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The Twin Lens Reflex Wood Camera

By now you've probably heard the story of the 35mm Wood Camera, as it was one of our most-read and shared pieces ever.  And for good reason: the story is unique, interesting, and - like most good things in photography- came somewhat unexpectedly.  The truth is that as soon as we saw the finished product, we were already thinking about what to do next. Before we launched the 35mm Wood Camera to the world, before we heard from people around the world how beautiful they were, and before they all sold out, we were already planning our next big move.  That move was the TLR Wood Camera... 

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7 Minutes With @ABrilliantDummy

After months of hard work, today we're launching a brand new set of original collab tees with made with Philadelphia's very own @ABrilliantDummy. To celebrate the launch of the first design, we sat down with the artist to understand what motivates her passion for photography.  What was your first camera? I started taking pictures on my Samsung Galaxy Note 1 some 5 years ago now. I remember people asking me to do photoshoots with them and when I would show up and pull my phone out- their jaws would drop...lol. As clients and projects began to get bigger I finally moved to an entry level Canon Rebel T5. Describe your style of photography in three words Pure colorful imaginations. If you could...

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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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