Panasonic Lumix GF1 Sample Images

…sec at ƒ/2.8 ](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/clarendon-station-metro-stop-57-havecamerawilltravel-com.jpg/) Panasonic DMC-GF1 LUMIX G 20/F1.7 | ISO 100 | ¹⁄₄₀₀₀ sec at ƒ/1.7 ](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/30-havecamerawilltravel-com.jpg/) Panasonic DMC-GF1 LUMIX G 20/F1.7 | ISO 100 | ¹⁄₆₀ sec at ƒ/5.6 ](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/eastern-market-03-havecamerawilltravel-com.jpg/) Panasonic DMC-GF1 | ISO 100 | ¹⁄₁₀₀ sec at ƒ/10 ](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/52-havecamerawilltravel-com.jpg/) Panasonic DMC-GF1 LUMIX G 20/F1.7 | ISO…

Olympus TG-5

Photos Taken with an Olympus TG-5 Waterproof Camera | Sample Images

…at f/2.0. ](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/olympus-tg-5-sample-image-21-havecamerawilltravel-com.jpg/) Photo taken with an Olympus TG-5 with the lens zoom set at 4.5mm. Exposure settings: ISO 640 at ¹⁄₁₂₅ sec at f/8.0. ](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/olympus-tg-5-sample-image-52-havecamerawilltravel-com.jpg/) Photo taken with an Olympus TG-5 with the lens zoom set at 4.5mm. Exposure settings: ISO 5000 at ¹⁄₁₂₅ sec at f/2.8. ](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/olympus-tg-5-sample-image-38-havecamerawilltravel-com.jpg/) Photo…

Sigma 24-35mm f/2 Sample Images

Photos Taken with a Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens

…D810 at 30mm and f/2.0. ](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/48-havecamerawilltravel-com-3.jpg/) This photo was taken with a Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art lens on a NIKON D810 at 24mm and f/2.0. ](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/29-havecamerawilltravel-com-3.jpg/) This photo was taken with a Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art lens on a NIKON D810 at 24mm and f/6.3. ](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/36-havecamerawilltravel-com-3.jpg/)…

New Top Level Domains for Photography Websites

…domain name is havecamerawilltravel.com. The “.com” part is the top level domain. It’s a little like an area code in a phone number. The top level domains we’re most familiar with are things like .com or .gov or .org or .net. Originally .com was designed for commercial businesses (actually, government…

How to Set a CNAME for an Amazon S3 Bucket

If you want to use Amazon S3 to share files publicly for your website or to allow downloads, etc, you might want a URL that’s prettier than the default that will be something like this: photos.havecamerawilltravel.com.photoshelter.com.s3.amazonaws.com I might, for instance, just want to be able to use the URL: images.havecamerawilltravel.com

How to Share 360° Photos

…a blog on Wordpress.com (as distinct from your own Wordpress site from Wordpress.org on your own server), they’ve recently announced they’re rolling out support for embedding 360° photos and videos with a simple shortcode. You can find detailed instructions here. Sounds like it will be incorporated into the Jetpack module…

Olympus TG-5

Hands-on with the Olympus TG-5 Tough Waterproof Camera | REVIEW

…to open full-size versions. ](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/olympus-tg-5-sample-image-40-havecamerawilltravel-com.jpg/) Photo taken with an Olympus TG-5 with the lens zoom set at 4.5mm. Exposure settings: ISO 800 at ¹⁄₁₂₅ sec at f/2.0. ](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/olympus-tg-5-sample-image-39-havecamerawilltravel-com.jpg/) Photo taken with an Olympus TG-5 with the lens zoom set at 4.5mm. Exposure settings: ISO 6400 at ¹⁄₆₀ sec at f/8.0….

Web Fonts for Wordpress

…EOT for Internet Explorer; WOFF, which is a new, compressed emerging standard; and SVG for iPhone/iPad). And self-hosted @font-face kits can be buggy when displayed on some devices and browsers. The font I use for headers on this site (Anodyne) is self-hosted. I’ve not come across any good plugins that…

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Gift Ideas for Photographers

…to be gratefully received. Some of the places with the best selections of photography gear (and therefore safe bets for having something a photographer will want/need) are: B&H Photo (US, but ship worldwide) Adorama (US, but ship worldwide) Amazon Jessops (UK and Europe) District Camera (Washington, DC, area) In Praise…

interior 360 virtual tour panorama

Using the Ricoh Theta S to Shoot Architectural and Real Estate Virtual Tours

…architectural photos, and that’s true many times over when it comes to 360° spherical images. It’s very likely that your scene has areas of shadows and brighter areas. There are two settings in the shooting modes to help with this. The first is the DR compensation (i.e., dynamic range compensation)….

