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Off Camera Flash | 5 Tips to Get You Started

Lighting is one of the most important pieces of the photographic puzzle that we fit together into a masterpiece that can be enjoyed by the world. In fact, given that photos...
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How to Use a Tripod (and When)

The concept behind a tripod is incredibly simple...it holds your camera still. That’s it! But when you begin to examine the benefits of stability, the options become obvious...
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Keeping Tabs on Gels - DIY Quick Swap Color Correction

Photographer Raul M. Leal demonstrates a way to attach the gel swatches to your flash without a sticky residue.
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Review: Boudoir Photographer's Guide to Lingerie

I have seen quite a bit of lingerie in my day, but if you were to ask me what each style was called or how it makes the female for look sexier you would have been greeted with a...
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Aperture Priority vs. Shutter Priority vs. Manual Mode | Which is Best?

We're going to take a closer look at the four main modes available on most cameras and discuss scenarios where each mode makes the most sense. Ready? Let's dive in!
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The Ball Bungee | A Great Accessory

One of our second shooters recently introduced me to using "Ball Bungees" during weddings to help hold up flash stands. Ever since, I've been using them whenever possible, so I...
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Don't Say Cheese! How To Get Your Clients to Smile Naturally For Photos

If you want to help your clients give you natural smiles for their photos, don't have them say, 'cheese.' Try these tips instead.
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12 Ways to Boost Your Creativity & Inspiration. Try Cross-Training For Photographers!

Engaging in genres outside your photography specialty boosts creativity and inspiration. So, here are some ideas to get you started cross training to improve your photography.
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Mario Testino BTS | Shooting The Entire 100th Vogue China Issue

Mario Testino shoots the entire Vogue China 100th issue, with great insights into what a photographer at this level does from concept development to execution and editing.
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Using Focal Length To Make A Bride Look Her Best | Cliff Mautner

Acclaimed wedding photographer Cliff Mautner shows us a great example of how lens choice can really change the look of your bridal images.
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6 DIY Holiday Gifts For The Photographer In Your Life

What are you to do when you have no idea what to buy the photographers in your life? Go the DIY route!
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It's About The Journey Not The Destination | Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry talks about how many times the best images come during your journey and not at the final destination.
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