Cenote Xkeken, near Valladolid, is one of the prettiest of the 3,000 or so underground cenotes scattered across Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula.
The Yongnuo YN685 TTL flash works much the same as many other flashes, but there are some quirks to using it, especially wirelessly. Here are some tips.
The Manfrotto 190go! M-Series Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod is a 4-section tripod that’s rated for a load capacity of about 15 pounds, stands up to 58 inches tall, and weights under 3 pounds. Here’s my hands-on review.
The Sirui W-2204 carbon fiber tripod has a distinctive feature: it’s waterproof. A happy side-effect of that is that it’s also protected against sand and grit.
In some shooting modes, the Sony a6000 can be picky about what memory card you put into it. Here are some recommendations for which memory cards work best in the a6000.
There are two methods for exporting an individual frame from a Premiere Pro project. One is quick and simple but doesn’t give you much control. The other involves more steps but gives you more control over things like size and compression amount.
Here’s the quick way to find Instagram’s location ID for any given place. This is useful for some plugins or feeds that can use location ID as a filter.
Here’s my hands-on review of the Formatt Hitech 100mm filter kit (Di Fruscia Signature Edition), which includes a holder, 3-stop ND filter, a graduated ND filter, and a polarizing filter.
There are a lot of videos on places like Youtube and Vimeo showing how to use off-camera flash, but some are definitely better than others. Gavin Hoey’s Fearless Flash Photography with Speedlights series is one of the best I’ve come across.
That the Lemaire Channel is nicknamed “Kodak Gap” is a pretty good indication that it’s reliably scenic. When the conditions are right, it’s spectacular.
It might not be for the vertigo-challenged, but getting to the top of the Acropolis at Ek Balam is definitely worth the effort. It is, quite literally, a view fit for a king.
Vientiane’s waterfront seems purpose-built for beautiful sunsets. With a wide promenade and park, it’s well used. And right across the river is Thailand.
Hagia Sophia is old. Very old. The building that currently stands on the first of Istanbul’s famous seven hills dates back almost 1,500 years and has had a remarkable and colorful history. It’s also a beautiful place to visit.
One of the world’s most visited museums, the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum has an incredible array of original artifacts from the history of flight and space exploration.
This was British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s underground command bunker during some of the most dangerous days (and nights) of World War II.
You don’t have to be a fan of Downton Abbey to appreciate the beauty of Highclere Castle sitting on a stately hill in the English countryside of Hampshire about two hours west of London.
The docks and canals of Bruges once bustled at night. Now it’s still. And beautiful.
If you’re looking to add polarizing or ND filters to the GoPro HERO5 Black or HERO6 Black, PolarPro has a 3-pack kit of snap-on filters specifically for these camera models. Here’s my hands-on review.
While there aren’t a lot of options for external batteries for the GoPro HERO6 Black and HERO5 Black, there are some. Here are the best options I’ve come across for powering your GoPro for more than a couple of hours at a time.
If you’re after an extended battery for the GoPro HERO6 Black or HERO5 Black that’s waterproof, the new Oumers Side Power is one of the few options available.
Wondering whether you can run the GoPro HERO6 Black with external power without having the internal battery installed? Yes, you can.
GoPros are best known for video, but yes they most certainly can take still photos. All GoPros can take still photos as JPGs. Some of the newest models can shoot RAW as well.
Wondering if you can use a 128GB microSD card in your GoPro? So long as you’re using one of these models, you can.
If you’re looking for a GoPro alternative at a lower price, the Akaso EK7000 is worth a look. It doesn’t have the same bells and whistles as a GoPro, but it’s a surprisingly good action cam.
If you’re getting an error message on your computer when you try to open a video shot on the GoPro HERO6 Black, it might be because it isn’t compatible with the HEVC (H.265) codec used in some of the HERO6 Black’s video modes. Here are some workarounds.
By itself, Lightroom can’t find duplicate photos. But here are a couple of plugins available that can add that functionality.
Here’s how to quickly delete rejected photos in Lightroom to help speed up the culling part of the workflow.
A guide to selecting multiple photos in Lightroom.
Both Lightroom Classic CC and Luminar 2018 now offer processing using AI, or artificial intelligence. Here’s a side-by-side comparison of their initial automatic one-click processing options.
Luminar 2018 is designed as a standalone app, but you can also use it alongside Lightroom. Here’s how to install and use Luminar as a plugin in Lightroom Classic CC.
The Auto tone function has been given a major overhaul in the latest update to Lightroom Classic CC (7.1) to use Adobe’s artificial intelligence network, Sensei, in an effort to improve the effectiveness of Auto tone. Here’s how it works in practice.
Lightroom’s white balance tools help reduce color casts. They can be used to neutralized any casts or break the rules and create an entirely new look.
Trying to figure out how to convert RAW files to JPG in Lightroom? Here’s how to do it.