Understanding Aspect Ratios in Photography

Understanding Aspect Ratios in Photography

Many modern smartphones have a native aspect ratio of 4:3 on their camerasImage captured with the iPhone X @ 4mm, ISO 40, 1/15, f/1.8 Aspect ratio influences how photographers frame and compose their images in a number of ways. Although it might sound confusing for...
Here’s an Apple Ad for iPhone 11 Pro’s Triple-Camera System

Here’s an Apple Ad for iPhone 11 Pro’s Triple-Camera System

[embedded content] Apple just released this 38-second commercial touting the benefits of the new triple-camera system found in the newly announced iPhone 11 Pro. The iPhone 11 Pro and its triple-camera system. The ad shows a photo shoot with a dog in a sci-fi-style...
Amazon Lists $550 Sony Lens for $250… But Gives Buyers $20 Instead

Amazon Lists $550 Sony Lens for $250… But Gives Buyers $20 Instead

Amazon sparked a frenzy on Prime Day back in July after it accidentally listed a wide range of cameras and lenses — some worth over $13,000 apiece — for $94.48 each. While we’ve heard of strange pricing errors before, what’s crazy is that Amazon honored the orders and...
Tips for taking pictures that sell

Tips for taking pictures that sell

Stock photographs are everywhere — billboards, magazines, brochures, and websites. They can be found in viral memes and even political ads. Even Bliss by Charles O’Rear, the background for Windows XP — often called the most “recognizable” photograph in history — got...