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A Blog For Photographers

Critique the Community: Submit Your Landscape Photos Now

If you haven’t seen the latest episode of Critique the Community, make sure to check out the new surprise we’ve added to the series. As an immediate follow up, we’re inviting the community to submit their landscape images now for our next round of critique. Make sure to follow the submission rules below to keep […]

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6 Mistake to Avoid When You’re Starting Out in Photography

Like most hobbies or professions, every photographer started out somewhere. This usually means they also made mistakes along the way from which they have learned. The thing to remember is that everyone makes mistakes – even seasoned pros might on the odd occasion get things wrong, but the key is to learn from your mistakes […]

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Gallery Update: Panasonic Lumix DC-G9

Since initially publishing our G9 sample gallery late in 2017, we’ve had the chance to spend substantially more time shooting with it. Now that the full G9 review is live, we wanted to revisit that gallery and update it with additional ACR conversions, out of camera JPEGs, and high-res mode samples. Without further adieu, the […]

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Street Photography Tips & Techniques in New York City

I often think that photography enthusiasts talk too much about photographic equipment and too little about the actual photos that they take. Example 1. “In 25 years, he’ll be going the other way.” It may also be relevant to talk about photographic equipment if you are going to buy something new, but in my opinion, […]

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How to Photograph a Wedding Cake: Free Excerpt and Massive Discount on Fstoppers Tutorial

Several years ago, Fstoppers created a comprehensive tutorial on everything wedding photography. The tutorial includes over 14 hours of content revealing shooting techniques and successful tips on running a wedding photography business. Today, we’re offering a free excerpt from the full tutorial to the Fstoppers community. Additionally, to celebrate our 30 videos spree during January, […]

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6 Tips for Better Engagement Photos

When doing engagement photos, it is very important both to you and to the couple that everyone feels relaxed so that you can capture them being their truest selves. When your clients are relaxed and comfortable in front of your camera, it makes a huge difference in the images you capture and ultimately the client’s […]

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What Are Histograms? A Photographer’s Guide

Histograms are the solution to a fundamental problem in photography: Our eyes don’t always tell the truth. Have you ever been in a dark room, turned on your phone, and felt it blind you like nobody’s business? The same thing can happen in photography. Several times, I’ve taken pictures at night, and they look great […]

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