Bill Schiffner

Bill Schiffner

Bill Schiffner is a freelance writer, editor, and consultant based in Holbrook, N.Y. He has covered the imaging industry for 25 years and reports on many of the evolving digital imaging capture and printing technologies. He was the editor for a number of imaging publications and websites.

How to shoot insane action-sports photos (from a guy who has nearly died doing it)

Professional action photographer Michael Clark looks for new ways to capture his extreme shots, sometimes risking his life. What he gets in return is short of stunning.

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Lytro’s Illum light-field camera takes adventure photography to new heights

Iceland is one of photographer Chris Burkard's favorite places to shoot. He returns to the country, but this time he is armed with Lytro's new Illum, a new high-end light-field camera that lets you refocus and interact with the images.

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Travelling across the universe with astrophotographer Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor is an accomplished photographer who specializes in capturing the night sky and the heavenly bodies of stars, planets, meteors, and far galaxies. He talks about why he prefers to shoot in darkness, and how he does it.

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Less is more, plus 11 other simple and effective photography tips from the pros

Digital photography goes beyond knowing how to operate your camera. Three professional photographers share 12 cheap and easy tricks they've learned from their years of experience, and how you can incorporate them into your workflow.

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To shoot extreme sports like Lucas Gilman does, be prepared to get scared

As a prominent photographer covering the world of extreme sports, Lucas Gilman will scale waterfalls and mountains, and endure unpredictable weather to get the perfect shot. We spoke with him on how he does it.

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You don’t need 10 exposures to capture nature shots this amazing (just patience)

Benjamin Edelstein spends a lot of time combing national parks across the country. It's in these parks where he captures nature's stunning beauty. He talks to us about what inspires him, and how he gets that shot.

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He shoots, he scores! Tips for capturing the breakneck speed of hockey

Like many fast-action sports, hockey is a difficult game to capture in photos. But with some first-hand knowledge, the right equipment, and patience, it’s not impossible. Sports photographer and hockey player Joseph Nuzzo shares his tips.

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6 simple gridiron guidelines NFL photographer Jeff Lewis uses on the field

Photographer Jeff Lewis shoots the big games for the NFL Network. He shares with us six easy tips he uses when he's on the field, which you can use at a live game or one of your kids' football matches.

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8 expert tips for amateurs on how to take professional-quality wedding photos

We can't guarantee but only hope a couple will live happily ever after their wedding, but we can offer a few pointers on how to capture the best moments of their special day. Photographer Sara Kauss shares 8 of her expert tips.

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Could you fall victim to crime simply by geotagging location info to your photos?

Geotagging is a useful tool for remember where you shot a photo or sharing it with the world, but that location info could be used by criminals against you. We ask security experts if it is paranoia, or if there's real danger.

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