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Creating fun and unique portraits with a wide-angle lens
Wide-angle lenses typically aren't the first that come to mind for shooting portraits. But those of us who are yet...
The top micro wedding trends
(Editor’s Note: We welcome this guest post from Zach Schiffman. Zach is the owner of Studio Z Photo Booths in...
Lensbaby takes you into a new realm of creativity
Lensbaby is a company all about bringing creativity into photography. Taking you beyond the tech side and pushing you past...
Working with harsh sunlight
Sometimes, we don't have a choice but to photograph in unappealing light. In the video above from The Slanted Lens, Jay...
Understanding lens compression
Let's look at how focal lengths affect your subjects and the background of your images. What is lens compression? This...
How to get started with film photography: A checklist for beginners
In my recent years of shooting film for my personal projects, people are asking me more about the "how" than...
How photography changed the fashion industry
The impacts of photography affect almost everything in the fashion industry — from an exclusive show to a more common...
How I got the photo: Spooky Spahn Ranch Zodiac Car
You are looking at a night photo of what is rumored to be the infamous Corvair Driven by Bruce Davis....
Professional models give posing tips for great self-portraits
If you're among the portrait photographers who have been stuck with shooting self-portraits, there's a big chance that you're frustrated....
5DayDeal extended: 49+ professional photographers and brands, 26 products for just $89
We're excited to announce that 5DayDeal has extended its sale! For an additional eight hours, you can get the main...
Refresh your photography skills and donate to some great charities, with 5DayDeal
Until October 20, 2020 you have a great opportunity to not only learn photography — but also support some charities...
Great lighting concepts for Halloween themed portraits
I adore getting my "spook" on for Halloween. Sadly this year, I had planned several really cool themes that may...

The top micro wedding trends

(Editor’s Note: We welcome this guest post from Zach Schiffman. Zach is the owner of Studio Z Photo Booths in New York City. Studio Z provides custom activations ranging from photo and GIF booths, to 360 video booths, camera arrays,

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Lensbaby takes you into a new realm of creativity

Lensbaby is a company all about bringing creativity into photography. Taking you beyond the tech side and pushing you past the limitation of your equipment, combining it with a wild, creative side. Doing so allows you to take your photography

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Working with harsh sunlight

Sometimes, we don’t have a choice but to photograph in unappealing light. In the video above from The Slanted Lens, Jay P. Morgan walks us through how to conquer harsh sunlight when photographing a portrait. He shows us how to use

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Understanding lens compression

Let’s look at how focal lengths affect your subjects and the background of your images. What is lens compression? This is the when you use a telephoto lens and things in the background of the image will appear larger and

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How photography changed the fashion industry

The impacts of photography affect almost everything in the fashion industry — from an exclusive show to a more common one. Just what did photography do to fashion? The start It all started with photography giving everyone access to prestigious

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Working with harsh sunlight

Sometimes, we don’t have a choice but to photograph in unappealing light. In the video above from The Slanted Lens, Jay P. Morgan walks us through how to conquer harsh sunlight when photographing a portrait. He shows us how to use

Read More

Understanding lens compression

Let’s look at how focal lengths affect your subjects and the background of your images. What is lens compression? This is the when you use a telephoto lens and things in the background of the image will appear larger and

Read More

How photography changed the fashion industry

The impacts of photography affect almost everything in the fashion industry — from an exclusive show to a more common one. Just what did photography do to fashion? The start It all started with photography giving everyone access to prestigious

Read More

Four reasons why I’m ordering a Nikon Z 6II

Did you hear the news about the new Z 6II camera? Nikon’s announcement was met with a collective yawn, but in spite of that, I’ll likely order the newest camera from Nikon. Here are four reasons why. 1. Adaptable lenses I

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Portrait Tips: Event portraits need more tries

Sometimes I think that if I could spend every day making creative portraits that I’d be a happy and content photographer. Never having to shoot events, never having to photograph boring products, never shooting cookie-cutter headshots — it’d be Nirvana

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Enter to win a new camera, an education bundle, plus much more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, Xpozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away an educational bundle, with. courses from Joel Grimes and Serge Ramelli. You’ll also get a free one-year membership to ThinkTAP Learn!