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Winter Sports

There is just something about shooting winter sports that looks magical. What is your favorite winter photo or video? 


Share your best long exposure images here!

I don't know about you, but I am in love with the technique of long exposure (LE) and would really like to see your best LE images here on this thread! How about we also share what cameras and lenses were used to capture them?To be fair, I'll start!T...

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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...


I like to remind myself to always have fun with photography and not worry excessively about sharpness, correct exposure, and other serious type stuff. As a result, here are my long-exposure shots of the Main Street Electrical Parade at Disneyland usi...

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alpha clock app for andriod TV

The alpha clock app for andriod TV is a beautiful screensaver. It could be a good way to other present time-lapse photography. Has there ever been a discussionabout adding content to the app?

FJOW by Newbie
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Resolved! telephoto lens

Hello TogetherI am a hobby photographer. I shoot with a Sony A7IV camera.I have the lenses 16-35/4 Zeis and 24-105/4 G.I am thinking of buying a telephoto lens.Which would you recommend the 70-200/2.8 GM or 100-400 GM?I like to take pictures in the m...

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...

feedback on editing

hi. I'm looking for feedback /critique on the editing of this photo. ThanksChristmas Revisits

U-M-A by Member
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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...

Photographing People on the Street

I shoot a lot of people in natural situations when I travel. I know it's proper to ask for permission, however many times this ruins the moment. Instead of asking, I find that using your body language and reading your subjects body language is a quic...

IraBlock by Prime Creator
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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?

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...

Resolved! Fairytale locations?

What is the most fairytale feeling place you have photographed? For me it's San Marino, a small country completely surrounded by Italy. I visited a several years ago and thought it was magical.Alpha 7R II (a7RII) FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM (SEL2470GM) 

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tonygale by Prime Creator
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On Average, How Many Times Do You Photograph Per Week?

I just returned from a 23-day trip to Iceland to teach two back-to-back workshops with fellow Artisan Gary Hart. We were in the field for a total of 20 days photographing landscapes... how often do you get out with your camera and what is your favori...

DonSmith by Leading Creator
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