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Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Olympus OMD EM5 Mk II first impressions product photos (6 of 10)ISO 1001-80 sec at f - 2.8

Hey folks,

Just a quick update to our Olympus OMD EM5 Mk II first impressions. We have added in lots more JPEG samples in addition to lots of high ISO images shot at ISO 5000 (the highest ISO setting that isn’t an extension.)

Go check it out!

Mary and Tommy Sutor's Wedding Batch 2 (127 of 149)ISO 64001-30 sec at f - 2.8

Some of the best photos that you’ll create while shooting a wedding are the candids. These are the ones that will make someone’s jaw drop or make the happy couple cry.

The folks over at SLR Lounge created a video about shooting better candids in a photojournalistic style. One of the biggest tips: move around. Moving around and not staying in one spot gives you lots of different angles to work with and different compositions. Pye explains it a bit more both in their article and in the video below.

Want more wedding tips? We’re currently running feature interviews with a specially curated list of wedding photographers who have a lot more tips to offer:

Evan Rich: on being a fly on the wall at a wedding, which is basically why Pye is trying to teach though with a different perspective.

Gillespie: a Fine Art approach to weddings.

Calvin Hobson: A military vet turned wedding photographer who persevered through the initial hardships like no other.

Joshua Kane: The business behind being a wedding photographer, and how little he actually shoots.

Eric McFarland: Posing large groups at weddings

Pat Brownewell: Shooting weddings with film and how much work goes into a single photo.

Angie Candella: Posing a bride

Dylan and Sara: Wedding photography marketing mavens.

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Photo by Lou Manna. Used with permission.

Photo by Lou Manna. Used with permission.

With America’s Thanksgiving almost upon us, it’s ony obvious that you’ll be getting photos of someone’s turkey in your social media streams. Creating the photo that stands out amongst the herd though has to do with, well, literally creating it. Simply capturing the moment sometimes isn’t enough. And for that, we turned to four well known professional food photographers that we’ve interviewed previously.

Here’s what four professional food photographers have to say about how to get the perfect Thanksgiving turkey photos.


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All images by Gray Malin. Used with permission.

Not many people choose to venture to the Arctic–but if they did then they’d surely try to bring something to remind them of warmer times. That’s part of the influence of Gray Malin’s Antarctica: the White Continent. Gray used juxtaposition to make summery items stand out amongst the ice floes, glaciers, and the barren snow.

We talked to Gray about travelling to the Arctic, the idea and inspiration behind the project, and location scouting in the frigid cold.

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Japan Camera Hunter. It has been republished with their permission and Daniel Schafer’s.

Daniel Schaefer shares with us his thoughts and experiences on developing the right kit for telling your story. A great look at how different focal lengths can change the narrative. Check it out.

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All images by Magda Biernat. Used with permission. © Magda Biernat courtesy the artist and Robert Klein Gallery

What would possess you to go to the cold? If you’re photographer Magda Biernat, then it’s all about having a fascination with structures. Magda is a fellow Magnum Photos alumni (I worked under her for a special project) and has since continued to work on her photography and display it at galleries. Her Adrift series is a compilation of work done in some of the coldest places on Earth that involved capturing stunning images of glaciers and Inupiat eskimo huts.

We talked to Magda about the challenges of shooting in the cold, the logistics, and the biggest scare about doing work like this.



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