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Golden hour is a great time to create stunning photos. The light is soft and warm, shadows are longer and more gentle. But it only happens twice a day, sometimes not at all, and it doesn’t always last an hour. But what do you do when the light is not right? How can you create interesting, meaningful photographs when there is bad lighting?

Photography means; writing or drawing with light. When you want to produce a gentle portrait outdoors at noon in the sun it is like... more

When on set, you need to stay focused and professional in all situations if you want to get the job done right. A cameraman named Greg Harriott raised this to a whole new level. While he was filming an interview with a horse breeder, one of the horses got a little too affectionate and started […]

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Earlier this year, Nikon filed a patent for a new AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens. Now the company has officially announced the development of this FX-format lens, promising splendid optical performance in a compact and lightweight package. Nikon writes that the new 500mm f/5.6 lens will be significantly smaller and lighter than […]

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If you are a photographer and a parent, your child is probably your favorite lil model. Photographer Christopher Urena recently had a baby boy, and hes hoping to pass down the love for photography to him. So, he took a photo of him that melted my heart straight away. Meet Elijah Ferdinand, the youngest and […]

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It’s great when you can combine two of your favourite things. Things like photography and Star Wars. It’s even better when you can actually pull off the ideas you see in your head. Not all of us have that ability, but photographer Felix Hernandez sure does. An expert in working with miniatures to create highly […]

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In this article, Ill show you how to photograph your family vacation starting with simple gear, creative photography tips, and the most important part – managing personalities and emotions.

I tend to think of the act of photographing, generally speaking, as an adventure. My favorite thing is to go where Ive never been. – Diane Arbus

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This is going to be a winning combination for many photographers. Cameras and Lego (not Legos). This “Hasselblad503CX Film Camera“, it may not surprise you to learn, is not actually a camera at all (yet). It’s a lego construction created by Lego user,helenfigures (we’ll just call her Helen from here). Helen is attempting to convince […]

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The position of light in relation with your subject can significantly affect the atmosphere of your shots. Depending on where you place the lighting, you can completely change the mood of the scene. In this video, Mark Wallace of Adorama teaches you the basics and gives you a quick preview of how the placement of […]

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When you think of a 500mm lens, shooting portraits probably isnt the first thing that comes to mind. Still, Keydrin Franklin used it for this unordinary purpose. He tested out how Sigma 500mm f/4 performs in portrait photography, and in this video, you can see some examples and hear his impressions. Keydrin shot with a […]

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For many of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it is finally here –sunshine– the time of year most synonymous with new beginnings, transition and growth all thanks to the powerful rays of the sun. After months of dark dreary weather and perhaps a mood that matches staying indoors, we are finally ready to shed those winter blues and head outside with our gear. So in the spirit of getting you out of the house and into the outdoors, here are a few tips to help you do summer... more