Bing Putney

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Bing is a professional portrait and on-set still photographer who lives in Los Angeles, and frequently travels the world to explore new and interesting cultures and pastries.

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10 Reasons Every Photographer Should Own A 5-in-1 Reflector & Our Recommendations

They’re cheap, portable, and possibly the most versatile piece of lighting equipment you’ll ever own; 5-in-1...

Lens Review: The Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 | Pint Sized Powerhouse

The price is right, but can Sony's new budget friendly portrait lens compete with the heavy hitters?

How to Use Natural Light for Outdoor Portraits

You do not need a vast arsenal of expensive lighting equipment to create striking portraits. In fact, the most...

These Are The Faces Of NYC’s Craigslist Personal Ads | Strictly Platonic

New York is the most populous city in the United States. People are crammed into apartment buildings, restaurants,...

How to: Light Outdoor Group Shots With Bare Bulb Flashes

Shooting a large group of people can be a challenge, and lighting that same group outdoors in the middle of the day...

Opinion: Why the New Zeiss Batis 135mm Misses the Mark

I’m a Sony E-mount shooter, and I’ve previously lamented the fact that my chosen system lacked a 135mm prime...

5 Ways to Separate your Subject From the Background

When shooting portraits, finding a way to draw the viewer’s attention to the subject and make them pop out from the...

The Definitive ‘Bokeh’ Pronunciation Guide | Bokeh? Bookah? Bokkay?

Anytime you have enough photographers in the same room, you’ll hear multiple pronunciations of one tricky word:...

Why I Still Need Lightroom AND Capture One

We can argue all day about whether Lightroom or Capture One is the “better” program. In reality, as with most...

Sigma’s New 135mm f/1.8 ART Pricing Announced

Last month, Sigma announced 4 new lenses, including a trio bearing the heralded ART moniker. A bit unusually, Sigma...

App Review: RNI Films | Simple, Smart & Streamlined

There is no shortage of film simulation apps for smartphones. Though Instagram may have started the fad back when its...

Porsche Design Book One Looks Like A Convertible MacBook Pro Challenger

Porsche, the legendary auto-maker, is entering the computer business with a splash. They have introduced the Book...