Behind the Shot with Niki Lazaridou on ‘Fine China’ Fashion Story

Behind the Shot with Niki Lazaridou on ‘Fine China’ Fashion Story

Freelance fashion photographer Niki Lazaridou is an up and coming talent who in just 6 years has managed to collaborate with Fashion TV, Photo Vogue, and several other fashion publications. Niki works with many teams of professionals in order to produce her unique style. In this “Behind the Shot” she graciously allowed us a look at what it takes to pull off her elaborate photoshoots and what it took to create an editorial that resembles a different era.

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Instagram Weekly Photo Challenge: Red White & Blue

Instagram Weekly Photo Challenge: Red White & Blue

Want to get your photography featured on our blog and Instagram accounts? Each Tuesday BorrowLenses is announcing a theme of the week and you will have until the following Monday to submit your entry. You may already have a photo that suits the theme or you can view it more as a weekly photo challenge. Continue reading to discover this week’s theme and how to enter! We fully support the efforts of our photographic community and look forward to seeing your work! read more…

Lightweight Hiking and Travel Alternatives

Lightweight Hiking and Travel Alternatives

Guest contributor Mark Shastany comes to us from the Borrowlenses.com VIP department to share his gear knowledge with the BL community! Shastany is a Boston-based photographer specializing in portraiture, commercial work, and landscape. He recently took a trip to the Catskills, NY and needed a lightweight solution that matched his personal standard of quality output. Mark graciously shared what he chose to bring, why, and what in hindsight he’d consider amending to make his kit more efficient and lightweight for next time!

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Latest Gear at BorrowLenses – June Edition

Latest Gear at BorrowLenses – June Edition

We’re feeling like standing outside the door of our San Carlos or Waltham headquarters and yelling, “New gear! Get your new gear! Fresh off the FedEx truck, new gear!”

Since our bosses ruled that out, we’re taking to the blog to tell you about all the cool toys we just got in. Without further ado, here’s some of the latest gear to rent at BorrowLenses.

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4th of July Shooting Tips for Beginners

4th of July Shooting Tips for Beginners

For most photo enthusiasts, 4th of July is more than a holiday – it is a day to practice some challenging shooting situations beyond just capturing fireworks. Here are 5 tips/shooting ideas for beginners (and reminders for seasoned shooters) that will help advance your skills over 4th of July.
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Behind The Shot: Gold Suit Man Brings Luck to Golden State Warriors

Behind The Shot: Gold Suit Man Brings Luck to Golden State Warriors

Matt Maniego, a freelance filmmaker and photographer based in San Francisco, was recently asked to document the National Championship Finals for NBA’s Golden State Warriors. His films and features have been featured by the “Big 3” Bay Area Pro Sports teams: San Francisco Giants, the 49ers, and the Golden State Warriors. Here he takes us Behind the Shot as he documented the GS Warriors win the first NBA title in 40 years:
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