natural light photographer

Mamiya C330 and Sekonic light meter

a peek inside | megan dill

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today, we have Megan Dill.

1. Sony A7: I sold my DSLR and lenses and switched to mirrorless this past year, and have absolutely no regrets. This full frame camera is perfect for using manual focus, vintage lenses. I don’t even own any native Sony lenses for this camera.(…)

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sony a7

a peek inside | caroline jensen

1. Exerpeutic 2000 WorkFit High Capacity Desk Station Treadmill: This thing keeps me sane. Walking all day helps to beat the winter blues and also is kinda nice for the rest of me. :) I have back and neck issues, so this keeps my neck from hurting, while also keeping my behind from spreading. It is a win-win. 😀 I can do almost anything on this desk, except detailed painting, which I do curled up on the sofa to do with my Wacom and laptop.(…)

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camera accessories from online photography workshop instructor Elle Walker

a peek inside | elle walker

A Peek Inside with Elle Walker

1. Nikon 70-200 f/2.8 – I’ve only had this lens for about a month, but it is becoming a fast favorite! I love it for it’s versatility in length when playing outdoors with busy kiddos.

2. Nikon D700 (gripped), with 50mm 1.4G – I love this combo!! After upgrading to full frame last year, I am loving the 50mm length so much more for indoor work.

3. Lensbaby Composer Pro – This lens never fails to get(…)

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a peek inside | sarah wilkerson

A Peek Inside with Sarah Wilkerson

1. shutterbag in emerald green
This is my go-to everyday camera bag in a limited edition color made just for Clickin Moms. Watch for it in the CMstore soon!
2. starbucks coffee
It’s gear. Trust me. Couldn’t start the day without it!
3. giotto’s rocket blower
With three little boys at home, seems like there’s always crumbs or dust around. This is a necessity.

4. nikon d4
This is my primary body.
5. nikkor 45mm/2.8 tilt shift
Probably my second most used lens.
6. nikkor(…)

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office area of Colorado photographer Lora Swinson

a peek inside | lora swinson

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today we have Lora Swinson.
a peek inside | lora swinson

1. Crumpler 7 Million Dollar Home

I have tried a few other bags that were much cuter but they never worked for me.  I started out with a bigger version of this bag and sold it for some of the ‘girly’ brands out there – I tried 2 different kinds – but just didn’t love them as(…)

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what lenses does photographer Lynne Rigby use

a peek inside | lynne rigby

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today we have Lynne Rigby.
a peek inside | lynne rigby

1. 70-200 ƒ2.8 L IS version one

2. 24-70 ƒ2.8 L version one

3. 16-35 ƒ2.8 L

4. 100 2.8 Macro (non-L)

5. 135 ƒ2.0 L

6. 85 ƒ1.2 L

7. 85 ƒ1.8

Main body: 5D MarkIII and 50 ƒ1.4

My first “good” lens and I still use it all the time. I think about upgrading to the 50L, but I’ve heard such mixed(…)

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a peek inside with natural light photographer Kristin Ingalls

a peek inside | kristin ingalls

It’s time for another installment of our ‘peek inside’ series and today is CMmentor Kristin Ingalls!  Kristin is an incredibly talented natural light photographer who is so kind and knowledgeable.  Our photography forum wouldn’t be quite the same without Kristin and we are happy to have her here today on the blog sharing a little glimpse into her world!
a peek inside | kristin ingalls

1. Ketti camera bag – I’ve always wanted a Ketti bag, and when Clickin Moms came out(…)

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Nikon lenses that photographer Emma Wood uses

a peek inside | emma wood

A Peek Inside with Emma Wood
I don’t have an enormous amount of gear, but I do use and utilize everything that I have.  My office space is pretty basic, and since we’re renting at the moment, it’s not easy to make a space your own.  But I have all that I need and it’s my own little corner of the house.
My gear:

1.  Nikon D700 with my 50mm 1.4D attached:  (Instagram picture, since I don’t have a back up camera)  I’m(…)

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a peek inside | megan squires

It’s time for another installment of our ‘peek inside’ series and today is CM mentor Megan Squires!  Megan is an extraordinary newborn photographer and a published author.  She’s incredibly talented and she’s also one of the nicest people you will ever meet.  Enjoy your peek inside of Megan’s world!
a peek inside | megan squires

1. Nikon 35mm f/1.4G

2. Nikon 85mm f/1.4D

3. Nikon 105mm f/2.8G

4. Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G

5. Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G

6. Nikon 50mm f/1.4G

7. Nikon D4 (Nikon D700 for backup)

8. My camera(…)

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getting it right in camera | a cm breakout session

Congratulations to our CMPro of the Month, Kristin Ingalls! Kristin has created a mini-breakout session that is full of beautiful imagery, plus great tips and suggestions for those of you who are working to perfect sooc image composition and basic light use. By covering how she uses the same lighting situation in several different ways, Kristin offers you ideas on how to add wonderful variety to any session in a short amount of time.
Getting it Right in Camera | Considerations(…)

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photographing children | mastering the connection with audrey woulard

Chicago based photographer, Audrey Woulard, is well known for her bright and vivacious client work, which always allows the viewer a glimpse into the personalities of the subjects. Through a 54 page PDF and a 20 minute video walk-through, Audrey shares with viewers how she works with clients to enable her to capture genuine expressions and natural interactions. Audrey also shares tips about achieving sharp focus at wide apertures, which is a signature of her work. A 1 hour and(…)

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