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Deal Alert: Save $100 on the Tokina atx-m 11-18mm f/2.8 for Sony E

Looking to expand your lens collection for your crop-sensor Sony mirrorless camera or a perfect holiday gift for a Sony shooter in your life? The Japanese lens manufacturer Tokina has an instant savings deal just for you. For a limited time, get $100 off the new Tokina atx-m 11-18mm f/2.8.

The Best Photos from GuruShots’ ‘Striking Still Life’ Challenge

GuruShots, the "World's Greatest Photo Game," has announced the winners of its "Striking Still Life" challenge, which received thousands of entries and over 38.3 million votes. The "Top Photographer" winner of the contest is Stephane Gonzo Rabbit of France (whose photo is seen above).

Tara Kerzhner: An Unstoppable Rock-Climbing Adventure Photographer

Want to see an example of sheer determination in a photographer? Look no further than the life and work of Tara Kerzhner, an award-winning artist who has combined her talent for rock climbing with her skills in photography and cinematography. Kerzhner is a featured photographer in SmugMug's "This Lens" campaign.

The Best Photos from GuruShots’ ‘Into the Night’ Challenge

GuruShots, the "World's Greatest Photo Game," has announced the winners of its "Into the Night" challenge, which received thousands of entries and over 45.7 million votes. The "Top Photographer" winner of the contest is Viktoria Farkas of the United States (whose photo is seen above).

How to Use Stock Video in Your Next Marketing Campaign

Your customers are hungry for video content. And their need to feed is increasing every year. With video-based social media apps like Instagram and TikTok taking a commanding lead over traditional social media, the need for a constant video presence is more important than ever for your brand.

What is a .Photography Domain and Why Do You Need One?

One of the best things about photography is it is an art form that is currently easily accessible to practically everyone. From creatives shooting on analog systems with film to professionals with the latest and most powerful DSLR and mirrorless systems to influencers working with a smartphone. No matter what is being used, everyone can capture life's most important moments.

Sapna Reddy: Full-Time Physician and Pro Landscape Photographer

There are many passionate and talented photographers who wonder whether they should quit their full-time job to pursue photography professionally. Sapna Reddy is a photographer who proves you don't need to -- she has dual careers as both a full-time physician as well as a professional landscape photographer.

5 Best Invoicing Tools for Freelancers in 2023

Photography is a lucrative business when creativity meets the right finance tools. How and when you’re paid are important factors in building trust with your clients and presenting your brand in the best light.

Viltrox 13mm f/1.4 Lens Ultra-Wide AF Lens Lands on Indiegogo

The camera equipment manufacturer Viltrox has launched a Indiegogo campaign for the Viltrox 13mm f/1.4, a large-aperture ultra-wide-angle autofocus lens that is perfect for vlogging, landscape, architecture, street, food, and astro photography.

FilterPixel Photo Culling AI Software Increases Workflow Productivity by 75%

FilterPixel automates the process of looking for photographs that are not good enough to be framed and added to your portfolio of work. The software uses Artificial Intelligence to scan and automatically separate the unworthy captures, saving time and effort in browsing through hundreds of captures and inspecting them closely to check for blur and focus issues.

Creating Cosplay and Superhero Inspired Photo Portraits

Creating compelling sci-fi and fantasy inspired images was once a task that required either awesome practical effects and lighting, dexterous digital paint skills, or a mastery of complex 3D animation software. Recently, Boris FX, an Academy Award-winning software company that has developed film and television visual effects tools for over 20 years, has leveled the playing field with the introduction Boris FX Optics.

The Best Photos from GuruShots’ ‘Amazing Architecture’ Challenge

GuruShots, the "World's Greatest Photo Game," has announced the winners of its "Amazing Architecture" challenge, which received thousands of entries and over 54.8 million votes. The "Top Photographer" winner of the contest is Angelo Di Stella of Italy (whose photo is seen above).

5 Photography Marketing Practices That Actually Work in 2023

The greatest challenge of photography is constantly finding new clients. Building a website, running ads, capturing and nurturing leads, and booking projects can be overwhelming for any solopreneur. Thankfully there are tools like Honeybook, Dubsado, and Bloom, which enable creatives to present themselves professionally online and get new business. But regardless of what tools you use, the following marketing strategies are essential to growing a photography practice.

How to Sell Your Used Camera Gear

Camera gear. As photographers, we all love and obsess over our beloved gear; the bodies, lenses, filters, and accessories. Many of us develop a collector’s mindset and tend to amass multiple pieces of gear. 

Photography Pricing Like a Pro: 5 Ways to Attract Clients Who Won’t Haggle

Professionally pricing your photography will be the difference between just taking photos on the side to a full-time profitable business. It’s all about attracting the ideal clients, finding balance, strategic wording, and a polished presentation, ideally, using modern tools like Honeybook, Dubsado, or Bloom.

How to Achieve Moody and Emotional Portrait Photography

Some of the most enticing shots in portrait photography depict darker emotions, adding in elements of storytelling that include our shadow sides, and show the subject as a complex human. Portrait, documentary, and news photographers rely on emotions to draw viewers in.

1 Camera in 9 Forms: How the Goodman Zone is Being Used by Photographers

Compatible with the legendary lineup of Mamiya Press lenses and Mamiya RB67 backs, the Goodman Zone is, at its core, a 3D printed medium format film camera body. Designed and built by Dora Goodman Cameras, this modest little box isn’t quite as simple as it may seem at first glance.