Is the Infinite Black and White Plugin a Great Alternative to Silver Efex Pro?

Infinite Tools has released a range of excellent plugins for Photoshop. Being a fan of black and white, I decided to dive into it and see how well it worked. Would this help Photoshop compete with the ever-growing and very good competition? Historically, I mainly used Silver Efex Pro for black and white conversions. It’s … Read more

Radiant Photo Is a New AI App Designed To Get Your Images in Great Shape With Little or No Editing

Just when you thought there were more than enough raw image editors, there comes another one with fresh thinking and great results. This new editor is called Radiant Photo. According to the company, when an image is loaded into Radiant Photo, within seconds you’ll see a Radiant version of it. In most cases, this will … Read more

Laowa 10mm f/4 ‘Cookie’ Lens Review: Great Glass with Lackluster Usability

Venus Optics recently launched the $299 Laowa 10mm f/4 “Cookie” lens, a super compact lens for APS-C cameras that’s practically small enough to fit in your pocket even when mounted on a camera. The Laowa 10mm f/4 is available in black or silver for Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony E, Leica L and Fujifilm X-mount … Read more

How to Become a (Great) Nature Photographer: 9 Essential Tips

Want to be a nature photographer? You are in the right place. Becoming a great nature shooter is not as difficult as one might think. With the right tools, techniques, and approach, you can improve your camera skills, find amazing subjects, and have fun with photography along the way. And if you really are, really … Read more

The Two Major Distractions Stopping You From Becoming a Great Photographer

We all want to improve our photography and gain recognition for our work. However, there are two big distractions we need to put aside to be successful in our art. The first hurdle is the biggest. Usually hailed as the key to photographic success, it has more drawbacks than useful attributes. When I started my … Read more

Viltrox AF 13mm f/1.4 STM XF Lens Review: Great Lens, Better Price

The Viltrox AF 13mm f/1.4 STM lens fits nicely into an existing range of Viltrox primes for APS-C cameras, a focal length that is notably absent directly from Fujifilm. The 13mm, which is equivalent to 20mm on a 35mm full frame, is wide enough and works well for landscapes or architecture, especially for the low … 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