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Live Show Recap: Creative Self Portraits

Hey folks! This week was a fun one, you guys really show up for self portraits. No news this week, but there’s stuff in the pipeline for sure. We start with some creative self portrait inspiration from Arno Raphael Minkkinen. Okay, let’s get into your photo submissions: -doorway reflection –blade runner -paint splatter -handrail reflection -Italian […]

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Live Show Recap: Environmental Portraits

Hey folks, we’re back! This week you get a quick review of the new D850 and most of you fail to meet the show topic of environmental portraits! It’s ok though, we had fun with it. We start with photo news: -The D850 is here! And we love it. “Evolutionary, not revolutionary.” -iOS 11: new […]

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Live Show Recap: Cityscapes

Hey folks! Sorry I didn’t recap last week, I was out of town and didn’t make time. This week we looked at some lovely cityscape photos.  T&C started out the show with a nice message for hurricane victims and implored you all to donate along with us. You can donate to Red Cross here, or […]

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Live Show Recap: Reflections

Live show recap is back! This week we looked at your reflection photos and were a little bored, tbh. But Tony and Chelsea are still entertaining. Shout out your mom! Next week’s topic is food photography, and I’m hungry already. Photo news: -Nikon D850 announced -Peak Design released some new straps: sdp.io/pdleash, sdp.io/pdcuff Time to […]

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Beginner Photography: Street

Hey folks! This week’s topic is street photography, which I love. I’m really excited to have Gisele Duprez on the live show. She’s an incredible street photographer and a good friend of our crew. You can see a blog that Gisele wrote for us a while back here. You can also see my first post […]

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Live Show Recap: Action

New studio set up! Which means no me this week because we haven’t worked out the bugs yet. Don’t fret, I’ll be back. Things are looking bluesy this week as we look at your action shots. Alright, let’s get right into your photos: -getting air –osprey -“their Amazon history is probably weird” -“they’re needy little […]

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Beginner Photography: Action

Whoo boy, action is hard! As you may have guessed, I’m not big on sports which seems like the obvious place to go for action shots at short notice. But I do happen to have children. We were invited to a kid’s birthday party this weekend at an indoor playground, so I lucked into some […]

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Solar Eclipse Photography

Gear Checklist Here are Amazon links to the gear you’ll need: Solar sunglasses. You won’t need glasses when you’re looking at your camera, but you’ll want to see the eclipse with your own eyes. Buy a reputable brand CE and ISO certifications DIRECTLY FROM THE MANUFACTURER; other solar sunglasses might block visible light, but still allow dangerous UV and infrared […]

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Live Show Recap: Contrast

Contrast! You guys took some liberties with this one, but that was expected. We were looking for contrast in color, light, or mood. Next week is action, so bring it! We start off with photo news: -Sony got the a7 SII onto a space station and is taking footage! Tony and Chelsea are repping with their nerd […]

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Beginner Photography: Contrast

Hey y’all! This week’s topic is “contrast” and that could mean a few things: contrasting colors, contrast between the subject and the setting, contrast between light and dark. I attempted to capture each of these this week. I’m attracted to contrasting light in general, but I’d like to challenge myself to look for color in […]

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