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Best how-to night photography books

When I began exploring night photography, I found a handful of instructional books that were inspirational and informative. The fact that I still love reading them is a testament to

Working with fractal prism filters

On a recent outing, I spotted a friend placing these strange bits of glass in front of his camera while photographing butterflies. Ever curious I asked him what they were,

Gear Review: Eyeforcer Glasses

I was surprised when I was approached about reviewing this product, but the more I use it, the more I like it. Eyeforcer is a pair of glasses that sense

Why every photographer should watch Pupparazzi

Pet Photographer and now Reality Show Personality Kaylee Gree stars in the first-ever photography reality show. The show is filled with photography tips and it’s very entertaining. Here’s why every photographer should watch Pupparazzi.

Gear Review: Angler Collapsible Backdrop, 5×7′

Collapsible backdrops are great for location shooting and small studios — even large studios use them for convenient and inexpensive options for backdrops. The video below shows the 5×7′ chroma key

Gear Review: Fractals (Your New Must-Have)

Fractals, people, are the new must-haves in my camera bag. I was introduced to Fractals at WPPI. My friend and fellow photographer, Kathy Mukhopadhyay, bought a set and mentioned that

The Traveling Photographer Column on Photofocus.com

The Traveling Photographer: Seeing Things

Before leaving on a photography trip I always read a photography book that gets my creative juices flowing and my eyes and mind ready for new and exciting challenges. Joel

Impact Desktop Shooting Table

If you have followed my posts then you probably know I am not a product photographer, nor do I typically photograph still life images, art objects or food. There are

Reviewed: Perfecting The Headshot

Headshot photography, once reserved for actors and the occasional executive, is now about as mainstream as LinkedIn or Facebook. Whether you’re looking for a job, changing careers, starting a new

Enter to win a new camera, post-processing software and more!

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