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I’m a drone owner. I have been studying, practicing with it and learning the ins and outs of aerial photography from an UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle.) It has been expensive with no real idea of when it might become commercially viable. Today it has. The FAA (Federal Avation Administration) has proposed new rules that allow the commercial […]

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Canon just made headlines again this week with the release of the world’s highest resolution 35mm DSLR, the Canon EOS 5DS and the 5DS R. Designed for commercial, studio, portrait, landscape, and architectural photography, this camera is also being positioned as an alternative to medium-format. At roughly $20,000 less than traditional medium-format cameras like PhaseOne […]

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Whether you shooting portraits or a video, keeping a makeup kit handy can help make your subjects look their best.  I catch up with stylist Kim Foley.  In this video from lynda.com you’ll learn some expert tips and tricks for building a makeup kit. This specific tutorial is from the Video Gear Weekly series presented by lynda.com […]

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There are cameras and then there is the X-T1. I can’t believe how hard I’ve fallen for these new Fuji cameras. It’s as if someone in Japan was wiring into my brain to see what I’d like from a camera. NOTE: Click on the duck photos to make them bigger… Also – this post will […]

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Everyone thinks the bad stuff won’t happen to THEM. And usually everyone is right – until they’re wrong. All manmade objects will eventually fail. Because “nobody’s perfect” everyone makes mistakes. This means the camera, computer, lens, etc., you buy today could be bad from the manufacturer or could go bad due to either manufacturer’s defect, […]

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2015 marks the 20th anniversary of photographic IS (Image Stabilization). SLR camera shake correction began with Canon. The world’s first optical image stabilizer for 35mm SLR cameras was introduced in the EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens in 1995. Since then, Canon and other manufactures have made continual advancements in stabilization systems to enhance panning […]

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Photography is one of those professions that, from a distance can appear as an idealistic, fun and (dare I say) easy existence in terms of a career. Yet upon entering the world of paid photography, would-be pros find themselves immediately faced with a demand for an exceedingly high-level of image quality, and an even higher […]

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