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Meghan Boilard

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Meghan is an artist and writer based out of Boston, MA. With an interest in everything from instant film to experimental videography, her work has been featured internationally in dozens of photographic exhibitions and publications. As a regular contributor, she uses her broad background in fine art and varied professional experiences to inform her articles.
Canvas Champ Review

CanvasChamp Review: Split Canvas, Metal Prints, and Beyond

We reviewed the CanvasChamp canvas prints, the split canvas, and the metal prints. The result was good, considering the affordable prices.
Sirui SR tripods

Announcing the SIRUI SR Series

The New Sirui SR Tripod Models (Sirui SUSR 3203, SUSR 3204 and the Sirui SUSR-3004) are now available at Sirui.com, Amazon and B&H. They were specially designed for the photographer/videographer who needs maximum stability and versatility. Read what's new with this premium line of tripods.

Mixbook Review

Our Mixbook Review Verdict: Mixbook creates a piece of art you'll be proud to show off to friends, family, and clients. Raed our honest review with images.

Macx Video Converter Review (an Intuitive Free Video Editing Software)

Review of the free maxXVideo software. This basic video editor and transformer is the new standard for 4K video processing. It's simple, fast, and quality-oriented. Plus, you can resize and encode 4K/5K/8K and HD/SD videos easily.

Review: The Brand New CanvasPop Photo Book

CanvasPop Photo Book Review: We tested the new Photo Books app. It allows you to create 6x6" photo books (of up to 60 prints) within minutes.

Review: CanvasPop Photo Throw Pillows

CanvasPop exceeded my expectations. If you are looking for custom throw pillow prinsts you can count on CanvasPop to deliver great prints as always!
CanvasPop Magnets

Review: CanvasPop Photo Magnets

I ordered two custom photo magnet batches on CanvasPop.com. See how they turned out! Plus: get a special coupon for 45% off on your order!
Best Collage Photo Printing Service CanvasPop

Best Collage Printing Services (Top 6 Compared)

We compared the best collage photo printing services (with special focus on prints on canvas, but also framed paper prints). Again, CanvasPop scored #1 because of its great quality/price ratio. Find out more about our top 6 picks for best collage printer and get a coupon code (45% off) from our top pick CanvasPop!
Animoto Video Editor Review

Animoto Review: Probably the Best Online Video Editor

We did an Animoto Review (creating a demo marketing video) and found it to be the &#10004 best online video editor in 2019! Find out why we rated Animoto 5/5 on &#10004 ease-of-use, &#10004 template choice, and &#10004 video quality. See screenshots of our workflow and get a free 14-day Animoto trial.
Best Photo Portfolio Websites Reviewed

Best Photo Portfolio Website Review

Every artist needs a place to showcase their work. In the past, photographers had to rely on binders, folders, and leather-bound books to house...
Comparing the Best Storage Workflow Solutions

Comparing the Best Workflow Storage Solutions

Comparing the best workflow storage solutions: ✔ RAID Storage: WD My Book Duo RAID External Hard Drive, Sony PSZRA6T RAID; ✔ Solid State Drives (SSD): Glyph Atom SSD, Samsung T3 SSD); ✔ CFast Memory Cards: Sony G Series CFast Memory Card, SanDisk Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 Memory Card; ✔ XQD Memory Card: Lexar Professional XQD Memory Card, Sony G-Series XQD Memory Card; These are all top notch pro storage solutions, highly rated devices and a must-have for professional photographers.
best stock footage sources

Which Stock Footage Site is Right for You?

Looking for the best stock footage websites? No probs, we compared the 6 best online resources for you: ✔ Adobe Stock, ✔ Shutterstock, ✔ Pond 5, ✔ Footage.net, ✔ Pexels (Free Footage!), and ✔ GettyImages. Find out which footage is best for your content projects.
Indoor Real Estate HDR Photo (Bedroom with Window View)

The Best Software for Real Estate Photographers

We looked at the best real estate software for photographers (HDR capable software). Our top 3 picks are ✔ Photomatix Pro 6, ✔ Aurora HDR 2018 and ✔ Adobe's Creative Cloud Photographer Plan (incl. Lightroom and Adobe). All 3 these pro software programs offer free trials (Mac & Windows).

Perfecting the Catchlight in Portraiture

What is catchlight photography? It's a sparkle in another person's eye. Find out how you can create the perfect catchlight when shooting portraits. Read our tips! There is one for each light situation: ✔ window light, ✔ sky, ✔ reflector, ✔ studio. Make your portraits sparkle now!

The Quest for the Perfect Portrait

If you are into portrait photography, you must learn the basic of lighting set ups and how they impact portraiture photos. The most important light techniques are: ✔ loop lighting, ✔ broad lighting, ✔ butterfly lighting, ✔ split lighting, and using the natural light the right way.
Portrait Photography (10 Inspiring Images and What we can Learn from Them)

10 Inspiring Portraits I Found on Unsplash

We discovered ten very interesting and inspiring portraits on Unsplash.com. Learn about portrait photography by watching at images of other successful portrait photographers. Have a look at these ✔ Amazing 10 Portrait Photos from Unsplash (a free stock photo website with thousands of contributors).
Best Tripods for Real Estate Photography (Top7)

Breaking Down the Best Tripods for Real Estate Photography

We compared the best tripods for real estate photography. We picked these 7 (stable, tall, and durable) tripods for 2018: ✔ Vanguard Alta Pro 263AB, ✔ Manfrotto MKBFRA4-BH, ✔ VILTROX VX-18M, ✔ MeFOTO Globetrotter, ✔ Orion 5378, ✔ Induro CLT204, ✔ SLIK Pro-700;
Mirrorless Camera for Travel

Amazing Mirrorless Camera for Your next Trip (Under $500)

Best Mirrorless Cameras for Travel under $500 (Top 7 Picks for 2018) For photographers of all experience levels, mirrorless cameras are an obvious travel companion....
KelbyOne Membership Review

KelbyOne Membership Review

KelbyOne's Membership Review: ✔ Lern, ✔ Perks, ✔ Community, ✔ Insider, ✔ Magazine...What more can you ask for? Become a pro photographer with Scott Kelby and established photographers. Learn at your own pace. Get ✔ $20 off when you sign up thorough PhotoWorkout!
Learn from Trey Ratcliff with a Stuck in Customs Membership!

