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No two are alike
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No two are alike

How many stars are there in our Universe?  How many grains of sand are there on Earth?  These are common questions that people ask.  But one that is seldom heard is, “How many snowflakes are created each year?”  I wouldn’t even attempt to answer that regarding even just a handful […]

How to get the most from a car shoot
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How to get the most from a car shoot

AVOIDING UNWANTED INTERFERENCES Depending on the circumstances, such as at an auto show, it is simply too difficult to shoot a car without getting the next car in the frame or impossible avoiding annoying background interference. Instead, shoot close-ups. Ask yourself what draws you to the car. Then shoot the […]

Pet Portrait Photography
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Pet Portrait Photography

I love animals. Pet portraits are very similar to kid portraits … lots of running around and chasing tails and wiping drool and amazing expressions. Pets young and old have a character that can shine through in their portrait. I’m going to share an easy and effective setup I use […]

GET TO KNOW VANGUARD PROFESSIONAL MICHAEL CARVER
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GET TO KNOW VANGUARD PROFESSIONAL MICHAEL CARVER

We are proud to announce that Michael Carver has joined the Vanguard Professional team. Michael Carver is a photographer living and working in the Scottish Highlands. He likes all kinds of photography and will try his hand at anything. However, his main interests lie in capturing the beautiful scenery around […]

Photographing cars at auto shows
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Photographing cars at auto shows

A car is a reflection of our social, economic and psychological psyche. It is a statement, a time capsule, of history. At interior auto shows, special models are placed on pedestals like goddesses, draped in spectacular lighting and roped off from the goggle-eyed masses. What is so frustrating is the […]

NEW – FineArt Baryta Satin Inkjet Paper from Hahnemühle
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NEW – FineArt Baryta Satin Inkjet Paper from Hahnemühle

FineArt Baryta Satin is a baryta paper with a white, satin-gloss surface. The amount of barium sulphate in the coating in conjunction with a microporous ink-receiving layer provides exceptional image results with large color space and intensive coloring. FineArt Baryta Satin enables extremely deep blacks (Dmax), excellent image sharpness and […]

Zenfolio – Voted #1 by Pro Photographers
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Zenfolio – Voted #1 by Pro Photographers

Grow your business with an effortless website from Zenfolio, the industry’s leading website solution provider. Order and sell products from a fully integrated Canadian lab for easier shipping. Localize your website for your French and English speaking clients. Sign up with code PHOTONEWS15 for a 15% discount. → See more […]

What's in my bag: A Travel Photography Gear Guide
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What's in my bag: A Travel Photography Gear Guide

See the original post here. LEARN MORE ABOUT KRISTIN For the last four months, I’ve been travelling around northern Europe shooting some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. Nearly every waking moment has been consumed by planning shoot locations, re-planning those shoots when the weather doesn’t cooperate (which […]

Long Exposure Photography
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Long Exposure Photography

WITH VANGUARD PROFESSIONAL UROS PODLOGAR >> LEARN MORE ABOUT UROS Long exposure photography produces stunning photos. It imparts a feeling of movement and mystique in photos. No special or expensive photo gear is needed for long exposure photography. It is a demanding, although not the most demanding type of photography. The […]

Three tips for using a tripod in portraiture
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Three tips for using a tripod in portraiture

BY VANGUARD PROFESSIONAL LEVI SIM I know, I know: you can’t possibly use a tripod in portraiture because you’re moving around too much, and reframing, and chasing kids, and it’ll just get in the way and slow you down. I’ve heard all the reasons before, and I used to say […]