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Four Ways to Light On Location And Still Stay Mobile

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I love using lighting while on location, but I’ve certainly experienced the downfalls. While bringing lighting gear outdoors is great for light control, bringing off camera lighting with you while shooting outdoors makes the process cumbersome, and really limits your mobility. However, I’ve found a few different tools that can help with lighting your scene […]

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How Lens Focal Lengths Will Affect Background Compression

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When I decided to write about the “perfect” portrait lens, I really thought I had a grasp on what I was going to talk about. As a Canon shooter, I imagined that I would spend all the time talking about the sharpness of the Canon 135mm f/2.0, or the amazing bokeh of the Canon 85mm […]

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Shooting the Nashville Predators with the New Canon 1DX Mark II

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Back in early February, Canon announced the Canon 1DX Mark II, the flagship sports camera, with added 4K video functionality and all of the premium bells and whistles you’d expect to come in Canon’s new top of the line camera system. As you can imagine, since the announcement, we’ve been getting countless phone calls and emails […]

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Packing Photography Gear for International (or Domestic) Travel

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For the last couple of years, I’ve become pretty good at packing my bags for travel, while making sure all of the gear I need arrives safely and securely. Certainly, packing bags and traveling effectively is an art form in its own right, and I wanted to take you through the process of my packing, […]

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Just the Lenses: The 70-200mm f/4 Comparison

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There is a very good reason that we haven’t gotten around to testing one of the most commonly used zoom lenses until just now. We forgot. I was testing the Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS lens because we had just torn one down, I was impressed by the construction, and I wanted to see if the […]

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