Learn from Trey Ratcliff with a Stuck in Customs Membership!

Trey Ratcliff is a successful photographer and technician. He's even more successful as a teacher. Being the mind behind Aurora HDR, there's no better instructor out there on the editing software. However, there's a lot more you can learn from Trey. Join his Passport Membership Club Now to find out.
Time to Back Up: External Hard Drives for Photographers

Time to Back Up: External Hard Drives for Photographers

Find the best external hard drives for photographers. Our Photography Experts reviewed 10 best drives in 2018. We ranked the best by categories: reliability, storage space, price, sound and best design. Find Yours Now.
Pixelmator Review

What to expect out of the brand-new Pixelmator Pro release

Pixelmator Pro Review: This new advanced photo-editing app built for Mac is a more sophisticated version and worth your one time investment.

Picktorial 3.0 Review

Picktorial 3.0 for Mac. Is it just another photo editing software or more? We believe it is right up there at the level of Lightroom, Luminar and On1 Photo Editor. Check out what makes this new photo software developed by and Israeli startup special.

Lightroom Classic CC vs. Lightroom CC

Which Lightroom Version is Right for You? The end of an era is upon us. A decade after its initial release, standalone versions of Lightroom...
Best Gimbals for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

Best Gimbals for Mirrorless and DSLR Videographers

We reviewed the best gimbals for DSLR cameras and mirrorless cameras. Find the best gimbal money can buy in 2018 (✔ Top 7: Varavon Birdycam Lite 3-Axis, DJI Ronin-M , Freefky Movi Pro Handheld Bundle, Glide Gear Geranos, Beholder DS1, Zhiyun Crane, Came-TV Optimus). Find and buy the best DSLR Gimbal Now!

How to Organize your Photography Equipment

10 useful tips on how to organize your photo equipment. Learn about mobile tethering, card wallets, storing light stands, photo gear, and more.

PhotoPlus Expo: What to Expect

Update 2019: The PhotoPlus 2019 will be during Oct. 24 – Oct. 26, 2019 Location: Javits Convention Center, New York City. Stay tuned for more detailed...
20 Ways to Become a Better Photographer

20 Ways to Become a Better Photographer

Ever wonder what goes into becoming a better photographer?Of course, the answer varies between individuals, as each photographer has strong points and weak points....
Storyblocks Review

Storyblocks Review

Storyblocks is the new kid on the block in the Stock Photography World! Get unlimited downloads (400k images) on a monthly or yearly subscription model. We reviewed the image quality and if it's worth your money.
Photography Starter Kit (What You Need to Succeed) 16

Essential Photography Equipment for Beginners

Looking for the best photography equipment for beginners? For all photography beginners, taking the leap from a basic point-and-shoot to a full-blown professional-grade camera? As you may already know, a serious plunge into photography isn't as easy as it may initially seem.
camera on the road

The Best Vacation Camera Choices

Searching for the best vacation camera? We've gone through the trouble of researching eight of the best vacation camera options from a variety of manufacturers and determining which vacation scenarios they'd fare best in.
Best Photography Backdrop 7 Amazing Picks

What Makes Photography Backdrops Great?

The Best Photography Backdrops compared and reviewed. We have compared the best material, colors and usability of 7 amazing backdrops on the market.

Best Diving Cameras for Under $500

Find the best camera for diving under $500. Compare Aokon, Nikon, GoPro, Sea Life, Olympus and Iconntechs. All great diving cam models for less than 500 dollars.
Best Coolpix Cameras (Top 14 Models Compared)

Nikon Coolpix Cameras Overview

What's the perfect Nikon Coolpix camera for your needs? Discover the BEST Nikon Coolpix cameras out there (and which one is right for you!).
compact camera

Top 8 Compact Cameras (with Touchscreen)

Best Touchscreen Cameras There's an old saying that good things come in small packages. But, for many years, professional photographers have had to settle for...
Canon's best zoom lenses

Examining Canon’s Best Zoom Lenses

If you are looking for the best Canon zoom lenses, you should read our comparison post of the 12 best wide, mid and telephoto zoom Lenses.
Drone videography

The Best Software to Edit Drone Videos

Get the best video editing software for your drone videos. We have compared the 6 best choice for Mac, Windows and Linux. Find the best now.
The 12 Best Video Cameras under $1,000

The 12 Best Video Cameras under $1,000

Compare the 12 best video cameras under $1000. Choose between mirrorless, action, compact, camcorder and DSLR cameras. We have reviewed the best video camera in 2018 for you.
Photography Starter Kit (What You Need to Succeed) 16

The 7 Best Cameras for Youtube Videographers

Best Cameras for YouTube (Top 7 in 2018) According to Alexa Internet rankings, Youtube was the second most popular website worldwide in 2017 (bested only...
Real Estate Exterior

The Real Estate Photography Checklist

Real Estate Photography Checklist: 12 Amazing Must-Dos before You take on an Assignment: What you need to keep in mind ✔ before, ✔ during, and ✔ after your photo shoot). Get Your ✔ FREE PDF download now to master all the important tasks when shooting real estate images.

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