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How I Shot This Model in Just Fifteen Minutes – Photography Article

Sometimes it’s fun to set yourself a challenge, maybe shooting with limited gear or with a very quick turnaround. On this occasion, I had no choice. The shoot was conceived and captured in under fifteen minutes, and the images were edited and submitted less than half an hour later. Here’s how it came about. Every July I attend the International Gathering at Gerlev Idrætshøjskole in Denmark. This brings together more than 150 people from around the world to dance, train…

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Photographer Battles Through Storm to Complete Four-Year Passion Project – Photography Article

For some people, photography is more than just work. They put their blood, sweat, and tears into passion projects for which they get no payment. It is all for the love of art. If you have ever shot a personal project yourself, you will understand the amount of hard work that goes into them: the planning, the people-managing, the sourcing of costumes, and locations. It is no easy feat! But what if four years of planning and research were about…

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Major Instagram Ad Partner Banned for Tracking Users’ Locations and More – Photography Article

Following a shocking expose from Business Insider, major Instagram ad partner Hyp3r has been banned by the platform for tracking millions of users’ locations, saving public Instagram Stories, and automatically scraping user data. Hyp3r is “an award-winning location-based marketing platform” based out of San Francisco. The marketing firm has raised over $23 millions in funding, and up until yesterday they were identified as a trusted Facebook Marketing Partner. It offers location-based marketing data to brands, allowing, say, a hotel to…

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Top Five Photography Spots in the Dolomites – Photography Article

There’s no denying that Italy’s Dolomites are stunning. This monumental mountain range in northeastern Italy is an idyllic playground for both outdoor adventurers and those seeking a taste of the region’s cultural heritage.  But given the size of the Dolomite range — the 18 peaks cover 350,000 acres (141,640 hectares) — it can be tough to figure out exactly where to go and what to shoot. Here are five favorite spots in the Dolomites explored by me over the years.…

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500px Blog » What’s Trending in Licensing: Travel photography and the freedom of solo travel – Photography Article

The month of July marks some of the hottest days of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. It also marks one of the busiest travel months of the year, encouraging a major travel trend we see starting to gain momentum: Solo Travel. In 2018 alone, Dublin Airport reported that 31.5 million travelers (57%) passing through their airport were traveling alone. This indicates that there is an increased need to market to individuals embarking on their own solo adventure. Solo travelers…

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Photographing Heritage Railroads | Fstoppers – Photography Article

Trains, trains, trains. Heritage Railroads offer a lot of fun and a great photographic subject for those who like to travel. In this article I share my methods of capturing these magnificent vintage iron horses. As an adolescent, I became enthralled with model railroads. My father and I constructed an HO gauge railroad in our basement, complete with models of buildings, lichen trees, and gravel based railroad tracks. I spent hours creating small balsa wood structures from hobby kits. We…

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Five Tips for Photographing a Large Event From a Corporate Photographer – Photography Article

I’m the sole photographer employed by a large Fortune 500 company. That is, I am the only non-product photographer in full-time employment for my company. Occasionally, there are people who shoot a small event on our campus, but the bulk of the photography-based work a company would need falls to me.  This includes headshots, creative marketing images, catalog specific requests, events, and managing the archive of all our branded images. It is more than enough to keep me busy, and I hope to touch…

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How I Shot These Rooftop Fashion Images – Photography Article

I shot these images for fashion ecommerce store Zilingo when we were doing a recent campaign/catalog shoot. What a fun team to shoot with! They really have a vision for what they want to pull off and are very supportive in terms of getting there.  That being said and outside the control of anyone involved, Zilingo included, we were on an incredibly tight schedule where after the catalog shoot, I had to set up and photograph the campaign within 30…

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The Best Locations for Landscapes Photos May Be Just Around the Corner – Photography Article

Have you taken beautiful landscape photos at Lofoten, the Faroe Islands, or Iceland? Or perhaps you only dream about trips to these breathtaking locations. Don’t worry; perhaps the best landscape photo you will ever shoot is in your home town, just around the corner. I must admit; I love to visit Lofoten, the Faroe Islands, and in my case the French Auvergne where I am hosting my masterclasses. These places give me the opportunity to shoot some amazing landscapes that I won’t find at home.…

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How to use time-lapse to capture a special event – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Special event scenarios of varying size and subject are increasingly becoming the focus of time-lapse videos. In this “how to” guide, we take a closer look at what must be considered so that time-lapse can bring out the best aspects of any event. Depending on the kind of event you wish to capture, there will be particular specifications you need to bear in mind such as location, fixing position, duration and source of power. These individualities make every project unique…

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Attempting to Define Street Photography – Photography Article

When it comes to street photography, what counts, how would you define it, and why? Here’s a video that poses some potentially tough questions and attempts to define more abstract ideas that may have a fair amount of gray area regarding that very question. The video comes from travel photographer Jim Nix and features an exploration of the concept of what street photography is. He asks some interesting questions as he explores the concepts of travel photography, street photography, and urban…

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Shooting an Environmental Portrait From Start to Finish – Photography Article

A couple weeks ago, I did a quick photo session with my Jiu Jitsu coach, Rafael Moreno, and I filmed the process from start to finish.  The goal for this shoot was to shoot environmental portraits of Moreno in his Gym in Humacao, Puerto Rico. There is a joke within the martial arts world that every portrait looks exactly the same, with the subject’s arms crossed or holding their belt. I wanted to try to do something different.  The gym has a fantastic…

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Shooting Long Exposures in the Arctic Circle – Photography Article

If you had the opportunity to visit the somewhere in the Arctic Circle, what sorts of images would you hope to shoot while traveling? If long exposures cross your mind then this one’s for you. Brought to you via First Man Photography, this video chronicles a bit of his experience while shooting imagery in the arctic. Anytime that a photographer finds themselves with water nearby, the possibility of longer exposure imagery is often worth the time to give it a…

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