The GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session look very different, but there are also important differences under the hood. Here’s a detailed comparison.
The new Nikon D7500 is the latest addition to Nikon’s DX-sensor range, featuring a 20.9 CMOS sensor, tilting back screen, and 4K 30fps video.
Sony’s new Alpha a9 mirrorless camera, which brings boatloads of speed, is now available for pre-order.
Here’s a rundown of how the Nikon D3400’s Auto ISO feature works.
If you’ve just bought yourself a Nikon D3400, or even if you’ve had one for a while and are looking to make use of more of its features, here’s a quick rundown of what I think are the best books on using this camera.
If you find that your GoPro’s battery is draining quickly even when the camera is switched off, here’s a troubleshooting checklist of things to try.
One of my unsolicited pieces of advice I give to friends and family who are new parents is to take lots of photos. So here are some of my favorite books on taking photos of children and families.
There’s a new and better way to share panoramas on Instagram. Here’s how to do it and some ways to prep the tiled images.
If you’re looking to get in even closer than the iPhone 7’s camera can do, a snap-on lens like those in the OlloClip Macro Pro Lens Set can help.
If you want to make use of the impressive new video modes of the GoPro Black and Silver editions, here are some recommended memory cards.
Trying to choose between the GoPro HERO4 Black and GoPro HERO4 Silver editions? Here’s a comparison of the differences and similarities.
Which microSD memory cards work best with the GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session? Here are some recommendations based on my testing in the camera.
Not every memory card will work well in the GoPro HERO3 and HERO3+ Black editions. They need ones with fast write speeds. Here are some recommendations.
Here’s a roundup of some options for spare batteries and battery chargers for the GoPro HERO 4 Silver and Black editions.
If you’re trying to decide whether to upgrade to the new GoPro HERO5 Black or trying to choose between the two, here’s a detailed breakdown of their similarities and differences.
If you’re using a microSD card in something like a GoPro or other action cam, speed matters. These are the results from my independent, real-world speed tests.
Wondering how much video footage or how many photos you can fit on a memory card with the new GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver cameras? Here are some guides.
I’ve been shooting with the newest version in Sony’s RX100 compact camera line, the Sony RX100 V. Here’s a collection of high-resolution sample images to go along with my detailed review.
I’ve been putting some of the most popular circular polarizing filters to the test. Here are some side-by-side results.
Photos of your kids are likely to be some of your most precious photos. This book aims to help you create better family keepsakes.
The distinctive design of the Ricoh Theta S and Theta SC has its benefits, but a silicone skin case improves the camera’s grippiness and adds some protection.
A collection of sample images taken with Sigma’s 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens.
A collection of high-resolution photos I’ve taken with a Nikon D3400 under real-world shooting conditions.
The FireCel battery is a pocket-sized external 2500mAh battery for charging devices on the go. It also includes a red light flashlight and a hand warmer function.
With a recent firmware update, GoPro killed compatibility with third-party batteries. Wasabi Power are out with a new version of their battery that fixes that and promises to be compatible with all future GoPro firmware updates.
There are a few different ways to add visual guides over photos in Lightroom. The Layout Image Loupe Overlay is a handy tool to find images that work with specific design requirements.
Lightroom’s basic zooming in on a photo is simple and intuitive, but there are ways to get even more control over how it works to better suit your preferences and workflow.
Lightroom has a built-in feature to automatically stack images by the time interval between their capture time. In the right workflow it can save a lot fo time and tedium.
Lightroom doesn’t have a built-in way (yet) to filter only the top images of a stack or any other stack position. But the Any Filter plugin adds that functionality.
GoPros have a distinctive fisheye look to its photos and videos by default. But it that’s not what you want for your photos, here’s how you can correct it in Lightroom.
Sometimes you just need to find the original file on your hard drive. Lightroom has a simple built-in function for that.
Flipping an image horizontally or vertically to create a mirror image isn’t hard, but the functions might not be where you first look.
Using Lightroom’s post-export options, if you’re using Mac it’s possible to optimize your images as part of the export process.
OlloClip has released a set of macro lenses for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. It includes lenses with 7x, 14x, and 21x magnification. Here are some sample images.
Ricoh has produced a simple solution to making the USB and HDMI ports accessible when mounting the Theta S and Theta SC on a tripod or stand for running with external power or doing live streaming.
