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Why I love backlighting
11 tips to take better portraits, part one
What the heck is the exposure triangle?
Godox announces AD100Pro Pocket Flash
Has Profoto lost its way?
Lume Cube offers huge site-wide Black Friday savings
Photography 101: What is exposure compensation?
How I got the photo: Spooky Spahn Ranch Zodiac Car
Transform a photo from day to night with Lightroom Classic
A look at the Torpedo — new focusing bi-color LED lights from Genaray
Feathered light with Luminar 4
Crush your portraits with a snoot, the most underrated and underutilized light modifier

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Godox announces AD100Pro Pocket Flash

Godox has announced an ultra-portable pocket flash, the AD100Pro. Designed for photographers looking for a compact, off-camera strobe, the light features all the same features you’d expect out of Godox, in a package a fraction of the size of the

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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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Photography 101: What is exposure compensation?

In this article, I take a look at exposure compensation on digital cameras and how you can take advantage of it to make adjustments when shooting in-camera modes like aperture priority. Many of today’s digital cameras are super smart and

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Feathered light with Luminar 4

Join Rich Harrington for a look at how to create gentle feathered light with Luminar 4. This tutorial cover sky replacement as well as color grading. Luminar works as both an application and a plugin. For a limited time, you

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Editing window light in Luminar 4

Join Rich Harrington for a look at how to edit a window scene with Luminar 4. Learn about new AI tools to enhance the photo. Luminar works as both an application and a plugin. Learn more here.

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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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Why are passion projects so important?

Why are passion projects so important? I really don’t think it matters what genre you photograph, or even what sort of creative you actually are. Photographer, videographer, musician, painter, sculpture, writer … if you are of the creative type, I am

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Birds and bridge cameras

A friend asked if it’s possible to make nice pictures of birds with her Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 bridge camera. I already knew the answer to that question but I wanted to illustrate my point. Spoiler alert: The answer is yes.

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