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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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Tips & Tricks Artistic Motion Blur in the Studio | How I Shot (and Edited) It
By Bing Putney on September 7, 2018
I found myself interested in the idea of capturing and conveying movement in still...
Gear & Apps Flashpoint/Godox XPLOR 600 HSS TTL | Full Review
By Bing Putney on May 22, 2018
How does the budget friendly, battery powered, feature rich monolight perform in real...
Gear & Apps 10 Reasons Every Photographer Should Own A 5-in-1 Reflector & Our Recommendations
By Bing Putney on June 17, 2017
They’re cheap, portable, and possibly the most versatile piece of lighting equipment...
Gear & Apps Lens Review: The Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 | Pint Sized Powerhouse
By Bing Putney on May 25, 2017
The price is right, but can Sony's new budget friendly portrait lens compete with the...
Tips & Tricks How to Use Natural Light for Outdoor Portraits
By Bing Putney on May 18, 2017
You do not need a vast arsenal of expensive lighting equipment to create striking...
News & Insight These Are The Faces Of NYC’s Craigslist Personal Ads | Strictly Platonic
By Bing Putney on May 3, 2017
New York is the most populous city in the United States. People are crammed into...
Tips & Tricks How to: Light Outdoor Group Shots With Bare Bulb Flashes
By Bing Putney on April 27, 2017
Shooting a large group of people can be a challenge, and lighting that same group...
News & Insight Opinion: Why the New Zeiss Batis 135mm Misses the Mark
By Bing Putney on April 12, 2017
I’m a Sony E-mount shooter, and I’ve previously lamented the fact that my chosen...
News & Insight 5 Ways to Separate your Subject From the Background
By Bing Putney on April 9, 2017
When shooting portraits, finding a way to draw the viewer’s attention to the subject...
News & Insight The Definitive ‘Bokeh’ Pronunciation Guide | Bokeh? Bookah? Bokkay?
By Bing Putney on March 31, 2017
Anytime you have enough photographers in the same room, you’ll hear multiple...
News & Insight Why I Still Need Lightroom AND Capture One
By Bing Putney on March 28, 2017
We can argue all day about whether Lightroom or Capture One is the “better”...
Gear & Apps Sigma’s New 135mm f/1.8 ART Pricing Announced
By Bing Putney on March 17, 2017
Last month, Sigma announced 4 new lenses, including a trio bearing the heralded ART...