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A thoughtful, talented photographer passed away on Friday. Mr. Leonard Nimoy was a well-known actor and director. He was also involved in other art forms such as music and poetry and yes photography. He was born in Boston, MA and in addition to his over 130 acting credits, Nimoy had a dozen directing credits, including the 1987 […]

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Photo Copyright Scott Bourne - 2015 - Shot With Fuji X100T

(This is the second in a series of posts I’m writing about shooting with Fuji cameras.) While most of us might not think of a compact camera with a fixed lens as a first choice for landscape photography, the Fuji X100T is a very capable landscape shooter none the less. To those who think a […]

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Monument Valley Black & White - Photo Copyright Scott Bourne - Shot With Fuji X100T

NOTE: This post will also appear on my new site WESHOOTFUJI.COM   I am writing a series of posts about a recent trip to Monument Valley. A long-time client asked me to go out and do some one-on-one shooting with him. I hadn’t been there in 15 years so I jumped at the chance. The […]

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Photo Copyright Scott Bourne

If you want to go pro, you need a portfolio. It’s often a chicken and egg situation. You need clients to build a portfolio and you need a portfolio to get clients. There are some workarounds. Hopefully this will help. Make Your Own Assignments First, you’ve got to practice, practice, practice and do it right! […]

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I don’t care who you are or how long you’ve been a photographer, there comes a time (or in my case many times) when you will miss a shot – often a great shot – because you just weren’t ready. And the thing that kept you from being “ready” was something silly. It’s happened to […]

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There are cameras and then there is the X-T1. I can’t believe how hard I’ve fallen for these new Fuji cameras. It’s as if someone in Japan was wiring into my brain to see what I’d like from a camera. NOTE: Click on the duck photos to make them bigger… Also – this post will […]

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Everyone thinks the bad stuff won’t happen to THEM. And usually everyone is right – until they’re wrong. All manmade objects will eventually fail. Because “nobody’s perfect” everyone makes mistakes. This means the camera, computer, lens, etc., you buy today could be bad from the manufacturer or could go bad due to either manufacturer’s defect, […]

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