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As a long-time Aperture user, and one of the original proponents of Aperture, I was very disappointed when Apple pulled the plug. But I saw this coming a couple of years ago and already switched to Lightroom. That doesn’t take the sting away. And when Apple announced that it had a new app to replace […]

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tripodreview

I know that some of you never use a tripod. I used to use a tripod almost 100% of the time. I admit that sometimes, shooting mirror-less (especially the Fuji X100T) I don’t ALWAYS use a tripod. I usually feel guilty if I don’t. Why? Because there’s simply nothing that will give you a rock-steady […]

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Photo Copyright Scott Bourne

While the examples I use in this post are of birds/wildlife, they could just as easily have been people. I learned a great deal about making wildlife photographs when I spent time shooting portraits of people. Most of the techniques I was taught to use when making a human portrait apply to wildlife photography. And […]

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Reviews

I’ve got a bit more time on my hands these days, so I’m catching up on some new photography books.  There’s two I am currently reading that I’d like to share. “The Long Exposure – A Beginners’ Guide To Long Exposure Photography” by David Cleland and “The Complete Guide To Fujifilm’s X-T1″ by Tony Phillips […]

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If you’re one of those folks who just needs to do some very minimal photo correction/editing, or you hate Adobe for charging you $10 a month for Photoshop/Lightroom, then there is at least one free, online photo editor you may want to take a look at. Polarr (https://v2.polarr.co) is a surprisingly robust, powerful and very […]

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Photo By Scott Bourne - Copyright 2015

I love to talk about backgrounds. For me, the background is often one of the most important elements to a photograph. That’s why when I get to a location, my Background Alert System is turned on and I immediately start looking for a killer background to host my subject. I was photographing ducks at a […]

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controlaccess

I have been using Zenfolio for about six weeks now and I am really enjoying the flexibility it offers photographers, without requiring computer programming knowledge. Controlled Access One of my early favorite features of Zenfolio is the ability to control who can access photos on my site. This is useful if you want to have […]

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