ARCommunity: The Artist Named, Gildo

Born and raised in Astoria, Queens, the artist named Gildo has recently taken his photography full circle when he decided to embark on a new project, re-taking images he took in the ’70s in locations all over the world and comparing the “then” with the “now”. Not surprisingly, his photographs not only evoke feelings of […]

When Auto ISO is Not a Bad Word

Many current cameras allow for Auto ISO to be used in all shooting modes, including Manual mode. Most pros would immediately think “Why would I EVER use Auto ISO? I always want full control!” And yes, I confess I used to think the same way, but I have found more than a few situations where […]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting Your Photography Business

With the decline in cost for quality camera bodies and equipment, we’ve seen an increase in emerging talent. Unfortunately, there has also been an equal amount of increase in photography related businesses. From portrait and wedding photography to street and documentary photography, it seems there is a new photographer born every day. However, if you really […]

Meet Sergei Lupashin’s Flying Pet Camera

Out of the 2011 Russian federal elections controversy emerged an interesting journalistic tool: the Fotokite. By now you’ve likely seen several amazing images where photographers and photo enthusiasts attach a DSLR or a GoPro to some form of remote controlled flying device. As you can imagine they require a great deal of skill and a steady hand […]

ARCommunity #FF with Featured Photographer, Ted Nghiem

This week’s Featured Photographer is Ted Nghiem, a food and travel photographer and blogger residing in Philadelphia who is working on a photo project he hopes to turn into a book. Ted uses his trusty Canon 5D Mark III to capture the food and culture of Vietnam here in the US. I met with him in […]

ARCommunity #FF with Featured Photographer, Travis Huggett

Travis Huggett is a New York photographer who works mainly in portraiture and a bit of fashion photography. Travis started out shooting bands for smaller music publications. Out of college he assisted with some great photographers where, he feels, he learned something different from each of them which ultimately led him to discover that he […]

Sony A7s vs A7R: How Do They Compare?

Great News! The new Sony A7S is now in stock and ready for purchase at the Adorama Store. For those of you eager to get your hands on this camera check out this product review by AdoramaPro’s Daniel Norton. If you’re having a hard time deciding between the A7s and the Sony A7R and would […]

#TBT: Camera Owned by Ansel Adams Up For Auction

“You could quite easily argue that Ansel Adams is one of, if not the most, famous American photographer of all time. Which is what makes it so exciting that one of his cameras is now up for auction, giving people a chance to bid on a piece of memorabilia from one of the greatest photographers […]

5 Tips to Improve Your Images This Summer (or Any Season)

We’ve shared many tips with you on this blog but this one is the big one. The one that should be at the top of your list at all times. It has nothing to do with gear, lenses, camera settings or even lighting. Ready? The most important photography tip to improve your images this summer as […]

Home Studio Essentials with AdoramaTV

Check out this tutorial series from AdoramaTV!  All about Home Studio Essentials.  A great look at what you can achieve with one flash, one camera, and one model. What happens when you add an umbrella and a soft box to your arsenal of essential photography tools.