For the Hiking Photographer, Platypod Proves Priceless

By Ian Spanier. I drive the 118 in Simi Valley on the regular when heading to shoots (and avoiding the 101-405 exchange for any of you in LA, you feel me!) Anyway, the one good aspect of the 118 drive is the views. From high to low, there’s so much scenery that makes my time in the car much more enjoyable than my old stomping ground on the LIE in NY.

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Ajna Adams
Location: One of the Most Important Elements in Photography

By Clinton Lofthouse. Location can be one of the most important elements of an image. It can be its own character, connecting together the emotions of the model with the heart of the story. It can be a vast looming landscape that signifies loneliness. A dark foreboding house that instills fear. Or a bleached out city street in the heat of the summer. Whatever your location is, be sure to pick wisely and align your subject and your story to create something deeper.

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Ajna Adams
The Vanishing Act: Photographing the Dolomites

By Noel Casaje. The world-renowned Dolomites in northeastern Italy have always intrigued me ever since I started getting serious with landscape photography. When the opportunity came to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, even if for just a few days, I did not hesitate one bit.

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Ajna Adams
Gilmar Smith: 'Photography Just Happened to Me'

With Gilmar Smith. This week’s Feature Friday is the very talented Orlando-based photographer Gilmar Smith! We were beyond happy to put a spotlight on Gilmar’s work, because she is one of our favorite photographers all around. We commissioned her to do our Platypod Holiday shoot and were so grateful for her creativity. Our Platypod holiday images are spectacular and so much fun!

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Ajna Adams
We are thankful for you.

This year has been a whirlwind and as the holidays inch closer, we have had the chance to sit back and really reflect on all the goodness that has come our way in 2018. Specifically, here are some articles and mentions that made us super, super happy. But beyond happy, we are so thankful for those who truly believe in Platypod!

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Ajna Adams