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A photographer’s success depends on more than just creating great images. While having a good portfolio is an important step in the right direction, there are several other variables that will help you excel in your career. Learning how to present your photographs to a commercial gallery, magazine editor, not-for-profit artist’s space or museums is paramount in getting exposure.

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Chip Forelli presents before-and-after images (straight print and finished print) from his personal collection and from assignment work. His workshop students say that this is the most enjoyable and one of the most informative components of the workshops he teaches.

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Everything you want to know about Copyright and other legal issues, but were too scared to ask. There is a boatload of bad information, myths, factoids and half-truths about Copyright and other photo related legal issues, such as model releases, floating around.

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Veteran National Geographic Photographer Ira Block speaks about the photographic challenges and changes he has faced in his 30 years of shooting for the magazine. From film to digital, and now video, Block discuss the technological leaps that are necessary to keep pace with the changing world of photography.

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Buying Guide

When assembling a kit of lenses for photographing a wedding, one should take into consideration the location in which the wedding is taking place, the number of guests and, of course, the type of imagery you are seeking to create.

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Have you ever wanted to create massive panoramic images with ridiculous amounts of detail? Gigapan's Epic series robotic camera mounts are designed expressly for that purpose. In this video, Kelby Media's Larry Becker gets his feet wet with panoramic photography by reviewing the Gigapan Epic Pro, which is designed for larger DSLR/lens combinations.

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Physical wedding albums are an important keepsake for most couples. However, today’s newlyweds are increasingly using tablet computers and other digital media to keep an electronic photo album of their big day, and likewise, most wedding photographers have incorporated digital services into their offerings.

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Great photos and video don’t happen by accident. It’s a balancing act of good planning and quick thinking. Whether you are an amateur or a pro, everyone wants their photos and videos to tell a compelling story.

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If you’re new to the business of wedding photography, here are some suggestions on how to plan your coverage of the great event—what you should check out in advance, conversations that are helpful, and what you should do to ensure that your equipment is in tip-top shape.

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Few photographers have had more impact on America than Ansel Adams, and we are very excited to be able to celebrate his birthday with his former assistant, Andrea Stillman. Stillman takes an intimate look at the photographer and the man. Says one audience member at one of her museum lectures, “You made Ansel come to life for all of us.”

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Sure, there are literally hundreds if not thousands of tools and commands in Adobe Photoshop. In this B&H Event Space video, Jeff Cable teaches you the top 15 to get you retouching faster and more effectively.

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Travel photographer Bob Krist has been shooting video since Nikon first introduced the technology with the release of the D90, in 2008. Along the way, he's learned a lot about how a still photographer can take his or her skills and apply them to this exciting medium.

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No matter whom you invite to your wedding, it’s almost guaranteed that at least one—if not several—Apple iPhones will show up. Since your friends and family will be snapping photos and shooting video of your big day with the world’s most notorious smartphone, you may want to consider outfitting them with some accessories so they can capture better-looking results.

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Learn the proper way to capture good photos with any camera. It isn’t all about the camera settings and gear, it starts with the simple dos and don’ts that many beginners have yet to learn. Where are the best places to take portraits (with the proper lighting), where to focus, proper composition, when to use your flash—these are some of the basics that are discussed in this session.

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The Fujifilm X-E1 is a well designed, retro-styled mirrorless camera that follows on the heels of the extremely popular X-Pro1 model. This is a little sibling of that camera and, although it has an electronic viewfinder rather than the X-Pro 1's optical piece, the X-E1 shares the 16.3 APS-C sensor and the Fujifilm X mount of the X-Pro1.

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