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Crop Camera vs. Cropping Full-Frame

Crop Camera vs. Cropping Full-Frame

Most of us assume that a full frame camera will always give us better results on just about everything, with the only reason to not use one being the price. But is this really true? Do they always out-perform DX or APS-C cameras (crop camera)? Take a look at this video and see what you think. […]

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How to Deal With Criticism as a Photographer

How to Deal With Criticism as a Photographer

As photographers, posting our work online can be both exhilarating and agonizing. Exhilarating in the sense that our work can be seen by hundreds (if not thousands of people), and agonizing in that with each posted work we open ourselves up to all sorts of criticism. Sometimes that criticism is helpful, but other times it […]

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This Post-Apocalyptic Photo Project Was Shot in a Brooklyn Apartment

This Post-Apocalyptic Photo Project Was Shot in a Brooklyn Apartment

If you’re the type of photographer who likes shooting entire scenes, you’re probably well-accustomed to the hunt for anything interesting and unusual. But not everyone is into going out and hunting for the perfect shot, especially when it has to do with a future that hasn’t quite arrived. That’s where master scene creators Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Tight Fit Inside the Soyuz Space Capsule

Interesting Photo of the Day: Tight Fit Inside the Soyuz Space Capsule

If you thought sitting on an airplane for four hours was bad, check out this photo showing the Soyuz TMA-13M crew in the re-entry module of the Soyuz spacecraft. Not only do these astronauts (Alexander Gerst, Max Suraev and Reid Wiseman, from left to right) get to sit tight for a grueling three and a […]

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4 Super Cheap Lenses You Have to Try

4 Super Cheap Lenses You Have to Try

Think you can’t buy cool lenses for your mirrorless DSLR for less than a week’s paycheck? Well, think again.  French photographer Mathieu Stern has found lenses that retail for less than $30 each! Each has a distinctive look and fits easily onto any mirrorless camera: The glass we use is some of our most prized real […]

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How to Turn Grey Skies Blue Without Photoshop

How to Turn Grey Skies Blue Without Photoshop

When shooting portraits outside, weather can put a serious damper on our end results. Luckily there are lots of workarounds to get the effect and background you’re looking for, including this trick from photographer David Bergman for transforming bleak, grey skies into beautiful blue ones: Grey skies can leave the background of your photo looking […]

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The Secret to Success in Photography is Passion

The Secret to Success in Photography is Passion

Just about anyone can pick up a camera, but it takes a special combination of passion, hard work, and dedication to end up doing what you love commercially. Few of us make it, but those who do have some great life lessons to share. So if you’re looking for some inspiration, aerial and landscape photographer Kyle […]

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How to Calibrate a Camera Lens

How to Calibrate a Camera Lens

You’ve probably noticed that when using autofocus, your photos don’t necessarily turn out as crisp as you’d like, even though you’re working with a high-end camera and lens. Most of the time we chalk this up to motion blur or the possibility that our autofocus selected a different point than we were aiming for, but […]

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Macro Insect Photography Techniques for Stunning Detail

Macro Insect Photography Techniques for Stunning Detail

Wouldn’t it be nice if your micro-hobby could turn into a macro-experience for others—and potentially the world? Commercial and sports photographer Levon Biss had just that very thing happen to him. One day he was exploring a new personal hobby of insect macrophotography, the next his work inspired the Oxford University Museum of Natural History to give […]

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Essential Lighting Tools and Modifiers that Every Portrait Photographer Should Have

Essential Lighting Tools and Modifiers that Every Portrait Photographer Should Have

Learning to effectively use speedlights can give you quite the advantage when you’re on the go and don’t have a lot of room for gear. They’re small, effective, and can attach to your camera or just about anything. With that in mind, photographer Kevin Kubota put together the following tutorial on how to light many different scenarios […]

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