Pictureline Blog

This week, we're thrilled to feature the multi-talented photographer and creative director, Amber Bird, in celebration of Mother's Day. With nearly a decade of experience behind the lens, Amber's journey in photography has evolved alongside her life's changing seasons. In our exclusive interview, we delve into her creative process, her sources of inspiration, and how motherhood has shaped both her...
Hey there, fellow photography enthusiasts! Have we got some electrifying news for you! Profoto, the juggernaut of lighting solutions, has just dropped a bombshell in the industry with its latest innovation: the Profoto D3 Light. And let me tell you, folks, it’s a game-changer in every sense of the word. Picture this: you’re on a shoot, battling against the elements,...
Hey there, photography-loving friends! Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the mom who captures all your precious moments than with a thoughtful gift that complements her passion? Whether she's a seasoned pro or an aspiring shutterbug, we've got you covered with our curated selection of gifts that will make her heart skip a...
In the ever-evolving world of photography, compatibility is key. And when it comes to pairing top-tier lenses with your beloved Canon RF Mount system, the news of SIGMA Corporation's latest launch is nothing short of groundbreaking. Brace yourselves, shutterbugs, because the SIGMA-Canon collaboration is set to elevate your photography game to unprecedented heights. A New Era Unveiled: SIGMA, under the...
Today, we shine the spotlight on Mitchell Thayne, a visionary filmmaker and the founder of an esteemed film production company, FilmLaab. With a keen eye for storytelling and a passion for cinematic excellence, Mitchell has carved a distinguished path in the world of filmmaking. From captivating narratives to breathtaking visuals, his work transcends boundaries, leaving an indelible mark on audiences...
From a humble start driven by an undying passion for photography, we are excited to spotlight wedding photographer, Jackie Siggard! Siggard's journey into the world of photography blossomed into a thriving career that resonates with dedication and creativity. With an eye for capturing the essence of love and connection, she embarked on a remarkable odyssey, fueled by the support of...
Today, we're thrilled to shine the spotlight on none other than Cody Conk, a visionary travel and adventure photographer whose work has continually mesmerized us. With mutual admiration for the beauty of the Southwest and a shared passion for storytelling through imagery, we've followed Cody's journey for a while now. Through his lens, Cody has transported us to breathtaking landscapes,...
When it comes to lenses, Tamron has always been at the forefront of innovation, and their latest offering, the Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 G2 Lens for Nikon Z Mount, is no exception. This isn't just a mere adaptation; it's a bold statement, signaling Tamron's intent to enter the Z mount space with unmatched quality and performance. Unleashing Optical Excellence: Tamron aficionados will...
This week, our artist spotlight falls on a familiar face, a long-time customer whose presence in our store is always a highlight. Their consistent patronage and vibrant energy have made them an integral part of our community. Join us as we delve into their story and celebrate their achievements. We are pleased to feature wedding and portrait photographer, Pepper Nix! ...
March 8th, 2024 – On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Leica Camera unveiled the four exceptional recipients of its 5th Annual Leica Women Foto Project Award. This year, under the theme "Perspective is Power," photographers were invited to submit compelling photo essays exploring the themes of reclamation, resilience, or rebirth. The selected winners, hailing from the US, UK, Mexico,...
Join us on a journey behind the camera lens as we delve into the artistry and passion that define wedding and portrait photographer, Annie Eyring's career. Through a series of engaging questions and illuminating answers, discover the inspiration, techniques, and heartfelt anecdotes that make up Annie's photography. We are so excited to get to know Annie better, so let's begin! ...
This week we step into the captivating realm of the wild with Jason Loftus, a seasoned wildlife photographer whose lens captures the untamed beauty of nature in its purest form. As a co-host of the upcoming podcast "Beyond the Wild," Jason shares his expertise, passion, and firsthand experiences, inviting listeners on a journey that transcends the boundaries of conventional wildlife...
This week, we're thrilled to showcase the talented portrait photographer, Mariana Araujo! Mariana demonstrates exceptional skill in selecting vibrant colors for her photo sessions and skillfully refining color balance and tones in post-production. We're eager to delve into her photography journey to uncover the secrets behind her ability to capture breathtaking portraits. Let's find out!  1. What motivated you to...
This week we're featuring commercial and winter sports photographer, Jack Dawe! Jack has some incredible images featuring major brands and top athletes. We wanted to get an inside look at Jack's photographic journey so far. So let's get into it!  1. Tell us about how you got started. What drew you to specialize in commercial outdoor and winter sports photography?...
This week we are featuring landscape and commercial hybrid shooter, Adam Phillips. Adam has been an avid customer of pictureline for quite some time! We love seeing customers succeed and expand their business to new heights. Today, we get a glimpse into Adam's creative journey. Let's get started!  1. What inspired you to start a career in photography and videography?...
Today we are comparing the Canon R7 and the Sony a6700. These two cameras come in at almost the same price point, putting in what I like to call the budding professional market, and for some, this might be their very first professional-style camera so it's important to know which might be best. Now you might assume with the R7...
This week we are excited to feature timelapse photographer, Jamie Scott. Jamie has been a customer with us since 2019 and isn't our typical local customer. Jamie lives in New York and trusted our expertise on what gear to use, camera settings, maintaining focus over week-long camera exposures, and other timelapse-related questions. Jamie recently completed his film WINTER and when he sent it...
The Sony A7Cii is the latest of two cameras in the A7C line, along with the A7Cr. Offering compact, more fashionable-looking versions of other pro-Sony cameras. Now we did a big comparison between the A7Cii and the A7iv, so if you want to see the differences, or rather lack of differences between those cameras you can check that out on...
This week, we are featuring a customer who is the owner of a specialty camera movement company and has worked with some of the largest brand names around. He's found huge success and we are extremely excited to introduce, Jordan Overman and his business Override Films. We were lucky enough to dig into Jordan's story and how he got to where he is now. So...
As the curtains draw on another year, we've curated our top 10 staff selections of this year's most groundbreaking product releases. As we take a moment to look back at this year's memorable moments, we embark on a journey to explore the remarkable features and innovations that have left an indelible mark on the photography and film industry. 1. Fujifilm...
The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to spread joy than by giving the gift of cutting-edge technology? Whether you're shopping for a photography buff, a vlogging enthusiast, or an adventure seeker, this holiday gift guide has you covered. Dive into the world of innovation with these five must-have gadgets that are sure to make this festive...
Switching from a traditional DSLR (Digital Single-Lens Reflex) camera to a mirrorless camera offers a range of benefits that cater to the evolving needs of modern photographers. Many DSLR users are reluctant to make the switch to mirrorless cameras due to concerns about a steep learning curve, the investment they have made in their existing DSLR gear, and the familiarity...
This week we had the pleasure of featuring passionate wildlife photographer, Andrew Seegmiller! Growing up right in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, we are excited to learn more about our local friend and his work. We've asked Andrew a few questions below, so let's get started.  1. What started your passion for photography? As a kid I always had a point-and-shoot camera with...
So you know you want a small Sony mirrorless camera, but do you go for the latest and greatest? Or do you save some money and get the lower end? The answer is more complicated than you might think. We're going to go in-depth in comparing two Sony crop-sensor camera options: the Sony a6700 vs ZV-E10. Now this might seem...
We had the opportunity to try out some of the highly anticipated new lenses from Canon. The Canon RF-S 10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens, the Canon RF 200-800mm F6.3-9 IS USM Lens, as well as the game-changing Canon RF 24-105mm F2.8 L IS USM Z Lens. Needless to say, it was quite the, "stop the presses" moment when Canon said...