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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...

How to Photograph Cityscapes: A Beginner’s Guide

Whether it’s an iconic skyline or some cool local architecture, photographing a cityscape can be a great way to create interesting compositions without having to trek into the wilderness. Getting successful cityscape shots requires a bit of preparation, gear knowledge, and location scouting. In this beginner's guide to photographing a...

Understanding Gimbals: An Essential Videography Tool

If you’ve tried shooting video with your phone or DSLR, you’ve probably run into the problem of shaky footage. While recent cameras have made significant advancements with in-camera image stabilization, these systems can only correct low-level movements like shake from your hands. A gimbal, on the other hand, can stabilize...

What’s My Camera Gear for Real Estate Photography?

Real estate photography can be quite gear-intensive, especially compared to some other photographic genres. Finding the best camera equipment for your real estate workflow can make the difference between delivering great quality images to your clients, and having to spend a lot of extra time on post-processing. In this guide,...

DJI Launches Mini 3 Pro: 4K 60p Video, 48MP Photos, 249g

DJI has officially launched the Mini 3 Pro, a drone that features high-end and novel capabilities, like 4K60 video, up to 47 minutes of flight time, and APAS 4.0 obstacle detection and avoidance. Importantly, the Mini 3 Pro with the Intelligent Flight Battery still comes in at under 250g. For...

SmallRig 220 Series LED Lights Review

I’ve loved SmallRig’s camera support gear for years. While I most associated their brand with the high quality cages and L-plates that I’ve put on each of my last few cameras, I was surprised to see that they have branched out into lighting. Do these new light products continue the...

Continuous vs Strobe Lighting for Photography

Any time you consider buying new lighting equipment, it can be a daunting decision. There are more choices in the lighting world than almost anywhere else in photography. One of the simplest such choices is also one of the most critical: should you get a continuous light or a strobe?

Real Estate Drone Photography: A Complete Beginner’s Guide

Drone photography has grown to become an essential offering for real estate photography, but between a complex regulatory environment, a whole new set of gear considerations for both photo and video, and the challenges of shooting from a new angle, it can be tricky to start. Fortunately, in this introductory...