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Lens Shootout: Nikon 105mm f/1.4 ED vs Laowa 105mm f/2 STF


The world’s fastest 105mm lens, the $2,200 Nikon 105mm f/1.4, made a big splash when it arrived on the scene, but is there a more affordable 105mm lens that can produce similar results? Laowa’s $700 105mm f/2 STF lens gives it a shot in this lens shootout. Comparing an f/1.4 ...

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Trying to Do Too Much: The Decline and Fall of the Instagram Empire


At what point does something go beyond inspiration? Edward McGowan is a California based photographer who has an interesting situation in his hands. Photographer and photo educator Don Giannatti put together this simple (tongue-in-cheek) itemized invoice to show photography clients why photographers charge what they do for “taking a picture.” ...

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Lessons Learned One Month Into My 365 Project


Well, that’s one month in the books for my 365 project. There were some days where the ideas came easy and some nights filled with tears. (Okay not that dramatic.) According to Lightroom, I took 1244 photographs this month. I’m not surprised by that number to be honest. In hindsight, ...

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