Dak Dillon
Dak Dillon is a professional photographer and marketer from Columbia, Missouri, who serves primarily corporate and commercial clients. Dillon also captures the energy and excitement at various professional sporting events throughout the year for wire services and sports clients.
  • Photo & Video
    Advice & Recommendations for Digital SLR Video GearPreview
    With the addition of video to DSLRs, a new market has emerged for high-quality video at a fraction of the historical price. DSLRs, priced about the same as some prosumer video cameras, can accomplish things once off the table for filmmakers. Now, having follow focus and a narrower depth of field are as simple as changing a lens. With the rise of these cameras, many accessories and elements have arrived on the scene to make the amateur filmmaker's job easier. So, what does it take to make professional video with a DSLR (but without a full movie studio)? Here's some of my equipment recommendations, plus some tips for getting the most out of it.Read More…
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    8 Tips for Taking Sports Photos Like a ProPreview
    Are you looking to shoot better sports photos, and make an impact? Sports photography presents you with many opportunities to capture dramatic and vivid imagery that will last a lifetime. No other medium presents you with heart-pounding action, vivid color patterns and unique shooting opportunities. The steps and guidance featured in this tutorial cover a broad range of areas - from perfecting shutter speed, to making sure you don't miss the action.Read More…
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    The Simple Guide to Mounting a Remote CameraPreview
    Looking to capture action in two places at once? Need to place a camera somewhere hard to shoot handheld? This article will give you step-by-step tips to setting up a remote camera using professional practices for safety and control.Read More…
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    8 Tips for Taking Interior Shots Like a ProPreview2
    In this article you'll learn some of the tips and secrets to lighting and staging a room for great interior photos. These include how to approach lighting, flash, styling, where to position yourself, and how to stay creative.Read More…
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    A Photographer's Guide to Working with MagazinesPreview
    So, you're looking for more exposure for your work? Are you wanting to get a good collection of clips from publications? Magazines present a great opportunity to have your work seen by many people in diverse places. Magazines, like most of the journalism field, have had their ups and downs over the past years, but many still exist and are always in need of great photography. This article will help you understand what magazines and publishers are looking for in terms of photos, quality, standards and editing.Read More…
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    The Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Photoblog: Part 2Preview
    Part two in a two part series, The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Photoblog will show you how to install Pixelpost, a leader in photoblogging software, how to promote your photoblog and some great examples that others have created. If you'd like to find out more about the basics of Photoblogging, be sure to read Part 1, which offers a general introduction to the topic.Read More…
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    The Beginner's Guide to Creating a Photoblog: Part 1Preview
    Part one in a two part series, The Beginner's Guide to Creating a Photoblog will show you how to choose the best photoblogging platform, detail how to begin using it and help you promote it to fans.  So, what is a photoblog? The vague answer is a combination of pictures and text in a blog like setup. In reality, a photoblog is whatever you choose to make it. From sharing your latest photos to highlighting past shoots with lots of interesting details and tidbits, photoblogs are a great way to connect with fans and help create an audience for your work. Read More…