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David Bergman – Tips on Photographing Fireworks

Adorama’s new Learning Center is loaded with great content covering virtually every challenge in photography and here’s a prime example. 

We’re coming up on the July 4th weekend and so many of you are going to attempt to capture images of fireworks displays. Whether you’re a working professional and just need a refresher course or you’re a serious hobbyist trying to capture a fireworks images for the first time, David Bergman’s two-minute list of

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Education – With Adorama and X-Rite Photo & Video

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by Skip Cohen

Going back to my Hasselblad days and working together with Tony Corbell to build Hasselblad University, I learned the importance of being soft-sell along with developing great partnerships. I realized early on that everyone knew about Hasselblad. So, we focused on helping photographers build a stronger skill set. We knew if we could help make them stronger artists

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Flying the NEW DJI Phantom 4 with Dirk Dallas

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A screen shot of the drone’s “eye view”.

Intro by Skip Cohen

Technology is constantly changing.  Every day there are new opportunities to expand your skill set. In fact, in the 175+ years of photography there have never been more creative tools to help you capture outstanding images. Making sure you understand all of those tools is the team at the Adorama Learning Center.  They’ve developed a never-ending stream of new videos, blog posts and live programs

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reDefine with Tamara Lackey and Fundy

My favorite talk show host is back and this time with one of my favorite people in the industry, Andrew Funderburg. And, even more fun, and relevant, is the topic of street photography. It’s summer time and many of you are going to be traveling and there’s always an opportunity to capture a completely unplanned image. I love the logic behind Fundy’s passion for street photography, which he shares in the interview.

Two years ago Fundy shared what’s become one of my favorite guest posts here at SCU. Put this post together with Tamara’s interview and you’ll have a terrific foundation for getting to know one of the industry’s most diverse artists.

Speaking of diversity, put the Adorama Learning Center on your radar. They’ve created one of the strongest

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In the Air – with Dirk Dallas

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by Skip Cohen

There’s a great joke I heard years ago – “Do you know why does it takes millions of sperms to fertilize one egg?”
“None of them will ask for directions!” 

Okay, so it’s on the edge of being inappropriate content, but it does make a point about a stereotypical guy thing of never asking for directions/help. However, I’ve noticed with photographers, both men, and women, when it comes to new gear, most of you jump

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got education? There’s a New Sheriff in Town!

by Skip Cohen

We all tend to look at most of the photographic retailers the same way – they’re gateways for us to get the gear we need. Critical issues with any retailer are always price, service and availability. Adorama nails all three, but there’s one more ingredient that’s important – support of education. Last week Adorama expanded their commitment to photographers at all skill levels with a new site for the Adorama Learning Center.

The great thing about

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