There are worse places to be than gliding silently at water level amongst the icebergs, seals, and penguins of Antarctica.
The Sony RX0 is tiny and looks like an action camera that's built for shooting video, but it's a surprisingly capable stills camera as well. Here are some example photos I've taken with it to give a sense of its real-world performance.
The Sony RX0 is tiny, rugged, and waterproof. But while it might look like Sony's answer to GoPro, it packs a surprising amount of high-end features and power.
The Sony RX0 is compatible with just about any grip that folds out to a table-top tripod. But Sony makes one that adds a built in shutter release.
Traditional travel tripods are straight and stiff--the stiffer the better. But these small portable tripods take an unconventional approach in being bendy.
The Sony RX0 is a tiny but surprisingly powerful camera. Here's what I've found when shooting photos with it in the ISO 3200 to ISO 12800 range.
Here's my hands-on review of FujiFilm's XP130 waterproof camera, an affordably priced go-anywhere waterproof compact camera.
I've been shooting with the Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM zoom lens on a Sony a7 iii full-frame mirrorless camera. Here's my hands-on review.
Here are some sample photos I've taken with the Sony a7iii mirrorless camera to give a sense of how it performs under real-world shooting conditions.
Oo Hmin Thone Sel Pagoda is an explosion of color, with almost 50 statues of the Buddha looking out from a cave-like crescent from a hilltop in Sagaing.
Inside the Citadel walls was once lavish and opulent, with ornate gardens and intricate pagodas. But the Vietnam War was not kind to the Imperial City. Large parts of it are now nothing more than rubble.
Covered from head to toe with thick white dust, crouching low on their launches, the young men and boys use angle grinders to carve statues of the Buddha out of solid blocks of white marble.
U Bein Bridge has become one of Myanmar's iconic landmarks. Spanning 3/4 of a mile, the foot bridge is reputed to be the longest teak bridge in the world.
When you think of Antarctica, you probably think of lots of white and blue. I was surprised to find that it's a lot more colorful than that.
Ushuaia claims the title of the world's southernmost city. These days its main industry is tourism, serving as a gateway to Antarctica. But the town also has charms of its own.
It's the jail at the end of the world. It would have been very cold, very drafty, and, even compared to the low bar set by late-19th-century prisons, altogether rather unpleasant. But if you could sneak to a window, what a view!
From its fearsome gold naga guarding the main stairs, its incredibly lavish gold and red interior, and multi-tiered roof, the Haw Pha Bang at Luang Prabang's Royal Palace looks ancient. But it's not.
The GoPro HERO7 Silver is the middle model in the three cameras in the new HERO7 range. Here's a detailed rundown of its video features and options.
Here's a rundown of the various features and options available when shooting video with the GoPro HERO7 White.
Here are some practical recommendations on which SD cards to get for the GoPro HERO7 Black, Silver, and White action cameras.
How can you work with GoPro RAW format .gpr image files without using Lightroom or Photoshop? Here's a quick guide for a free option.
GoPros don't float by themselves. So if you let it go or it gets knocked loose unintentionally, you'll need to add something to prevent it from sinking straight to the bottom.
Here's a quick guide to finding your GoPro's MAC address.
There are some shooting situations where you might want to get the files off a GoPro's memory card without touching the camera. Here are some good options.
While charging GoPro batteries isn't complicated, the specific options vary from camera to camera. Here's a rundown of the charging and battery options for the GoPro Fusion.
HDR is traditionally all about the drama. But it doesn't have to be all about overly saturated and uber dramatic images. The tone-mapping tools built into apps like Photomatix and Aurora HDR 2019 can be useful for making otherwise blah photos more interesting and perhaps salvaging them as keepers.
Changing the thumbnail image used for videos in Lightroom can be a handy way to provide a more useful visual reference point when you're trying to find the video you're after. Here's how to do it.
Lightroom doesn't have much in the way of editing tools when working with video files, but it does have the ability to trim the beginning or end of video clips.
Color labels are one of several useful workflow tools in Lightroom. And if you want to customize what text label is paired with which color, you can. Here's how.
Lightroom has a super quick way to switch between landscape and portrait orientations with the crop tool. Here's how to do it.
Lightroom's map module uses GPS coordinates in the degrees, minutes, and seconds format. If you need them in decimal degree format, here's a quick way to convert them.
If you're looking to extract a single frame from a video and save it as a JPG, here's how to do it in Lightroom.
Here's how to enable the Publish Services, Catalog, Folders, or Collections panels in the Library module if they're not visible.