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3 Keys to Adding Interest to Landscape Images

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

Quick: You Have 5 Minutes to Get the Shot. Where Do You Start?

Imagine your assignment is to photograph a celebrity and you only have 5 minutes. You have to think fast on your feet, where do you start? “Quick: You have 5 minutes to get the shot, where do you start?” gives 6 quick tips to help you in almost any situation.

Replace or Repair Your Camera?

What happens when your favorite camera reaches the end of it’s life? Do you get it repaired or replace it? I found a great company that helped make my choice an easy one.

New Camera, Now What?

You have a camera now what? I came across this meme on Facebook recently and it made me laugh yet reminded me of questions Ive recently been asked. Being the

Fixing Camera Shake with Photoshop

Adobe’s new Shake Reduction tool is great for fixing a blurry image due to camera shake. It’s not a replacement for solid photography skills. It should only be used as a last resort.

Custom Camera Calibration in Lightroom

A few months back I wrote an article, “Click Away Digital is Free, or is it?” after my trusty Nikon D700 died. It was replaced with the latest and great

Zeroing Out Your Camera

Have you ever finished a shoot only to find your ISO was set too high or panic because you weren’t sure which camera setting was messing up your shot? Taking a few minutes zeroing out your camera after a shoot will prevent lost images and reduce frustration.

For God’s Sake, Hold Your Camera Correctly!

The first lesson in photography that most people overlook is how to hold a camera. “For God’s sake, hold your camera correctly” is a short article teaching you how to hold your camera as Vanelli tells a story why this article was written.

How to Find a Model

Need to experiment on a new lighting technique but you don’t have a model? “Finding a Model” offers a few tips on where and how to find a model to work with.

Simply Stunning: Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8

I gotta say, I loved using this lens. Sigma has really out done themselves. I know some people say they’ve owned Sigma lenses and the photos were poorthose lenses were

Which iPhone 6 Should a Photographer Buy?

If you’re like us… you’re staying up at night and worried. It’s time to make some hard decisions… ones that will have long lasting consequences. It’s time to decide which

Hyperlapse

Hyperlapse delivers smooth POV time lapse

Today, I came across a technology called Hyperlapse from Microsoft that could bring new life to a dead project. My old footage will no longer remain on the shelf because Hyperlapse solves a unique problem.

SnapPiCam

The Emerging Open Source Camera

Software drives most modern camera innovation. However, this software lives in a proprietary walled garden. Intrepid hackers have delivered unsupported hacks, but these void warranties and add complexity to the shooting process. Isn’t there a better way?