Online backup in the cloud is coming of age. Here are some of the options available if you’re a photographer looking to back up your photos online.
The Induro Baby Grand Tripods aren’t your typical travel tripods. Truth be told, they’re not really travel tripods at all. But if you can settle for something very short, they’re extremely solid and portable.
Here’s a rundown of the various video modes available on the VIRB Ultra 30.
The authors of this book encourage you to apply fresh eyes to the world close to home to capture creative photos and ultimately become a better photographer.
A selection of images I’ve taken with a Fujifilm X-Pro2 with a 23mm f/2 Lens to give a sense of how it performs under real-world shooting conditions.
Not every memory card is fast enough to keep up with the high-bitrate recording of the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30. Here are some recommendations for cards that are fast enough.
Here are some samples of photos I’ve taken with Nikon’s AF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR to give a sense of how it performs in real-world shooting.
There are two methods to formatting the memory card on the Nikon D7500. One of them is obvious; one of them is less so.
My hands-on review of the new Olympus TG-5 waterproof camera, the latest in Olympus’s Tough line of go-anywhere shoot-anything amphibious cameras.
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.
Here’s a rundown of which GoPro remote to use when as well as some other options for controlling your GoPro remotely.
GoPro carved out the action camera niche and turned it into a multibillion dollar industry. But they’re no longer the only game in town. Here are some others 4K action cameras worth a look.
A rundown of the various video modes and options available on the GoPro HERO Session.
If you’re wondering why your image is suddenly cropped when you turn on the stabilization feature, here’s why it happens.
Here’s my hands-on review of the Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G, a compact, affordable, and highly versatile zoom lens.
A collection of photos I’ve taken with a Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR zoom lens to give some examples of how it performs in real-world shooting conditions.
A collection of photos I’ve taken with the Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD under various settings and conditions to give a sense of how it performs in real-world shooting conditions.
Sometimes you want an app that can accomplish basic image workflow tasks like resizing and watermarking simply, quickly, and with minimal fuss. That’s where apps like PhotoBulk come in.
I’ve been testing out the Xcellon DRD-401 Four-Bay hard drive enclosure as a large local storage for backing up photos. Here’s my hands-on review.
A collection of sample images taken with the Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens to give an idea of how it performs in real-world shooting.
Here’s a collection of sample photos I’ve taken with the new Olympus TG-5 camera to give an idea of how it performs in real-world shooting conditions with a range of settings and subjects.
Leica has a waterproof camera in their line: the Leica X-U. I recently had the chance to shoot with it for a few weeks on a trip to the Arctic. Here’s my hands-on review.
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.
A running list of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for Lightroom users.
Aurora HDR 2018 can be used as a standalone app, but it can also be used as a plugin for Lightroom. Here’s a quick guide on how to install and use Aurora HDR 2018 as a Lightroom plugin.
One of the new features in Lightroom Classic is that you can use the embedded previews more effectively to speed up importing and culling.
Instagram’s emphasis on mobile isn’t always a good fit for photographers who aren’t always shooting with their phone’s camera. For example, while it’s possible to
If you can’t see the stack icons on the thumbnails in the grid view, here’s how to make sure that the option to display them is turned on.
Here’s how to change the image that’s used as the cover image for an image stack.
More Reviews & Tips
Some recommendations for which SD memory card to get to work well in the Nikon D7500 camera.
I’ve recently had the opportunity to shoot with the Nikon 28-300mm and Tamron 28-300mm side-by-side. Here’s my take on how they compare.
Magazine subscriptions can be a gift that keeps on giving. Some provide news and information. Some provide education. Some provide inspiration. Some have a narrow focus, and some provide a bit of everything.
If you’re after a photography t-shirt for yourself or for a gift, here are some of my favorites.
Some examples of what the new Accent AI filter in Luminar 2018 does.
Tom Ashe’s Color Management and Quality Output is a comprehensive and authoritative book on the complex issue of color management, from creation to display.
Tamron’s 28-300mm lens is designed as a versatile all-in-one zoom for full-frame sensor cameras, the type of lens you might choose to leave on your camera most of the time for things like travel photography. Here’s my hands-on review.
If you’re looking to export a single frame from Final Cut Pro X as a JPG, there’s a built-in function to that. Here’s how to do it.
You might have seen a new A1 speed rating on some of the new SanDisk SD and microSD cards. So what does it mean?
