Domke J-LEDGE-RM Ledger Rugged Wear (Military/Black)

When I was just a kid – and gasoline was only 52 cents a gallon, my first camera bag was a Domke bag. Every working photo journalist I know has owned or still uses a Domke bag. They have always been very sturdy for the money and very easy to work out of. I used […]

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Copyright Scott Bourne

NOTE: This is an updated version of a post I wrote several years ago… Many of the greatest photographers I know (or know of) are also musicians. Ansel Adams was a concert pianist. Tony Sweet is a jazz drummer. Roberto Valenzuela is a classical guitarist. Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills and Nash fame is a […]

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Photo by Scott Bourne - Copyrigth 2014 - All Rights Reserved

At various times during my professional career I was called upon to shoot the basic head shot. When I first started out, I made head shots all day long. The style was quite different 40 years ago, so some of the things I did back then wouldn’t make sense now. But surprisingly, some things never […]

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Photo by Scott Bourne – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Okay I admit it – I was trying to be cute with the title of this post. I am easily amused. What is it really about? Reflecting. Not light or specular highlights, etc. Specifically – I am talking about reflection as defined by the dictionary as a fixing of the thoughts on something; careful consideration […]

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iBlazr is a small (about one inch square) LED Flash that works (to some degree) on any smart phone or tablet. It can even mount (via a cold shoe) on any still or video camera, providing the world’s smallest LED flash and/or hot light. The package comes with the iBlazr LED flash, a diffuser, a […]

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7myths

Editor’s Note: Our founder, Scott Bourne has been enjoying the life of a “retired” photographer.  But we’ve passed on feedback that many of you would like to hear from him, from time to time.  Scott promises some new posts and we’ll be handpicking some of his most useful ones from the archives for updates. A few years back, I […]

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© w. brian watkins

Article by Scott Bourne and Richard Harrington Today is the Fourth of July.  A day that traditionally means fireworks in the United States.  While you may or may not celebrate this holiday, summer is a season filled with fireworks.  Sporting events, amusement parks, and national holidays… it’s not a party until something explodes in the […]

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