Author: Alexandria Huff

Alexandria Huff's photography and lighting tutorials can be found on 500px and her blog. See her lighting tutorials here. She is a Marketing Associate Manager at BorrowLenses.com. She learned about lighting and teaching while modeling for photographers such as Joe McNally and has since gone on to teach lighting workshops of her own in San Francisco. Before focusing on studio portraiture, she shot motorsports for X-Games, World Rally Cross, and Formula Drift. See her chiaroscuro-style painterly portraits on her website.

What is CFexpress and How Does it Compare?

Photography • One Comment

CFexpress is the latest memory card format. Here's what you need to know about compatibility and speed....

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Canon EOS R vs. Sony a7 III Comparison

4K Cameras, Canon, Photography, Sony

In the market for a mirrorless camera? As the EOS R and Sony a7 III start to go down in price, it's a good time to see how they compare. ...

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Anamorphic Lenses: What are They and When to Use Them

Cinema Lenses, Photography, Videography • One Comment

Historically, anamorphic lenses have been used almost entirely by cinema filmmakers. But is there room in your kit for an anamorphic lens?...

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Ultimate AquaTech Underwater Compatibility Guide for Camera and Lens Rentals

Photography, Underwater Video and Photography, Videography • 2 Comments

Underwater housings for cameras, lenses, and flashes allow you to shoot photos and video up to 33' underwater. So whether you're doing...

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9 Best Cameras for Live Streaming in 2021

Photography, Streaming & Vlogging, Videography • 5 Comments

While live streaming video has been around for a number of years, it became more mainstream in 2020 as people were forced to stay at home....

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What are Raw Files? How to Open and Use Them

Camera Settings, Photography, Photography Editing • One Comment

Raw files contain the most complete, uncompressed image data but in a form that is not directly usable and must be processed. Here is a...

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What is TTL Flash? | TTL vs. Manual Flash

Camera Settings, Photography • One Comment

TTL stands for “Through The Lens” and is a metering system that controls the power of the flash based on exposure settings....

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F-Stop Chart | Understanding Aperture

Camera Settings, Photography • 2 Comments

An f-stop is a measurement of the aperture opening. This f-stop chart helps you understand them and determine how to choose the right one....

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9 Best Lenses for Astrophotography in 2021

Night Photography, Photography Lenses • 6 Comments

By turning your lens to the night sky, you can capture images of unparalleled beauty. With the right techniques, equipment, and processing,...

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Rare Jupiter/Saturn Conjunction Offers Unique Photography Opportunity

Night Photography, Photography • 2 Comments

A night sky event is coming up you won't want to miss. Here are all the details about the Jupiter/Saturn conjunction....

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