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Discipline 02 | More Discipline Of Photography | Soft Lite Studios

Refresher If you read article one in this series, you are already up to speed on what the premise is here. If not, then the next paragraph will bring you up to speed. Better yet, if you are so inclined, the first article can be found here. In this mini-series, “The Discipline Of Photography,” we […]

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MPEX Experience, Photography News, The Learning Studio!, Tips and Tricks

Prep Your Eyes (and Camera!) for the Great American Eclipse!

If you live in the United States, chances are that you’ve already heard about the Great American Eclipse, coming to a sky near you on August 21, 2017. The reason this eclipse has everyone so excited is that this total eclipse of the heart sun will span the U.S. from coast to coast – starting […]

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SoftLiteStudios, Tips and Tricks

Gone Fishing

Written by: Tim Neumann and Lorie McQuirt We have been doing a lot of street photography lately. It’s the in thing to do when the weather starts to get nicer out and the locals come out of their self imposed hibernation and explore the warrens right outside of their Winter dens. If you are like […]

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SoftLiteStudios, Tips and Tricks

The Long And Short Of Macro Lenses

Written by: Tim Neumann and Lorie McQuirt You may have noticed, macro lenses come in a variety of focal lengths, a few of the more popular from Nikon and Canon listed below: ~60mm Focal Lengths Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens Nikon AF-S Micro-NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED Lens ~100mm Focal Lengths Canon EF 100mm […]

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Hometown Heroes, MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

Photographing Luna and Neville: Two Adorable Squirrels Doing Human Things

As a photographer, it can be hard to come up with inspiration. It’s so easy to go online and see fantastic photos of exotic places, get complacent with our own surroundings and think, “What’s the point of shooting in my yard or neighborhood when there is nothing interesting to see?” Photographer Ashly Deskins has reminded us […]

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MPEX Experience, Photography News, Tips and Tricks

New FAA Rules Make Drone Registration Easy for Hobbyists

  Great news for drone lovers! After much speculation and confusion about the future of camera-equipped drones, new FAA rules and regulations have made the registration process easier and more transparent than ever before. The rules for hobbyists are much more lenient than the rules for commercial use, although the registration process has been streamlined for both. If your aircraft […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, Tips and Tricks

Keep Your Images Safe With G-Tech’s All-Terrain Case Hard Drives

As photographers, we spend a lot of time planning, shooting, editing, and storing all of our photographs. One of the hidden challenges for most working and amateur photographers is protecting their data. Some people don’t realize the importance of keeping their data is secure until it’s too late. It seems obvious, but making sure your […]

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Guest Blog: Shooting Jewelry with Daniel T. Jester

This a guest blog by Daniel T. Jester. Check out more of his work on his website danieltjester.com One of my favorite things to do is leverage my skill set as a product photographer and help small businesses with their photographic presence. A business’s image identity ties directly in to their brand, but the challenge of […]

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MPEX Experience, Photography News, Tips and Tricks

How to create natural light with flash – Profoto

This article originally appeared on Profoto.com here: How to create natural light with flash – Profoto All photos by Adam Angelides How to Create Natural Light Using Flash with Profoto Lights One of the potential problems with using artificial light is that it can look just that- artificial. Check out this video on how photographer Adam Angelides uses flash […]

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Speedlight Teardown: Why Quality Matters

This is a guest blog post by Mike Bock, Product Specialist at LumoPro. Today’s flash market offers a wide variety of options for anyone looking to dip a toe in the off-camera flash pool. While there are plenty of things to consider while shopping for a speedlight, one factor that doesn’t always receive the most […]

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