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    Hot Cameras for 2018

    Looking for a new camera in the new year? Well, look no further… For all the gearheads out there, this list offers up some suggestions for the best cameras on the market, from compacts to mirrorless to DSLRs. Editor’s Tip: Stretch your camera buying budget even further this year by buying a pre-owned camera body. Shop […]

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    Understanding the History and Snapshots panels: Part 1

    One of Lightroom’s greatest strengths is the fact that it stores all the work you do in its catalog file and never changes the pixel data in the source photos. Having all of that data on hand gives you a tremendous amount of freedom and flexibility in your post-production workflow. The most obvious benefit is […]

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    Freezing Action with Strobes

    Today on The Slanted Lens, we’re talking about freezing action using strobes by shortening your flash duration. Come and check it out!!   Freezing Action With Strobes Strobes can be used in a lot of creative ways. Today we’re in New York city testing out our strobe lights to create images that pop with the […]

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    Extending the Power of Lr Classic Export

    Output is such a huge part of Lightroom Classic that it has four separate modules—Book, Slideshow, Print, and Web—entirely devoted to getting photos out in one form or another, then there are a number of publish service options, and finally there is the tried and true Export dialog. The Export dialog is the real unsung […]

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    Panasonic Lumix LX10 / LX15

    Although there's always been a healthy interest in the premium end of the compact market, Sony’s decision to squeeze a 1.0-inch sensor into the RX100 four years ago gave the format a much-needed boost.  While such cameras have their limitations, and cannot always serve as a substitute for interchangeable-lens systems, the continuing improvement in the […]

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    Sing to the tune of “I’ll be home for Christmas” :)

    To wrap up this Christmas week, please join my yearly tradition of me being “lame” as I sing the following — to the tune of Bing Crosby’s “I’ll be home for Christmas:”  (tip: laming rhymes with flaming) “I’m laming out for the Holidays You can count on it. There won’t be posts, or any news… It’s a present just for […]

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    Awesome Little Lightroom Type Trick (or two. Well, 2-1/2 anyway)

    Hi, gang, and Happy Holidays. I’ve got a surprisingly good little tip today – it’s a workaround for getting around Lightroom’s somewhat (read as: massively lame) control over type in the Print Module. Anyway, if you give this video a quick look, I promise you’ll find it helpful, and at the very least, enlightening, and […]

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    Changing Focus During Timelapse

    Today on The Slanted Lens I’m showing you how to change focus during a timelapse with the help of the Syrp Magic Carpet Slider! Check it out! Basic Principles of Timelapse Make sure your auto focus is off! Know exactly where the end and beginning point of your focus is- you can mark it on […]

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    Sony Cyber-shot HX60V

    High zoom travel compacts seem to be one area of the compact camera market that is continuing to do well in an area otherwise marred by smartphone sales. [Update: The Cyber-shot HX60V has been available now for almost four years now and has been surpassed by other models. However, it's now at a very affordable […]

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    Mastering Collections in Lightroom Classic: Part 2

    While those pre-built collections in the Catalog panel (from last week) are all very useful in their own way there is another level of user-driven collections that you can leverage to fit your organizational needs. This is where the Collections panel comes into play. The Collections Panel There are three types of collection tools found […]

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    Panasonic Lumix G9 review

    The Lumix G9 is Panasonic's new flagship mirrorless camera, sitting alongside the Lumix GH5 in the range.  Despite the GH5 being the company's most stills-orientated flagship camera so far, it's still seen by many as primarily a videographer's tool that just happens to also have a wealth of photography features on tap.   The arrival […]

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    Aerix DaVinci

    Low-cost drones are normally all about compromise – you either have to make do with reduced features, or you need additional hardware (such as a smartphone for control) or, in the worst possible cases, both. The Aerix DaVinci is unique in that it aims to offer everything you need to start your drone-piloting career 'out […]