Understanding Focal Plane in Photography
Regardless of your style of photography, understanding the focal plane and depth of field will only elevate your photographic capabilities. Read more
Custom Framing vs Wholesale Frames
Your clients will appreciate the full service and you can delight in the fact that your photography proudly hangs in their homes. Read more
Photographers You Should Know: Vivian Maier
A professional nanny for over four decades, Vivian Maier lived her life in the shadows; a strange woman with a secret talent and a veiled past. Read more
What is the Photography Rule of Thirds?
The Rule of Thirds is considered a basic principle in photography, and it is a virtually foolproof way to create a balanced, appealing photo. Read more
Time is What Makes Your Photos Valuable
The 'mundane' photos you take now, will be the photos we treasure in the future. Read more
Why Guest Portraits Are The Best Details
We are sitting on a treasure trove of critical photos both for us as business people and for our clients. Read more
Matching Film Scans and Digital Photos
Discover the best ways to match your film scans to your digital images flawlessly. Read more
Why You Shouldn't Upgrade Your Camera Gear
You are being upsold on features and more megapixels. Those features won't make you a better photographer, and you know it deep down. Read more
Why Upgrade to Adobe Creative Cloud as a Photographer?
As a working professional photographer there are significant changes valuable enough to justify the upgrade. Read more
How to Add A Watermark in Lightroom & Photoshop
Curious about how to add a watermark? Learn how to automatically add watermarks in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Read more
Tips for Photographing Large Groups
These tips offer large-group ‘newbies’ sage advice and are sourced from years of combined experience from our Mastin Labs community. Read more
Fathers: It goes fast. Don't forget to document your family.
This father's day, take a step back from the pressure of 'making it' and take a moment to capture the small magical moments with your children. Read more
Getting Started With Photography Backups
Backing up your data feels like an extra chore, but not backing up your data is unacceptable when you are capturing once in a lifetime moments. Read more
Should You Second Shoot A Wedding Before You Shoot A Wedding Solo?
While there is a clear argument to second shoot before a wedding, ultimately, the decision is in your hands. Read more
Must-Have Gear for Food Photography
In food photography, there is some equipment you just can’t live without, get our list here. Read more
Mastin Labs Presents: Motherhood & Photography
This Mother’s Day we want to thank all the mothers out there who give so much out of pure love. Thank you for everything you do! Read more
Getting Started With Basic Lens Maintenance
Basic lens maintenance is something every photographer should know about. Learn how to preserve the quality and longevity of your photography lenses. Read more
Getting Started with Basic Camera Maintenance
Why should you learn about basic camera maintenance? When you really love something, you go the extra mile to care for it. Read this to learn more.  Read more
Getting Started With Basic Sensor Maintenance

By taking the time to care for your camera sensor, you ensure that your images remain blemish-free. 

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What Is Chromatic Aberration and How Do I Fix It?
Chromatic aberration is an common problem that occurs frequently in photography. Thankfully there are some simple and straightforward strategies for fixing chromatic aberration. Read more
Tips for Working With Animals At A Photoshoot
Get some tried and true tips for working with pets in your next photoshoot. Read more