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Squeaky camera straps might seem like an odd problem to have. It’s one of those things you often don’t even notice until somebody points it out. Then you’re painfully aware of it, and it annoys you every time you hear it. But there is a simple solution from photographer Neil Van Neikerk. Lip balm! Neil […]

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Youve been taking photos for quite a while now but suddenly you notice your shots are looking a bit the similar. Same locations, same light, same style, same subjects.

Yes, you can travel to new places once in a blue moon, but you itch to get out with your camera all the time taking inspiring shots.

You want to create something new and individual but there is always that nagging feeling that everythings been done.
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In 2015, the city of Calgary commissioned artist Derek Michael Besant $20,000 CAD (around $15,500 USD) for a public exhibit. Two years later, the exhibition has been taken down because it turns out that Besant used copyrighted images without permission. A traveler to Calgary noticed that one of the images in the installation resembled UK […]

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The other day I was lucky enough to catch some Northern Lights over my hometown Stockholm. It is quite rare to see them here, especially on a full moon night, and with all the light pollution from the city. The experience of seeing and photographing Aurora Borealis inspired me to compilea videoand this article with […]

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The Manfrotto Element series of aluminium travel tripods have become quite popular since their initial release. Now they’ve updated the line with the new Element Carbon. I’ve had one for the last few weeks, so here are some of my thoughts. I’m not typically one to go for small tripods. Well, with the exception of […]

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There is saying, in the photography world, that an image can be taken in a hundred different ways. This is especially true, as you have probably already noticed when capturing portraits.

Portrait photography is probably the most popular genre, within the realm of the diverse world that is the art of photography. People take portraits so frequently, snapping selfies or photos of their loved ones, with mobile phones or cameras. In any case, this is pretty much what portrait photography... more

A few weeks back I received the K&F Concept KF-885 Speedlight to test out and review. Now before I get into the review for this flash, I have to say that I have been a Canon photographer ever since I started my... more

It is not rare that a fictional character gets a dedicated fan photo shoot. Deadpool, Batman andAssassin’s Creed are some of the hardcore characters we’ve featured before, and brave was on the softer side. With Wonder Woman being such a hit, it’s no wonder that this character is getting some action. We’ve already featured a […]

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Does the gear you use matter? Well, as with most questions, yes and no. As someone who makes their living from using a camera should I be worried when I see how easy is it for normal people to take amazing photos? We live in a golden age for people who love using cameras. I […]

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Next in our ongoing Photographer Spotlight series it’s Willie Dalton. Willie is an Anchorage, Alaska based travel and outdoor lifestyle photographer, film maker and a contributing creative professional at Akela Collective.Willie is also a stock photography contributor at Stocksy United. Q&A With Willie Dalton Outdoor Adventure Photographer 1. What is your specialty? What do […]

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