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Fun in The Action Camera Studio

I had the opportunity to collaborate with two awesome women in the Sacramento area to create beautiful images using the Action Camera studio. I gained some inspiration from a few photos I found on Pinterest, and I decided to put Action... Continue Reading →

Neutral Density filters for portraiture?

Most of our customers at Action Camera know the value of a UV filter.  They can tell you it's a good idea to put one on to protect your exposed outer lens element.   Most know it can also add some... Continue Reading →

Beauty Headshots: Two Lights & No Background

Create beautiful headshots by learning techniques for two light set up and no background needed.

Sacramento Beer Week Challenge

This week is Sacramento Beer Week!! Last week my friends at New Glory Brewery provided me with a sample of their Lemon Meringue Pie Specialty Ale before it was going to be released for Sac Beer Week. When I got... Continue Reading →

Getting great portraits with a single inexpensive 19″ ring light

Lights, lights and more lights.  As a full time wedding and portrait photographer I have a vast array of lights; 8 or 10 speed lights, 5 or 6 high powered strobes, half a dozen LED panels, 3 or 4 florescent... Continue Reading →

A few quick tips for wedding shooters.

A lot of wedding shooters come to Action Camera to get their gear so I though I'd put together a little discussion about some of the things I think wedding shooters should consider.  Depending on your level of experience, what... Continue Reading →

Testing out “How To’s” to help boost my creativity – Rebecca Cody

After taking a few months off for the holidays, I am back at it! Challenging my creativity by following directions from photographers in the "How To" Section of Popular Photography Magazine This month I chose my project from the May... Continue Reading →

Bokeh-Rama or Brenizer: What is it? How do you do it?

The shot most commonly known as the Bokeh-Rama or Brenizer is fun and has become popular among some very high priced wedding and portrait photographers. What is it? When should you do it and why? Two of the factors that... Continue Reading →

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