How to Post on Instagram from Mac

How to Post on Instagram from Mac

…require installing anything on your computer or messing with settings. And it has recently gotten a lot easier now that Instagram has added posting tools to the Instagram.com website. There used to be more steps to making the Instagram.com website accept uploads. Specifically, it’s known as spoofing the user agent….

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Dropbox Photos

Dropbox Photo Sharing – A How-To Guide

…to use your own domain name and branding. But they’re also much more complicated and time-consuming to set up. And complicated means more time and more things that can go wrong. Dropbox, on the other hand, is drop-dead simple and very reliable. And now that they’ve increased their storage quotas…

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How to Have Yoast SEO’s XML Sitemap Register Images Served from a Content Delivery Network (CDN)

…site. But it’s very easy to fix. Add this snippet to your functions.php file, replacing the MYDOMAIN.com and CDN.MYDOMAIN.com sections with whatever matches your setup. // Telling Yoast XML Sitemap to redirect images to CDN versions function wpseo_cdn_filter( $uri ) { return str_replace( ‘//MYDOMAIN.com‘, ‘//CDN.MYDOMAIN.com‘, $uri ); } add_filter( ‘wpseo_xml_sitemap_img_src’,…

How to Share 360° Videos from a Ricoh Theta S on Facebook

So far, there are only a few good ways to share 360° videos taken with a Ricoh Theta S spherical camera. The three big ones are Youtube, Facebook, and Ricoh’s own theta360.com service. (For now, at least, Vimeo doesn’t support 360° video.) In this guide I’m going to focus on…

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Script to Verify a Page’s Host Domain

…it doesn’t match, redirect the user to a different URL. It can be handy when your pages or site finds itself, shall we say, “misplaced” on another domain. <script type=”text/javascript”> if (window.location.hostname !== “YOURDOMAIN.com”) { window.location.replace(“https://REDIRECTURL”); } </script> The logic is very simple: when the page is loaded in the…

How to Upload 360° Videos from a Ricoh Theta S to Youtube

…service, called theta360.com which works well enough, but let’s face it–it’s not a destination that a lot of people visit to view videos. The two much bigger players that support 360° video are Facebook and Youtube (Vimeo doesn’t support 360° video yet, but hopefully they’ll come around soon). I’ve already…

Instagram Photo Size Guide

…available here http://instagram.com/legal/privacy/, including but not limited to sections 3 (“Sharing of Your Information”), 4 (“How We Store Your Information”), and 5 (“Your Choices About Your Information”). You can choose who can view your Content and activities, including your photos, as described in the Privacy Policy. They also provide recommendations…

How to Switch Back to Classic Facebook From New Facebook Layout

How To Switch Back to Old Facebook from New Facebook

…Facebook). But there’s at least one unofficial alternative to switch back to the old Facebook layout. A method that many users have reported success with is to install a browser plugin that tricks Facebook into thinking you’re using an old, outdated version of Internet Explorer that Facebook doesn’t support (aka,…

Online Photography Courses

Best Online Photography Classes & Courses

…on Digital Photography Fundamentals of Photography (John Greengo) The Photography Starter Kit for Beginners (John Greengo) Understanding Light (Mark Wallace) Mastering Your Digital Camera (Chris Weston) Adobe Photoshop CC: The Complete Guide (Ben Willmore) SkillShare Online Photography Classes SkillShare is another very large library of online courses with an emphasis…

6 of the Best Wordpress Plugins for Photographers

…but even with a default setup it can make a very big difference on your site’s speed. The short version is it adds caching to your site. How it does that area all sorts of complicated (but thankfully isn’t complicated to use with standard settings). It’s free, with the option…

How to Prevent the Photos App from Launching in macOS

…up a Terminal window and copy and paste this line at the prompt: defaults -currentHost write com.apple.ImageCapture disableHotPlug -bool YES Then press Return. You won’t get any feedback–it’ll just start with a new, blank prompt on the next line–but that should stop it completely. If you decide later that you…

How to Link Directly to a Specific Page in an Online PDF

…the one that the arrow points to. When embedding a PDF in a web page using something like PDF Embedder or iframe or using the <embed> tag, there’s often a similar mechanism for displaying at a specific page in a multi-page PDF rather than starting at the beginning (eg. https://domain.com/document.pdf#page=5)….

