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Photographer Reveals ‘Secrets Hidden In Your Skin’ with UV Light Experiment

A French photographer who runs various experiments for his YouTube channel collaborated with one of his peers in order to create a DIY UV lighting setup to expose what our skin looks like when different, everyday cosmetics are applied. [ Read More ] Jack Alexander Click Here to Check out The Complete FroKnowsPhoto 6-Hour Guide […]

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Life as a Pro Photographer

Life as a pro photographer can be hard. It’s probably best described as a mixture of a profound sense of freedom and an acute sense of uncertainty. But it can be a deeply satisfying pursuit provided you’re driven by a will to succeed. Much like in any other business, the success of your endeavor depends […]

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5 Creative Exercises to Help Make You a Better Photographer

It’s tempting to think you need a new piece of photography equipment to become more creative. While sometimes it’s true, (macro photography, for example, is much easier with a macro lens) creativity works best within restraints. So, how do you become more creative without buying more gear? Here are some ideas to take you out […]

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Why Every Photographer Should Own a Light Meter

While it certainly wasn’t my first time using one, a recent shoot I did for TEDx at the Ohio State University made me realize how much easier life is with a light meter. For almost all the time I’ve spent behind cameras, I’ve been creating portraits. And for most of that time, I’ve been using […]

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A Day in the Life of a Wedding Photographer

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to shoot a wedding? That is exactly what this photography for beginners post is all about! I’m super excited to share this with you—a full overview, behind the scenes, what goes on, the fun stuff, the stressful stuff, what needs to be prepared, and basically just […]

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Pulitzer-prize winning photographer Jack Dykinga reflects on his career

A collection of Jack Dykinga’s Press Passes from his years in Photojournalism. Photo by Jack Dykinga Jack Dykinga’s career started in photojournalism during the Civil Rights Movement in the US during the 1960’s and 70’s. Despite winning a Pulitzer Prize during his tenure at the Chicago Sun-Times, he’s never allowed himself to get too comfortable with one style. He […]

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Continuing the Legacy of the U.S. President’s Photographer

The tradition of the White House photographers, now officially known as the Chief Official White House Photographer, was started by John F. Kennedy in January of 1961. A free press is responsible for accurate reportage and is essential to a democracy, though access can provide certain limitations. Having unprecedented access, where the press are typically […]

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