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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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Pentax K-50 Guided Tour

A deep dive into a feature-rich, budget-priced DSLR

ArticleGuided Tours Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 4 days ago

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Pentax has made its mark with innovative cameras that don’t break the bank. The K-50, Pentax’s former flagship, is now available at bargain-basement prices and is worth an in-depth look.

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TAGS: DSLR,  pentax,  Pentax K-50,  guided tour 

Get the most out of your Pentax K-50: Buying Guide

Four ways to make it do what you want

ArticleGuided Tours Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 4 days ago

The Pentax K-50 may be one of the least expensive DSLRs currently on the market, but it is a feature-rich camera that can handle a wide variety of picture-taking tasks. Here are some ideas for specific kinds of photography.

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TAGS: travel photography,  family,  outdoor photography,  astrophotography,  portrait photography,  Pentax K-50 

An Event Photographer's Toolkit

Ready, in any event

ArticleProfessional Imaging Techniques and How-Tos - by Mason Resnick, 10 days ago

Party shots? A simple point-and-shooter will do the job, right? Not if you are being paid to photograph a corporate party, a family life event such as a Bar or Bat Mitzvah or an engagement party. 

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TAGS: DSLR,  professional,  flash,  power packs,  flash diffuser,  event photography,  full-frame 

12 Great Digital Cameras for Travel Photography

Cameras have gotten smaller and more portable than ever, while delivering better quality images. Updated for Winter-Spring 2015

ArticleBuying Guides Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 11 days ago

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Planning a road trip? A new generation of cameras for the well-travelled photographer offers better image quality in smaller and lighter packages. Here's a look at a dozen cameras that we think are well-suited for travel photography.

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TAGS: canon,  camera,  DSLR,  Casio,  Fujifilm,  Olympus,  Panasonic,  pentax,  samsung,  ricoh,  cameras,  sony,  system compact,  Sony NEX,  Nikon P7000 

Essential Photo Accessories for Wedding Photography

Essential photo accessories that any photographer will need to capture a wedding. These camera additions will ensure beautiful wedding photos for a lifetime. Updated for 2015

ArticleAccessories and Gadgets Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 14 days ago

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Essential photo accessories that any photographer will need to capture a wedding. These camera additions will ensure beautiful wedding photos for a lifetime.

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TAGS: digital,  SLR,  DSLR,  tripod,  flash,  seamless background,  light stands,  Focus on weddings 

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, 14 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 

Digital Cameras for Street Photography: An Opinionated Guide

Digital street cameras for the rest of us - Updated for Winter 2015

ArticleBuying Guides Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 14 days ago

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The most useful tools for street photography have never been more accessible. Now it's up to you to learn how to do it right!

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TAGS: street photography,  Leica M9,  Ricoh GXR,  Sony NEX,  Fujifilm X100,  Olympus E-P3,  Panasonic GX-1,  Fujifilm X-Pro1,  Leica M Monochrom,  Leica X2 

The Best EVF Digital Cameras for 2015

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 

Best DSLR Cameras - Mid-Range for Winter 2015

These Four Digital SLR Cameras Will Ignite Your Passion for Great Photography

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

Let us help you choose the perfect digital SLR for serious photography. If you've outgrown starter DSLRs, or want a capable back-up for the pro rig, here's what you need to know.

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TAGS: canon,  DSLR,  pentax,  digital SLR,  sony,  APS,  Nikon D7100,  Pentax K-3,  Canon 70D,  Sony A77 

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