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Canon EOS R5 Announcement: A New Bar for Mirrorless

Canon just announced the EOS R5, the most advanced mirrorless camera they’ve ever released, and arguably the most advanced mirrorless camera from any company today. Capable of 20 FPS at the full 45 megapixel resolution, along with native 8K RAW video, the data the R5 can process borders on the absurd.

Canon EOS R6 Announcement: Big Features at 20 MP

Sitting in the shadow of the 45 megapixel EOS R5, yet nearly as impressive, the Canon EOS R6 is a feature-packed 20 megapixel mirrorless camera built with speed in mind. In fact, most of the R6’s specifications mimic those of R5, although there are some differences here and there.

Lens Filters Explained – New Video Released

Our newest video tutorial is now on YouTube, and this one covers the critical topic of lens filters for landscape photography. There’s a ton of information in this video that you may not have heard before, even if you’re an advanced photographer, so go ahead and take a look!

Behind the Shot: Pyramid Dune

Death Valley National Park has more extremes than almost any other place on earth. The weather is harsh and the landscape unforgiving. It’s a brilliant combination for landscape photography.

Behind the Shot: Blue Hour in Iceland

In today’s article, I’ll go into the story, camera settings, and post-processing behind this photo I took of Iceland’s Vestrahorn Mountain. From a technical standpoint, it wasn’t too hard to take, but a decent bit of luck went into this photo as well.

Behind the Shot: Sand Dunes in the Fog

One of the coolest sights I’ve seen in a long time is a desert landscape immersed in fog, which I photographed from the perspective of a drone. Hopefully this article gives you a better understanding of how the photo came to be.

Behind the Shot: A Rainbow in Thorsmork

In today’s article, I’ve explained the entire process from start to finish behind one of my landscape photos. I tried to cover as much as possible – the story behind the photo, camera equipment, settings, refining the composition, post-processing, and so on. I hope you find it useful!

The Almost Portfolio

I’ve always enjoyed seeing alternate versions of famous photographs. Maybe frame #22 is the photo everyone knows about, while frames #18-21 have faded into obscurity – despite showing the same subject with minor variations. Of course, it’s not just famous photographers. Every photographer out there has an “almost portfolio.”

The Spot Metering Method for Precise ETTR

Most recommendations for ETTR (exposing to the right) require you to use the histogram and “blinkies” on your camera to judge overexposure. And while this method works fairly well and has plenty of benefits, it isn’t flawless. Here’s an alternative method involving spot metering, which works better in many cases.