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Why a NAS Unit Should Be Your Next Purchase, and How You Can Win One in This Giveaway

Why a NAS Unit Should Be Your Next Purchase, and How You Can Win One in This Giveaway

New lenses and cameras are always fun to purchase, but equally important is finding a way to store those photos you’re making with those cameras and lenses. Here’s why you should consider network attached storage before you spend that money on another lens.

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Submit to the Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards for a Chance to Exhibit at Aperture Gallery in NYC

Submit to the Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards for a Chance to Exhibit at Aperture Gallery in NYC

The 5th Annual Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards is officially open for entries. Submit your creations for a chance to exhibit your work at the world-renowned Aperture Gallery in New York as well as $3,000 cash to pursue your photography projects.

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The Best Images from GuruShots “Tell A Story” Challenge

The Best Images from GuruShots

GuruShots, “The World’s Greatest Photo Game,” recently hosted a challenge asking participants to submit their best photo that tells a story. With thousands of entries 60.5 million votes, the top images were selected. Check out the three winners of the challenge below as well as the 100 top rated images below.

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3 Ways to Control Natural Light for Portraits

3 Ways to Control Natural Light for Portraits

I usually use natural light as my go-to for quick group photos or for portraits that need to be done very quickly or with very little gear. That doesn’t mean you can’t shape or control natural light to create studio quality images wherever you are. Here’s three easy ways to shape natural light for your next portrait shoot.

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Be Sure You Make It for PHOTOPLUS 2019: Free Passes Available

Be Sure You Make It for PHOTOPLUS 2019: Free Passes Available

We’re coming to that time of the year again for yet another huge photography event. PHOTOPLUS in New York City is one of the largest photography events in the world, and each year, it seems to get bigger and better.

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Motion Array Introduces Final Cut Pro X Templates

Motion Array Introduces Final Cut Pro X Templates

The demands for video production have increased exponentially as online content has boomed in recent years. The team at Motion Array understands that this puts added pressure on overworked video editors. That’s why we’re always trying to come up with tools and templates to help post-production professionals stay ahead of the curve.

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Pixellu Launches Biggest Update Since 2015 to Their Popular Album Design Software: SmartAlbums 2019

Pixellu Launches Biggest Update Since 2015 to Their Popular Album Design Software: SmartAlbums 2019

Following the success of their powerful drag and drop album design software, Pixellu has launched SmartAlbums 2019. The latest update is complete with time-saving features, workflow improvements, and faster performance.

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Good Photography Decisions Start With Pre-Visualization

Good Photography Decisions Start With Pre-Visualization

One percent of great photographs are simple luck, being at the right place and time with a camera… the other 99% are the result of good decisions. One could even argue that a large number of the one percenters made the right decision to be in that place at that time and carry their camera. Good decisions start with pre-visualization.

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Three More Things Capture One Can Do That Lightroom Can’t: Luma Curve, Sessions, and Process Recipes

Three More Things Capture One Can Do That Lightroom Can't: Luma Curve, Sessions, and Process Recipes

This is the second in this series of posts highlighting some of the differentiators between Capture One and Lightroom. As with the first, if you’re reading this, the likelihood is that you are or were recently a Lightroom user and are curious about a better software solution with which to treat your images.

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Tips for Printing Your Work

Tips for Printing Your Work

Printing your photos is one of the best things any photographer can do for themselves. There are lots of reasons why you should be printing and it gets brought up here on Fstoppers all the time.

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Fstoppers Reviews the Tenba Roadie Air Case Roller 21

Fstoppers Reviews the Tenba Roadie Air Case Roller 21

Tenba has been creating some very stylish and excellently designed camera bags recently and the Tenba Roadie Air Case Roller 21 is the pinnacle of these new offerings. With a semi rigid hard shell case surrounded by a 1680 denier ballistic nylon shell, the roadie air case is not only an inconspicuous and highly stylized camera bag, but it’s also an incredibly protective roller case that’s great for domestic and international travel.

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Capture One Tips: Three Beginner Tips for a Faster and More Efficient Workflow

Capture One Tips: Three Beginner Tips for a Faster and More Efficient Workflow

Capture One is one of those programs that, once learned, is hard to do without, but due to the common experience of learning post-processing software within an Adobe ecosystem, anything different like Capture One can appear less intuitive or more challenging, even if it isn’t.

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Five Things Capture One Can Do That Lightroom Can’t

Five Things Capture One Can Do That Lightroom Can't

If you’re reading this, the likelihood is that you are currently or were recently a Lightroom user and are looking for better software with which to treat your images. That quest to find the best software is not necessarily an easy one, but it is necessary. While you may change camera bodies, lenses, lights, locations, and styles, the one constant that touches all of your images is the software used to develop them.

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Learn More With ACDSee and Their YouTube Channel

Learn More With ACDSee and Their YouTube Channel

For many photographers, the Adobe software suite is the main suite they use for editing and to manage their content. Over the last few years, however, many creatives have become dissatisfied with the monthly subscription model that Adobe has now opted for. For this reason, many photographers have been looking for a viable alternative.

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Syrp Announce Successor to Popular Motion Control System: Genie Mini 2

Syrp Announce Successor to Popular Motion Control System: Genie Mini 2

With the success of the original panning motion control system, popular with time-lapse enthusiasts in particular, Syrp Ltd announce a new and improved version.

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How to Light and Edit a Classic Portrait

How to Light and Edit a Classic Portrait

ACDSee recently asked to sponsor a video where I use their new Photo Studio Professional software. I thought it would be fun to do an entire portrait session from start to finish.

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Save Time on Retouching so You Can Concentrate on Creation with The Image Salon

Save Time on Retouching so You Can Concentrate on Creation with The Image Salon

Hiring retouchers is something often talked about but I’ve never considered until recently as it has always seemed out of reach. Canadian company, The Image Salon, recently allowed me to try their portrait retouching services and I was excited to give them a whirl!

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How to Recover Deleted or Formatted Files with Wondershare Recoverit

How to Recover Deleted or Formatted Files with Wondershare Recoverit

One of the best pieces of advice I have been given in recent times was to not be a firefighter. Before you all jump on me and tell me I’m a dummy for saying something negative about people who are clearly more heroic than I am, let me explain. What I mean is to not be proactive in how I operate.

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