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How to Create a Wall of Fire with Light Painting Photography

How to Create a Wall of Fire with Light Painting Photography

It seems that every day photographers are coming up with new ways to experiment with light painting. It’s certainly one of those things that has a lot of potential for creativity for those who think outside of the box. But fire painting has to be one of the coolest (and most dangerous) ideas I have […]

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Some of the Most Widely Discussed Images of 2012

Some of the Most Widely Discussed Images of 2012

Here is a collection containing over 130 of the most interesting and most talked about images from 2012. Not all of the images are from the past year, but they are all photos that have recently been brought to light and created quite a conversation on social media sites: It’s amazing how, in a world […]

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Pursue Signals and Ignore Noise in Your Photography Life

Pursue Signals and Ignore Noise in Your Photography Life

Zach Arias is a well-known photographer due to his continuing web presence. Whether through his blog or through videos on various web sites, he is constantly connecting with the photographic community. But the thing about Arias is that he talks about more than just photography. He talks about what it is to be a photographer […]

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How to Manage Hard Direct Light for Outside Portraits

How to Manage Hard Direct Light for Outside Portraits

Most photographers shoot outside during sunrise or sunset as these times often offer the best lighting conditions for photos. But what if you need to do a shoot during the day? Assuming there’s no cloud cover, mid-day lighting is very hard and produces heavy shadows and highlights on your subject that are difficult to control. […]

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Can a Film SLR Still Be a Cheap Alternative to Today’s DSLRs?

Can a Film SLR Still Be a Cheap Alternative to Today’s DSLRs?

The DigitalRev team is back, this time as the AnalogRev team as they do some comparisons to see if using an old film SLR is a cheap alternative to using a full frame DSLR. Kai, Alamby, and Lok discuss the costs, quality, and functionality of their three film cameras, the Nikon F65, Canon A2E, and […]

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How to Use a Ring Flash in a Photo Studio Environment

How to Use a Ring Flash in a Photo Studio Environment

Lights, lights, lights. There are so many kinds of lights. Fill lights, soft lights, hard lights, natural lights, kickers, etc. Well here’s a video about another kind of light, one that you might be very interested to try out if you haven’t already: the ringflash. This light is often referred to as the shadowless light. […]

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If You Saw a Celebrity Would You Take a Picture? Are You a Paparazzi?

If You Saw a Celebrity Would You Take a Picture? Are You a Paparazzi?

It used to be that the term paparazzi referred to professional or amateur photographers who followed celebrities around in hopes of getting a few good images that they could sell on the internet. But with everybody carrying either a point and shoot or a camera phone, the paparazzi is everyone and celebrities have less privacy […]

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Nautical Photography

Nautical Photography

Photographer Onne van der Wal has done it all when it comes to nautical photography. Yachts, sailboats, racing boats, lighthouses, ocean life, beaches, harbors, icebergs, you name it. Onne has a background as a professional sailer and an extensive knowledge of ships and sailing, which works to benefit his photography. In this hour-long workshop/lecture, Onne […]

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Magazine Article Photography Session: Behind the Scenes

Magazine Article Photography Session: Behind the Scenes

I’m sure all of us at one point or another have looked at a photo in a magazine and wondered, How did they get that shot? What was the lighting setup? Well here’s a short timelapse video that may answer a few of your questions. There’s no discussion of the setup, but the video does […]

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Possibly the Future of DSLRs: Capturing Stills from Video

Possibly the Future of DSLRs: Capturing Stills from Video

Back in 2008, the first DSLR with HD video recording capability was released as the Nikon D90. This added a whole new twist to the world of photography as still photographers made the leap to video, and cinematographers transitioned to using DSLRs. But as exciting as it was, photographers were faced with a new dilemma. […]

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