Keep the Color in Your Flare with Flash

Depending on what school of thought you come from there are a few rules that we’re going to break in this photographic exercise. We are going to intentionally put a light source into the frame of our photo and by doing this we are going to artistically create lens flare to add a warm ethereal […]

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You know that I don’t do the kind of review that includes target charts and intricate sharpness comparisons using sub-nanometer precision tools, and when the lens says, “Leica” on the front I shouldn’t need to. That name on a modern lens equals quality and excellence, and the availability of Leica lenses is one of my favorite […]

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Broncolor Siros Monolight

I just got back from a week in Cologne Germany at the MASSIVE Photokina photo expo. Now I’m a trade show veteran, but the sheer scale of this 7 day show is unbelievable. No wonder manufacturers wait to release their newest products until this big gathering of visual creatives, every two years. If you’ve been […]

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Silhouette: How I Got the shot gives tips on how you can quickly create a beautiful silhouette.

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  Scott Hargis is a highly respected architectural photographer with a massive portfolio filled with truly spectacular spaces photographed brilliantly. I wanted to know what made this guy tick, and what kind of architecture was his personal favorite to photograph. “There’s no one architectural or interior design style I prefer; so long as it’s GOOD design, […]

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For the last year or so I’ve been fortunate enough to make pictures for a medical product company on a regular basis. Their product is markedly better than the alternatives and my images are used for marketing and educating surgeons. I get to work with top surgeons in the field, and it’s a true privilege […]

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  These aren’t official images from your favorite video game. No, that isn’t a photo from the set of “Maleficent” seen above. Surprised? Me too, which is why I was so eager to feature photographer Darshelle Stevens who has become somewhat of a master of cosplay/fantasy photography. “I love crossing reality with the surreal,” she told […]

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