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Portrait Lens Shootout: Fujifilm 56mm f/1.2 Vs Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8


The most recent “APS-C vs Full-Frame” comparison comes from our friends at Sonder Creative, and it’s a portrait photography lens shootout between the ZEISS Batis 85mm f/1.8 and the Fujifilm 56mm f/1.2. For this latest test, Sonder’s Usman Dawood teamed up with photographer Anete Lusina, model Danielle Warwick, and assistant ...

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A $60 DIY Photo Ceiling Rail Lighting System


What started off as a quick lighting test in my garage has turned into a full investigation and installation of my own DIY photography ceiling rail system. My shooting space measures 7×10 feet (2x3m) — not a great space for shooting portraits. Okay, so you might manage it with one ...

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How to Shoot UV ‘Liquid Flow’ Photos


Dropping colored milk into water and photographing the effects is nothing new – these experiments have existed for decades and can yield some very interesting abstract images. The technique can be brought into the “mad scientist” realm by switching gears slightly – using UV flashlights and fluorescing ink, we can ...

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