Photographic Industry Trends

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5 of History’s Most Famous Photography Pranks

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April Fools’ Day has origins dating all the way back to the 14th century, and photography can be traced to the 1800s. It only makes sense that the two would intersect and we’d see some shenanigans. Here are a few of the most famous pranks ever played with the aid of a camera. The Cottingley ...Read more »

What’s It Like to Be a Football Photographer?

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Sports photographers are an integral part to our enjoyment of the game of football. Just look at this amazing shot from the December 27th game between the Giants and Vikings. Seven defenders trying to bring down one running back, and all of it captured in one frame: How many players does it take to tackle ...Read more »

How Long Have Kids Been Getting Their Pictures Taken with Santa?

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Both photography and the more “modern” interpretation of Santa Claus began to really take off in the 1820s. But when did the perfect union between the two blossom into the Christmas tradition we know and love today? According to the History Channel, local shops began leveraging Santa Claus in their marketing around the 1840s. Life-sized ...Read more »

Our 16 Favorite Photography-themed Halloween Costumes

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Halloween would be pretty boring if we lived in a world without photography. How would you get to share your amazing costume with the rest of the world or relive the memories of that perfect night out with your friends? More than just documenting the day/night, we’d miss out on a treasure trove of amazing ...Read more »

31 Amazing Photography Infographics & Visual Guides

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Perhaps even more than any other profession, learning how to become a professional photographer requires visual guides so you can really see what needs to be done. It’s hard to learn about cameras and composition without seeing the processes that actually leads to greatness. Luckily, infographics do just that and are ubiquitous on the web. ...Read more »

It’s Time to Start Unplugging Weddings

wedding photographers guide to unplugged weddings
As a photographer, based in Los Angeles, I get to see a lot of trends at the weddings I photograph. I find most to be interesting, fun and entertaining. However, there is one trend that is out of control­–guests with cameras. By cameras I mean real DSLRs, small point and shoots, cell phones and my ...Read more »
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