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Renowned Street Photog Joe Wigfall on Shooting From The Hip To Maintain Connection

Joe Wigfall speaks from the heart in an inspiring short walk and interview where he advises on how to keep connection with your subjects, and how to balance what you love with...
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What Major Publications Go Through & Look For When Hiring Photographers

A follow-up segment on the brilliant interview by a.a.Productions as part of #BehindtheGlass, Brad Smith expands on what it takes to be hired, and also how the businesses think...
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What Is The Fastest Lens Possible? How 'Fast' Should We Go Before It Makes No Practical Sense?

Matt Granger explores just how fast a lens is possible, in theory, and then commentary on the implications for function and practicality.
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Lenstag Releases InfoGraphic Showing The Most Stolen Gear of 2014 & Where It's Stolen From

Lenstag has just dropped their list of most stolen gear of 2014, and from where it gets stolen, including which cities. Any surprises?
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Canon G7X Initial Thoughts | An S120 Upgrade In A Party Frock?

Canon has killed their S-line and offered up this in its place. Is it worthy of that, and worthy of your affection?
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A Harsh Rant On Working For Free By A Hollywood Writer | But Is He Right?

Working for free is a hugely controversial topic and Harlan Ellison seems to see it in black and white. Do you? NOTE* short video abundant with profanity
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Here's What Your Camera Does When You Change ISO & Why Higher ISO Creates Noise

We use ISO daily, but do we have a clue of what the camera is doing when we raise or lower the ISO? Here's what's going on and you'll see why raising ISO creates noise. Very cool.
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Your Work Can’t Speak For Itself | Do You Know What Else You Need To Be Hired?

Brad Smith is the Director of Photography for Sports Illustrated, and he shares his valuable time and offers invaluable advice on how to get noticed, and how to get hired.
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American Grandfather Arrested For Taking Photo of A Sign in United Arab Emirates

Dr. Robert Alan Black, a 70-year old American professor is in a jail in Abu Dhabi and facing a possible 5 year sentence for photographing a 'No photography' sign, ironically....
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Sony RX1R Full Review | Sony's Skunk Works Dark Horse

You have to have a thick wallet and a thick skin to own one, but what you'll own is something greater than the sum of its parts
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A Master Class In Getting Brilliant Images Anywhere In Any Light, In Camera | Jerry Ghionis

Jerry Ghionis, one of the great wedding photographers of our time, shows just how it's possible to get incredible photos, in camera, in the most unflattering scenarios, in any...
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Von Wong's Key To Success In Photography

Von Wong explains his keys to great imagery and success. Hint: it's not a preset or piece of gear.
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