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Coming soon: The great South American eclipse
2017 Great American Eclipse Follow Up!
Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | October 2nd, 2017
Full Eclipse in HDR – Expert Advice
Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | August 18th, 2017
Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | July 29th, 2017
Total Solar Eclipse: Dress Rehearsal part 4
Tech Corner: Photographing the 2017 Total Eclipse
Tales of my First Complete and Total Eclipse!
Total Solar Eclipse: Photographic Considerations part 3
Total Solar Eclipse: Eye Protection part 2
Total Solar Eclipse Preparation – part 1

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Full Eclipse in HDR – Expert Advice

It’s last minute getting ready for the eclipse, have you listened to any experts for advice?  Well, I found myself in the middle of a great conversation, and I want to pass it on so as many photographers as possible

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Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | August 18th, 2017

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Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | July 29th, 2017

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/335453101″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Levi Sim and Ron Pepper discuss how location access can help make better photos, and ideas for access that anyone can try. First we’ll follow up on last month’s show about the eclipse.

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Total Solar Eclipse: Dress Rehearsal part 4

(Editor’s note: Marie Tartar and her husband Steve Eilenberg have been getting ready to photograph the eclipse on August 21st. In this concluding installment, she chronicles their dress rehearsal for the event. Practice makes perfect. Read her first three posts

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Tech Corner: Photographing the 2017 Total Eclipse

(Editor’s note: Photofocus author Steve Inglima premieres his Tech Corner column by explaining how to choose the right focal length lens to photograph this month’s eclipse along with a great set of tips on how to do it. Read Steve’s

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Tales of my First Complete and Total Eclipse!

(Editor’s note: Soon to be Photofocus author, Steve Inglima presents a post on his experiences photographing the solar eclipse of 1991.) Back in the days when I was the technical manager for GMI Photographic, which marketed among other things Bronica

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The Grand Teton's Jenny Lake is in the path of 2017's solar eclipse totality.

Total Solar Eclipse: Photographic Considerations part 3

(Editor’s note: Marie Tartar continues her series of preparations she and her husband, Steve Eilenberg, are making for their trip to the Grand Tetons later this month to photograph the total solar eclipse. Here she shares their preparations regarding photography.)

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Total Solar Eclipse: Eye Protection part 2

(Editor’s note: Marie Tartar continues her series of guest posts regarding her and her husband’s preparations for the upcoming total solar eclipse. The photograph above is of from the area they will be during the eclipse. This installment covers the

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Total Solar Eclipse Preparation – part 1

(Editor’s note: Marie Tartar’s photography, above and below the waterline, is compelling. In the first part of her series of guest posts, she describes the origins of her love of the eclipse. Here, she chronicles her preparations for the up

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Problem Solving | Photofocus Podcast | June 16th, 2017

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/328649499?secret_token=s-htsAa” params=”color=fb6317&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Levi and Pepper talk about the upcoming full eclipse of the sun and some ideas to make the opportunity unique to you. We also take a minute to think about basing a photo

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Fun with a fisheye: The Sigma 15mm f/2.8

“Fisheye lenses are gimmicks.” Lots of photographers think so. Most have never used one, but I don’t travel without one. The 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens from Sigma is less than three inches in diameter and length. It weighs in at

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Free photoshoots: Why do I do them?

This image that you see right here — the cover one — is a photo I took with a triathlon athlete for her blog. Did I get money for that? No. Am I happy with that? Yes. Will I do

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Why are passion projects so important?

Why are passion projects so important? I really don’t think it matters what genre you photograph, or even what sort of creative you actually are. Photographer, videographer, musician, painter, sculpture, writer … if you are of the creative type, I am

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Birds and bridge cameras

A friend asked if it’s possible to make nice pictures of birds with her Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 bridge camera. I already knew the answer to that question but I wanted to illustrate my point. Spoiler alert: The answer is yes.

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