Call For Feedback: The Improve Photography Location Finder!

Hey guys, Jim Harmer here.  For a few YEARS I’ve toyed with and dreamed of the idea of a photo locations app, and I’m excited to announce that plan are underway for us to build it.  This is–by far–the biggest project I’ve ever undertaken with Improve Photography, so I’m writing to ask your help today. When I travel to shoot …

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Fuji XT2: The complete review with everything we know so far

  The Fuji XT2 was just announced, and I’ve gotta say that this is going to be the camera to have.  It’s faster, full of pixels, and promises to autofocus like lightning. This post will be updated on an hourly/daily basis over the next few months as details are revealed about this camera. I haven’t had my hands on a …

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20 FANTASTIC Photography Accessories Under $100

A few years ago, we released a “best photography accessories” post, and it was really popular.  It’s time for a 2016 update. Some of the items from 5 years ago are still on the list and remain in my photo bag.  Others are new items that I’ve tested more recently. #1 Pec Pads I can’t believe that more photographers haven’t …

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Photography Business Legal Guide (Free!)

This article includes about $20,000 of mistakes that I’ve made in the last 6 years of running my photography-centered business.  This article is also the result of hundreds of hours of trying to figure out the business, legal, and financial side of photography on my own.  So hopefully this will help! But fortunately, I successfully waded through the red tape of starting …

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30 Must-Have Landscape Photography Accessories

Atmosphere Aerosol Atmosphere Aerosol is an awesome product!  It’s a can of smoke that you can spray to add fog into your landscapes.  It’s not enough smoke to fill an entire landscape, but if you shoot smaller intimate landscapes, you could easily go spray the fog in the area and then go shoot the awesome fog and light streaks going …

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Top 20 U.S. States for Photographers to Live in 2016

Every state has something to offer photographers, and good photographers can make great images anywhere, but the question was asked last week in our forum what the best state is for photographers to live in.  So, we dove into some numbers and had a little fun.  Here’s our list…. After considering 20 different data sources, we ranked all 50 of the …