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The beginner’s essential guide to interior photography

According to a survey carried out last year by the American Institute of Architects, the pandemic year led to multiple home design trends, from the rise in sunrooms to the demand for three-season porches. 68% of the architects and firms who participated said they’ve fielded increased requests for home offices, and 28% saw a boost […]

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Aspherical elements are the reason why modern lenses are so good

[embedded content] Whenever a new lens is announced, we always get a breakdown of the optical elements that make up the whole. So many elements in however many groups. It’s often followed by statistics about how many there are of different types of elements. Low dispersion, extra-low dispersion, aspherical, etc. But that last one, what […]

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No One Can Seem to Identify This Canon 400mm f/2 Lens

Filmmaker Joel Honeywell has a fascination with rare and unusual lenses, and after seeing a one-of-a-kind 400mm f/2 Canon lens for sale on eBay, he realized he had to have it. Based in London, Honeywell is a cinematographer who has historically focused on a lot of short-form projects before recently breaking into more long-form narrative […]

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Ultra-Large Format Cameras: When 300mm Is a Wide Lens

There’s no real upper limit to how large a camera sensor or film can be. “Full frame” cameras are smaller than medium format digital, which itself falls behind most medium format film – and so on. At the high end of the scale are Ultra-Large Format (ULF) film cameras. What is an ultra-large format camera? […]

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10 tips for better wedding photography (and happier clients!)

The “wedding boom” of 2021, predicted by publications ranging from Fortune to Brides, has arrived. Following a year and a half of pandemic-related closures, wedding photographers are finding their schedules fully booked. Shane McMurray, the founder of The Wedding Report, recently told The New York Times that he expects next year to see the highest […]

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Great Reads in Photography: September 26, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! How Dorothea Lange Reimagined Protest Photography by Quietly Documenting Life Inside Japanese Internment Camps – Forbes Pledge of Allegiance, Raphael Weill Elementary School, San Francisco, […]

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Our Friends at FeatureShoot Relaunch Their Worldwide Project The Print Swap

The editors of the photography website Feature Shoot have just relaunched their worldwide project The Print Swap, giving photographers of all genres more opportunities to have their work shared, collected, and exhibited. Since its beginning five years ago, The Print Swap has connected artists across continents. The premise: Anyone can tag their photos #theprintswap or […]

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How to Do Street Photography with a Smartphone

Street photography might be one of the easiest genres of photography to slide into — it’s just you, a camera, and more or less walking around documenting humankind with an artistic flare — yet it can be quite difficult to progress beyond snapshot-looking images. This article will explore tips for improving your street photography using […]

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Comparing the Max Power of Godox Strobes, Speedlites, and LEDs

Why is it so difficult to compare one light to another? It would be bad enough to say that watts, LUX, watt-seconds, and guide numbers aren’t directly comparable. And unless you’ve been around lights for a long time, these measurements won’t even make intuitive sense. Born from this frustration, I give you the Strobepro Power […]

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Seven camping and hiking tips for landscape photographers

Last year, as people navigated social distancing regulations and lockdown measures, sales of camping and hiking guides soared. Sales of hiking boots increased by 10%, in what experts have dubbed the “golden age of hiking.” Plus, according to the 2021 Vrbo Trend Report, 61% of families are more likely to visit an outdoorsy destination than […]

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