80s style portraits recreated
Jan13

80s style portraits recreated

If you grew up in the 1980s, you might recall some peculiar things. Among them the strange fashion and photography. Thick ties, equally thick mustaches and polaroid cameras. These were just some of the things one would see. Photographs would have a saturated, sepia tone and the use of starlight filters was common. Robbie Augspurger recreates that look, using old-style wardrobes and lighting. Check out some of his 80s style portraits:...

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Why an expensive full-frame DSLR is not for you
Jan08

Why an expensive full-frame DSLR is not for you

A number of my friends dream of the day they will save enough money to own an expensive, full-frame DSLR. One friend has gone so far as to abandon his point-and-shoot and swear off photography. For him, it’s either full-frame or nothing. As I often point out, for most people, gear will only make a few percent (under 10%) difference in the end result. An eye for a good shot, proper lighting and technical knowledge is what...

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Nikon D750 named Camera of the Year 2014
Jan06

Nikon D750 named Camera of the Year 2014

Popular Photography has declared the Nikon D750 Camera of the Year for 2014. It came out ahead of a number of amazing cameras and even outperformed the mightier professional series cameras from Nikon and Canon. The Nikon D750 is targeted towards semi-professional to professional photographers. It is an attractive body for those looking for an affordable full-frame DSLR. Us Canon users have less options in this tier. The Canon 5D Mark...

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How a photographer went two years without money
Jan05

How a photographer went two years without money

Photographers like yours truly, those who prefer to do a whole variety of things instead of focusing on a single niche, have it pretty rough. It is really difficult to build and grow your business while wandering strange areas or trying out new experiences. Shantanu Starick is one photographer who has gone two whole years without money. Without making or spending a single cent. Check out his entertaining and inspiring talk: Truly...

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