YouTube Thumbnails

The Ideal Thumbnail Size for YouTube

…JPG (or JPEG), PNG, GIF (non-animated), and BMP image file formats. There’s another, newer image format that some smartphones (e.g., iPhones) now use by default. And that is HEIC (for High-Efficiency Image Format). YouTube’s upload function won’t let you select a HEIC file, so you’ll first need to convert it…

How to Post to Instagram with a Web Browser by Spoofing the User Agent

UPDATE: Instagram has recently added a new feature to the the Instagram.com website that renders this spoofing technique unnecessary. You can now post directly to Instagram from a desktop or laptop computer without resorting to tricks or apps. Instagram is designed primarily as a service to be used with mobile…

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How to Make Custom YouTube Thumbnails with Canva

…(i.e., amount of image compression). With the free account, you’ll just have to leave those as is. Press continue, and it will save the file to your computer. Uploading the Custom Thumbnail Image to YouTube You can add the custom thumbnails in YouTube Studio. If you’ve followed along this far,…

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SD Memory Cards

Fastest SD Card Speed Tests

…hour later when I tested the RITZ Gear card. But it has impressive speed and comes from a company with real chops and deep experience in the engineering and manufacturing of flash memory (i.e., not just a brand). It’s also widely available at major camera retail outlets. It comes in…

What is a Prime Lens?

…extra glass of a zoom lens, prime lenses can be a lot faster. The fastest commonly available professional zoom lens, like the Nikon 17-55mm or Nikon 70-200mm have a widest aperture of about f/2.8. Many other zoom lenses have a maximum aperture of around f/4 or f/5.6. But it’s common…

Nikon D7500 Sample Image

Best Photography Lighting & Flash Online Courses

…on your own schedule, and there are no exams. Most of these are video courses–online teaching has come a long way in recent years. But I’ve added some extra analog resources (or, at least, text- and image-based, at the bottom of the page). This is a running list that I’ll…

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Olympus TG-5 Menu Macro Modes Focus Stacking

Focus Stacking with the Olympus TG-5 Tough Camera

…of shooting a series of photos and manually change the aperture between shots and then create the composite in software on your computer. But some cameras are now starting to include it as an in-camera feature, the TG-5 among them. You can get much more dramatic results from this compared…

Your Family in Pictures by Me Ra Koh

Your Family in Pictures, by Me Ra Koh | Photography Book Review

…Family in Pictures: The Parents’ Guide to Photographing Holidays, Family Portraits and Everyday Life… Koh, Me Ra (Author) Check Price at Amazon But even if it’s not rocket photography, there are tricks and tactics that can help you get better photos of your kids and family more often. And that’s…

Photoshop Proofing for Colorblind Users

Using Photoshop to Simulate How Colorblind Users See Your Photos

…are two main types of colorblindness. The vast majority of those with colorblindness can still see colors–they just have trouble distinguishing between some of those colors. The most common types are deuteranopia and protanopia, which are characterized by trouble distinguishing between middle- and long-wavelength colors like green and red. Less…

Have Camera Will Travel Digital Photography Tips & Tricks

How to Display EXIF Metadata in Wordpress’s Media Library

…path $attachment_path = get_attached_file( $post->ID ); // get image metadata $metadata = wp_read_image_metadata( $attachment_path ); if( ‘image/jpeg’ == $type ){ if( $metadata ) { $exif_data = array( ‘aperture’ => ‘Aperture’, ‘camera’ => ‘Camera’, ‘created_timestamp’ => ‘Timestamp’, ‘focal_length’ => ‘Focal Length’, ‘iso’ => ‘ISO’, ‘shutter_speed’ => ‘Shutter Speed’, ‘orientation’ => ‘Orientation’…

Sony Alpha a6000 memory cards

Sony a6000 Memory Card Recommendations

…UHD video (1) and sequential burst mode photography. (1)Full HD (1920×1080) and… Check Price at Amazon Lexar Professional 1066x 256GB SDXC UHS-I Card Silver Series, Up to 160MB/s… High-speed performance – rated UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) and Video Speed Class 30 (V30) for your DSLR or… Leverages UHS-I technology…

Nikon D3500 Aspect Ratio

How to Change the Aspect Ratio of Photos with the Nikon D3500

…actually change the aspect ratio of the images as they’re shot. Regardless of which picture quality and size settings](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/nikon-d3500-picture-quality-size-settings/) you choose, still images are always shot with the D3500 at 3:2 aspect ratio (video is always 16:9). What you can do, however, is crop the images after the fact in…

