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Lifehack to Spice Up Your Winter Portraits

Baby it's cold outside! For most of us portrait photographers that means one thing; we're shifting our shoots indoors. If you're like me it wont take long before you get tired of doing all your shoots in front of seamless... Continue Reading →

So your family member wants a camera for Christmas…

What do you do? Where do you start? Do you ask your Great Aunt who was a photographer in the 90's what cameras to consider? In this day and age, the world of cameras is constantly evolving, which is why... Continue Reading →

Sony Alpha 7R IV: What’s up?

*Updated: 7-23-19 I've personally owned every iteration of the Alpha 7R series so I shouldn't have been surprised that roughly 2 years after the R3 we're going to get an R4... but I was. I've spent hours pouring over all... Continue Reading →

Old School, Yet Innovative.

Here at Action Camera, we're always getting a steady flow of products that are new or at least new to us.  Recently we had a camera in the store unlike any we had ever seen before. It was the "Lomography... Continue Reading →

Shoot the Moon

Have you ever tried to photograph the moon? Was the result a "white hot dog"? Most people shoot at ISO 1600 for 10 seconds or longer because it is dark outside. Remember when you are photographing the moon, you are... Continue Reading →

Tips for Photographing Live Music

THINGS TO CONSIDER A long-time music photographer once told me, "If you can make the drummer look good on stage, you can make anybody look good." Photographing concerts and live music events can be tricky.  There are a lot of... Continue Reading →

Shooting in Harsh Sun: Solutions for a problem every portrait photographer faces

It's the middle of the day and the sun is pouring down creating insanely harsh shadows on your model; so you do what most of us do, look for a shady spot.  Well you wouldn't be shooting outside if you... Continue Reading →

Photoshop Tip #2: Give dull hair a quick & easy boost

In the image below we have a situation that comes up a lot; dark hair over a dark background and the hair just doesn't pop.  Start looking at portraits and you'll see it time and again.  I'm going to show... Continue Reading →

Photoshop Trick: Remove creases & wrinkles in clothes with the heal brush

Super fast and simple step by step Photoshop method to remove creases and wrinkles from clothing. First take a look at the short video to get a head start and to see how easy it is; then follow the simple... Continue Reading →

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