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A Quick Tips for Finding Models to Work With

A Quick Tips for Finding Models to Work With

When traveling to new places, you may not have a solid network established to find talent to work with. Perhaps you are just starting and looking to local talent to work with. Where do you search to find potential models for your portfolio?

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Fujifilm 56mm f/1.2 Versus Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8

Fujifilm 56mm f/1.2 Versus Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8

For many photographers, a good 85mm lens camera is simply indispensable. For full frame cameras, there are plenty of options; however, for those that shoot with an APS-C camera, options are somewhat limited. Fujifilm is one of the companies that offers something brilliant in this range, and I wanted to test and compare it to a full frame “equivalent.”

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Mature Beauty: Photographer Celebrates the Beauty and Strength of Women Over 50

Mature Beauty: Photographer Celebrates the Beauty and Strength of Women Over 50

Over the last two years, photographer Pedro Oliveira has worked on a photo essay celebrating an underappreciated demographic, and the results are timeless.

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Create Stunning Cinematic Headshots with Dylan Patrick

Create Stunning Cinematic Headshots with Dylan Patrick

Dylan Patrick shoots a signature styled headshot that’s vibrant, engaging, and a perfect sale for actors and CEO’s. This week, you can learn his techniques with a 25% discount by using code “BF2019” when you purchase The Cinematic Headshot.

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The Fujinon 200mm f/2 From the Point of View of a Portrait Photographer

The Fujinon 200mm f/2 From the Point of View of a Portrait Photographer

The Fujinon 200mm f/2.0 is a beast of a lens designed mostly for sports and wildlife, but as a portrait shooter I wanted to see how it stacked up.

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Gobos: An Affordable and Expressive Solution for Creating Interesting Backgrounds

Gobos: An Affordable and Expressive Solution for Creating Interesting Backgrounds

A white backdrop is an incredibly versatile piece of equipment, and a must have for any studio photographer. But if you want to mix things up a bit, and you don’t want to fork out for another background — like one of these beautiful hand-painted ones — or you just want to have some creative fun, making a gobo is a fantastically adaptable alternative.

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Artist Captures Video Portrait of Daughter Once a Week for 20 Years

Artist Captures Video Portrait of Daughter Once a Week for 20 Years

A Dutch artist has created a video documenting twenty years by taking a short video of his daughter once a week for twenty years. That adds up to 1040 different clips that combine to make an amazing piece that might leave you needing some tissue.

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If Somebody Doesn’t Like Your Portrait of Them, Is It Always the Photographer’s Fault?

If Somebody Doesn’t Like Your Portrait of Them, Is It Always the Photographer’s Fault?

Most people don’t like their photograph taken. So if, as a photographer, you’ve taken an image of someone and they don’t like it, is it your fault?

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Naomi Campbell’s Recent Cover Is Shockingly Her First Ever Mainstream Fashion Shoot With Black Photographer

Naomi Campbell's Recent Cover Is Shockingly Her First Ever Mainstream Fashion Shoot With Black Photographer

Thirty three and a half years as one of the most successful models on the planet and Naomi Campbell has only just completed a mainstream fashion shoot with a black photographer for the first time.

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The Best Images from GuruShots “Amazing Men” Challenge

The Best Images from GuruShots

GuruShots is a website that hosts, “The World’s Greatest Photo Game,” in which it invites participants to submit their best photos to various challenges. They have receive thousands of entries and millions of votes and recently hosted the “Amazing Men” challenge. Check out the three winners of the challenge below as well as the 100 top rated images below.

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Wedding Photographer Poses Couple in Front Of Kincade Fire, Surrealism Glows

Wedding Photographer Poses Couple in Front Of Kincade Fire, Surrealism Glows

Weddings are busy and stressful, but careful planning usually minimizes hiccups. Unfortunately, for a recently married Southern California couple, Mother Nature had her own plans.

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What’s It Like to Shoot a $30,000 100-Megapixel Camera?

What's It Like to Shoot a $30,000 100-Megapixel Camera?

In my ramblings as a photographer over the last decade and a half, I’ve shot with almost every brand of commercial digital camera out there. However, most of my experience has been in the realm of common crop-sensor and full-frame cameras. I’ve always seen the more exotic offerings in medium format digital as beyond my reach and therefore, not worth thinking about.

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Capture One Offers Unique and Powerful Benefits For Portrait Photography

Capture One Offers Unique and Powerful Benefits For Portrait Photography

The landscape of the portrait photographer has certainly been in flux over the last decade, in which time we’ve seen photos of people go from unreal alabaster-like skin to something much more real, color grading become prominent, and image resolution grow, even though the consumption of images has moved largely to smaller screens.

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A Portrait Photographer Takes Another Look at the EOS R, but That’s Not Why You Should Watch This Video

A Portrait Photographer Takes Another Look at the EOS R, but That’s Not Why You Should Watch This Video

The Canon EOS R gained Sony-like AI Servo Eye AF with a firmware update earlier in the year, and now, photographer Manny Ortiz takes a look at how it performs. The short answer is that it’s definitely way better, and he says as much, but the real reason to watch the video is to see Ortiz in action on a portrait shoot. It’s fascinating.

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Photographer Shoots Fashion Images on Top of the World’s Deepest Lake

Photographer Shoots Fashion Images on Top of the World's Deepest Lake

A photographer has released a captivating collection of images combining elements of both landscape and fashion, as she photographs models wearing extravagant dresses atop the deepest lake in the world, located in southern Siberia, Russia, which remains frozen for most of the year.

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Hack Your Camera and Taser Your Subjects, Yes Really

Hack Your Camera and Taser Your Subjects, Yes Really

Hacked cameras, tasers, and portrait photography are not elements you’d usually find together, and for very good reason too! This creative programmer is about to combine all these things for some hilarious photographic results.

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