Day: September 17, 2017

Camera Settings for HDR Photography

High dynamic range (HDR) images are taking the photography world by storm as more and more photographers are discovering the stunning images the process is capable of creating. That being said, HDR is also method in which it is very easy to overdo and create unrealistic looking photos. To do HDR correctly, one should make […]

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Why You Need to Attend PhotoPlus Expo 2017

An annual pilgrimage for those among us who relish in new gear and the latest in our industry, PhotoPlus Expo 2017 is right around the corner. Taking place a few weeks after New York Comic Con, from October 25 to October 28, the Javits Center transforms into a digital wonderland loaded with the latest cameras, […]

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Photographing Jennifer Lawrence: A photographer’s dream come true

Clay Cook is an Advertising and Editorial photographer who has worked with clients ranging from the NFL to Red Bull, and been published in Forbes, Popular Mechanics, Adweek, USA Today, ESPN, and more. To see more of his work, visit his website or follow him on Instagram. This article was originally published on Clay’s blog, […]

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How to do Clamshell Lighting: A Reliable Two Light Setup

When it comes to lighting, there is an infinite choice on how you can light your portrait subjects. That’s great and it’s addicting, but when you are starting out it can also be overwhelming. To counter the inevitable information overload that you will get researching lighting, it is a good idea to know a few […]

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Photographing Alaska Part 1: Planes, Train and Automobile

Who hasn’t dreamt of a trip to Alaska? It may not seem such a big deal for residents of west coast or NW USA, but for the rest of us it seems as far away as the moon. Even so, wherever we traveled we’d run into someone who waxed lyrical about their Alaskan cruise. Finally, […]

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Sony FE 85mm f1.8 review-so-far

Sony’s FE 85mm f1.8 is a short telephoto lens for Sony mirrorless cameras. Costing one third of the FE 85mm f1.4 G Master, it represents a fairly light and relatively affordable option for anyone wanting to shoot portraits, street or details. Check out my sample images!… The post Sony FE 85mm f1.8 review-so-far appeared first […]

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