The Magic Of Speedlights : How To Create a Studio Look Anywhere, Anytime

Professional lighting results with minimal space and gear: let Gary Fong demonstrate how to transform any space into a professional studio easily and with minimal equipment. Explore the possibilities of using simple lighting setups to produce high-fashion, dramatic images that will set you apart as a photographer. Learn how to maneuver through many "looks" in a single space to provide the most variety for your clients in the least amount of time.

Unveiled: Two New Canon Super-Zooms, the PowerShot SX520 HS and SX400 IS

Canon has just added two new super-zoom point-and-shoots to their expansive line of PowerShot digital cameras; the SX520 HS and SX400 IS. As part of the esteemed SX-series of cameras, these two new offerings are contextualized by their high degree of imaging capabilities, versatile zoom lenses, and convenient form factors.


B&H Gear News Roundup: July 18, 2014

This week in the news: Ricoh announced the new 16MP Pentax XG-1 digital camera, which features 52x optical zoom. The prices of the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera and the DJI Ronin stabilized gimbal were significantly cut. And RØDE came out with a Lightning version of its iXY microphone, which is compatible with Apple's latest mobile devices.

The New Pentax XG-1 Super-Zoom Digital Camera


The Travel Series: Iceland and the Journey of Seeing

I think that travel can be an important part of the creative experience for photographers. The idea of the open road and the images you’ll find there is a powerful draw. Seeing new sights and exploring new visual territory can be very invigorating and it helps to kindle the creative spark. You see things in a new way because the primary purpose of the journey is to see, to view the world with new eyes, and create something from that vision.


The Travel Series: Making Stereographic Projections, with Michael Murray

The Travel Series: Storm Photography Tips, with Mike Mezeul II

The Travel Series: Jet-Set Shooting with Mirrorless Cameras and iPad Apps


Aquabotix Underwater: Explore the Sea Depths from the Comfort of Your Boat

Explore the world beneath the water’s surface without getting wet, using ROVs and viewing systems from Aquabotix.


How to Photograph Lightning

So, you are a regular Explora reader and you recently mastered fireworks photography. Now, the fireworks shows are done and you are hooked on photographing dazzling light, so you decide you want to photograph the lightning that comes with summer storms. Well, again, you have come to the right place!

Before we get started, there are two points I’d like to make:


Unveiled: Ricoh's New Super-Zoom, the Pentax XG-1



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