The Nikon D3400 doesn’t offer the option to choose a different aspect ratio when taking photos, but here’s a partial workaround that works for small numbers of images at a time.
Here’s a collection of sample images I’ve taken with a Leica X-U under different conditions and at different settings to give a sense of how it performs in real-world shooting conditions.
Nearly 1 in 10 people who look at your photos are likely to perceive colors differently because of some form of colorblindness. Here’s a way to use Photoshop to simulate how your photos will look to someone who is colorblind.
Like the model it replaces, the new Olympus TG-5 has a built-in focus stacking feature in its macro close-up mode. Here’s how it works and some examples.
A collection of photos I’ve taken with a Nikon D5500 to give an idea of how it performs in real-world shooting conditions.
If the built-in lens on your Olympus Tough TG-5 or TG-4 isn’t as wide as you’d like, there’s a waterproof fisheye adapter lens that you can snap onto the front that will instantly add a super wide-angle perspective.
EasyCover silicon skins work like a protective glove for a camera body. Here’s what they are and aren’t.
A collection of photos of taken with the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 lens that gives an idea of how it performs under real-world shooting conditions.
For the past few months I’ve been shooting a Vello BG-N7 battery grip on a Nikon D810. It retails for only a fraction of the cost of Nikon’s own battery grip. Here’s my hands-on review of the Vello grip.
By default, Wordpress compresses the versions of images it creates at a JPG quality setting of 82 percent. Here’s how you can change it.
Here’s a collection of photos I’ve taken with the Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G lens for DX cameras to give a sense of how it performs in real-world shooting.
If you have a Sigma 150-600mm Sports and are looking to use it on Arca-style tripods or gimbals, here’s a solution that’s better than simply adding a quick release plate.
If you’re using a battery grip on the Nikon D810 or D800, here’s how to see the charge status of both batteries.
A collection of photos taken with the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lens to give an idea of how it performs in real-world shooting.
There are several different apps that can automate and schedule backups of photo archives to different cloud storage providers. CloudBerry is one of the simplest, and it works with a wide range of cloud services.
Whether you’re moving from HTTP to HTTPS, moving a site to a new domain, or updating links, there are times you might need site-wide search and replace to speed things up. Here are some options for Wordpress.
The Really Right Stuff TVC-32G Ground Pod might be short, but don’t let that fool you. It’s an unusually strong and stable shooting platform when using large lenses or heavy gear.
The Oben CT-2391 is a 3-section carbon fiber tripod that offers support for heavier camera rigs and those times when you need a tall tripod.
A collection of photos I’ve taken with a Nikon 50mm f/1.4G to give an idea of how it performs in real-world shooting.
Instagram doesn’t offer any built-in way to schedule posts, and it even discourages automated scheduling, but it can be done. Some options play by the rules better than others. Here’s a rundown of the options.
Looking to add a silicone skin to your shiny new Olympus TG-5 camera? Here’s a quick rundown of what the CSCH-126 silicon jacket accessory does and doesn’t do.
I’ve been putting Sigma’s newest teleconverters to the test: the TC-1401 1.4x and the TC-2001 2x. Here’s what I found.
Here’s a collection of photos I’ve taken with the Nikon 16mm f/2.8D Fisheye lens to give a sense of how it performs in real-world shooting.
The Oben CTM-2500 is a solid yet light carbon fiber monopod. It stands up to 64 inches tall but collapses small enough to fit in carry-on. It can hold up to 26 pounds but itself weighs just a touch over one pound.
A collection of sample photos taken with the Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens to give an idea of how it performs in real-world shooting.
Oben’s VH-R2 Tilt Head for monopods is a solidly built tilt head that can handle the weight of most telephoto lenses. Here’s my hands-on review.
The Really Right Stuff TFC-14 Series 1 Carbon Fiber Tripod doesn’t have bells and whistles, but it just might be my new favorite travel tripod.
A collection of photos taken with the Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G under various conditions to give a sense of how it performs in real-world shooting.
The headline feature of the Watson Duo Charger is that it has swappable charging plates that make it compatible with a very wide range of camera batteries.
While it’s designed to be paired with the Joby GorillaPod Focus flexible tripod, the Joby Ballhead X is very good on its own terms as a small, strong, and affordable ballhead for a travel tripod.
A collection of sample photos taken using the new Nikon 105mm f/1.4 lens with an emphasis on travel photography.