Our Hands-on Review the Benro Hydra 2 Waterproof Tripod: A Valuable Addition to Your Kitbag?

There’s an old saying that two factors affect price when buying a tripod: stability and weight. Benro proved that there were two more. So, is their Hydra 2 worth the price? A few months ago I wrote a review of two Benro tripods. One was the Benro Slim, a lightweight and affordable travel model that … Read more

Crocodile Dad Gives Over 100 Babies a Ride on His Back

A wildlife photographer was at a wildlife sanctuary in India when he spotted a father crocodile carrying more than 100 babies on his back as he swam across a river. Wildlife photographer Dhritiman Mukherjee is always on the lookout for never-before-seen photos or images of endangered wildlife, and both of those goals were achieved when … Read more

5 Reasons to Use a Telephoto Lens for Landscape Photography

Telephoto lenses may not be the most popular landscape photography lens, but – when used correctly – they can produce consistently excellent results. I do telephoto landscape photography all the time, and in this article, I share my top five reasons to use this long lens for shooting landscapes. So if you’re ready to start … Read more

ON1 Resize AI 2022: We Review the Industry-Standard Enlargement Software

I am increasingly impressed with ON1’s products. Does their latest software update, ON1 Resize AI 2022, live up to the standards of other products in this stable and its “Perfect” heritage? If you’re unfamiliar with the ON1 product line, you might remember it by its old name, Perfect Photo Suite. Part of this package was … Read more

How Long Does Copyright Last?

Rights management is vital for photographers and other creatives who want to zealously protect the copyright of the images they capture. How long a person can legally prevent anyone else from profiting from their intellectual property can be confusing, as copyright law has changed many times over the years. In this article, we will explain … Read more

A Photographer’s Kit for Getting Out of a Creative Rut

For photographers, creativity is the difference between a great shot and a great shot. But what if you’re not feeling very creative? That’s when I like to dive into what I call my “photographer’s creative kit”, a bunch of different things to try. This might mean using accessories, taking advantage of my camera’s unique menu … Read more

8 Tips for Choosing a Great Portrait Photography Location

Every portrait photography session requires an ideal location. After all, location determines the background, foreground, and other key elements of the composition. But how do you find the perfect place for portrait photography? How do you find foregrounds and backgrounds that complement and improve the object? In this article, I share my top eight tips … Read more

Every Landscape Photographer Should Know This

This editing technique is something every landscape photographer should learn. This can be especially useful when approaching an image with some technical flaws. Landscape photographers focus a lot of energy on capturing scenes with as much technical detail as possible: multiple exposures, focus stacking for perfect sharpness, or even using tripod heads for flawless panoramas. … Read more