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Melissa Niu of Photofocus and Chase Reynolds of LensRentals.com talk with lifestyle portrait photographer Tamara Lackey about her favorite lens – the Nikkor Macro 105mm.

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Did you miss our last Google Hangout on business?  It was filled with great advice for all photographers (especially wedding and portrait).  Lisa was so helpful and honest with practical advice. On this hangout we’re focused on practical do’s and don’ts to attract new customers to your photography business.  We’ll also shared strategies to develop […]

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Videos slideshows are a powerful way to show pictures, and I think Instagram offers a unique opportunity. The thing is, my clients love to watch a slideshow of themselves, but few other people are willing to watch a long slideshow these days. Instagram has a 15 seconds limit on slideshows, though, and that’s just about […]

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You gotta join us live for our next Google+ Hangout, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific techniques, but if you tune in live, you can be entered to win excellent prizes to help you in your work. (Note: MUST BE TUNED IN LIVE TO WIN). We kick off Wednesday 5/27, 4:00pm Eastern, 3:00pm Central, 2:00pm Mountain, and 1:00pm […]

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This week’s podcast catches up with two of the best photographers in the industry.  Learn from photography legends Joe McNally and Jerry & Melissa Ghionis.  This week will unlock several secrets to making your best photos.
Lumix GH4, Olympus 75mm f/1.8 lens, f/1.8, 1/40s, ISO 3200.

I don’t use neck straps, and I generally advise everyone against them. I think they’re a poor design and dangerous to your body–with as much shooting as I do, carrying a camera was damaging my neck. You may have read my review of the Joby wrist strap when I said it’s the only strap I’ll […]

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“I want to be a boxer!” said model Vanessa Guillemette as we were preparing a test shoot in my studio last week. She pulled out some pink Everlast boxing gloves and the fight was on… The Setting Most photographs begin with the environment. I thought about how to represent a gym-like feel. The scene would […]

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