CardsMatter

For years, when people have asked me which memory card I use – the response has been the same. “Whatever happens to be laying around.” But during the last five years I’ve been keeping better track of the cards that have the most errors and those that perform the best. I’ve evaluated whether cards are […]

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You may be tempted to think that Photoshop World is just about Adobe software. While there’s no doubt that it’s THE place to learn Photoshop, it’s also the place to learn Lightroom but beyond that it’s a great place to learn photography. Over the last 10 years, I have spoken at PSW three times, live-blogged […]

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There are few actual living legends. There are fewer still actual living legends in photography. 84-year-old Jay Maisel is the latter. He’s won every photography award that matters and achieved more than most of us could hope to dream. His portfolio includes his the likes of Marilyn Monroe and Miles Davis. The nice thing about […]

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  When I put my eagle portfolio on Zenfolio (http://www.zenfolio.com/scottbourne/) I only posted photos that I had registered with the Library of Congress and made sure to carefully choose what people could do when they interacted with them. It’s a fact of life that if you put something on the Internet, you can count on […]

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For a very long time I have operated by a simple motto: “A checked bag is a lost bag.” While that is clearly hyperbole, it’s still a good guideline for anyone who flies. Because when I say “lost bag” I mean your cameras may get “lost.” Even if your bag isn’t misplaced, there’s a real […]

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PhotoByScottBourne

NOTE: All photos in this post are Copyright Scott Bourne – all images were made with a Fuji X-T1 camera body and one of four lenses; the Fujinon XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS Wide Angle Zoom lens, the Fujinon XF 56mm F1.2 R lens, the Fujinon XF 16-55mm F2.8 R LM WR lens, or the Fujinon […]

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I recently found out that Photoflex has closed it’s doors (https://photoflex.com.) While I never had a close relationship with Photoflex, and they weren’t ever sponsors here at Photofocus, I used many of their products over the years and even often referred new photographers to the Photoflex lineup of affordable, high-quality products. They consistently offered good value. […]

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