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Drone Battery TSA Laws and Regulations

In Gear by Rusty Parkhurst0 Comments

The consumer drone industry has really taken off over the last few years.  I know, I know, it’s a bad pun.  Drone technology has advanced at an amazing pace.  This is especially good for photographers who want to put a different spin (ahh, make it stop!) on their still as well as video shots. As …

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How Does Your Lens Affect Color In Photos?

In Gear by Tracy Munson1 Comment

Have you ever noticed that lens descriptions sometimes refer to the ability to “render color”? I have, and it raised some questions. Isn’t a lens made of glass, and as such, isn’t it clear? How does your lens affect color in photos? Why? Do different lenses actually render color differently? Do more expensive lenses do …

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7 Interesting Flash Photography Blogs to Follow

In Portrait by Pete LaGregor0 Comments

If you are a portrait photographer and have been relegated to natural light, then flash photography is the best way to take your photography to the next level.  Now there is nothing wrong with natural light, but have total control over the light is an invaluable skill to learn.  So where do you go to …

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When Do You Need a Model Release? A lawyer answers.

In Portrait by Jim Harmer5 Comments

Most portrait photographers think that to use a photo of a person in a commercial way, they must get a model release; however, this is only partially true.  In actuality, there are a number of situations where someone’s image can be used commercially without a model release, and also some situations where a model release …

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Safety Tips for Photographing a Solar Eclipse

In Landscape/Nature by Kevin D. Jordan0 Comments

A solar eclipse is one of the great spectacles of nature. A total solar eclipse in particular, although brief, could be a once in a lifetime experience for some people, which makes capturing a photo of it all the more enticing. Along with the excitement of experiencing the event, however, comes the need to take …

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10 Sure-Fire Drone Photography Composition Tips

In Features, Photo Basics by Matt Gavin0 Comments

“Composition IS the masterpiece, lighting is the mood, technique is just the presentation” – Jim Harmer Flying drones, and drone photography are alot of fun, and taking the world by storm.  There is no doubt about it, it’s great to take your drone out and just fly it.  But we’re Photographers, right?  Our purpose for …

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13 Photography Mistakes I Wish I Could Undo

In Photo Basics by Kirk Bergman6 Comments

Photography has been my hobby for the last 10 years, give or take a few months.  In the last 2 years I started my own business and shoot professionally (part time) as a real estate photographer.  I am nowhere near perfect and I’ve had some incredible set backs.  Today we’ll go over 13 mistakes I’ve …

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7 Ways Drones Are Used in Businesses

In Gear by Jesse Park0 Comments

Many people know about military drones classified Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) whose uses are explicitly in war. As the popularity of drones increased, the technology has been commercialized for businesses and individuals. The military’s contribution to the drone technology is significant and unforgettable. Developments in the technology have facilitated innovations into different ways drones are …