DJI Osmo Pocket Review // Hyperlapses, Vertical Options, Flaws

DJI Osmo Pocket Review // Hyperlapses, Vertical Options, Flaws

The DJI Osmo Pocket it a teeny tiny, affordable, stabilised camera. It is small, but is it mighty? I’ve had my Osmo Pocket for a few weeks now, and I’m ready to share my thoughts.

I bought the Osmo Pocket primarily to see if I could make hyperlapses and motion timelapses more quickly and easily. I’ve made some cracking timelapses in the past, but let’s be honest, using and balancing a huge gimbal takes a lot of time and it’s a lot to carry about with you.

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Photography: Why you should ALWAYS charge what you're worth

Photography: Why you should ALWAYS charge what you're worth

The photography industry is a funny old beast. Of course, you have your absolute prodigy’s — as you do in any industry — but the rest of us? I reckon it’s all smoke and mirrors.

What I mean is, once you’re good — like, good enough to charge for your work, you know your stuff inside out, you’re prepared, you’re a boss — how do we really differentiate one photographer from the next? Why does one photographer charge £5000 a day, and another £500?

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7Artisans 7.5mm f2.8 Fisheye Review // Real World Results

7Artisans 7.5mm f2.8 Fisheye Review // Real World Results

The 7Artisans 7.5mm f2.8 fisheye lens is such a gem. I can’t believe the price of it compared to the results it can give you. I’ve been using it steadily for over 3 months now, for everything from astrophotography to every day walk-about photography. Here are my thoughts, and loads of photo examples for you to take a look at.

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Lumix G7 Review // Still a contender in 2019?

Lumix G7 Review // Still a contender in 2019?

The Lumix G7 in many ways was a revelation when it was first released. It was one of the most affordable ways to get 4k, and it all came in a brilliantly thought-out small camera body too. 

But it was released in (hold onto your hats!) 2015, which seems like an age in Photography Land.

So is it still worth a consideration in 2015? Well, I still have one. I still use my G7 — both professionally and personally — and I blummin’ love it. But of course, like any camera, it is far from perfect. So let’s dive in!

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10 Must-Have Software Tools for Creators (2019)

10 Must-Have Software Tools for Creators (2019)

As a professional photographer/videographer, Youtuber, and creator in general, I’ve tried a LOT of software and subscriptions over the years. These are the ones that I use all the time, and the ones I believe have helped me considerably. This list is quite broad, including time-management, social media aids, and ways to deliver products to your clients. But hopefully there will be something for everyone here. Check them out!

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10 Ways To Make Money Online as a Creator (2019)

10 Ways To Make Money Online as a Creator (2019)

I’ve been making money with my camera and Internet connection solely now for about two years. I quit my Day Job to pursue photography — mostly wedding photography to begin with, which I still do — but during the winter months I sort of fell in love with figuring out other revenue streams.

Because there’s not a better feeling on the planet than randomly making money while you’re in your PJs watching Netflix. And that’s the power of passive income. Needless to say, I’m a fan. So here are 10 revenue streams that I use and make money from. And you can too!

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Soonwell FB-21 Flexible LED panel light review (2019)

Soonwell FB-21 Flexible LED panel light review (2019)

Flexible LED panel lights are all the rage, aren’t they? I always thought they looked a bit gimick-y… until I owned one myself. Now I’m a convert.

The truth is there are so many benefits of having a light of this design. I’m going to review the Soonwell FB-21 — which is awesome, by the way — but a lot of these benefits can be seen on most flat LED panel lights.

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Photolemur 3 Review (2019) Tons of photo examples

Photolemur 3 Review (2019) Tons of photo examples

Photolemur… isn’t for everyone. Let me say that right up front. 

I have no doubt that this software will polarise people. Some people will think it’s the best thing ever — exactly what they need — and some people will think it’s a little basic for their needs.

So what IS Photolemur?

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The Rule Of Thirds in Photography: What, Why, and when to break it.

The Rule Of Thirds in Photography: What, Why, and when to break it.

The rule of thirds is probably one of the first “rules” a new photographer will come across. And for good reason. It’s used all the time, not just in photography, but in almost every film or TV show you’ve ever seen.

So what is the rule of thirds exactly? When should we use it effectively, and when can we throw out the rulebook and ignore it entirely? Let’s find out.

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How to EDIT (and stack!) your Astrophotography images

How to EDIT (and stack!) your Astrophotography images

So you’ve got your astrophotography images on your computer. You apply your usual editing techniques… and it all ends up as a noisy mess.

Fear not! Astrophotography processing is slightly different from the usual photo editing but it isn’t too complicated. Here I’ll go through the best methods to get the most out of your astrophotography in editing. I’ll go over photo stacking to reduce noise, using software like Starry Landscape Stacker, as well as some alternatives.

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