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A dog is man’s best friend, but a dog is not man’s best photography model. Most dogs are playful and energetic, which makes them harder to photograph but not impossible. Dogs make really cute and funny expressions, and they will never criticize you for making their nose look big! However, capturing a sharp, well-composed snapshot of your best friend isn’t always as simple as “Sit! Stay!” Here are a few tips from our friends who have photographed more than 25,000 …
Car from 3/4 angle

This blog post features tips from renowned automotive photographer Desmond Louw. In order to show how accessible these tips are to the rest of us, we asked our Director of Media Relations Chuck Ellis, who recently completed the restoration of a 1964 Plymouth Valiant, to use the tips to take some photos of his own car for this post. His commentary can be found on each photo’s caption.   – Editor Putting a camera in every cell phone has made us all …

Sometimes an iPhone seems sufficient for photography. Sometimes picking up and learning a new, pro-level camera can help rekindle a long lost love. That’s what happened to my wife, and you can read about that here. But other times, it’s actually abandoning the complexities of high-end technology that can help you embrace creativity with something as simple as a film photography camera. My wife’s friend, Scott Connolly, did exactly that. As ironic as it sounds, Scott discovered medium-format film photography …

Here at Fracture we were just as swept up in Eclipse-mania as everyone else. Homemade viewing glasses, NASA approved welding masks, and laminated solar eclipse charts in hand – we came prepared to fully geek out. Sensing an awesome opportunity to capture a special moment in time, we sent a few teammates Eclipse-chasing. Here’s a recap of Drew and Taylor’s excellent adventure. What happened yesterday will likely only happen a couple more times in our lifetime. So when Taylor and …

My wife Julie had not touched a “real” camera for over 30 years. In that period of time, much has changed in camera technology since she used her Olympus Film camera. As a ballet dancer and instructor, she was interested in taking photos of dance back in the 1970s and ‘80s. She took two photography courses at a community college where she discovered that she had an exceptional eye for photo composition. But when that Olympus camera was stolen in …

Today, any amateur or semi-pro still photographer can jump into aerial videography by purchasing and learning to fly the many brands of affordable Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) otherwise known as drones. The learning curve can be steep, as you’ll have to adhere to a number of very specific and strict Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. But the FAA and training organizations, such as the Academy of Model Aeronautics Flight School or DartDrones, provide all the information you need to get started flying drones …