Cory Rice

Cory Rice

Cory Rice is an artist and writer based in Brooklyn. 

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Photo studios come in all shapes and sizes. If you are working with small subjects, there is no reason to rent a massive loft or build an addition onto your house to get the shots you need. In many of these cases, a functioning setup can take up as little space as a table. Like all things related to photography, tabletop studios can be as simple or complex as their creators require. For basic...
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The rapid transition from in-person meetings to video conferences has many professionals thinking about the importance of quality lighting for the first time. Luckily, Dracast’s latest video lighting kits are designed to instill a polished quality to your online video presence whether you are a content creator or business executive. Five kits are available:...
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Before computers and digital cameras, lens filters were among the indispensable tools filling every serious photographer’s bag. Fast forward to the present and the first things that come to many minds when they hear the words “photo filter” are overused color profiles and distorted selfies on social media. Today, editing software can simulate the effect of many types of lens filters, reducing the...
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When many people think of special effects, they think of dimly lit rooms, expensive computers, and complicated software. While this may be an accurate picture if you are editing a blockbuster action movie, digital still photographers can do a lot to their images even before transferring files off their camera. The following guide covers some of the more popular in-camera effects on the market to...
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Like many photographers, I prefer being behind my camera to sitting in front of my computer. Any steps that I can take to minimize the amount of work needed in post, I make sure to incorporate into my shoots. One way that I do so is by carefully choosing and lighting my backgrounds. Evenly lit backgrounds have endless applications and are not hard to accomplish with the right tools and techniques...
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Photography is a social medium. For many of us, our cameras are a means of getting out of the house, exploring the world, and connecting with the people and places we encounter along the way. So, what's a photographer to do while confined to the home front for days on end? Here are some tips for staying inspired, productive, and creative that don't require leaving the house. Make Portraits Keep...
1 month ago
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Diana Zapata is a Brooklyn-based wedding and portrait photographer whose work blends an editorial sensibility with a knack for finding and capturing natural moments during weddings and events. In this interview, she discusses her strategies for managing personalities and locations to create original and compelling wedding portraits. Photographs © Diana Zapata...
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It started as a reversal. Direct a camera back at the photography community. Who would it show? How would they appear? Two years ago, B&H Photography Podcast producer John Harris and I decided to find out. We cast our net wide: artists, curators, theorists, editors, printers, activists, archivists, engineers, students, educators—anyone who used photography in a way that inspired us. The...
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Writing for Explora can be a bit like using a dating app for cameras. No matter how happy you are with your current situation, you are subjected to a nonstop parade of attractive alternatives—tempting you, teasing you, mocking your convictions. The urge to run off with a hot new body can be overwhelming. At least it has been for me since I hooked up with...
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The latest news from Canon offers a little something for every type of photographer. Have you joined Canon’s mirrorless ranks? The RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM Lens is a lightweight, compact lens with a flexible working range for its full-frame RF-mount lineup. In the market for a first DSLR...
2 months ago
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Pentax’s latest lens, the HD PENTAX D FA 70-210mm f/4 ED SDM WR, combines an impressive zoom with a lightweight and weather-resistant build, perfect for carrying out into nature. Three Extra-Low Dispersion glass elements and two anomalous dispersion glass elements provide sharp, low-...
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Epson has released two new SureColor P-Series large-format printers: the SureColor P7570 24" and SureColor P9570 44", capable of producing museum-worthy prints....
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Subject and style may vary, but consistency is a quality shared by all successful photo studios. When working indoors, that begins with lighting. Strobes remain the bread and butter of many still photography studios. Unlike natural light, which can be finicky and unpredictable; on-camera flashes, which are not typically designed for studio use; or continuous lights, which can become costly as...
3 months ago
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The 24-70mm f/2.8 lens is a perennial favorite among photographers who prefer to travel light. As a someone whose heavy rotation rotation consists of hefty 35mm, 50mm, and 85mm prime lenses, a fast 24-70mm has long lingered in my mind. So when I was asked to review Sigma’s 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Lens...
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