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Photography Backdrops on a Budget

Photography Backdrops on a Budget

Joe Edelman is a frugal photographer—though you wouldn’t know it by the quality of the images he produces. But with over 57,000 YouTube subscribers to date, he frequently shares tips, tricks, and do-it-yourself instructional videos aimed at cutting costs without cutting corners. In the following tutorial, Edelman goes into detail concerning his use of backdrops—a […]

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Chasing Light with the Official Photographer of Texas

Chasing Light with the Official Photographer of Texas

Wild. Crazy. Complex. A Renaissance man. The real deal. All of these words and phrases are often used to describe the official photographer for the state of Texas, Wyman Meinzer. At home among the wide open ranches and badlands, Meinzer has developed a profound connection with the wilderness—and he’s learned how to capture it with the […]

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Striking Timelapse Photography During Monsoon Season

Striking Timelapse Photography During Monsoon Season

Emmy award winning cinematographer Mike Olbinski has always been drawn to the power and peculiarity of nature. An Arizona native, he spends the majority of the year working as a portrait photographer in the dry desert heat. But, as the seasons begin to change and summer sets in, the weather can become quite erratic. Inspired by storms […]

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How to Direct a Photo Shoot

How to Direct a Photo Shoot

Learning the basics of camera functions and lighting fundamentals is a challenge in itself. Yet, the aspects that separate novice photographers from professionals have nothing to do with technical understanding. As Clinton Lubbe explains, having an open line of communication on a shoot allows for a photographer to have full control of their elements and often transforms […]

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How to Get Crushed Blacks and Replicate Worn Film with Photoshop

How to Get Crushed Blacks and Replicate Worn Film with Photoshop

Despite countless digital innovations and breakthroughs over the past few decades, film photography continues to hold a very special place in the hearts of photographers around the world. If you’ve ever looked at an enlarged film negative, you might begin to understand the allure and attraction the medium holds for many people. Though it’s hard […]

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Photographer Attempts Famous Scene from the Movie Top Gun

Photographer Attempts Famous Scene from the Movie Top Gun

Last year, the United States Library of Congress declared the 1986 classic Top Gun culturally, historically, and aesthetically significant enough to be preserved by the National Film Registry. Any fan of the film surely remembers the scene in which Maverick and Goose fly canopy to canopy, and while suspended in the air, pull out a Polaroid […]

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Octabox Size Comparisons for Portrait Photography

Octabox Size Comparisons for Portrait Photography

Did you know that when it comes to your light source, size really does matter? While bigger isn’t always necessarily better, there’s no doubt that individual sources impact the look of a subject in vastly different ways. Francisco Joel Hernandez demonstrates how octaboxes and diffusers of all shapes and sizes can effect an image for better or […]

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5 Cutting Edge Cameras That Are Changing the Way We See the World

5 Cutting Edge Cameras That Are Changing the Way We See the World

Ever since photography’s inception in the 1830s, the camera has been recognized for its vast capabilities as a scientific tool. Even our ordinary DSLRs and camera phones are able to capture details invisible to the human eye. However, the imaging devices available on the market are only a small representation of the countless cameras that […]

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DIY Medium Format Film Scanner

DIY Medium Format Film Scanner

Many photographers still enamored with film photography can attest to the unpleasantness of tediously digitizing film negatives. Costly scanners often work slowly, taking several minutes at a time just to convert a single image. Ken Xu, a photographer based out of Atlanta, GA and a fan of medium format film, devised a way of speeding […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Fire-Breathing Bride

Interesting Photo of the Day: Fire-Breathing Bride

When Samantha Ogletree‘s fire breathing friend requested a series of bridal portraits in celebration of her upcoming marriage, the two decided to put their heads together to conceptualize an image completely out of the ordinary. The final result has an undeniable stunning intensity rarely seen in wedding photography: Although the flames look as though they might light […]

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