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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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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 the 2013 Holiday season.

ArticleBuying Guides Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 6 hours 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 

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, 6 hours 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 

Buying guide: Photo Studio backdrops

It's what's in back that counts

ArticleProfessional Imaging Techniques and How-Tos - by Mason Resnick, 2 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, 2 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 

Essential HD Video Accessories for DSLRs

Over thirty accessories that will help you shoot better HD Movies! UDPATED FOR 2014

ArticleDigital SLRs Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 6 days ago

HD video: To get the most out of this must-have DSLR feature, you’ll need a few well-chosen accessories. Here's our buying guide.

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TAGS: accessories,  DSLR,  video,  hdslr 

Which Nikon 85mm Lens Is Best For Your Portrait Photography Needs?

Gear Guide and Lab Test. Updated for 2014

ArticleLenses and Filters Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 7 days ago

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If you own a Nikon DSLR, you may be thinking about buying a portrait photography lens. This may help you determine which one is best for your budget and needs.

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TAGS: buying guide,  DSLR,  portrait,  buying tips,  Lens advice,  lens,  portrait photography 

Which Sony 85mm Lens Is Best For Your Portrait Photography Needs?

Gear Guide and Lab test; Updated for 2014

ArticleLenses and Filters Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 7 days ago

If you own a Sony DSLR, you may be thinking about buying a portrait photography lens. This guide is designed to help you determine which one is best for your needs.

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TAGS: DSLR,  lenses,  sony,  Lens advice,  lens,  portrait photography 

Which Pentax 85mm Lens is Best For Your Portrait Photography Needs?

New for 2014

ArticleLenses and Filters Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 7 days ago

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If you own a Pentax DSLR and are thinking about buying a portrait lens, here's your limited choice.

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TAGS: DSLR,  pentax,  portrait,  digital SLR,  lens 

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