Far and away my favorite subject to photograph for relaxation and practice is in the Landscape venue. Having grown up in the Blue Ridge mountain region of Southwest Virginia, learning to make better landscape photographs has been a staple in my own learning curve over the years and an ever-present means of practice to this […]

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Life on set can be crazy . . . You’re thinking about the set design, lights, backgrounds, camera settings, models, hair and makeup, pleasing your clients, the art director breathing down your neck, etc. Every time I finish a shoot, I reflect back to find things that might have made the day go a little […]

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You have a camera now what? I came across this meme on Facebook recently and it made me laugh yet reminded me of questions I’ve recently been asked. Being the resident photographer among friends, I’ve been asked the following questions several times over the past couple weeks. “I picking out a new camera, what’s the […]

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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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Thanks for all the great questions you’ve been sending in to the Photofocus podcast.  This week Rich Harrington and Kevin Ames tackle some great topics to help photographers. Remember, you can post those questions via Twitter with the #pfqa or send us a note here at Photofocus.

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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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