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Using a low aperture for getting the shot in tricky light
Think before you act: Learn how to create successful portraits, with Hernan Rodriguez
Getting comfortable with street photography
Final day: Tamron flash sale gives up to $100 off lenses for mirrorless cameras
Easy high key lighting with two lights
The world up close: A conversation with Mike Moats
Lightweight powerhouse from Tamron a lens worth getting to know
Bus lights can help create magical cityscape scenes
Tamron brings 17-70mm f/2.8 to Sony APS-C cameras
Looking at different focal lengths for portraits, part two
Looking at different focal lengths for portraits, part one
Tamron announces upcoming 70-300mm for Sony

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Easy high key lighting with two lights

Creating high key light is making sure there is enough light on your background so it is pure white, with no shadows. This can be done using strobes or LEDs or a mixture of both types of light. There are several

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Bus lights can help create magical cityscape scenes

Like most photographers, I’m always looking for the right location, the right angle, the perfect light and the right moment to make the photograph. Whether I’m traveling abroad or walking around Boston, near my studio, one of my favorite times

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Tamron announces upcoming 70-300mm for Sony

UPDATE, September 25, 2020: Tamron has announced pricing and availability of the 70-300mm lens for Sony E-mount. The lens is set to be released October 29, 2020 for $549. Preorders are now available. Tonight, Tamron announced the development of a

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Battle of the 35mm: Sigma, Sony and Tamron

One of the most popular prime lens focal lengths is 35mm. It gives a great view for everything from landscapes to environmental portraits. But with so many options on the market, how do they compare? In the video above from The

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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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