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Drones, Filters for that 'Ansel Adams-look' and Seeking Perfection: Our Top 10 Blogs from 4/2 - 8 - PPA Today

Drones, Filters for that 'Ansel Adams-look' and Seeking Perfection: Our Top 10 Blogs from 4/2 - 8

By Sarah Ackerman

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We hope you survived last week with minimal pranks and jokes! It's time to get down to business as you kick off your second quarter of 2016!

DRONES: This is the hottest topic in photography these days and it's easy to get some misinformation. Here's all you need to know so you don't break the law. 

CLASSIC LOOKS: Are you a fan of Ansel Adams' work, but not a fan of hours in the dark room? PDN Online has the filters you need to recreate this classic look in a fraction of the time. 

SEEKING PERFECTION: It's a great question - can a photo be too perfect? Check out this great article from the New York Times to see where to draw the line between art and telling a story of a person's life. 

DISAPPEARING ACT: Time lapse photography is a beautiful thing when used properly. Take a look at what the Bay of Fundy looks like as 160 tons move out. 

CHEAT SHEET: Learn 24 essential studio set ups with one handy graphic from Digital Camera! Whether you've been in the studio for years or are just starting out, it's a great guide to keep around. 

BUSINESS BASICS: Are you shaking in your boots if someone asks you to write a press release? Don't fret! Fullsail Blog has just the tips to take the stress out and make this marketing effort worth your time.

PERSONAL GROWTH: If you want to grow your studio business, these three traits from Fstoppers shouldn't be overlooked. Give them a read and see if there are areas of personal growth you can work towards. 

STRIKE A POSE: PPA's own Julia Kelleher shows you all the right moves to get the perfect portrait on Picture Correct. She covers everything, down to the tips of the fingers to make sure the pose works. 

MONOCHROMATIC: If you want to explore the high impact world of monochromatic color, this is a great read from Fstoppers. Learn how to make your images pop in Lightroom in just a few simple steps. 

LEVERAGE THE OUTDOORS: Mother Nature can provide a world of framing options on outdoor shoots. This article from Photography Life gives great examples you can use in your next session. 

There you have it, our weekly blog post roundup! What photography blogs or podcasts do YOU follow? Post your favorite on theLoop or email them to us at OnlineContentCommittee

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Sarah Ackerman manages all things social media for PPA and Imaging USA. When she's not living on the internet, she loves improv comedy, going on wilderness adventures, gallivanting around the globe, knitting, wood working and yoga. 

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