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Do you scout for potential photography locations online through sites like Flickr, Panoramio or 500px?

Of course you do! It’s easy, you get hundreds of photographs to look at of any given location, and you might even get some great ideas that you hadn’t thought about for subject matter or composition. So why am I asking you this question?

Well here’s another question for you…

Have you ever thought about the downsides of online photo scouting?

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You see it all the time in quirky behind-the-scenes videos and outtake reels, but slating, the practice of slapping down the arm on that cool little clapper thing at the beginning of a video shot, is more of an art form that most people realize. And, when I say art form, I mean this in [...]

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For the street photographer, shooting a perfect silhouette is a very gratifying moment. Just like anything else in street photography, not every subject makes for an interesting silhouette photograph. Here are a few tips to help you capture an interesting silhouette on your next photo walk.

Some elements, such as bicycles, make for more interesting silhouettes.

1. Set your camera for success

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Following in the footsteps of Sony’s RX1, Leica is about to release its own fixed-lens full frame camera. Leica fans have been expecting the camera ever since it was registered by a Taiwanese agency back in March, and the first image and full specs have finally leaked. Those wanting official information will have to wait [...]

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According to market research company NPD Group, the overall revenue from mirrorless cameras has grown by 16.5% over the past year while DSLR sales have dropped by ~15%. Sony was the main benefactor, or stimulant, with an impactful 66% boost in its mirrorless camera sales. “Growth in the mirrorless segment shows this new technology and [...]

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Howard Ashton-Jones is the official photographer to Scottish Gymnastics, but likes to take time out on personal projects to experiment and get creative. Last week his new image shot with a Light Blaster went viral, trending on 500px, Model Mayhem, etc. Howard reminds us all the importance of personal projects and shows us how he [...]

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As I have been filming more and more video I have been really struggling with ways to improve the audio quality of my footage. It seemed that no matter what I did, or what gear I was using, I always ended up with a massive amount of noise in my audio. This led to more [...]

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Modern armies have endless amounts or rules and regulations set in place, some more out there than others, but most have been implemented following a rather bad situation. One of the very basic rules is that army info stays in the army; you don’t share it, especially when it comes to operational information. Once upon [...]

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If there’s one thing that all of us have encountered at one point or another it is going through the frames from a shoot and realizing that we forgot something important or could have done things a little differently. When I first read the title of this video my mind automatically went in a completely [...]

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(Disclaimer: This blog post is a little different for me because it has a bad word in it. Several of them, actually. I used little ***’s instead of actually saying the word, but even so, my friend, Kevin, said it was edgy for me. I don’t want to be edgy. I don’t want people to read [...]

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