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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 …

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 …

It’s not everyday you get the chance to travel to Europe, so wouldn’t you want to make those memories last? Blogger Linda Holt visited Italy last Spring, and thanks to Fracture, she can relive her favorite views every time she sees her wall. We had a chat with her to hear all about her trip, photos and Fracture experience. What do you do for a living? I am an interior designer, design blogger, and photographer. How did you end up …

Want to have your own business? Be smart, be bold, and be organized. It’s every photographer’s ambition to have their own business! Yet, this is where many aspiring artists struggle to turn that dream into a reality. No matter how truly talented you are or your skill level, creating a successful business is a process for everyone. Equally important to know is what you want to do with your photography? You always have a choice to make this your sole livelihood, but …

As the first days of above-freezing temperature begin to thaw Washington, D.C. I have a bit of time to gather, edit and share some of the images from this weekend’s historic blizzard. First off, a couple of tips for shooting in the snow: 1. Hand warmers: not for you, but for your camera batteries and most importantly, your iPhone. I often found myself in white out conditions where my iPhone + battery backpack was going down faster than the temperature. …

When your family member, friend or significant other is a photographer, it can be difficult to find that perfect gift for them. For that reason, we’ve compiled a list of some unique gift ideas for your photo-loving star! 1. Check out this handy dandy camera mug. NOW STOP! Before buying this gift, make ABSOLUTELY SURE that your photog friend does not already have this mug.  Our unofficial survey of photog friends informs us that many photographer friends have multiple mugs like this already! …