Author » Zach Sutton

I'm Zach and I'm the editor and a frequent writer here at Lensrentals.com. I'm also an editorial and portrait photographer in Los Angeles, CA, and offer educational workshops on photography and lighting all over North America.
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Simplifying the Complexities of Lighting in Photography

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As someone who teaches workshops tailored to lighting, I’m always reminded how many people have a gross misunderstanding of how light travels and is used within photography. And while I usually start my workshops with an open lesson on the reality of how light functions. I’m frequently reminded, how, even the most experienced photographers, don’t […]

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Camera Gear to Take on Your Next Vacation

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As a photography or videographer, vacationing is an excellent opportunity to recharge your proverbial inspiration batteries, and take a moment to get off the grid and just enjoy living while documenting. However, the challenge we always face is that if we’re going to vacation, even if it is to separate ourselves from the craft, we […]

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Lensrentals.com Reviews the New Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art Series Lens

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It’s not very often that a lens wows me with excitement by a simple announcement, but admittingly, Sigma did just that when the announced the Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art Series Lens. For starters, 135mm has been one of my favorite focal lengths for years now, so while everyone was begging them to announce the fantastic […]

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The Biggest Photography and Videography Announcements So Far for 2017

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Already this year, we’ve had no shortage of trade shows and new product announcements. For those keeping count, we’ve already seen CES (Consumers Electronic Show), Imaging USA, WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photography International), and Gulf Photo Plus’ Photoweek. Many manufacturers use these trade shows to show off their latest and greatest tech being developed with […]

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Four Studio Photography Techniques to Give a Try This Winter

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For many of people, February is the slow month for their photography. Cold weather and gray skies generally shun away inspiration, leaving many of us waiting until the end of it before we’re back out there being creative. That said, winter months can also be perfect for honing your studio skills, as it gives you more […]

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