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A Timelapse of Paris That Will Blow Your Mind

A Timelapse of Paris That Will Blow Your Mind

Once in a very great while, we photographers come across a work that is truly magnificent, one that both inspires and leaves us a little bit amazed. Paul Richardson‘s recent timelapse video of Paris is one such work. Equal parts visually stunning and technically masterful, Paul’s video shows timelapse photography at its best: This was […]

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Expert Advice for Photographing Bands

Expert Advice for Photographing Bands

Mads Perch is a Danish-born, London-based photographer, whose creative artistry has gained him international recognition, particularly in the music world. Although he has an eclectic range of clients and genres, he’s best known for capturing the soul and feel of a band. In the video below, Perch discusses what’s behind this almost magical ability to […]

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Create Your Own Diffusion Panels For Under $30

Create Your Own Diffusion Panels For Under $30

Diffusion panels are some of the most useful and versatile pieces of equipment one can find in a product photographer’s toolbox. They offer more flexibility and control than softboxes, they come in many sizes, and they’re super easy to transport. Unfortunately, if you’re on a limited budget and find yourself needing a number of them, […]

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How to Shape Light to Photograph the Character of Your Subject

How to Shape Light to Photograph the Character of Your Subject

Have you ever wanted to add a more dramatic mood to your portraits? One where the lines of the face remain unsoftened and the ridges and wrinkles in the face are preserved? In the video below, Joe McNally describes how to shape light to get a moodier, more character-driven portrait: Sometimes the key to maintaining […]

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Hands-Free Car Photography

Hands-Free Car Photography

Sometimes it’s useful to have a hands-free option when doing a shoot, particularly if you know you’ll need to move lighting equipment often and you don’t have an assistant. In the video below, photographer Ashley Border demonstrates how to light a Ferrari using just one light and a voice activated shutter release: For this shoot, […]

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3 Simple Tips for Photographing Jewelry

3 Simple Tips for Photographing Jewelry

Photographing jewelry can be very challenging, especially when you’re trying to get sharp, close up photos that show off the jewelry’s detail and craftsmanship. In the video below, photographer Frida Fahrman gives some simple tips and tricks you can use to make your jewelry look spectacular: 1. Take Lots of Test Shots One of the […]

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Fox Attempts to Eat a GoPro Camera

Fox Attempts to Eat a GoPro Camera

Apparently photographers aren’t the only ones who can appreciate a good GoPro camera. The team from Open Lens Productions was photographing wildlife on Round Island, Alaska, when one of them spotted a fox nearby. Knowing that foxes are notoriously curious, one photographer put his GoPro HERO3+ on the ground hoping to get a close-up. This […]

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Watch How This Wedding Photographer Found Herself Shooting Her Own Engagement

Watch How This Wedding Photographer Found Herself Shooting Her Own Engagement

Wedding photographers capture thousands of special moments for other people, but after a year of shooting everyone else’s precious moments, wedding and event photographer Maria Velasquez got the surprise of her life—she was about to photograph her own: Ulices Del Toro had been photographing engagements, weddings, and family photos with Velasquez for over a year […]

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How Photography Gives a Voice to Our Shared Humanity

How Photography Gives a Voice to Our Shared Humanity

Every once in a while a photographer’s story comes along that is truly inspiring—not merely because of their fantastic photography, but also because of their own personal transformation. Photographer and climber Cory Richards had just such a transformation: Through following his passion for adventure and remaining willing to capture startling moments of rawness and real […]

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How to Shoot Fantastic 1940s Glamour Portraits from Start to Finish

How to Shoot Fantastic 1940s Glamour Portraits from Start to Finish

Imagine a world in which the only thing standing between you and a life of movie-making stardom was a simple photo. A world where huge movie studios called all the shots and stars were made, not born. This was the world of the glamour portrait—the photo that could make or break your film career. The […]

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