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How To Fine-Tune Your Artist Statement

Follow these steps to fine-tune your artist statement and make it the best it can possibly be

How To Write Your Artist Statement

Communicate your project and personal vision in your artist statement with these writing tips

Why You Actually Do Want To Write Your Artist Statement

Because when we write about our photographs, we’re forced to express what they portray and what compelled us to make them

The Fundamentals Of Model And Property Releases

From individuals to property owners, find out under what circumstances you need model and property releases

Latest News

Sigma Introduces 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art Lens For Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras

The new lens will be compatible with Sony E-mount and L-mount full-frame mirrorless models

Adobe Announces New Photoshop Camera App, Details On Photoshop On The iPad And More

The new mobile photography app appears to be a computational-photo-based with AI intelligence

Mavic Mini Is DJI’s Smallest And Most Lightweight Drone

Weighing less than 250 grams (around half a pound) also makes it a potentially safe drone, according to experts, says DJI

Olympus Unveils New OM-D E-M5 Mark III Mirrorless Camera

The new mirrorless model continues the company’s focus on models based on its Micro Four Thirds sensor

Canon Makes Development Announcement of EOS-1D X Mark III And Introduces Two Lenses

According to Canon, the new flagship DSLR will come with a host of new and improved features

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

First Look Review: Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM US Telephoto Lens

Sony’s short telephoto lens includes stunning optics and impressive technology
G Technology ArmorATD

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

Technique

Travel Portrait Techniques

Follow these valuable tips when traveling abroad

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
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