Author: Mark Shastany

Mark has been passionate about photography for over ten years and has photographed subjects ranging from fine art landscapes and portraits to commercial and product photography. Mark studied photography at Parsons: The New School For Design and earned his Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute studying under photographic legends like Jack Fulton, Henry Wessel Jr, and Darcy Padilla.

What is a Macro Lens? Everything You Need to Know as a Beginner

Macro Photography, Photography • One Comment

Discover what a macro lens is and the benefits of using one. Learn shooting tips, including what types of lighting to use....

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6D Mark II vs 5D Mark IV Canon DSLR Comparison

4K Cameras, Canon, Photography • 3 Comments

Two very popular full frame DSLR camera models are the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 6D Mark II. Which is right for you?...

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20 Best Photography Apps for iOS and Android

Night Photography, Photo & Video Business Tips, Photography, Photography Editing • 11 Comments

Here are 20 highly-recommended and versatile photography apps for both iOS and Android users. Take your mobile shooting to the next level. ...

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Lightweight Hiking and Travel Alternatives

Gear Reviews, Photography, Sony, Travel and Vacation Photography • One Comment

Mark Shastany recently took a trip to the Catskills and needed a lightweight solution that still matched his personal standard of quality...

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