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Mason Resnick is the editor of the Adorama Learning Center and a lifetime photography enthusiast.


 

Mason Resnick is the Editor of the Adorama Learning Center. Previously, he spent five years as the Managing Editor of Popular Photography & Imaging, the world’s largest circulation photography magazine. Before that, he spent eight years as the Associate Editor of Modern Photography, where he started his career in 1983, and three years as the Managing Editor of Photo Business, a trade magazine for photo retailers.

Resnick has served as the Camera columnist for the New York Times, and has contributed articles about photography to Shutterbug, Photo District News, Visio, Darkroom Photography, American Photo, and Outdoor & Travel Photography magazines. He has contributed to several online photo-oriented web sites, including Hyperzine, eTown, Photohighway, and other retail photo web sites. He has written dozens of articles on creative picture-taking techniques.

A photography enthusiast since age 5, Resnick studied with legendary photographer Garry Winogrand, and is an avid street photographer. He can occasionally be seen on the streets of Manhattan taking candid photos with his trusty old Leica M3 - - and an Adorama 28mm f/3.5 lens! An online gallery of some of his work can be found at http://www.photogs.com/pedestrianphotos. Resnick is a graduate of Queens College, with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, and the New School for Social Research, where he earned a Master’s degree in Media Studies.

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The Best Waterproof Digital Camera and Smartphone Cases Right Now!

Time To Hit The Beach! Updated for 2014

ArticleThe Best...Right Now Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 13 days ago

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Are you the adventurous type? Like to be one with the mud? Want to get great underwater snorkel shots? Don't mind getting wet, gritty, dusty, and dirty? These protective cases for your fragile mobile devices and digital cameras, are designed for you.

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TAGS: digital camera,  system compact,  underwater,  MILC Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Compact,  MILC,  underwater housing 

What's The Best Travel Tripod?

These camera supports fit in carry-on luggage; updated for 2014.

ArticleAccessories and Gadgets Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 13 days ago

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If you are traveling by plane and plan to bring a tripod with you, weight—and especially size—count. Which models fit in your carry-on bag? Here are our favorites.

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TAGS: buying guide,  travel,  carry-on luggage,  travel photography,  tripod,  carry-on bag,  Gitzo,  Giottos,  Focus on Travel Photography,  Benro,  Induro,  Slik,  Velbon 

The Best Entry-Level DSLRs for 2014

Check out the most popular DSLR cameras for beginner photographers. Also find out about more about DSLRs and why they are so popular.

ArticleThe Best...Right Now Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 14 days ago

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Meet four fantastic starter DSLRs with a kit lens that cost less than $650. Learn why these are not just great bargains, but also great cameras!

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TAGS: canon,  DSLR,  pentax,  beginner,  digital SLR,  sony 

The Best Waterproof Digital Cameras for 2014

Digital cameras have never been more rugged than they are now

ArticleThe Best...Right Now Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 14 days ago

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Are you the adventurous type? Like to be one with the mud? Want to get great underwater snorkel shots? Don't mind getting wet, gritty, dusty, and dirty? These ruggedized, waterproof digital cameras are designed for you.

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TAGS: camera,  action photography,  compact digital camera,  compact camera,  underwater,  waterproof,  rugged,  underwater photography 

The Best EVF Digital Cameras for 2014

More cameras are sprouting electronic viewfinders. Is this a long-overdue eye-level finder rebirth?

ArticleThe Best...Right Now Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 16 days ago

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One of the most welcome trends in new camera design is the return of the eye-level viewfinder. But instead of those hardly-worth-it squintfinders of yore, these are digital, they’re showing up on more compact cameras, and they’re better than ever!

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TAGS: electronic viewfinder,  superzoom,  compact digital camera,  EVF 

6 Ways Of Protecting Your Valuable Digital Camera From Rain

Learn about the different products available to keep your digital camera waterproof. Six great ways to keep your camera dry when it’s raining out.

ArticleAccessories and Gadgets Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 21 days ago

Keep your camera dry when it's pouring out

Raining again? There’s no reason to ever leave your camera exposed to the elements. There are plenty of protective coverings available and they’re surprisingly affordable.

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TAGS: buying guide,  DSLR,  rain,  covers,  Focus on Travel Photography 

Keep Shooting In The Cold with These Gloves Designed for Photographers

Shoot in the cold of winter with gloves designed for Photographers. Keep your gloves on when operating a camera. Updated for 2014

ArticleBuying Guides Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 22 days ago

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In the cold of winter, photographers may not want to take their gloves off to operate their cameras’ external controls or touch-operated LCDs. Let’s elminate that excuse.

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TAGS: accessories,  winter 

Buying guide: Photo Studio backdrops

It's what's in back that counts

ArticleProfessional Imaging Techniques and How-Tos - by Mason Resnick, 23 days ago

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Background information about muslin, velour, canvas, and seamless backdrops. (UPDATED FOR 2014).

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TAGS: canvas,  studio,  portrait,  backdrop,  muslin,  seamless,  velour,  stand,  focus on portraiture 

9 Great Gadgets That Will Give You More Flattering Flash Photos

Our Favorite Portable Flash Light Modifiers (UPDATED FOR 2014)

ArticleLighting and Studio Gear Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 23 days ago

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These flash modifiers can control and shape light to reduce or eliminate harsh lighting from your shoe-mounted flash, resulting in more pleasing portraits.

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TAGS: LumiQuest,  light,  flash,  lighting,  flash diffuser,  lighting technique,  Flashpoint 

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