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If you shoot color film, or work in RAW and don’t have an easy way to see a B&W version of any scene in your viewfinder, then you may want to know about the Wratten #90 filter. Ansel Adams used one of these to help him recognize tonal relationships in scenes he wanted to capture […]

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Today, everyone has an opinion and moreover, many think their opinion trumps all. It’s part of the Internet culture and frankly, it’s brought about plenty of criticism but little of it constructive. There are good reasons to seek out constructive criticism. And there can be great value to it. When criticism is delivered by talented, educated, gifted […]

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NOTE: This story was cross-posted at WeShootFuji.com I needed an affordable, reasonably large but reasonably lightweight camera backpack to take with me to Teton National Park. I used the Pelican 1510-004-110 Case with Padded Dividers, Black to get my gear on the plane, but it’s not a viable solution for trekking around a mountain range. […]

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While visiting the Teton range, I woke up in my cabin near the Snake River right outside the park entrance and saw the opportunity to make some teaching shots. I thought I’d share a very simple composition tip that will especially help landscape photographers but can apply to most types of photography. When you’re making a […]

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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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PhotoByScottBourne - Fuji X-T1, Fuji 16-56 f/2.8 lens, converted in MacPhun Tonality Pro

“Turn around!” That’s what the little voice in my head that runs the photography part of my brain always reminds me to do. “Turn around!” Sometimes one of the best shots is behind you. But it takes discipline to remember to do this. Especially when you’re at one of the singularly most photogenic places in […]

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The Lensbaby Circular Fisheye 5.8mm f/3.5 Lens is the newest fisheye in the Lensbaby lineup. It fits most modern cameras, including my beloved Fuji X-T1. This is a speciality lens. It’s not something you’re going to use all day, every day. It’s for those fun times when you just want to experiment. In my opinion, […]

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