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What is Purple Fringing in Photography?

Within the broader category of chromatic aberration in photography, purple fringing can be a particularly tricky problem. Purple fringing usually appears as unwanted purple outlines around high-contrast objects in your photo, like leaves against a blown-out sky. In this article, I’ll take a closer look at what causes purple fringing...

Necessary Accessories for Drone Photography

Drone photography can be a fantastic way to expand your photographic horizons. However, it can be tricky to equip your drone with the proper accessories for a photoshoot. There are simply so many accessories available for drone photography that it can be difficult to sort through the noise. In this...

How to Get Better Image Quality in Drone Photos

Modern drones can produce excellent image quality, but they're still limited by physics. With smaller sensors and difficulty using multi-second exposures, images from drones can be noisy or low in dynamic range. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to fix these drone image quality issues. In this guide, I’ll show...

Weebill 3 Gimbal Review: Powerful Video Stabilization

The Weebill 3 gimbal from Zhiyun is a compact yet powerful gimbal, capable of stabilizing mirrorless and DSLR cameras with large, fast lenses for video usage. I’ve spent the last few weeks testing the Weebill 3 stabilizer on a number of video shoots, comparing it against my past experiences with...

Fiveray FR100C Light Review: 100 Watts in a Light Stick

Continuous lights have come a long way recently, thanks to a number of developments in both LEDs and batteries. The Zhiyun Fiveray FR100C is a perfect example of how these advancements can enable great new lighting options for photographers and videographers. The FR100C is a continuous LED light source with...

Best Photography Drones Available Today: Top 5 Tested

Choosing the best drone for photography and video can be tricky. Whether you’re looking at the latest models from DJI, or considering another drone manufacturer, each model features a dizzying array of specs, and some carry some big tradeoffs. I’ve been fortunate to test a number of the most popular...

Understanding Pen Tablets for Photography

A pen tablet, also called a graphics tablet, can serve as a great alternative to using a mouse when editing photos. With a pen tablet, you can move your cursor almost as fluidly as you would draw on a piece of paper. That said, tablets can be expensive, and they...

The Best Video Gimbals Available Today: 8 Tested

Thanks to the wide variety of camera-stabilizing gimbals on the market, it's relatively easy nowadays to shoot steady, professional-looking video footage. Major manufacturers like DJI and Zhiyun offer a variety of gimbal lines, and there's a whole mess of products within those lines. I've tested several of the best gimbals...