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Susan Kanfer

Stock photography best practices
Success as a stock photographer takes hard work, strategy and patience. Understanding how to create marketable imagery with appropriate metadata...
The Traveling Photographer: Photography from a moving train
Is it possible to make good photographs from the window of a moving train? If you asked me last month...
Why are there so many lens choices?
Why are there so many lens choices for your camera? The simple answer is that every photographer sees the world...
Exposure beyond the camera manual
You reviewed the camera manual and completed an online tutorial. You did everything you thought you were supposed to do....
Ten reasons why I love my Fuji X-T3
My new Fuji X-T3 just arrived. I am so excited. The camera was only just released last week. I have...
The Traveling Photographer — Route 66 meets Aurora 2019
Create amazing HDR photographs with Skylum’s Aurora HDR 2019. Purchase today and save plus get a free bundle of training,...
The Traveling Photographer: Photographing Route 66
I just returned from my dream trip — driving and photographing Route 66 from Chicago to Santa Monica. The trip...
The Traveling Photographer: Driving Route 66, part 2
This summer my two friends and I did it. We drove Route 66 from Chicago to Santa Monica. It took...
The Traveling Photographer: Finishing Touches
Once you return home from your travels, with lots of images to review and process, there is a good chance...
The Traveling Photographer: Photographing People: Using Flash
This is the third and last post in a series on Photographing People while you are traveling. The first article...
The Traveling Photographer: Photographing People: Taking Control of the Light
This is my second post of three on photographing people during your travels. My first article provided basic guidelines…paying attention...
The Traveling Photographer: Photographing People: Guidelines
As traveling photographers, we all wear many hats—landscape photographer, bird photographer, portrait photographer, food photographer, etc. We may feel comfortable...

Why are there so many lens choices?

Why are there so many lens choices for your camera? The simple answer is that every photographer sees the world differently requiring the use of different focal length lenses. Different photographers, different lens choice For example, landscape photographers typically use

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Exposure beyond the camera manual

You reviewed the camera manual and completed an online tutorial. You did everything you thought you were supposed to do. And yet, your photographs aren’t exposed the way you want them to be. When I was a new photographer, shooting

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Ten reasons why I love my Fuji X-T3

My new Fuji X-T3 just arrived. I am so excited. The camera was only just released last week. I have barely used it and I am already “in love.” Of course I am a tried and true Fuji fan, having

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Exposure beyond the camera manual

You reviewed the camera manual and completed an online tutorial. You did everything you thought you were supposed to do. And yet, your photographs aren’t exposed the way you want them to be. When I was a new photographer, shooting

Read More

Ten reasons why I love my Fuji X-T3

My new Fuji X-T3 just arrived. I am so excited. The camera was only just released last week. I have barely used it and I am already “in love.” Of course I am a tried and true Fuji fan, having

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The Traveling Photographer: Driving Route 66

Route 66 cut through the heartland of the US, from Chicago to Los Angeles. Known as the “Main Street of America” or the “Mother Road,” it was established in 1926 and became popularized by the Route 66 television show which

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How to Create a Shot List for Stock

A shot list is exactly what it sounds like….a list of shots. Seems pretty basic? But how many of you actually make a list of the shots you would like to take, before you leave for your photo shoot or

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