Photography Blogs & Tutorials

At the FIFA 2018 World Cup semifinal, the match between England and Croatia ended up with Croatia winning. While celebrating the winning goal, Croatian soccer players crashed into the AFP photojournalist Yuri Cortez. But the photographer kept his cool, kept on shooting, and ended up with some great shots. After scoring the second (and winning) […]

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A short drive from my home north of Fairbanks, Alaska lies a small wetland. Its a bog-like mosaic of ponds and water-filled inlets lined with cattails and thickly growing willows. Though much of the year, here in the sub-arctic, the ponds are frozen with a thick layer of ice, during our brief summers the wetland comes alive with birds.

From mid-May until late June, I try to stop by for an hour or so each morning, camera in hand. In reality, an hour is not enough for photographing birds... more

When he’s not chasing rockets, photographer Jesse Watson is keeping an eye out for visually impressive weather anomalies. And they don’t get much more impressive than a haboob. A haboob is a type of particularly intense dust storm. They appear quite regularly in dryland areas throughout the world, but this was the largest Jesse had […]

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Call me crazy, but I love the idea of finding a great piece of photo gear by going off-label. In this case, a lighting bag that is not technically a lighting bag.

It's perfectly sized, comes in a ridiculous array of colors and is $22.99 shipped.... more

A new FCC registration spotted by the folks at Nokishita shows that the Fujifilm X-T3 is on the way. Exactly how soon is another matter entirely, but it’s coming. Registered under the model name FF180003, this marks Fuji’s first flagship camera made in China. The X-T1 and X-T2 were both made in Japan. While this […]

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Are you someone who shies away from photographing people?

I this article, I want to share with you some of my journey and four tips to help you become more confident photographing people. I went from being fearful of photographing people to absolutely loving it.

She’s holding the same camera and lens I used to take the next photo in this article.

The fear is real

Many photographers who join our workshops tell us they find it a real challenge to... more

Over the years of doing photography, we all learn new things and learn from our own experience and mistakes. In this video, Nigel Danson shares seven things he has learned. They are simple tips, but he wishes someone has told him these things earlier. While you should be patient and wait for the right moment, […]

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With Bowens out of the way, the path is now clear for Godox to take on Profoto, and it appears they’re starting to do exactly that. Today we see a new head appear on the Adorama and Pixapro websites for the Godox AD200 which looks very similar to the head on the Profoto A1 speedlight. […]

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For most aspiring photographers, theres a turning point when they consider whether it is worth quitting their day job and entering the exciting, but scary, world of being a full-time professional photographer, or not. Its not an easy decision. In this video, Jeff Rojas shares three things that you should have in your mindset before […]

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I have been a commercial and wedding photographer for over 13 years. And from the beginning, I have been using Canon DSLR cameras and a variety of auto-focus lenses for the Canon EF system. Switching to another camera system/brand did cross my mind because I made a substantial investment into lenses for the Canon system. […]

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