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Tips for Dealing with Your Frustrations as a Photographer

Feel stuck? Frustrated? Feel like you want to hang up the camera, or that you’ll never make it as a photographer? Those feelings are terrible I know, you feel like you’re in a prison from which you will never break out. But take heart, here are a few things to help you when dealing with […]

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5 Ways to Use Foam Core Board as a Photographer

The inexpensive and extremely versatile foam core board is a must have tool for the discerning photographer. It comes in various colors and sizes, though white and black are most used. It can be used in a multitude of shooting scenarios, and the best part is that it’s incredibly cheap. This video by DSLR Video […]

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Photographer transforms disabled kids into Justice League heroes for touching photo project

Last year, photographer Josh Rossi made headlines all over the world after he used his skills as a photographer and retoucher to turn his daughter into Wonder Woman. It was a fun passion project, but the viral outpouring of support it generated inspired him to do something more. And so Josh and his wife Roxana […]

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Fstoppers Photographer of the Month (August 2017): Alban Xhakaj

The Fstoppers community is brimming with creative vision and talent. Every day, we comb through your work, looking for images to feature as the Photo of the Day or simply to admire your creativity and technical prowess. In 2017, we’re featuring a new photographer every month, whose portfolio represents both stellar photographic achievement and a […]

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7 Non-Photography Items Which No Travel Photographer Should Leave Home Without

It’s fair to say that as a travel photographer you can never be 100% prepared for everything. There are so many different scenarios and variables that can affect your photography and your journey that you simply can’t predict. But over time you will begin to learn techniques that will help you be able to tackle […]

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Understanding Background Plates as a Photographer

Have you ever taken a lifestyle shot or some other photo where your subject looked great but your background didn’t quite cut it? Maybe the exposure was off, or when you got to post-processing you didn’t have the bokeh you were hoping for. Whatever the reason, taking a couple of background plates during your shoot […]

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Seeing the Image as a Photographer

As photographers in the digital age, we are totally spoiled for choice when it comes to equipment, accessories, software, hardware, and you name it. Added to this is the vast amount of information freely available on the web. It’s all a big step up from the age of film photography. Or is it? Whatever our […]

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