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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...

Sony vs. Canon

Hello creatives!I'm an award winning wedding photographer with 10 yrs experience and have only shot with Canon. I love my camera but it's time to upgrade. I am considering a Sony mirrorless. Can you give me the pros and cons between the two? Thanks!h...

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...

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?

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...

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...

Jayceg by Newbie
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Some wedding shots with Sony A7 IV + Sony 35mm f/1.4 GM

My impressions are very good after a year of using the Sony a7 IV and the Sony 35mm f1.4 GM. Amazing combo for weddings. Sony 35mm f/1.4 GM – the best 35mm lens I have ever used. It's super sharp, super fast when wide open. The contrast is outstandin...

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Grain, hate it or embrace it!

This is a discussion I've had with some of my staff photographers. I always find it fun to hear the arguments of such divisive topic.The question that I've asked them was: Would you capture a soft image to avoid grain, of embrace the grain and get a ...

LensBrew by Prime Creator
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Next New Camera From Sony?

I wonder which Mirror-less camera will be updated next by Sony? Any ideas on the features? Will it be better than the Sony A7V that just came out?

New Wedding Photographer

Hello! I'm shooting my first wedding in two weeks and I'd love some advice on gear. I currently have a 50mm 1.8, a Tamron 17-28 2.8, and a Sigma 150-600 5-6.3. I obviously have a significant gap between 50-150mm that I would like to fill-- most press...

Show me your favorite couples/wedding portrait?

I love using this pose with a wide angle lens and shooting waist up. I'm using the Sony 24-70mm F2.8 GMii. Posing Tip: The male partner was a lot taller, to make this pose work I told him to spread his legs to lower his position about 4 inches. This ...


BW Portraits- share your BW, monochrome, duotone portraits!

When I have a photo that is strong compositionally and or has a lot of detail, I like using BW because it simplifies the photo down to its raw essentials. Sometimes less is more! Miss California 2022 Hawaii Los Angeles Chicago Las Vegas Sony Event La...

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