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Dealing with critics: The cut that hurts the most
Has medium format hit a tipping point?
This year, can we stop taking photos with flashlight beams aiming at the Milky Way?
The most overlooked reason to watermark photos
How original are we being in our photography?
Why photographers should be working together
Four reasons why pro photographers need to stop losing sleep over smartphone cameras
If you want to be a serious photographer, act like one
To overexpose or underexpose? That is the question
Color concepts: What’s in for 2021?
What Nikon needs to do to stay in the game
Has Profoto lost its way?

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Why photographers should be working together

There are more photographers playing in the field today than ever before. That old adage about anyone who picks up a DSLR, right? But trying to outdo each other or undercut each other isn’t doing anyone any favors. In fact,

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Color concepts: What’s in for 2021?

According to the fashionistas, the colors in style for 2021 are the following: Flame Scarlet Saffron Classic Blue Biscay Green Chive Faded Denim Orange Peel Mosaic Blue Sunlight Coral Pink Cinnamon Stick Grape Compote How does all this relate to

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What Nikon needs to do to stay in the game

Back in the day, there were two primary camera brands — Canon and Nikon. If you walked into any camera shop, Canon and Nikon were the main brands you saw. The companies moved the photography industry forward year after year,

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Has Profoto lost its way?

Let’s get one thing out of the way — this is not a hit piece on Profoto. I’ve been an avid user and proponent of their gear for almost a decade. Their lighting is consistent and nearly bulletproof, and the

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Do you suffer from G.A.S.?

Do you suffer from G.A.S. — as in Gear Acquisition Syndrome? Many photographers struggle from this; I know I certainly do. I was never that much of a hoarder until I got into photography, but suddenly I have stuff everywhere

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Monetizing personal projects: The musician

The subject of monetizing personal projects is near and dear to my heart. I put together a ninety-minute presentation about the subject and shared it with my fellow photographers to a wonderful reception. A phone call leads to art In

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Astrophotography mistakes beginners usually make

There’s no question that astrophotography is one of the most interesting genres to get into. Photographing deep sky objects is especially exciting and rewarding, whether you’re a beginner or already years into it. However, to be able to make the

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Fun with a fisheye: The Sigma 15mm f/2.8

“Fisheye lenses are gimmicks.” Lots of photographers think so. Most have never used one, but I don’t travel without one. The 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens from Sigma is less than three inches in diameter and length. It weighs in at

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Free photoshoots: Why do I do them?

This image that you see right here — the cover one — is a photo I took with a triathlon athlete for her blog. Did I get money for that? No. Am I happy with that? Yes. Will I do

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