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How I Shot This Model in Just Fifteen Minutes

How I Shot This Model in Just Fifteen Minutes

Sometimes it’s fun to set yourself a challenge, maybe shooting with limited gear or with a very quick turnaround. On this occasion, I had no choice. The shoot was conceived and captured in under fifteen minutes, and the images were edited and submitted less than half an hour later. Here’s how it came about.

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Photographer Battles Through Storm to Complete Four-Year Passion Project

Photographer Battles Through Storm to Complete Four-Year Passion Project

For some people, photography is more than just work. They put their blood, sweat, and tears into passion projects for which they get no payment.

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How I Shot This Editorial Fashion Spread for Glamour South Africa

How I Shot This Editorial Fashion Spread for Glamour South Africa

I had the wonderful opportunity to shoot this fashion spread for Glamour South Africa back in March while I was in Barcelona. Right before the trip, I did some research and had asked some locals for some location recommendations.

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Top Five Photography Spots in the Dolomites

Top Five Photography Spots in the Dolomites

There’s no denying that Italy’s Dolomites are stunning. This monumental mountain range in northeastern Italy is an idyllic playground for both outdoor adventurers and those seeking a taste of the region’s cultural heritage.

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The Importance of Adding Character to Location Portraits

The Importance of Adding Character to Location Portraits

A good location portrait is the successful combination of a number of factors — lighting, wardrobe choices, props, location choice, and more. This excellent video goes behind the scenes of just such a set of portraits to discuss how all these factors come together to make successful, compelling images.

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Photographing Heritage Railroads

Photographing Heritage Railroads

Trains, trains, trains. Heritage Railroads offer a lot of fun and a great photographic subject for those who like to travel. In this article I share my methods of capturing these magnificent vintage iron horses.

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Five Tips for Photographing a Large Event From a Corporate Photographer

Five Tips for Photographing a Large Event From a Corporate Photographer

I’m the sole photographer employed by a large Fortune 500 company. That is, I am the only non-product photographer in full-time employment for my company. Occasionally, there are people who shoot a small event on our campus, but the bulk of the photography-based work a company would need falls to me.

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How I Shot These Rooftop Fashion Images

How I Shot These Rooftop Fashion Images

I shot these images for fashion ecommerce store Zilingo when we were doing a recent campaign/catalog shoot. What a fun team to shoot with! They really have a vision for what they want to pull off and are very supportive in terms of getting there.

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The Best Locations for Landscapes Photos May Be Just Around the Corner

The Best Locations for Landscapes Photos May Be Just Around the Corner

Have you taken beautiful landscape photos at Lofoten, the Faroe Islands, or Iceland? Or perhaps you only dream about trips to these breathtaking locations. Don’t worry; perhaps the best landscape photo you will ever shoot is in your home town, just around the corner.

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Attempting to Define Street Photography

Attempting to Define Street Photography

When it comes to street photography, what counts, how would you define it, and why? Here’s a video that poses some potentially tough questions and attempts to define more abstract ideas that may have a fair amount of gray area regarding that very question.

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Shooting an Environmental Portrait From Start to Finish

Shooting an Environmental Portrait From Start to Finish

A couple weeks ago, I did a quick photo session with my Jiu Jitsu coach, Rafael Moreno, and I filmed the process from start to finish.

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Shooting Long Exposures in the Arctic Circle

Shooting Long Exposures in the Arctic Circle

If you had the opportunity to visit the somewhere in the Arctic Circle, what sorts of images would you hope to shoot while traveling? If long exposures cross your mind then this one’s for you.

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Same Old, Made New: Why You Should Photograph Locations Multiple Times

Same Old, Made New: Why You Should Photograph Locations Multiple Times

For most of us, wanderlust is all about the new: new adventures, new experiences, and new perspectives through the viewfinder.

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How Felix Renaud Shot Personal Project: Section Fumeur

How Felix Renaud Shot Personal Project: Section Fumeur

When photographer Felix Renaud first discovered photography, a world of possibilities opened to him. With his background of drawing and cinema, he is drawn towards treating his images as if they were drawn from a film or inspired by a painting. He enjoys creating the ambiance and characters for his images.

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Battle of the Photography Blogs: SLR Lounge Versus Fstoppers

Battle of the Photography Blogs: SLR Lounge Versus Fstoppers

It’s another day in Puerto Rico and another photography shootout. Last week, we asked you which photo was better, but today, we take you behind the scenes and reveal the winning images. This is a battle for the photography blogs!

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Why Portrait Photographer Tommy Reynolds Photographed This Deaf Girl

Why Portrait Photographer Tommy Reynolds Photographed This Deaf Girl

This is the first episode in photographer Tommy Reynolds new YouTube series entitled “A Portrait of…” featuring his wonderful and warm friend, Holly-Ann Dennis.

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A Guide to the Not so Obvious Photo Spots in Arizona

A Guide to the Not so Obvious Photo Spots in Arizona

People are constantly visiting me here in Arizona, and wanting me to point out the best places to take photos. Of course everyone wants to hit the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Antelope Canyon, and maybe Horseshoe Bend.

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