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Quickly Delete Apple Live Photos in Lightroom
Setting a Self Timer for Bracketing HDR Images on Sony Cameras
Setting up Bracketing on Sony Cameras
How to Expose a Video Shot
Understanding White Balance & Video
How to Expose the Shot for Timelapse Photography
Choosing the Right Record Format for Timelapse Photography

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Quickly Delete Apple Live Photos in Lightroom

I shoot a lot of images on my iPhone. It’s the camera that’s always with me when I stumble upon something interesting. In 2015 Apple introduced Live Photos at the iPhone 6s release, which creates a video showing the moments right before

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Setting up Bracketing on Sony Cameras

Nikon and Canon cameras have a button on the camera body to enable a bracketing mode. Sony cameras don’t…I’d buried under the shooting mode menu. Once you know what you’re looking for and configure your settings, it’s very easy to

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How to Expose a Video Shot

Correct exposure for video capture is complicated by several factors. Even if you’ve mastered it for stills workflows, additional limitations make video capture more difficult. As a photographer, you’re can take advantage of shooting in different program modes for unique

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Understanding White Balance & Video

When shooting video, it is important to achieve a white balancing setting that gives you the desired color temperature at the point of acquisition.  While you can apply filters or effects during editing, these can add additional processing time to

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How to Expose the Shot for Timelapse Photography

This is part 6 of a series on timelapse photography. Generally you’re going to avoid shooting in an Automated mode like Program, Shutter Priority, or Aperture Priority.  You need to shoot manual to really control the camera. Let’s briefly revisit the Exposure

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Essential Equipment for Timelapse Photography

This is part 3 of a series on timelapse photography. Let’s review some of the most important gear you can use with timelapse photography.  This is the bare bones needs that won’t set you back a lot of money. Tripod. The very

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What to Capture for Timelapse Photography

This is part 2 of a series on timelapse photography. When it comes to time-lapse, the primary objective is to get a great exposure in the camera. Revisit the Exposure Triangle, so you balance out the aperture, the ISO, and the shutter

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What is Timelapse Photography?

This is part 1 of a series on timelapse photography. Time-lapse photography is the closest thing to how you shoot as a still photographer.  It’s essentially clicking a shutter and making a single image, over and over again…potentially thousands of times sequentially.

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Avoiding the harsh, direct flash look

One of the biggest reasons why I don’t like pop-up flashes is that it gives uneven, harsh lighting directed at your subject. Even with an on-camera speedlight, the same effect can happen. And while you can play around with the

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Easy high key lighting with two lights

Creating high key light is making sure there is enough light on your background so it is pure white, with no shadows. This can be done using strobes or LEDs or a mixture of both types of light. There are several

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