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Most Versatile All-Around Lens

Being a-little-bit-of-everything photographer, I really do not enjoy changing out numerous camera lenses to get the photo I want. In your opinion, what is the best all-around zoom lens to use that allows you to take a variety of photos, from wide ang...

What's the most underrated lens?

Ever since I bought the Sony 14mm 1.8 lens a couple months ago, I thought it would just be nice to have a super wide angle lens for certain situations. To my surprise, it's become one of my go to lenses. I lean into the wideness and distortion to get...

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What's your favorite setup for portraits on the go?

I've been trying to figure out what the best setup is for on-the-go lighting for a 1-person show. I want to keep things simple but I also need a solid solution for both stills and video (since I want to capture both at the same time). I'm curious if ...

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Your 1st Paid Photo Session

Hello Alpha Universe,Tell us about your 1st paid photo session, and what gear you used for it?My first photo session was with Sony nex 5n and the kit lens, it was for a kid's first birthday back in 2012, I had to google some Ideas and we did it in a ...

Best Way to Build Portfolio?

Hello Alpha Family,These days I hear a lot of Photographers advise new Photographers to not work for free, but how will they build their portfolio?When I first started, I did a bunch of TFP and did some second shooters on events and weddings to build...

Self Photoshoot

Hello Alpha Family,How often you change your profile picture, and do you do a self photo session, I tend to do a photo session to creat one good profile picture every yearThis one from 2020 This one 2022 

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What's your favorite lens??

Hello Alpha Family,What is your favorite lens and do you still own it?My favorite lens off all time has to be FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS (SEL90M28G) it's the sharpest and most fun to shot with, I had it back in 2017 with Alpha 6000 (a6000) and it was a...

Which is more Fun, Paid or Unpaid Photography

Even after more than a decade of all kinds of Photo sessions, gaping the camera and doing some macro shots in the backyard or go to the park and shoot some squirrels and birds is more fun to do.Do you prefer doing paid work or unpaid?

Pets & Wild life Photography

Hello Alpha Family,Our furry friend are part of out families, lets share here some of their portraits.If you don't have a pet, any animals picture would work.  

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Resolved! Photography Competitions

With so many photographers looking to build a reputation on the international circuit, what are the photo contests you normally submit your images to?Here are some of mine:PPA, WPPI, Dodho Magazine, Audobon Society, Arizona Highways, Monochrome Award...

professional studio portraits with 50mm 1.8? it is possible?

hello everyone this is my first post here. I hope you may be interested.I often see photographers changing lenses without understanding the pontentiality they already have. the 50mm 1.8 was my first purchase with my old sony a6000 (Now i work with my...

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Give yourself a project

When I was starting out in photography I would go brave the cold of an icy winter to get a fun photo in the snow, I would read blogs about photography daily and go to strobist meetups to practice my off-camera lighting. I would take my camera everywh...

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Resolved! Concert Photography

Well , Hi there people of Alpha UniverseMy name is Muhammad RadiI'm Working as a concert photographershooting concerts is an experience full of suspense and fun, although it does not achieve the desired profit and success from where i came fromTo be ...

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