Tips & Techniques

While antivirus software is pretty good these days, it doesn’t always get things right. Some quite nasty stuff still gets missed and sometimes innocent software gets accidentally flagged as suspicious or infected with something when it’s not. Almost Nikon’s entire collection of Windows software was being identified by some antivirus applications as containing Trojan Horse malware. Nikon
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Peak Design’s original line of Everyday bags, including the messenger, backpack, tote and sling bags, has proven to be extremely popular. It’s difficult to go to a photography group meet up these days without seeing one or two people carrying them. But ever looking to improve, Peak Design has today announced the Everyday Line V2,
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[embedded content] It’s been a while since we’ve featured work from hyperlapse filmmaker Kirill Neiezhmakov, but when I saw his recent film, Magical Places in Lisbon, I just had to share it here on DIYP. It’s a fantastic mix of hyperlapse, traditional timelapse, as well as realtime footage, which tells a fantastic story. It’s quite
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Panasonic announced a small handful of firmware updates a couple of weeks ago for the Panasonic G9, GH5, GH5S, S1 and S1R mirrorless cameras. The biggest changes were noted for the Panasonic G9, which gives it pretty much all of the video capabilities of the somewhat legendary GH5. Now, those firmware updates have been released, but
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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 what you can do to
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Every so often, the planet Mercury lines up perfectly between the Earth and the Sun. When it does, astronomers and photographers have a relatively rare chance to see and photograph the planet Mercury transiting across the Sun. Today (November 11, 2019) is one of those opportunities. In this article, I will cover some tips and
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