Two Photographers Whose Black and White Photos Inspire My Work

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Guest post by Andre Magarao, Custom SLR Pro Team

I usually see my jobs with photography as solving a problem. Most of the time someone comes to me with a situation they want to bring to life in a photo. I’ve been working for a few sporting goods brands for a while so most of the time my solution involves using artificial light to make sure...

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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Review

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Guest post by Carlo Cruz, Custom SLR Pro Team

Coming from all the 5D series, the Mark IV is like seeing a familiar face. I received the camera on October 31 – updated the time, date and location, set up my custom functions and quick menu shortcuts, did a few test shots, installed the Canon app and messed with the wi-fi functions.

The next day I am shooting day 1 for a series of...

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Danny Irvine - Custom SLR Pro Team

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How did you get your start in photography?

I had my first taste of photography back in 2008. My daughter was only a a few weeks old and I decided to get a ‘real’ camera and learn how to take nice photos of my children. I purchased a bottom-of-the-range Canon DSLR and proceeded to take some very average photos.

It took a little while but I was surely caught by the bug and I started...

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New Year New Gear Giveaway!

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We're giving away 3 of these sweet Custom SLR hats EVERY DAY till Christmas! On top of that, from that pool of winners, 3 lucky folks will get a Starter, Mirrorless, or Pro Bundle in our New Year New Gear Giveaway! 

Custom SLR limited edition hat

DAILY PRIZES

Custom SLR Hats (3 winners every day till Christmas!)

BONUS ONE-TIME PRIZES

Starter Bundle (Valued at $57.95)

Mirrorless Bundle ( Valued at $49.95)

Pro Bundle...

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Carlo Cruz - Custom SLR Pro Team

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How did you get your start in photography?

I’ve always liked taking photos, but I got serious with it back in 2000 when I was really getting heavy into architecture photography. I used to run around and spend countless nights shooting around the city. Back then, there were not a lot of set rules against shooting in public buildings and establishments so you leave it up to the security personnel how they deal with photographers. Most of the time they let you do what you want, or sometimes let you off with a warning.

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