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Every photographer knows what its like to get an idea for a photograph and then struggle to figure out how to execute the shot thats in their head. In this case, the idea belonged to photographer Andy Van den Eynde who imagined a heroic band of torch-bearing Gauls venturing into the Belgian forest on a [...]

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21-year-old mother of two captured selfies showing her boyfriend aiming a gun at her head and posted them on Snapchat. Just a few hours later she was found dead in her apartment with a gunshot wound on the side of her head. Weve recently encountered several fatal selfies involving guns, but this might be the [...]

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There are images that immediately come to mind if someone mentions them. For instance, the image of the man being shot in the head during the Vietnam War, or the girl running naked down the road (also in Vietnam) after being burned by a napalm bomb. I dont want to use the word iconic, but they are well-known, and very emotive images. The Vietnam War was like no other, and these images helpedto show the devastation.

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  Last year I had a shootwhere I made this wooden table for food photography. This year the client contacted me again for another shoot. While on our way to theinitial brief meeting I was thinking what I can do for this shoot to make it special. Thenit hit me, I would light this shoot [...]

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At first it had been a dream to travel to Asia for a long time already, even before I discovered photography. I am now 22 years old and I finished my bachelors in psychology. However, along the way I found out that I really wanted to pursue photography, but nonetheless psychology still gave me some [...]

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In today’s digital era, it’s so simple to copy your photos onto your laptop hard drive and forget about them, thinking they’ll be there whenever you need them. But if your laptop crashes or gets stolen, and you haven’t backed up your photos in another place, then they’re gone forever. Most forms of digital storage are unreliable in the long term. Hard drives crash, computers die, and CDs and DVDs get scratched up and become unusable.

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When Madonna sang Strike A Pose, she probably did not image a model that can strike 25 poses over 30 seconds. Vogue would have been quite a ridiculous song if she had to go that fast. But themodel thatSick Chirpse got on video take is able to change poses faster than the strobes recycle, and [...]

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In this post Ill explain the structure and scheme that I personally use for backup.Its not the cheapest, not the easiest, and perhaps not the safest method, but after trying several options, I believe this setup providesbalance between price, accessibility and data integrity. The two main objectives herewere: 1) eliminate anymonthly payments, and 2) combine [...]

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As an owner of a photography business, you need to have the ability to wear many different hats; you need to be a marketer to promote your brand, a designer to create and update your site, and a tech-savvy person to understand the innovation and new products that are constantly appearing on the market.

In this article youll learn some of the trends in digital marketing, web design, and mobile technologies that any smart photographer needs to be familiar with.

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Half a year ago,Wyoming passed one of the most controversial laws concerning photography ever (and agriculture for that matter) – theData Trespass Law. The law has lots of legalese, but in a shell, the law makes it illegal to“…photograph or otherwise preserveinformation in any form from open land which is submittedor intended to be submitted [...]

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