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Taking Authentic, Emotional Photos

The joy behind a genuine smile. The tenderness of an embrace. The feeling of the breeze on wind-swept hair. When you first look at a photo, you may only see that one moment of time. But the people in the photo can remember everything that was happening in that moment. That emotion and authenticity can elevate a photo from something functional to something truly inspiring. For Twyla Jones, that authenticity is her passion and the focus of her career. She’s …

Moment Lens Review For iPhone

Interchangeable Moment Lenses For The iPhone? Yeah, you read that heading correctly. Interchangeable lenses (not clip-on) for the iPhone and a few select Android phones really do exist. Before reading this Moment Lens review, I want you to know I just switched to team iPhone. I must admit the iPhone camera is much better than my previous Droid Turbo’s camera. I can only imagine what abilities the Moment Lens will add to the already strong iPhone camera. Like several new companies, Moment Lens …

15 Talented Photographers You Need to Follow on Instagram

Instagram is a visual playground and an endless source of inspiration for artists, designers, business owners, DIY junkies, and all creative minds alike. Photographers have particularly taken to this platform as a tool to showcase their work, and we’re glad they have. Whether you want to look at the built environment from a fresh perspective, book a photographer for a wedding or special event, or see the world from the palm of your hand, these Instagram photographers have what you’re looking …

How Mastering Light is the Key to Powerful Portrait Photography

Photography is nothing without light, yet pushing ourselves to use it to our advantage is one of the most daunting tasks for beginners and professionals alike. Too often we play it safe by shooting portraits in the shade or on overcast days to avoid the dreaded shadows of high noon, and we shun at the mention of speedlights and flash. However, are we doing ourselves justice as artists when were not embracing new challenges at every opportunity and capping our creativity with only what were comfortable with? “Light is everything.  I can’t put …