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Direct your light with this DIY snoot and grid
I still want a studio, but outside my home
Build your family photography portfolio, fast
How to find models for portrait photography: Eight (simple) tips
Portrait Tips: Color contrast makes all the difference
Using the Sony Xperia 1 for portrait photography
Two must-haves for beauty photographers
Portrait Tips: Don’t fight the light
Portrait Tips: Utilize graduated filters to finish your portraits
Portrait Tips: You need to get out more
The joy of toy photography is fun & learning too
Photographing portraits during Golden Hour

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Two must-haves for beauty photographers

I have the best two must-haves for you in the beauty world right now, and I am so excited to share them with you! Can I get a drumroll please? Press-on nails First up, we have press-on nails! Any other

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Portrait Tips: Don’t fight the light

If you give a boy a hammer, everything looks like a nail and he will pound it. If you give a photographer a flash, everything looks like it needs to be lit. That means that you’re doing the right job

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Portrait Tips: You need to get out more

I just attended WPPI in Las Vegas along with thousands of other photographers. The great thing about this conference is that it’s focused on portraiture. There are all kinds of classes, but even if you only attend with a free

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The joy of toy photography is fun & learning too

(Editor’s note: Dave DeBaeremaeker photographs toys. His work is amazing and, believable. In this guest post, Dave shares the experiences of why he began photographing toys, and what he learned along the way.) Humans are creative creatures.  Ever since the

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Photographing portraits during Golden Hour

Shooting with speedlights on-location is a great way to be mobile, creative and light! We all know how heavy camera equipment can be. Speedlights on-location allows you to have the perfect light on your subject with a dramatic sky! I

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Quick Tip: Keeping model releases organized

Create a “Model Release” subfolder in the same folder as the images the release is for. This makes it easy to find and easier to match the release to the images. Store the digital model release form in this folder. If

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Traveling with non-photographers

Whether you’re a serious hobbyist, semi-pro or pro, traveling and going on outings is part of our lives with our friends and loved ones. As a photographer, this can sometimes hinder our efforts to getting the shots we want but

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Canon announces two new inkjet photo printers

Today, Canon announced two new PIXMA printers: The Canon PIXMA TS3520 Wireless All-in-One Printer and Canon PIXMA G620 Wireless MegaTank Photo Printer. Designed with specific uses in mind. Each printer is equipped with features that help create the high-quality prints

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One tip for great family portraits

All it takes is one tip. Even if the only pictures you ever show are landscapes, closeups, flowers or horses; someone is going to ask you to make a family picture. Here are five inevitable facts about family portraits, and

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Where does video fit into your workflow?

Ever since 2008, when the Nikon D90 was released, photographers have had the power of video at their fingertips. But just because you CAN do something, SHOULD you? Join Levi Sim as he sits down with full-time videographer Andrew Diamond.

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Kathleen Larsen: Hobby photographer

This week we’re getting to know community member, Kathleen Larsen. Kathleen is a hobby photographer from Sioux Falls, SD. She started taking more photos after she retired and received a digital camera. Luminar has opened up the possibilities for her

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