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The Truth About the Photography Culture

Photographers have unique minds. You can’t put them into their own category. In fact, if you tried, I’m pretty sure you’d end up confusing yourself. So what is the mentality of a photographer? It’s a roller coaster ride. Photographers get excited about lines and light that others would pass by. Photographers are often upset that […]

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The Best Lenses for Wildlife Photography

If you’re going to shoot wildlife photography, you’re going to need a good lens to do so… and you’re also going to need a BIG lens! Wildlife can be difficult to shoot because animals aren’t too keen on being anywhere near humans for the most part. So when you’re out looking for wildlife, you should […]

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GoPro or Sony Action Cam?

For the longest time, GoPro was the main player in the action cam market. They solidified themselves as the kingpin of action cameras and absolutely dominated the market. GoPro was able to develop their product, coming out with multiple new versions of their action cams dubbed “HERO” and then decided to make their company public. […]

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Light Painting with Steel Wool

By Dan Giuliante No matter how old you are just about everyone loves to play with fire, and if you’re a fellow photographer, it’s even better!!!  In this tutorial I will take you from start to finish in how to create great images with steel wool. Before I begin telling you how to create your […]

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A Photographer’s Guide to Winter

This post is written specifically to those who live in cold and seasonal conditions. They are the ones who brave the cold to get outside and shoot. They are the ones with frozen faces and fingers but still smile because they love being outside shooting. This post is NOT written to those who live in […]

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One Word Inspiration

Have you seen the “one word” charms on bracelets worn by celebrities and are so popular just about anywhere in the world? It is a circular “charm” stamped with a single word that is meant to describe the wearer’s intent. Not their name or title, but a term that defines their life purpose or goals […]

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You Don’t Need Expensive Gear

At one time or another, every photographer will learn that it isn’t the photography gear you use that makes great photos. No matter how much money you spend on cameras, lenses, or accessories, great photography is the result of some combination of planning, technical knowledge, an artistic eye, and luck before the effects of gear […]

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