Category: Photography

  • A Literal Wedding Heavyweight: We Review the Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens for Nikon Z

    Many lenses claim the title universal or try to be a one-for-all kind of focal range but very few can actually be used for a majority of scenarios thrown your way. The new Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 might just be one of those lenses. But does it pull its weight? And would you carry its weight?…

  • Five Tips for Better Mountain Photos

    I’ve always been fascinated by the mountains and the sweeping views they provide to the ones putting in the work and climbing to the top. For landscape photographers like me, they provide endless photo opportunities and inspiration. In this article, I share five tips to help you make your next mountain trip a success. Do…

  • 5 Lighting Hacks You Won't Find in YouTube Tutorials

    Learning lighting is often considered the first step toward capturing better photos. When I began my journey, I delved into discovering various techniques and unconventional methods for creating truly unique setups that leave clients in awe. In this article, I will share my five favorite lighting hacks. I will continuously emphasize the importance of learning…

  • What You Need to Photograph Waterfalls Like a Pro

    While you can show up to a waterfall with just a camera and a dream, you likely won’t walk away with professional-looking images. You’ll need a few items and techniques to turn those dreams into reality so you can walk away with world-class images for your portfolio.  One of the most important traits of a…

  • 5 Tech Accessories and Tools for a Photographer’s Editing Workspace

    What are your editing workspace essentials, and how much impact do they have on how efficient and/or comfortable you are when you do post-production? Here are some tools that might give your workflow a boost. Nowadays, a photographer can work on their photos virtually anywhere and at anytime. However, there is still so much value…

  • 5 Tips for Keeping Your Photos and Lightroom Catalog Safe

    Imagine the moment your computer stops working. It contains thousands of photos and a Lightroom Classic catalog. Imagine if all the work and effort you put into it is gone. The risk can be minimized when you take care of four or five things. A friend of mine ran into this problem. His hard drive…

  • Farewell to a National Icon

    If you roll back the clock to around 300 years ago, America was still in its infancy years. It was a time before the Revolutionary War, and the slave trade was thriving across the world. Across the Atlantic Ocean, in England, a small sapling was beginning to grow which would later become an icon, until…

  • 7 Rite of Passages Photographers Go Through

    There are some shots, shoots, or situations that are simply a rite of passage for photographers learning the craft. Here are seven examples most photographers have experienced. How many have you gone through? Now, we can’t all go through every rite of passage and I doubt anyone will get every entry on this list, but…

  • 4 Productive Mindsets When Traveling for Photography

    For a lot of photographers, the act of traveling is a double-edged sword. We travel to be able to see the world and draw as much inspiration as we can from everything we see and experience. At the same time, the act of traveling often requires pushing out of our comfort zones and leaving behind…

  • Photography Opinions That We Should Burn

    I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but the photography community is an opinionated bunch, and to make matters worse, there are a lot of people outside of the community who are opinionated about it too! So, let’s take the edge off by sharing the worst photography opinions and why they should be condemned to history.…