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An Attorney’s Guide to What to Do When Your Photo is Stolen

It seems that every week there’s another news story making the rounds of a photographer’s image being stolen. What’s particularly disturbing is that it’s often by another artist—someone who should know better. Sadly, as technology makes it easier for people to produce decent photographs, the value of photography is lessened. This has resulted in many people seeing a photograph as something …

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Must-Have Wedding Day Photography Gear

Those who follow Portrait Session know that I consider myself to be an idiot when it comes to photography gear.  I’m unlike my fellow Improve Photography guys in that I don’t lust over the newest lenses, I don’t nerd out about the latest camera models, and I certainly have no idea what great new treats are soon to be released. …

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Friday Night Lights – How to Photograph Sports in High School Stadiums

When your child was old enough to start playing sports you ran out to the nearest big box store and picked up the latest camera kit.  As the kids grew into their sports so did your photography.  You started to get more and more keepers and other parents started asking you to take pictures of their kids. As your photography has …

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14 iPhone Apps That Will Improve Your DSLR Photography

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article about taking better photos with your iPhone, but sometimes, the camera in your pocket just isn’t going to cut it. That doesn’t mean you should leave that handy little device at home, though (as IF!). There are some fantastic iPhone apps that can help you to step up your “big camera” …

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Lowel GL1: A Versatile Handheld Light for Weddings and more

I’d like to let you in on a little secret…But first, let’s talk about what led to my discovery. Technology has somewhat recently produced cameras that have given us the ability to take pictures in very low light. About four years ago, I owned a Nikon D90 – I never wanted to push it beyond ISO 800. I just didn’t …

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Reviewing the Oben CT-3561 Compact Travel Tripod with BE-117T Ball Head

As a landscape photographer, a tripod is an absolute necessity.  There is simply no other way to capture sharp images in the best light (sunrise and sunset) or show any kind of motion without a good sturdy base upon which to rest your camera for long exposures. The Tripod Trap I remember reading a blog post about tripods years ago.  …