Fujifilm X-Pro2 front view

Hands On with the Fujifilm X-Pro2 Mirrorless Camera

…100-51200) Shutter: Mechanical and Electronic, up to 1/8000 (Mechanical) or 1/320000 (Electronic) Metering Modes: Average Metering, Center-Weighted Average Metering, Multi-Zone Metering, Spot Metering Exposure Modes: Modes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority Exposure Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps) Buffer Still Image Shooting Modes: Up to…

Twitter Header Photo, Profile Picture, and Post Image Sizes

…less of a problem than subtle, complicated lines and fonts with things like partial transparency and drop shadows, etc. Sans-serif fonts will often work better than serif. The []Facebook workaround of using a PNG-24 image](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/sharp-text-facebook-image/) doesn’t work on Twitter because Twitter converts everything to JPG. And if you’re putting your…

Cloud Storage for Photographers

…the same scenario above (1TB of data, 60GB going in), it would be about $25 (compared with $30 on regular S3), and adding 50GB restore would increase it to about $29 (compared with $34 on regular S3). Restoring 1TB of data would increase the total to around $146. I like…

Submissions & Guest Posts

Thanks for your interest in submitting a guest post or article to havecamerawilltravel.com. I do not publish guest posts at this time. Nor do I participate in link exchanges or sponsored links. If you are interested in other ways of working together, please get in touch….

WD My Passport Wireless Pro

WD My Passport Wireless Pro Hands-on Review

The My Passport Series from Western Digital combines a portable hard drive, a battery, and a card reader. That combination provides several different ways to use it. You can use it to carry around a copy of all your files in case you need them offline. You can use it…

How to Post Panoramas on Instagram

…This is no different. If you want to split a panorama image into three (or any other number) pieces, you can do it with a combination of the marquee tool and cutting and pasting, or the cropping tool and the undo function. But here’s the way I prefer to do…

Mevo Camera

Mevo, the Live-Action and Live-Editing Camera

…streaming). Battery life: up to 1-hour streaming Dual-band WiFi & Bluetooth 4.0 LE Streaming resolution HD: 720p Memory Card format: microSD Warranty: 1 year Requirements iPhone 5s or newer with IOS 9 or higher Mevo app (free): getmevo.com/app or iTunes App Store For live streaming, either a Livestream or Facebook…

Olympus Fisheye Lens for TG-5

Adding a Fisheye Lens to the Olympus Tough Waterproof Cameras

…alone (8.7 ounces / 247 grams). It’s compatible with the [Olympus silicon skin](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/olympus-tg5-tough-camera-silicone-skin/). Waterproof The fisheye lens pack works well enough above water, but it probably makes most sense for underwater use. Because of the natural magnification when shooting through water, the extra width that the fisheye offers comes in…

Fastest microSD Cards

Fastest MicroSD Card Speed Tests

…Nintendo Switch, a different kind of write speed is more important, and SanDisk has a microSD specifically designed for that–you can find it here.) 1. Delkin Devices Power V90 microSD Card Delkin Devices 64GB Power microSDXC UHS-II (V90) Memory Card (DDMSDG200064) Tested & Compatible in Android Smartphones, Tablets, the Nintendo…

RAVPower PD Pioneer 65W 4-Port Desktop Charger RP-PC136

RAVPower PD Pioneer 65W 4-Port Desktop Charger (RP-PC136) | Review

…ones that have a low-profile plug For size comparison, here it is beside a [GoPro HERO9 Black](https://havecamerawilltravel.com/gopro/gopro-hero9-black/). The small size combined with the fast-charging PD USB-C ports make it a great on-the-go option for charging action cams and other cameras. Where to Find Them You can find them at Amazon….

Black Friday Deals for Photographers 2021

Black Friday / Cyber Monday Photography Deals 2021

…version 2 (the A) with improved resolution of the rear LCD screen but is otherwise the same as the original a7R IV. Available as body only ($500 off) or with one of several great lenses (up to $900 off). Nikon Z 7 Mirrorless Camera – $300 OFF @ B&H. If…

EWWW Image Optimizer Cloud Review

…I highly recommend taking a look at EWWW Image Optimization Cloud. The two main reasons I see that it might not be a good fit for everyone is its relative complexity compared to other options (that is, it has a lot of options), and its pricing structure means it can…

How to Post on Instagram from Mac

How Post on Instagram from Mac with Uplet

…of its appeal. A recent update added the ability to work with multiple Instagram accounts. These are the core features that Uplet includes: Post photos and videos to Instagram from Mac Support for multiple Instagram accounts and toggle between them. Change crop from square (fill) to rectangular (fit) Add captions…