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Portrait of a Photographer: Short Film

Portrait of a Photographer: Short Film

Film editor and director Logan Kelsey’s short profile film on landscape photographer Marty Knapp is a stunning look into the man behind the lens. The video begins as Knapp explains his process of making a photograph, which hinges on evocative light: “By removing the color, something happens. We start paying attention to the lines, the […]

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How to Make Your Own Light Panel for Portrait Photography

How to Make Your Own Light Panel for Portrait Photography

Let’s face it, lighting equipment can be pretty expensive once you add up all the power supplies, light stands, light modifiers, power packs, slaves and whatnot. This is where DIY and nice guys like Kevin Kubota come in. The video below explains how to make your own lighting scrims inexpensively with a quick trip to […]

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The Favorite Photo of a Wedding Photographer: See How it Was Captured

The Favorite Photo of a Wedding Photographer: See How it Was Captured

Photographers take thousands of photos in no time at all, but it’s not everyday you snap something worth calling your “favorite”. For some of us, we only have a handful of favorites in the course of our whole career. Perhaps they even occurred before behind the scenes videos were created: For Jerry Ghionis, he was […]

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Enlisting Strangers on the Street to Photograph as Fashion Models

Enlisting Strangers on the Street to Photograph as Fashion Models

Organizing a fashion editorial from top to bottom usually entails quite a bit of planning ahead of time. Coordinating a team, venue and date sounds simple, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. There are also permits for shooting on location, lighting conditions, weather conditions to consider. Would a week of preparation be enough? […]

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How to Cleanly Remove the Bottom of a Bottle: Product Photography Trick

How to Cleanly Remove the Bottom of a Bottle: Product Photography Trick

Having the bottom of a bottle removed by a professional could cost anywhere from 50-60 dollars apiece. This is probably because the process involves some heavy machinery and an expert in glassware at the very least, but you might be surprised how easy it is to do it yourself: What You’ll Need: Empty Beer Bottle […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: The Tianzi Mountain in China

Interesting Photo of the Day: The Tianzi Mountain in China

The Tianzi Mountain in China is no less magnificent from the ground, but some say it is best viewed from a cable car. It takes only a few minutes for visitors to reach the summit where they are greeted by the Tianzi mountain peaks rising one after another. Located in the Northern side of the […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Summer Storm Approaches

Interesting Photo of the Day: Summer Storm Approaches

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service, there are around 1,800 thunderstorms at any given time. That’s about 16 million thunderstorms a year! When you hear the word “storm”, you may associate it with lightning and floods. That’s more than enough reason to prepare, but others like Franz Schumacher see […]

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Northern Lights: Captured in all its Glory with Timelapse Photography

Northern Lights: Captured in all its Glory with Timelapse Photography

The Northern Lights is a spectacular display of nature that any photographer would pay to see and shoot. From the slower dancing lights, to the faster and more dramatic movements, it truly is a sight to behold. Photographer Ole C. Salomonsen’s video, which contains both stills and video sequences created with DSLRs, is one that […]

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How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

Not all photographers have used artificial lighting before. In fact, some people only even rent lighting equipment when certain events or situations call for it, otherwise they just make do with natural light. For one, it’s expensive. The other reason? They don’t know how to use it. Learning how to use lighting equipment properly takes […]

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Lighting Setup for the Time Magazine Person of the Year Cover Photo

Lighting Setup for the Time Magazine Person of the Year Cover Photo

Every year, Time Magazine releases a Person of the Year issue that features a person who has influenced the events of that year. These are great opportunities for fellow photographers to showcase their wisdom and talent in their craft, at the same time allowing the rest of us to learn about what it takes to […]

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