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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...

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A Simple Yet Dramatic ‘Groom Getting Ready’ Shot {How I Shot It}

This shot that I grabbed of a groom getting ready went on to win first place in a photo contest. Since winning, I've had...


Beginner Astrophotography: How To Create Portraits Under The Stars – Part 2 Compositing

We're continuing our three-part series on how to create awesome portraits at night, under the stars!


Lunar Eclipse Star Trail – How We Shot It

The Photo (Click here to view a larger version!) The Equipment and Settings Nikon D5300 Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 @ 11mm...


Boudoir Photography: 3 Quick Tips on Building Trust With Your Clients

Boudoir photography is not just about taking beautiful images, but it is also knowing how to make your clients feel...


Fun Portraits Using Just A Flash And Reflector – How We Shot It

The Photo The Equipment and Settings Nikon D700 Nikon 35mm f/1.8 G, hand-held 1/250 sec @ f/1.8 & ISO 200 3-stop B+W...


Shooting A Destination Wedding in Hawaii with Matthew Saville

Today we’re going to run through a destination wedding on the island of Oahu, Hawaii which I recently photographed...


How We Shot It – Long Exposure Engagement Portrait

I created this long exposure engagement portrait image while doing a tutorial on how to use neutral density filters in...


How To Shoot It: Shedding Some Light on a Lingerie Fashion Shoot

In a recent shoot for a client, John Mireles created the following image of a woman in lingerie standing at a hotel room...

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Musician Photography Tips | Photographing an Album Cover

A couple of months ago I was approached by a band called Fourtunate, who was on the X-Factor Australia in 2012. You may...


In-Camera Double Exposure: ‘How We Shot It’ for Halloween

I recently watched a great tutorial on SLR Lounge about how to make a double exposure in-camera on the Canon EOS 5D Mark...


Joshua Tree Star Trail Photo – How We Shot It

One of the most dramatic types of landscape images you can make is the classic, simple “star trail” photo. ...

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Simple Nikon CLS Wireless Flash – How We Shot It

The Photo (Click here to view a larger version!) The Equipment and Settings Nikon D700 Tamron 17mm f/3.5 adapt-all /...


July 4th Fireworks HDR – How We Shot It

You may recognize this as one of my standard lens-test scenes.  Thankfully, it also happens to be a great vantage point...


Making a Hadouken Photo – How We Shot It

The concept of stop-action photography has been around forever, of course, but it seems like people are getting more and...

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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.