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Angler Silverbox 18″ Softbox Review

The Basics Okay, so awhile back I was asked to test and review the Angler Silverbox 18″ Softbox and at first, given I have the Profoto version of this as well

Photographer of the Day: Jim Sollows

Category: Street Photography Photograph: “I’m sure there are many stories behind this old bike!” by  Jim Sollows It is often easier to say that you like an image versus trying

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Natural Light Studio in Your Backyard

It’s pretty easy to make your own natural light “studio” for just a little money and a little time for set up. “Portraits Unplugged” is what I call shooting with

Photographer of the Day: Dave Cheresna

Category: Street Photography Photograph:Neon Nights by Dave (Dave Cheresna, @dscphoto) Street photography is so often about scaling down and capturing the small scenes and moments. Dave’s image, “Neon Nights”, is

Photographer of the Day: Emanuele UbOldi

Category: Street Photography Photograph: Untitled by Emanuele UbOldi You can’t help but be drawn to the face of the child in this untitled image by Emanuele UbOldi.  Everything in the

Fujifilm X100F – Star of the Street

The Camera that’s Just Enough for Most Everything I had the great fortune to beta test the newest iteration of Fujifilm’s X100, the X100F — the little camera that could! This

Need a Studio? Try a Rental First

I’m a full-time, year-round people photographer. That means that even on snowy and rainy days, I still need to make pictures for clients, which means I need a studio. I’ve

Instant Replay: Photofinishing Showdown

In this episode, Melissa Niu hosts Rob Sylvan, Levi Sim, and Gerard Murphy as they compare different finishing techniques on the same few photographs. They’ll show you how to use

March 31st is World Backup Day

That’s right…March 31st is World Backup Day! The stories and memories we capture through images are priceless, but they may not last forever without a solid backup plan. On World

Crooked Shot? Get it Level

One of my pet peeves are crooked photos.  You know the kind… where the image seems to be leaning to the left and right.  Sure, maybe that’s by design… but

The Power of a Photograph

Almost twenty years ago Atlanta was frenetically preparing for the Centennial Olympic Games. Immediately after every Olympics, the Paralympic Games are held. These disabled athletes have lots of determination and

How to take a Passport Photo

A passport photo is NOT a portrait – it’s a reference photo. Much like a driver’s licenses, its sole purpose is to reference your likeness. Taking your own photo is easy, once you know the requirement.