Tag: photographers

DIY 50mm f/1.2 Lens for Photographers on a Budget

One of the most difficult parts of delving into photography is the inevitable costs involved. Cameras, lenses, and lights are all necessities of the trade. Nevertheless, purchasing gear can be a strain on an artist’s wallet. Seeking out creative, affordable options, Mathieu Stern used just two inexpensive products to create a makeshift fixed 50mm lens of his own: […]

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B&H Presents New Series on Female Photographers: ‘Women of Influence’

Today, B&H began a new web series, “Women of Influence,” featuring women who are accomplished photographers and filmmakers, featuring interviews that explore their stories and feature their brilliant work. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out The Complete FroKnowsPhoto 6-Hour Guide to DSLR Video To Get Trick Photography And Special Effects […]

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A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Light

Lighting plays a crucial role in photography. It can bring a photograph to life, it can generate effects, including spectacular shadows or silhouettes, or it may have a distinctly negative influence by creating unwanted glare and reflections. “Following the Sun” captured by PictureSocial member Irina Oreshina This is a quick guide to introduce the beginner […]

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Six Tips for New Freelance Corporate Photographers

I’ve been shooting corporate jobs since about 2010. At first, it was a little rocky. I didn’t really know what I was doing, I hadn’t shot enough with other photographers to learn the ropes, and I was just a self-taught photographer trying to make ends meet. Fast forward to 2017, and I’m shooting high-profile executives […]

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500px launches Directory to help photographers connect with clients

Photography website 500px has launched a new directory that aims to help photographers find new clients – and vice versa. The directory currently has more than 50,000 photographers listed across 191 countries and more than 11,000 searchable locations, according to 500px. This public launch follows the directory’s beta arrival back in December. Photographers utilizing the […]

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A Street Photographer’s Guide to Photographing New York

New York City is one of the great meccas of the world for photography, and it’s a place where every photographer should try to explore at least once in their life. From the state of the art skyscrapers, to the old ornate architecture, to the people and the fashion, there is a never-ending amount of […]

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