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No Studio? No Problem: 5 Simple Lighting Setups for Portraits On-location

5 simple lighting setup for portraits on-location, including specific examples, BTS shots, and diagrams.


The News | Fstop Tinder For Photographers, Using Drones as Light Stands, Fuji Pulls Firmware Support

Bringing models and photographers together, mating a drone with speedlites, and separating two great lenses from the...


No Studio, No Problem: How to Create Stunning Head Shots in Any Location

Five tips, including gear suggestions, for successfully shooting head shots on-location.

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How to Market Your Photography Business with Client Testimonials

Smart photographers use the principles of social proof to market their businesses. One of the easiest, not to mention...


Be Part Of SLR Lounge! Video Editors, Writers, Gear Heads Needed!

We're hiring talented, creative individuals to join our team. Please see all of the positions below and get in touch if...


Do You Need a Business Coach? 5 Reasons to Hire One ASAP

Here are 5 reasons you should hire a business coach as soon as possible if you want to get out of a slump or grow your...


FAA Drone Regulations Released & How To Register Your Drone

It’s wedding season, and for about two years now a trend that’s been hitting stride in wedding, event, and indeed...


Market Your Photography Business & Boost SEO with Guest Blog Posts

A breakdown and guide for those of you who are serious about getting clients, and maintaining a business.


What Art Directors and Designers Look for in Photographs

Ever wondered what art directors & designers look for when purchasing photographs? Here's a look into their minds and...


Ask SLR Lounge Anything!

Hello Everyone!  We’re starting a new format for our “Ask SLR Lounge” series.  This is an open forum...


How to Use One Light Flash Photography for a Professional Look

Flash photography doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here are some ways to use one inexpensive Speedlite to create...


Elements of Your Photography Brand (and Why They’re Important)

A brand is much more than a logo. It includes a varied list of elements to consider, and we'll take a look at what they...


Two Photography Marketing Ideas To Boost Your Bookings

Here are the two small changes in my photography business that drastically increased the quality and number of bookings...


Lightroom Mac vs PC Speed Test | $4k iMac vs $4k Custom PC Performance Test

With so much time spent in post processing, powerful computers are a necessity, so we pitted an equally-priced Mac Vs....


How to Create Simple Studio-Style School Portraits in Your Own Backyard

So, when was the last time you photographed your own kids? You don't need fancy gear or an indoor studio to create...

Contests Featured Entries for "Best Golden Hour Portrait"

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The Prize

256GB Customized SSD Card

The Challenge

The weather is warm, the sun is plentiful and we want to see your best Golden Hour portrait. The winner will be selected from the top 20 vote-getting entries by SLR Lounge Editors and will receive a 256GB Customized SSD from Photo Flash Drive. This fast and portable SSD drive retails for $249 and will be laser engraved with the winner’s  logo, name and design. Limit one (1) entry per person in the US or Canada.