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I have just tried Exposure.co as a new way to tell stories with my images. While I can see some people using it as a portfolio, for me, the strength is in treating it almost like a slide show or an online booklet. You can import photos (which look great on their site) and then […]

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If you are having trouble getting your photos published by a traditional publisher, consider self-publishing an e-book. After all it worked well for “50 Shades of Gray” author E.L. James. While that book isn’t a photo book, it was self-published. The book started as an e-book and was seen by a mainstream publisher who made […]

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I was lucky to get my hands on one of the first production copies of the new, updated Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Lens zoom lens. While most of my life I’ve preferred primes to zooms, the zooms keep getting better and better and when photographing fast moving objects, zooms give the photographer the […]

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I watched the Kennedy Center Honors recently. It is an annual event where several iconic artists are recognized for lifetime achievement. The honors are named after President John F. Kennedy. (This is not about politics.) if you are reading this blog it’s highly likely you at least partly support the arts and if you don’t, […]

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Yep you read that title right. I am going to be using the new Canon 7D MK II as my primary camera. For most of the last three years, I’ve mainly relied on Micro Four Thirds cameras from Olympus and Panasonic. They are inexpensive, super easy to carry and offer amazing image quality. In the case […]

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When you first start out trying to learn any subject, you don’t know – what you don’t know. While this post may be very old hat to most of you, every day a brand new photographer visits Photofocus for the first time and I want to make sure everyone can get something valuable from the […]

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Canon recently published a press release about gray market Canon products being sold in the USA. For those of our readers who live in the U.S., it is important to know what gray market stands for and what it means to you. Keep in mind, this affects all camera brand and manufacturers. I know many […]

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