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Creating Artistic Portraits Using A Tilt-Shift Lens

Simply put, a tilt-shift lens is a lens that tilts and shifts, and throws the focus plane off. Sounds interesting, but...


3 Tips for Creating Lens Flares (with a Metal Tube)

Our take and adaptation of Sam Hurd's lens flare technique with metal piping.

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The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 for Nikon: How We Shot It | Why We Love It

The Sigma 85 1.4 has been around for no short period, but as we found out, its relevance may never have been higher than...


Using Splash Photography To Produce Something Special | How I Shot It

You asked for it, here it is: Max walks you through the shoot and post processing of a detailed product shot.


Max Factor Commercial Product Photography | How I Shot It

With 15 images prepped for this article, I have a feeling it could turn into something massive. That’s no surprise...


Product Photography Tips For Simple & Unique Imagery (How I Shot It)

Product photography doesn't have to be complex, but it does require attention to detail. Take a look at how I shot this...

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Striking Corporate Head Shots In Cramped & Boring Spaces

Professional photographers must be able to adapt, and adapting to small spaces is vital. Here's how to take corporate...


How To Take The Perfect Sunset Photo

You don't want run-of-the-mill sunset photos, you want great ones. These tips on color,exposure, and composition will...


How I Shot It | Ice Hockey Engagement Shoot In The Spirit Of ‘Happy Gilmore’

A great couple, a great idea, simple tools = A unique engagement shoot


Wildlife Photography: High-Key Mountain Hare in the Snow [How I Shot It]

Snow makes it easy to try out a high-key style. Here's a look at how to create a high-key style in a wildlife...

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Wildlife Photography: Drinking Red Squirrel [How I Shot It]

A look behind the scenes of a wildlife photographer. How was this shot of a reflected red squirrel taken?


Real Estate Photography: Using Photoshop To Take Out The Garbage [How I Shot It]

I was recently asked to photograph a property in one of the most competitive locations in Southwest London, and I was...


How To Use Puppet Warp To Straighten A Panorama | How We Shot It

Have you ever captured a set of images to be composited into a panorama, only to find that the results are wobbly and...


Light Painting Product Photography | Getting Creative With Nike Shoes

Feeling inspired, I created this photo of a Nike Running Shoe. Find out how I did it in this detailed article. The...


Bringing Miniature Figurines To Life Via Composites | Antti Karppinen

For this personal project, Antti got together with his friend, Marko Paakkanen, who makes scale models and miniatures to...

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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.