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T-Shirt Giveaway! May 05 2016, 1 Comment

Bokeh Fire T-Shirt

May is the month of flowers, spring and of course, photography. To celebrate the start of the warm weather shooting season, we're doing a huge giveaway of our iconic Bokeh Fire t-shirt!  

For the next five weeks, we'll be giving away one limited-edition Bokeh Fire t-shirt each week. 

To enter, just follow @bokehfire on Instagram and tag your photos with #bokehfire.

Every week, we'll pick one winner to get a FREE Bokeh Fire shirt in their favorite size.

Good luck - we can't wait to see all your great shots! 

 

*No purchase necessary. Giveaway runs May 5th - June 11th, 2016

 


Lens Review: Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L - Part I March 01 2016, 0 Comments

Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Wide-Angle Zoom Lens

When I planned my trip to Spain, I knew I had to bring an ultrawide angle lens with me. I knew I'd be surrounded be scenic landscapes and people whom I would want to photograph. So the question quickly became which ultrawide would be best... (read more)

 


6 Photography Resolutions for 2016 December 30 2015, 1 Comment

How we're planning to improve our craft this coming year.

As 2015 comes to a close, the team here at Bokeh Fire decided we should partake of the time-honored tradition and make a list of resolutions for 2016.  But these aren’t just any resolutions, these are Photography Resolutions!... (read more)

 


A First-Timer's Visit to PhotoPlus Expo 2015 October 28 2015, 1 Comment

Last week, I attended the massive PhotoPlus Expo and Conference in New York City for 3 days with a VIP Pass provided by the folks over at Bokeh Fire.  It was three days of adrenaline and caffeine, and I’m experiencing a knowledge hangover while I process everything I saw during 72 hours at the Javits Convention Center.... (read more)

 


July Promotion - 15% Off All Memberships July 07 2015, 0 Comments

 

It's time for Summer Savings! Get 15% Off any lens rental, for the next 7 days only.  

All Memberships include: 

  • Unlimited swapping
  • Free expedited shipping
  • Insurance
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    Help! I Have To Shoot My First Indoor Graduation May 15 2015, 0 Comments

    A few timely tips on photographing indoor graduations

    Summer is around the corner and along with warmer weather, barbecues and pool parties come graduations. If you have a friend or family member ready to graduate who happens to know about your interest in photography, you may be asked to shoot the ceremony. Before packing, here are a few things to consider.

    1. Bring Lenses With Small F-Stop Numbers

    Photography is all about light. The smaller the number after the f on the lens, the more light the lens can allow onto the camera sensor. Lenses with small f-stop numbers are known as “fast lenses” or as lenses with a wide maximum aperture. For a shoot like this, you need... (read more)


    15% Off Any Membership - 3 Days Left! April 28 2015, 0 Comments

     

    It's that time of the year again! Check out our Spring Savings and get 15% OFF any Membership, for a limited time only.  Use any of our Basic or PRO Lenses, with unlimited swapping, and free shipping.  Even insurance coverage is included.

    But these savings won't last long, so reserve your lens today and having fun shooting in May!  Use promo code APRIL2015 at checkout to get 15% off any Canon or Nikon lens rental.

    Only valid for new Memberships. Expires April 30th. 

     

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    Kickstarter Success! December 13 2014, 0 Comments

    - Our first-ever Kickstarter campaign was successfully funded!

    - Over $21,000 was raised to expand our lens offering

    - Rewards begin shipping in January

     

    Bokeh Fire - Lenses for Everyone [KICKSTARTER]

     

    Thanks to 124 awesome Backers from all over the world, our first Kickstarter campaign was successfully funded! The campaign ended on Dec. 13th with over $21,000 raised. The funds will go towards expanding our available lens offering and fulfilling Backer Rewards.  

    Thank you so much to everyone who participated and helped spread the word!  We are very excited to be adding even more great lenses for our Members to use!

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    7 Tips for Great Travel Photos March 12 2014, 0 Comments

    Preparing to travel with your DSLR camera can often seem daunting, especially if you've never done it before. Luckily, I've learned some great basic tips for travel photography over the past 15 years traveling and photographing in over 30 countries, and today I'm sharing them with you! From the jungles of Belize to the crowded streets of Hong Kong, these tips should help you take better travel photographs... (read more)