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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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Early morning crane display. Sigma 150-600 Sports lens and Nikon D810, 1/1250 s, f/6.3, 600mm ISO 640, EV + .3, Manual mode with Auto-ISO, Jobu MK3 gimbal head and Jobu Algonquin Carbon Tripod.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a special guest post by Robert O’Toole A new Sigma 150-600 S Nikon mount lens arrived on my doorstep in early December from Sigma USA, just in time for a couple of big trips. This would be my tenth annual trip to Bosque del Apache in New Mexico and the first […]

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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’ve been on the hunt for a new camera bag for a while now. (Actually, ever since all my gear was stolen about a year ago. Sidenote: Insurance is amazing!) Pretty much every bag is expensive and pretty much every bag just doesn’t work. Well, there was a Camera Bag Angel who decided to take […]

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Tis the season as they say and I can think of nothing better than a great photography book as a way to make the photographer in your home (even if that’s you) happy. All three of these books I list here are good enough that I can see myself reading them over and over. All […]

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Often times when I am shooting, I prefer the convenience of a shoulder strap.  Other times I need the stability of a tripod. In the past, making this choice meant removing the strap to attach the tripod plate or at minimum detaching a strap to make room when connecting the tripod.  Well not anymore. Meet […]

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About two weeks ago, Sony announced the next iteration of their popular a7 full frame mirrorless camera with the Sony a7II. While the camera is not due out for another week or so, I received a unit this morning and recorded a quick First Look video, comparing it to its predecessors, the Sony a7 and a7R. […]

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