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Eric Kinney

Eric Kinney

Photographer for Fracture. Passion for telling stories through imagery and immortalizing them through compelling mediums.

Smoke bomb photography is unique, relatively easy to do, and creates exciting and unique photography effects. Smoke bombs can turn an ordinary day into a surreal and dramatic event. Expecting mothers love to use them in their gender announcements, and newly engaged couples go to town with them, making their engagement photo sessions a cinematic moment. Even if you just have a smartphone, you can still make awesome photos as long as you know what you’re doing. Here are some tips for making …

Valentine’s Day is over, but for many newly engaged couples, now is the time to start planning engagement photos and sending out those save-the-dates. A good photographer will have some poses in mind for your engagement shoot, but if you’re looking for some simple ideas, here are some of our favorites, all graciously provided by the incredible Shelly Williams! Help us thank Shelly by following her on Instagram here. Before you meet with your photographer, be as familiar as possible with your location. If there is anything in particular …

Some of the best things in life are free. Similarly, some of the most amazing photography filters come at little expense if you know what you’re looking for. Photography is an expensive venture that goes beyond the cameras and lenses you invest in. Sometimes all you want is an affordable approach to give your portfolio an edgy, unique look without the hassle of unnecessary spending. The good news is that Google can give you nearly unlimited websites and blogs that offer …

Hope your Valentine’s Day is going well! Have you ever taken a photo with your camera and spent several seconds messing with the lens, zooming in and zooming out to get the picture just right, only to have it turn out blurry? There’s a solution to that problem, and it’s called a prime lens. No zoom features, no problem. Every photographer, from a mom documenting her kid’s childhood to a professional making a living, should have a prime lens in their camera …

If you want to get good at something, there’s no better way than to practice. Pretty cliché, but still true when it comes to your camera and what you can do with it. If you’ve got an iPhone or GoPro, timelapses are probably on your “Top 10 Lists” of everything you want to do with your gear. And, who doesn’t appreciate beautiful landscapes compressed to just a few seconds of breathtaking video? Follow these three steps to achieve the best quality timelapse. 1. …

There is something majestic about being able to enjoy your photography for what it is and where it takes you. Truthfully, we all want to have this feeling whenever we hold a camera and simply let go of everything that holds us back; whether it be the constant comparison of our work to other photographers, the struggle to identify our talent, or the trifles of always wanting better cameras and lenses than we can afford. If you’re searching for inspiration, …