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Shooting With The Sony a7R IV Full-frame Mirrorless Camera

A slideshow of photos I captured on Sony’s latest full-frame mirrorless model

LUMIX S Series Updates And New Sigma Lenses

It’s been a busy week for LUMIX S Series, with firmware updates and new L-Mount lenses announced by Sigma. And learn how to adapt nearly ANY lens to an S1!

Tips for Writing a Grant Application, Part 1

In this first of a two-part blog-post series, learn five important tips on how best to write a grant application.

Summer Reading: Photography Books To Bring To The Beach

Use this select list of photography books to enlighten and inspire you during the dog days of summer

Latest News

Sony Introduces 61-Megapixel a7R IV Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

The a7R IV is the latest addition to Sony’s full-frame mirrorless Alpha camera lineup

Amazon Prime Day 2019 Deals: Find Great Deals On Camera Gear And Camera Accessories

This year use the two-day Amazon Prime Day event to find deals on camera gear, software, and photo accessories

Canon Claims New RF 24-240mm F4-6.3mm IS USM Lens Uses Dynamic Image Stabilization For Both Stills And Video

This week Canon announced its first 10x optical zoom compact and lightweight lens for its full-frame mirrorless cameras: the new RF 24-240mm F4-6.3mm IS USM lens for Canon’s R-series full-frame mirrorless cameras, including the Canon EOS R and the EOS RP. There are several reasons the 24-240mm lens, unlike Canon’s other mirrorless RF lenses, is Read more…

Sony Expands Full-Frame Lens Lineup With New FE 35mm F1.8 Prime

Sony’s new 35mm lens is the 14th prime E-mount lens

Business

Seven Challenges of Photographing Destination Weddings

Seven Challenges of Photographing Destination Weddings

Wedding photographer Javon Longieliere and wedding industry specialist Kristi Drago-Price share their experiences of shooting weddings around the world
An excerpt from ESSAY, Issue Four by Daniel Milnor.

The Enduring Nature Of Black-And-White Photography Books

Why in the 21st century are we still seeing black-and-white photography books?

Gear and Reviews

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Adventure-Ready Storage And Backup

Award-winning surf filmmaker Aaron Lieber offers insights for on-location workflow to ensure your images return safely home with you
First Look: Canon EOS RP

First Look: Canon EOS RP

Hands on with a light and compact full-frame EOS camera
First Look: Fujifilm X-T30

First Look: Fujifilm X-T30

Although the X-T30 is smaller and lighter than many in its class, it’s still a very capable camera

First Look: Sony a6400

Hands on with a new mirrorless camera that's smaller and lighter than most, yet still very capable

Technique

Adobe Lightroom CC Mobile For Portraits And Candids

Make the most of the mobile version of Lightroom, connect with your subjects and make your potential clients see results in real time

Add Motion To Strobe-Lit Portraits By Dragging The Shutter

This slow-shutter-speed-with-flash technique adds a hint of motion and a lot of interest to portraits and fashion photographs

Portrait Lighting With LEDs

Tips for using constant LED lighting in studio as well as mixing it with natural light (indoors and out)

Lighting Separation Anxiety

Keep the reproduction of your images in mind when shooting stock—or any images—for successful sales

As Numerous As The Stars

Take your astrophotography to the next level with these techniques

Mission: Monochrome

Think and shoot in black-and-white to add depth and beauty to your black-and-white photography
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