Matthew Saville

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Matthew Saville is a full-time wedding photographer at Lin & Jirsa Photography, and a senior editor & writer at SLR Lounge.

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  • Astrophotography
  • Headshot
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Nature and Wildlife
  • Photojournalism
  • Portrait
  • Product
  • Real Estate
  • Sports
  • Stock
  • Wedding


  • Composite Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • HDR Photography
  • Long Exposure Photography
  • Natural Light Photography
  • Advanced Retouching
  • Brenizer
  • Compositing/Manipulation
  • Off-Camera Lighting
  • On-Camera Lighting
  • Studio Lighting
  • Tilt Shifting
  • Timelapse
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Camera Raw
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premier
  • Capture One Pro


  • Destination Photography
  • Lead Shooting
  • Lighting Assisting
  • Local Photography
  • Second Shooting
  • Third Shooting


Tips & Tricks What Is Mirror Lock Up & Electronic First Curtain Shutter?
By Matthew Saville on February 16, 2017
Mirror lock up is an SLR camera feature that has been around for many years, yet you...
Camera Talk With Saville 7 Tips To Help You Conserve Battery Power
By Matthew Saville on November 4, 2016
Someday, it will happen. You'll be absolutely certain that you put all your camera...
Gear & Apps Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4.0 DX Review | A Professional Grade Kit Lens?
By Matthew Saville on September 12, 2016
Announced about 1 year ago, I have been waiting to get my hands on the Nikon 16-80mm...
Gear & Apps Tokina 14-20mm f/2 Review | An Even More Impressive F/2 Zoom?
By Matthew Saville on July 7, 2016
Tokina has joined the faster-than-f/2.8 zoom club, and the results are just what I...
Gear & Apps Photography Myths and Stereotypes | Can UV Filters Actually Ruin Your Images?
By Matthew Saville on June 9, 2016
I'm excited to bring you another new series, in which we investigate some of the...
Gear Reviews F-Stop Gear Sukha Review | The Gold Standard Of Adventure Travel Camera Backpacks
By Matthew Saville on June 3, 2016
Sometimes a big project in the outdoors calls for an immense amount of camera gear. If...
Gear Reviews Syrp Genie Mini Full Review | The Simplest Choice For Beautiful Timelapse Motion
By Matthew Saville on May 19, 2016
Our full review of the Syrp Timelapse Genie Mini is finally here! The Genie Mini has...
Gear Reviews Nikon 24mm f/1.8 G Review | Another Nearly Perfect F/1.8 G Prime?
By Matthew Saville on May 12, 2016
In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past five years, Nikon has been...
Gear Reviews Mindshift Ultralight Dual 25 L Review | The Ultimate Lightweight Camera Backpack
By Matthew Saville on May 9, 2016
So, you’re in the market for a camera backpack, but you feel completely...
Gear Reviews Sigma 20mm f/1.4 Art Review | A Wide Lens In A League Of Its Own
By Matthew Saville on May 2, 2016
We are seeing "trophy" lenses from Sigma, as they've broken the "f/2.8 barrier" for...
Gear Reviews Initial Thoughts on the Mindshift UltraLight Dual 25L Camera Backpack
By Matthew Saville on March 16, 2016
At just 2.8 lbs the MindShift UltraLight Dual 25 L is one incredibly lightweight camera...
Gear & Apps Nikon Raw NEF File Quality Option Comparison Testing | 14-bit Lossless VS 12-bit Compressed
By Matthew Saville on March 11, 2016
If you’ve ever wondered how big of a difference all of these options could make, keep...