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CrossFit: Returning to my roots

After several months without setting foot in a gym, I’m finally returning to my roots to cover an international CrossFit competition. With everything that’s been going on lately, I hadn’t

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Why I only use prime lenses

Why would I choose to only use prime lenses while there are many other great options out there? This sounds like a legitimate question, doesn’t it? Here’s how I became

Conceptual Creativity with Dan: A bed of roses

This new Conceptual Creativity series is a collaboration with my friend Daniel Mallard. Dan has been a photojournalist for a major Canadian daily newspaper for over 35 years. In this

How to Step Up Your Boxing Photography Game

Boxing combines two challenging components for a photographer: bad lighting and high speed. Challenging task, indeed. Impossible? Not! Here are a few tips on how to step up your boxing

How to Step Up Your CrossFit Photography Game

Sports is an exciting yet intricate field of photography. CrossFit is perhaps one of the most exciting of all. I’ve been specializing in this amazing sport for over two years. I

More to a Silhouette than Exposure

There are a few key elements that create a successful silhouette. I’ll say it loud and proud. It is MORE than exposure. Yes, you meter for the sky, yes, that

Photographer of the Day: Gazrad

Category: Sports Photograph: “Hawthorn supporter at MCG on Grand Final Day 2013” by Gazrad Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr community right here. Sometimes it isn’t always about the action. Great

Photographer of the Day: Scott Westhoven

Category: Sports Photograph: Mike 1 by Scott Westhoven Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr community right here. To learn how your work can be featured on the site, please read this article.

Photographer of the Day: Flaimo

Category: Sports Photograph: Till Death do us Kart by Flaimo Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr community right here. To learn how your work can be featured on the site, please

Sony a6000 with Neewer Underwater Case

I use Sony a6000 as my primary underwater camera. It is 24.3MP so I can easily compose in editing. The kit lens is sharp and shoots wide. The Sony shoots

No Sippy Cups here, just Baby Plates

Some of the most used tools on a Hollywood set are C-Stands and Apple Boxes. Then there are these little babies, Baby Plates. What is a Baby Plate you ask?

Nikon Key Mission

Nikon Challenges GoPro With 360/VR Capture

GoPro created the action camera segment. Many others followed but, with the exception of Sony, all have met with limited success. With today’s announcement at CES, Nikon enters the fray and brings something entirely new to the table … 360 degree video.

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Offbeat with Joel Grimes

Joel Grimes’ work is instantly recognizable. From powerful, dynamic posing, to a rich, yet desaturated, HDR look, to masterful compositing which is both surreal and firmly grounded in reality, his photography is iconic. His work has such intensity that, when I met Joel a few years back, expected him to be equally intense and, perhaps, aloof. Instead, Joel is easy-going, approachable and generous with his time and knowledge.

Shooting Personal Projects

A great way to challenge yourself and enhance your skills is to shoot some personal projects. Here is an opportunity to stretch your imagination. Building sets, buying props, coordinating wardrobe,

“What’s in Your Bag?” Stuff!

What’s in your bag? Do you really think that the cameras and lenses that are in my bag are going to get you my job? Stop! I’m not being arrogant,

Enter to win a new camera, a Fotopro tripod and monopod, 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 a Fotopro prize package and a gift card from B&H Photo!