The Nikon D810, D750, and D610 have two methods for formatting the memory cards. One is obvious. The other is less obvious but is also quicker.
Sigma have announced four new lenses for full-frame cameras: from a wide-angle prime to a long telephoto zoom.
Blackmagic Design has announced its newest professional cinema camera, the Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 4.6K Digital Cinema Camera.
Wondering what the LRV and THM files are that appear when you shoot GoPro videos? Here’s what they do.
Wondering what the difference is between UHS-I and UHS-II with SD and microSD cards? Here’s an explanation.
Instagram has added a new feature that lets you share up to 10 photos or videos in one post. Here’s how it works.
A rundown of some of the best programs for stitching panoramas, from free and simple to paid and powerful.
GoPros split up large video files into chapters. Here’s a quick method for joining them back together.
I’ve put together some side-by-side examples to show the effect of using a polarizer filter.
It’s often a bad idea to use a polarizer filter when shooting panoramas. Here are examples showing why.
Facebook has a new feature that gives you more control over the image thumbnails for shared links. Here’s how it works.
The Easy Panorama mode that was in its predecessor has gone. Here’s a guide to shooting panoramas with the Nikon D3400.
A collection of photos shot with the Sony RX1R II full-frame compact camera.
I put SanDisk’s UHS-II SD memory card reader to the test. It’s in their Extreme PRO range.
Your profile picture is what represents you everywhere you tread on Facebook. Here’s how to make the most of it.
A collection of sample images shot with the Ricoh GR II compact camera.
If you’re trying to post example shortcodes in your post but finding that the shortcode is getting processed, here’s how to escape it and present the shortcode as plain text.
This simple little hack is a way to change the “Filed under” and “Tagged with” labels from post metadata if you’re using the Genesis Framework in Wordpress.
Fujifilm cameras come with several film emulation profiles built-in. You can apply them in-camera if you’re shooting JPG or apply them in processing if you’re shooting RAW.
GoPro cameras are of course best known for video. But they also have very good capabilities as still cameras, albeit with a limited amount of control.
A collection of high-resolution sample images shot with the Fujifilm X70 compact digital camera.
A collection of high-resolution sample images shot with the Fujifilm X100T camera.
The new MeFOTO Globetrotter Air is a compact aluminum travel tripod designed for use with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. Here’s how it stacks up.
Ever tried using photos and images on your Facebook page? It can be frustrating. So here’s an up-to-date guide explaining what’s what, what’s where, and how big.
Which memory cards will work best in the Nikon D5500? Here are some practical recommendations.
They look identical from the outside. And the similarity of their model names is unnecessarily confusing. But once you dig into the features and price, there are some significant differences. Here’s how the GoPro HERO5 Session and GoPro HERO Session compare.
The Nikon D3400 DSLR has two color space options in its settings. Here’s an explanation of which to use when.
The Nikon D3400 has a number of options you can choose relating to image quality and size. Here’s a rundown of what they mean and which is best for what.
Sony’s new RX1R II marks the very high end of pocketable cameras. It has a 42-megapixel full-frame sensor, a fixed f/2 Zeiss lens, and boatloads of features. It also has a price to match.
Circular Studio is a Mac app that helps you create those distinctive tiny planet photos that warp the distortion of 360-degree photos.
There are advantages to using an Arca-style quick release plate with a GoPro, and yes, such plates do in fact exist.
If you’re looking to add a neutral density, polarizer, or macro filter to your GoPro HERO4 Black or Silver, PolarPro has a 3-pack that’s worth a look.
Its image quality is so-so, and it uses something you might have thought was extinct: instant film. But the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 sure is fun.
It’s a distinctive look that isn’t for every occasion or taste, but creating tiny planets can be a fun way to put one of the new breed of 360-degree cameras to use.
So you’ve shot some cool new 360 degree photos. How do you share them so other people can see them? Here are some places to start.
If you’re looking for an external USB battery pack that’s more rugged than the usual, this one’s waterproof, snow proof, dirt proof, and drop proof.
If you have a lot of photos in your Wordpress Media Library and are looking for a better way to organize them, the WP Media Folder plugin provides a way to create virtual collections without messing up your underlying filesystem.
Wondering which memory cards will work best in the Nikon D3400? Here are some practical recommendations.