Critique the Community: Senior Portraits

Senior Portraits

Submit your best senior portraits for a chance to win a free Fstoppers' tutorial.

Our next Critique the Community is now open to submissions. Submit your best senior portraits by Thursday at 12PM EST for your chance to win a free Fstoppers' original tutorial and be critiqued by Lee Morris and Peter Hurley. [ Read More ]

The 5 Best Nikkor Lenses for Nikon Full-Frame Cameras

The 5 Best Nikkor Lenses for Nikon Full-Frame Cameras I bet you've always wanted to hold the crispiest glass yourself. Kai Wong is here with his selection of the ultimate lenses for Nikon full-frame cameras. Well, we have a couple of lists ready to compare Wong's choices with some other usual suspects. This is some expensive glass, and perhaps not surprisingly, most of the lenses in this list are prime lenses in the 50-100mm focal range. However, we've also compiled a list of our top choices according to your subject. But let's start by checking out Kai Wong's latest video. [ Read More ]

The Importance of Test Shoots

The Importance of Test Shoots Most of us reach a stage in our career (usually early on) where we feel a bit lost and like we are on the wrong train. If you are stuck in that rut, here are some great reasons to get out there and start collaborating on test shoots. [ Read More ]

Yes: For Professionals, Gear Matters

Yes: For Professionals, Gear Matters Let’s not lie to ourselves and try to sugarcoat the issue -- in many circumstances, gear matters. There is no shame in admitting that despite all your talent, some shoots can’t be done without the appropriate hardware. Here is why. [ Read More ]

Friendly Reminder: Look at Your Old Work

Friendly Reminder: Look at Your Old Work Like many photographers out there, some days I look at my work and feel disappointed. There are a plethora of reasons you can feel down about where you’re at in your work, even if it’s completely irrational. I’ve found that one of the best things to help in such a slump is to look at my old work. [ Read More ]