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The Photography Hoodie is Here

Photography [Since 1827] Hoodie You guys asked and asked for it, and we finally got a chance to make it. Today we're announcing the release of the Photography [Since 1827] Hoodie. It's made of the same ultra-soft yet strong material as our other hoodies, and it won't stretch, shrink or fade over time.  Over the past few months, many of you have been asking for more hoodie designs for the cold weather, and we've heard you loud and clear. Currently, there are 4 different hoodie designs available in the shop, and we have more on the way. Like all of our hoodies, the Photography Hoodie features:  Solf blend of 60% Cotton, 40% Heathered Fleece A comfortable unisex Fit Matching Drawcord Ribbed...

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7 Photography Resolutions for 2017

How we're going to improve our photography in 2017 As 2016 comes to a close, we decided to partake in a time-honored tradition and make a list of resolutions for next year.  But these aren’t just any resolutions, these are Photography Resolutions!  In the words of the great Jackie Joyner Kersee, “I maintained my edge by always being a student; you will always have something new to learn.”  In the spirit of always learning, here are 7 things we’ve resolved to do in 2017 to improve our photography... 1) PRIME LENS CHALLENGE Shoot on a fixed lens for an entire month There’s nothing that will help you master framing and composition in photography faster than shooting on a fixed focal length lens.  While zoom...

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7 Minutes with @BillyCress

  To celebrate the launch of our brand new TogTees x Billy Cress line, we sat down with Billy himself for the latest installment in our "7 Minutes With" Interview Series. We talked about how he got started in photography, his favorite place to shoot in Philly, and a whole lot more. Read on to find out... What was your first camera? My first camera was a 90's Nikon film camera back in high school. I'm unsure of the model. It was my parents' camera that I used for my darkroom photo classes. I shot entirely in black and white since that was what we developed. I loved that process and miss it a lot. Developing the negatives, printing the photos, and...

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5 Easy Tips for Better Instagram Photos

Rachel Mae Smith loves do-able DIYS and strives to make crafting easy, colorful and fun over on her blog The Crafted Life. Her work has been featured on Martha Stewart Living, Design Sponge, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Garden, and more. When she's not pinning pictures, or brushing glitter out of her hair, you can find her exploring Philadelphia.   Hi all, Rachel from The Crafted Life here! Within the last year, I grew my personal following on Instagram by 20k followers. There are a lot of tips and tricks I learned along the way, but these five are a must if you’re looking to do the same... 1) Whole Feed Perspective   Think of your feed as a whole,...

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7 Tips for Great Travel Photos

Preparing to travel with your DSLR camera can often seem daunting, especially if you've never done it before. Luckily, I've learned some great basic tips for travel photography over the past 15 years traveling and photographing in over 30 countries, and today I'm sharing them with you! From the jungles of Belize to the crowded streets of Hong Kong, these tips should help you take better travel photographs.    Schloss Neuschwanstein, Fussen, Germany (taken with Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L @ 16mm)   1.  Pack Light The most important advice I can give – don’t pack too much! Someone once said “The best gear is the gear you have with you”. It couldn't be more true. If you bring 2 camera bodies, 4...

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