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Shannon Ciricillo is photographer working with digital and film formats, she is currently based in New York City.
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20 Home Office Ideas For Photographers

As a photographer, you most likely spend a large amount of time working from home. Editing images...

The Best Monitor Calibrators For Photographers: 6 Great Picks

As a photographer or graphic artist, you need to ensure that your monitor is optimized. Here are the best monitor calibrators for you to use.

The Best Canon Wide Angle Lenses

Whether you're a portrait, landscape or travel photographer, choosing the right lens for your images is important. If...

The Best Fashion Photographers (And What We Can Learn From Them)

Fashion is one of the most creative and artistic niches of photography. Over the past several decades, the world's best fashion photographers...

Best Lightroom Presets (Paid and Free Options)

best lightroom presets As a photographer, the edits you create for your images are just as important as how...

How to Plan a Photoshoot

Whether you're shooting a professional campaign, wedding, or a personal project, knowing how to plan a photoshoot is essential. Being fully prepared...
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Best Gimbals for Mirrorless and DSLR Videographers

The best gimbals for photographers and videographers that you can use for your DSLR, mirrorless, compact, action and smartphone cameras.
11 Best Film Cameras

The Best Film Cameras in 2019 (New And Used) – and Why You Should...

Have you ever considered shooting film? If so, read this article to learn why you should shoot film and what the best film cameras are!
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The Ten Best Online Camera Stores To Get Your Photography Gear From

Have you ever searched for a new piece of camera gear you want to buy only to be inundated by tons of...

Autumn Photography Ideas and Tips

autumn photography tips and ideas Fall is just around the corner, which makes it the perfect time for some...

The 20 Best Photo Editing Apps For iPhone and Android

The 20 best photo editing apps that you can download for your iPhone and Android that are premium and free to create the most unique edits.
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Comparing The Best Light Meter Apps That Actually Work

Comparing the best light meter apps you can download right now for your smartphone, iPhone or Android device.
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9 SmugMug Alternatives For Your Photography Portfolio

Our top 9 choices for alternatives to SmugMug to build your professional photography portfolio and website.

10 Best Camera Backpacks in 2019 For All Level Photographers

Our list of the 10 best camera backpacks of 2019 that you can buy today for every day use, your photography work and protecting your gear.
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Stock Photography Trends in 2019

The marketplace of stock photography has been booming over the past several years. And, in 2019, it shows no signs of slowing...

The Best Photo Spots In LA — Our Favorite Locations In Los Angeles

Our list of the 8 best photo spots in LA that you can't miss this summer if you're heading out to the sunny west coast of California.

7 Best Photo Organizing Software For Mac Options From Free To $$$

Our recommended list of the 7 best photo organizing software for Mac users for filing, categorizing and managing your digital assets.
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Our Top 6 Wide Angle Sony E-Mount Lens Choices

Comparing our list of the 6 best wide angle sony e-mount lenses for your professional and creative photography work.
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Black And White Photography Tips (With Inspiring Images)

The top 5 tips you need to know for creating better black and white photography along with images to inspire your work.

11 Must Have Business Resources For Photographers

The 11 business resources you need to create, develop and run a successful and professional photography business.

The Best Camera Strap of 2019 (10 Great Picks!)

What's the best camera strap for your needs? Discover the best camera straps available. We'll help you pick the perfect strap!
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The Golden Ratio in Photography

Understanding the golden ratio in photography and how it can achieved through utilzing the tools of the Fibonacci spiral and Phi Grid.
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The 30 Most Famous Photographers (And What We Can Learn From Them)

Who are the 30 most famous photographers of all time? And what can we learn from them? We give you a curated list of 30 famous photographers!

Flat Lay Photography

Discover how to do incredible flat lay photography. Step-by-step flat lay instructions, covering composition, light, and more--for immediate results!

How to Set Up A Wedding Portfolio Online

The top online resources for setting up, sharing, selling and promoting your professional wedding photography portfolio.

Street Photography Tips (5 Must-Knows)

5 tips for becoming a street photographer including finding your perspective, testing the limits and using the proper camera.
ShawAcademy.com Photography Review

Shaw Academy Review

An in-depth look at the offerings, courses and reviews of the Shaw Academy, an education platform for building your knowledge and skills.
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The 8 Best Blogs to Learn Photography

From reviews, tutorials and step by step guides these are the top 8 blogs for learning and understanding the world of photography.
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10 Valentine’s Day Photo Shoot Ideas

Our list of the top 10 creative ideas, props and set designs for creating memorable and loving photographs for Valentine's Day.
Tips on How to Become a Photojournalist (incl. 14 Free Resources)

How to Become a PhotoJournalist

How to begin your career as a photojournalist from recommended courses, free online resources and expert advice from industry leaders.
Best US Photography Print Magazines

6 Best US Photography Print Magazines in 2019

The top 6 best photography print magazines in the U.S. giving you industry insight, professional reviews, and tips to strengthen your skills.
Lightroom vs Aurora HDR for Creating HDR (Bracketed Photos) Images

Aurora HDR vs Lightroom to Merge Bracketed Photos

A comparative and contrasting review of merging bracketed HDR images using the software programs of Aurora HDR 2019 versus Lightroom Classic CC.
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Top Photography Events 2019

The top global photography events, trade shows and conferences being held in the United States and across Europe during 2019.
DSLR vs Mirrorless Camera - Which one is Better?

Mirrorless vs DSLR for Beginners (Which one is better?)

Comparing and contrasting DSLR and Mirrorless camera systems to decide which type of format is best for the creatives beginning their photography careers.
Luminar vs Adobe Lightroom

Luminar vs. Lightroom – Which One is Better?

Our comparative look at Adobe Lightroom versus Luminar to determine which editing program is the better choice for digital photographers.
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The Top 10 Places to Photograph in New York City

The top 10 places to see, visit and photograph in New York City from high rise rooftops to architectural cityscapes and the captivating array of city lights.
What to Photograph in Paris

The 10 Best Places to Photograph in Paris

The 10 best places you can photograph while visiting Paris, France - from its iconic structures like the Eiffel Tower, peaceful gardens, unique facades and caf├ęs found on cobblestone streets.
Best Street Photography Cameras Compared (and How to Choose the Best Option for Your Budget).

Best Street Photography Cameras for any Budget

The principles of capturing street photography, how to choose the proper camera for your images and our list of affordable to mid-level to more expensive street photography cameras.
Edit Photos Like a Pro in Lightroom

How to Edit Photos like a Professional in Lightroom

5 effective tips for editing your photographs like a creative professional using Adobe Lightroom software including how to make adjustments to light, color, orientation, detail and calibration.
Indoor Portrait Photography Tips

7 Tips for Better Indoor Portrait Photography

7 tips for creating better indoor portrait photography including choosing the right gear, balancing natural and artificial light, and creating an organized and interesting background to frame your subject.

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