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10 Reasons to Shoot for Black and White

That’s deliberate—‘for’ black and white—-not ‘in’, because digital has reversed the decisions and choice that used to accompany this, the most traditional form of photography. Even acknowledging a newish specialist trend toward monochrome sensors, digital black and white starts with the color information collected by the Bayer filter in front of the sensor, and this […]

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How to be Better Prepared for Your Next Photo Shoot

Greater success with your event, street, travel or any other genre of photography can depend a lot on how prepared you are before you leave the house and how observant you are at the location you are making pictures. Here are some tips to help you be better prepared for your next photo shoot. A […]

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Tutorial: How to shoot a martini splash photo using only speedlights

Photographer Dustin Dolby of workphlo is back with another of his straightforward, easy-to-follow lighting tutorials. This time, he’s showing us how to shoot (and post-process) a professional-looking splash photography shot—a very popular ad style—using just the affordable speedlights in his home studio. As usual, his setup is extremely affordable. To start, he places the empty […]

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Photo of the week: An epic dancer shoot in an inverted room

A month ago, I got in touch with my old friends over at Little Boxes Theater—a recreational performance art/photography studio in San Francisco—about shooting a fun personal project. Since I love to fabricate things in my workshop for shoots, I asked if they’d be up for collaborating on something along those lines. Aaron Simunovich (one […]

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How to shoot classic beauty product photography on a budget

Dustin Dolby of Workphlo is back with another simple step-by-step tutorial that shows you how to create professional-looking magazine-quality product photography using affordable gear—in this case, he uses two speedlights inside strip boxes, and could have used just one. For this shoot, Dolby is tackling beauty care products, which he decided to place on white […]

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The United States Military Can Now Shoot Down Your Drone

If you fly your drone near United States military areas, you’ll want to be even more careful than before: the Pentagon has approved and disseminated a new policy that allows military bases to shoot down drones that intrude upon their airspace. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out The Complete FroKnowsPhoto […]

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How to hack a Bronica ETRS to shoot Fuji Instax Mini film

Photographer Brock Saddler has published a really interesting and comprehensive guide detailing how he was able to modify a Bronica ETRS film camera to shoot Fuji Instax Mini film. Saddler is, kindly, allowing us to share his hack with our readers. The hack requires two cameras: the Bronica ETRS, of course, as well as a […]

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