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If you own a portable electronic flash for your DSLR, but don’t like the results you get by keeping it on top of your camera, that’s understandable. Maybe you feel that you are just not enjoying the full capability of your 580EXII or SB910, or any other flash you bought for your camera.
If this is true for you, then “The Power of Portable Flash” is the seminar for you. Take control of this... READ MORE
Indian weddings are a fast-growing segment of the overall wedding market across the nation. With multiple days of celebrations and rituals, it’s an experience unlike any other. Successfully documenting the festivities through your lens takes unique preparation, and a well-rounded understanding of the culture, as well. Learn 10 helpful tips on how to capture an Indian/fusion celebration ... READ MORE
This week in the news: Pentax announced the new K-3 Prestige Edition DSLR and battery grip, both of which feature an eye-catching gunmetal finish. Fujifilm unveiled its X-mount lens roadmap, which shows the upcoming lenses through the end of 2015—and it's peppered with some new additions. And new audio gear from Dave Smith Instruments, Novation, and PreSonus was announced at Summer NAMM 2014... READ MORE
The weather is something we all have to adjust to accordingly with each passing day. Sometimes it’s the heat, sometimes snow, sometimes the threat of beastly supercell thunderstorms and tornadoes, especially here in the Central Plains. It’s on these... READ MORE
I think that travel can be an important part of the creative experience for photographers. The idea of the open road and the images you’ll find there is a powerful draw. Seeing new sights and exploring new visual territory can be very invigorating and it helps to kindle the creative spark. You see things in a new way because the primary purpose of the journey is to see, to view the world with new... READ MORE
It's June 19, and I'm at a diner in Twenty Nine Palms, California, staring warily at the first cup of coffee I’ve had in days. Ten days ago I was in Upstate New York, anxiously anticipating the images I was about to make. To most of... READ MORE
Join Vanessa Joy as she offers you 20 new ideas that’ll bring your brand from bland to booming. From social media to in-person networking, you’re sure to find unique methods of getting your business known. Branch out into new forms of marketing that’ll help you gain new clients, more credibility, and expand your network.
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I appreciate a camera that allows its restrictions to become benefits, a camera that optimizes its best qualities over the addition of secondary and often unnecessary features.... READ MORE
When we travel to amazing places, taking pictures allows us to show our friends and family what we saw. Composing the perfect photo is a process of pointing your camera at something interesting, and shooting at the right time. But what if the people viewing your photos could virtually stand where you were standing, and look around, fully immersed in the scene?
360-degree panoramas are a unique... READ MORE
Imagine traveling with a small camera kit that weighs less than 5 pounds and produces photographs worthy of a National Geographic photographer. Imagine being able to shoot all day, walk to the top of the mountain, and not have an aching back? Then imagine... READ MORE
To me, there is nothing more exciting than flying to new locations around the globe and finding the best places to capture photos. I have been very fortunate to be able to fly all over the world and see many different locales and their resident... READ MORE
Much of life as a professional photographer involves taking—indeed, our job description as photographers is that we take photos for a living. It is a beautiful way to make a living and see the world and all the richer, I have found, when we are able to create... READ MORE
Become a better photographer by concentrating on what you’re shooting. George Diebold’s lecture consists of a visual presentation of his images, as well as a discussion on how he works, how he generates ideas, and how he uses color and composition to create pictures. This informal interaction with the audience draws upon his career, based here in New Jersey, as well as Hawaii, shooting for... READ MORE
This week in the news: Ricoh announced the new 16MP Pentax XG-1 digital camera, which features 52x optical zoom. The prices of the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera and the DJI Ronin stabilized gimbal were significantly cut. And RØDE came out with a Lightning version of its iXY microphone, which is compatible with Apple's latest mobile devices.
The New Pentax XG-1 Super-Zoom Digital Camera... READ MORE