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What to Photograph in Uzbekistan

Earlier this year, I had a chance to travel and photograph my home country of Uzbekistan for three weeks, as part of a photography job for the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development (basically, the Ministry of Tourism). It was a surreal experience for me personally,…

What is Coma?

Coma, also known as "comatic aberration", is a type of optical aberration that results in off-axis points of light appearing comet-shaped. As light rays from the edges of the frame pass through various parts of a spherical surface, they vary in magnification, creating a series of asymmetrical circular shapes of…

What is Moiré and How it Can Ruin Your Photos

When taking pictures, you might have come across strange, rainbow patterns in photographs that contain a lot of fine detail. These patterns are known as "moiré" (pronounced "more-ay") and they can cause plenty of headaches for photographers. In this article, we will take a look at what moiré is, what…

Fuji GFX 100 Review

It has now been three years since Fujifilm introduced its GFX medium format system to the market. Since then, the company has gained a lot of traction by releasing a number of top-notch lenses for the system, as well as a total of three medium format cameras. The Fujifilm GFX…

The Very Best Black Friday Deals of 2019

Black Friday is here, and the deals are coming in strong from every major manufacturer. In this post, we will cover all the best deals that we were able to find for our readers. Please note that we will update this page continuously, all the way into Cyber Monday. (more…)

Apple Announces a Powerful 16″ MacBook Pro

Apple announced its long-awaited, next generation MacBook Pro today. The new 16" MacBook Pro replaces the 15" version and comes with very impressive specifications, making it the most powerful laptop Apple has ever released. Sporting 16 GB of RAM, 9th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU and 512 GB of storage…

Understanding Focus Breathing

One of the optical issues photographers often have to deal with has to do with focus breathing. It commonly occurs on many modern lenses, making it difficult to understand their true optical properties. In this article, we will take a closer look at focus breathing, how it affects images and…

The Myth of “Exposing to The Left”

You are probably familiar with the Exposing to the Right (ETTR) technique, where an image is intentionally captured as bright as possible in order to maximize the potential of a digital camera sensor. I recently came across some forum posts and articles on other resources that talk about Exposing to…