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Simple Effective Beauty Lighting

Back in March of 2017 I wrote about how a simple 19'' ring light can be used to produce great beauty shots; with the caveat that it's most effective for single person headshots. Well, what if you want that same... Continue Reading →

Candle Light Portrait: Tips & Challenge

Candle light portrait challenge and tips.

My Single Greatest Photography Influence

My very first camera was the Canon AE-1 Program, a 35mm film camera, that my mom bought me when I decided to get into photography as a 16 year old high school student. In the time since I've gotten into... Continue Reading →

The YouTube Camera Community: Via the Sony 35mm f/1.4 GM

It's that time again; when a hot new item is announced and the YouTube camera community falls all over themselves to be the one to tell you if you should spend your hard earned money to own it. For any... Continue Reading →

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 →

Memory Card Speed Classes & Designations Demystified

Ever been shopping for a memory card for your camera or even looked at one you already own and wonder what the heck all the designations mean? Well there certainly are a ton of them so if your a bit... Continue Reading →

Sony A7S III: Why only 12 megapixels? Are 12MP enough?

I've developed a reputation for having the longest blogs of anyone at Action Camera. This one is going to bring my average length way down because the answers to the questions above, though asked over and over since the specs... Continue Reading →

Long Exposure Photography with Neutral Density Filters

I love to make long exposure photographs.  I love to take my time when creating the image and seeing what the passage of time looks like in a single image.  For me, when looking at the images, they are almost... 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 →

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