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"Highkey" by Gerald Chan

“Highkey” by Gerald Chan (Or Spring Flowers)

April 22, 2014 / by

Sometimes we are inspired by our own mood and it takes just the right photo – a perfect photo like this one by Gerald Chan – to bring such emotions to the surface. We’ll discuss how high key photography is used to create such an excellent photograph of such a simple subject.

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"Clock in the Musee D'orsay, Paris" by Andy Herbon

“Clock in the Musee D’orsay, Paris” by Andy Herbon (Or Reinterpreting A Classic)

April 15, 2014 / by

This week, we share with you a photo from Andy Herbon’s collection, a reinterpretation on a classic landmark shot. Are reiterations of classic photos a bad thing? We think not. Besides, we happen to like Andy’s photo. Read on to see why.

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Flickr's infamous "system down" message...who is the "Bad Panda" now?

Further Proof That Flickr Doesn’t Care About Photography (And Other Social Media Thoughts)

April 02, 2014 / by

Taking yet another step away from a community-driven platform, Flickr has once again implemented changes that are less than ideal for the typical photographer. We discuss what those changes are, the fundamental flaws and the fact that Flickr clearly doesn’t care about us anymore. We’ll also take a brief moment to discuss the big picture of social media from a Photographer’s perspective.

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"Deep End" (cropped) by Ken Cadel

“Deep End” by Ken Cadel (Or

April 01, 2014 / by

Photographers have a voice unparalleled. Featuring the work of photographer Ken Cadel, we not only explore the vocal power of a great photo, but we explore how composition and processing can be tools when used sparingly.

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Gear and Equipment
When color accuracy matters, SpyderCHECKR Pro is your ideal solution.
The Setup

Datacolor SpyderCHECKR Pro (With SpyderCUBE)

March 20, 2014 / by

When colors absolutely must be perfect (we’re looking at you, commercial and portrait photographers), a calibration system is a must. In this article, we’ll introduce you to the Datacolor SpyderCHECKR Pro system, which includes the SpyderCUBE white balancing tool. We’ve give you a brief overview of the system, discuss the process and use, plus we’ll analyze the design and results of the system.

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Improving the results of your built-in flash.
(Image courtesy of Lightscoop)

Lightscoop Deluxe & Lightscoop Jr. Flash Bounce Tool Review

December 12, 2013 / by

The Lightscoop system is a simple and effective bounce device designed to improve the quality of the light from your on-camera flash. In this review, we put two versions – the Lightscoop Deluxe and the Lightscoop Jr – to the test.

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MePhoto Roadtrip Tripod

Holiday Photography Buyers Guide: 2013

December 05, 2013 / by

It’s the holiday season (and also bonus time), so we’re outlining some of our favorite products of the year. Whether they’re gifts for loved ones or yourself, this list is bound to spark some interest and inspiration.

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Following the success of their earlier cameras, Ernst Leitz GmbH released the Leica II and III, launching a whole new angle (literally) to photojournalism.

Our 10 Favorite Cameras of All Time

October 17, 2013 / by

We are all gear lovers at heart, so let’s talk camera gear.. So lets count down our 10 favorite cameras of all time (plus a few honorable mentions). All cameras are on the table, film, digital and novelty formats. Maybe your favorite is here.

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