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How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day
Using a neutral density filter
How to take great photos with bad lighting
Which Nikon lens should you buy?
Securing your photos with cloud backup
Get your photographing Dad a great gift for Father’s Day
Photofocus Road Trip: Northern Arizona and the Grand Canyon
Portrait Tips: Slow down, set up, shoot

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How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day

We’ve been having a really, really long summer in Michigan. Lots of humidity, lots of warm temperatures and lots of sun. Last weekend, I shot for seven hours outdoors over the course of Saturday and Sunday. And while it took

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Using a Neutral Density Filter - vimeo

Using a neutral density filter

As you are taking a photo of a landscape or cityscape, have you wondered how people create the streaky look of water or clouds or car headlights? Some use a neutral density (ND) filter. What are they and how exactly

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Which Nikon lens should you buy?

There is an inherent trade-off in having any lens designed for full-frame size sensor cameras: It is much longer and has much more length than it does effective diameter. At the same time, lenses designed for cropped sensors are shorter,

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Securing your photos with cloud backup

Throughout my photographic career, I’ve tried several backup solutions both on-site and in the cloud. Having lost some photographs in the past, it was important for me to get a system I could count on to not only back up

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Portrait Tips: Slow down, set up, shoot

It seems like you’re always under pressure to make pictures quickly. If it’s newborns, it’s hurry up before she wakes up. At weddings, it’s hurry up because the bride was three hours late. With families, it’s hurry up because Dad

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Be prepared to be spontaneous

Are you prepared to head out with your camera at any moment? Whether it’s a photoshoot or an epic trip that somehow falls in your lap, can you honestly say you’d be able to just pick up and go? Being

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Comparing the Sigma 24-70mm to the 28-70mm

With Sigma’s recent release of the 28-70mm f/2.8 Contemporary lens for mirrorless cameras, a lot of photographers are wondering how it stacks up to Sigma’s 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lens. In the video above, Oklahoma-based Brett Day seeks to answer that question. The

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How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day

We’ve been having a really, really long summer in Michigan. Lots of humidity, lots of warm temperatures and lots of sun. Last weekend, I shot for seven hours outdoors over the course of Saturday and Sunday. And while it took

Read More
Using a Neutral Density Filter - vimeo

Using a neutral density filter

As you are taking a photo of a landscape or cityscape, have you wondered how people create the streaky look of water or clouds or car headlights? Some use a neutral density (ND) filter. What are they and how exactly

Read More
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What is the Quick Collection in Lightroom Classic?

Lightroom Classic comes with the ability to sort your photos into collections. In fact, there’s an entire section on the left dedicated to organizing your photos in either Collection Sets, Collections or Smart Collections. But there is also a separate

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nikon-lenses

Which Nikon lens should you buy?

There is an inherent trade-off in having any lens designed for full-frame size sensor cameras: It is much longer and has much more length than it does effective diameter. At the same time, lenses designed for cropped sensors are shorter,

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