Equipment

A question seen often on messages boards is “How do I prevent squinting when using a reflector?  Squinting can be a big problem when taking natural light portraits outdoors.  It is also a common complaint among amateur photographers using reflectors.  To get a great expression from your portrait subject, you definitely want to do all you …

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A reflector can be a great tool to help improve the lighting for your photography.  Here are some tips on how to use a reflector for portrait photography. A 5-in-1 reflector kit can be purchased relatively inexpensively.  This kit will include a silver, gold, black, and white sides, along with a white translucent diffuser disc. The …

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  Since outdoor lighting can often be so unpredictable, even changing by the minute, it is good to be prepared with gear that can help with those lighting difficulties.  Here are some tips on using a translucent diffuser for natural light portrait photography. If there is no overhead cover at your portrait location on a …

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This has got to be one of the biggest debates in the photography world.  Who makes the better camera- Canon or Nikon?  Well, I am here to settle this debate once and for all.  Actually, I probably won’t settle the debate even a little bit, but hopefully give some clarity and direction to those looking …

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While deciding what type of photography business you want to have, you may ask yourself the question, “Should I dive in head-first with a full-time business, or take it slow with a part-time business?” If you are an impulsive person, you may be tempted to quit your job, buy a truckload of camera equipment and …

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