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Dear Professional Photographers, We Love You

At Fracture, we love our customers of all kinds, from newbies who barely managed to get their smartphone picture uploaded, to the pros who had trouble picking which SLR to use today. The majority of our customers are not professional photographers. And we’re ok with that , because, let’s face it, the majority of the people on Earth are not professional photographers. But don’t misunderstand us, we love professional photographers. We really enjoy people who are dedicated to a craft …

Own-a Ona: Camera Bag Review

The beauty of working at a startup is the endless ability to learn, change, and grow. By reaching out to other photo-based startups, we’re able to get a glimpse of the future of photography and how we can all work together to better that future. This is how we discovered ONA, a startup that is making waves in the camera bag industry. After a little chatting about life, love, and the pursuit of peanut butter, we exchanged products and agreed …

Artist Interview Series: Laura Hundersmarck

It’s no surprise that, from time to time, we come across photographs that makes us do a double take.  Certain pictures you connect with and admire in ways that are difficult to understand or express.  Other times you know right away why you’ve fallen in love with a particular image.  We’ve had both such experiences with the work of Laura Hundersmarck. Laura is a photographer from right here in Gainesville, Florida, and we recently had the chance to pick her …

How to Take More Than Just a #Selfie

Upgrade Your Game from #Selfie to Self-Portraiture Tired of taking the same old #selfie day after day, week after week? Are you tired seeing other people’s same old selfies just as often? (Pro Tip: Send them this article.) For centuries photographers have been using self portraiture as the key to unlock their full potential. Now it’s your turn to use the same techniques to take pictures of yourself that are far too awesome to be simply labeled “#selfie.” Unlike a …

Our Fans Have 23 Tips For People New To Photography

We asked you for some photography advice for newbies, and you guys responded in full.  We’ve compiled all of the of advice and put it into one list.  Here you go! Take your camera everywhere and use it. – Wendy B.M. Fill the frame. – Richard H. [shoot] what would look cool. – Ronny H. Get at your subject’s level. – Daniel A. Get closer. – Jacki B.T. Background-subject-lighting-click! – Bill B. “Originality is undetected plagiarism.” (William Ralph Inge) – …

4 Tips for Beautiful Black and White Photographs

There was a time when black and white photos were the only option, yet even now that we have color, black and white photography remains an irreplaceable art form. From an artistic viewpoint; color depicts reality. Black and white is an interpretation of reality. Black and whites display a new dimension with emphasis on shadows, texture, contrast, and lighting. They are timeless. They see the depth and tell the stories beneath the colorful surface. Use these tips to guide you …