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.

Important Camera Settings: A Guide for New Photographers

Camera Settings • One Comment

Learn how to set up the diopter, focusing areas, metering modes and more on your camera so you're prepared to take the perfect shot....

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How to Photograph Lightning: a Safe Guide to Getting the Shot

Landscape Photography, Night Photography, Photo & Video Business Tips, Photography

Shooting in a thunderstorm is actually pretty dangerous. But photographers get amazing shots all the time and you want in on the action....

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How to Take Unique Children’s Portraits: An Interview with Photographer Edward Nguyen

Photographer Interviews, Portrait Photography

Using super teles and wide apertures, Edward Nguyen has created a whole distinct look for children's portraits by working from a distance....

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How to Shoot Real Estate Video

Photo & Video Business Tips, Videography • One Comment

In this how-to video, we provide ideas to help you create engaging, impactful real estate video content that will make clients happy....

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Live Streaming Made Simple

Streaming & Vlogging, Videography

Now more than ever, live streaming is relied on for human connection. In this tutorial and video, we break down what you'll need for a...

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Best Wireless Lighting for Photo, Video, and Streaming

Lighting • One Comment

The best high-powered, wireless lighting kits with long-lasting batteries designed for photo, video, streaming, video conferencing, and...

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The Exposure Triangle Explained for Beginners

Camera Settings, Photography

Learning the exposure triangle – the 3 main settings of ISO, aperture, and shutter speed – will put you on the path toward creating...

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Best Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras in 2019

4K Cameras, Gear Reviews • 2 Comments

The most important full frame mirrorless cameras of 2019 compared. We weigh the Sony a7 series againt the Canon EOS R, Nikon Z, Panasonic...

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Break Out of Your Routine: An Interview with Nature Photographer Jim Goldstein

Landscape Photography, Photographer Interviews • One Comment

In this interview, Jim Goldstein breaks down how he expresses his passion for the environment through nature photography and offers advice...

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Understanding the Reciprocal Rule in Photography to Take Better Photos

Camera Settings, Photography

Discover what the reciprocal rule is, how to use it when determining your shutter speed, and how it is affected by IS, sensor size, and...

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