“Chasing Ice” Documents Climate Change with Time-lapse Photography
In “Chasing Ice,” opening tomorrow in New York and Toronto, with other showtimes to follow, James Balog and his daring team use 27 Nikon D200 to gather undeniable evidence of our changing planet.
Pricing for new 3rd party lenses announced – Sigma 35mm f/1.4, Tamron 70-200 VC, Tamron 90mm VC Macro
Sigma and Tamron (and Tokina) seem to have been stepping it up in the world lately. Or have they? Some elitists / purists will probably never admit that a third-party lens is actually on par with, let alone better than, the name brands. In many people’s eyes, Sigma and Tamron will always be known as the maker of cheap plastic kit lenses that fall apart in 9 months.
Photography Essentials: The Sunny 16 Rule
With all the sophistication of modern metering system, it seems like the good ol’ Sunny 16 Rule can be dismissed as one of the old relics of the film era. But it is still a valid and useful rule nonetheless, and one that can teach growing photographers about the principles of metering.
So if you haven’t heard about the Sunny 16 Rule or just need to brush up on it again, here’s a quick primer on this classic metering rule.
Nikon’s first new f/1.2 lens design since 1978
This may have gone un-noticed by most, but die-hard Nikon users probably realized what a historical day this is for Nikon. We have the first Nikkor f/1.2 lens since, wait for it….. nineteen seventy eight. In fact, it’s their first f/1.2 lens to have autofocus, EVER.