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Why are there so many lens choices?
Oben CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod
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The Traveling Photographer: Photographing People: Using Flash
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The Traveling Photographer: Planning for a Laptop Ban
Vello White Balance Disc
Custom White Balance
New Gear, Need it? or Want it?

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Why are there so many lens choices?

Why are there so many lens choices for your camera? The simple answer is that every photographer sees the world differently requiring the use of different focal length lenses. Different photographers, different lens choice For example, landscape photographers typically use

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Oben Carbon Fiber Monopod

Oben CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod

Anything carbon fiber is freakin awesome and this Oben CTM-2500 5-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod is no exception to that. If anyone is looking for a super lightweight, durable and sturdy stick to either hold your camera up, hold your lens up,

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White Balance Disc

Vello White Balance Disc

The Vello Universal White Balance Handheld Disc is a hand-held disc placed in front of a camera lens to manually set white balance. It is very simple to use. Just hold the disc up to the lens, pointing your camera

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eagles

Custom White Balance

Light has color. The low angle of the sun at sunset creates warm tones. A cloudy day, with the lack of sun, creates cool tones. The color of light is also affected by objects reflecting the light. So, if you are

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Vanessa poses at Kevin's studio

New Gear, Need it? or Want it?

First, let me admit that I am a gear hoarder. I have whatever I could possibly want in cameras, lenses, grip and lighting. When an idea hits, the gear to make it into a photograph is right at hand. Here’s the thing.

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Vello Ringbox Headshot

Headshots on Location

Headshots can be tricky when shooting on location, near home or when you are traveling. The light can be all wrong. Lighting equipment can be bulky or heavy to carry. An “assistant” may be needed to help hold reflectors. There may not

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Vello Ringbox

Gear Review: Vellos Ringbox Flash Adapter

I am slowly getting hooked on my new Vellos Ringbox Flash Adapter. Not only do I get beautiful on-location headshots and portraits with my flash when using the Ringbox, but it makes my life a lot easier, and I like

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White Balance Disc

Vello White Balance Disc

The Vello Universal White Balance Handheld Disc is a hand-held disc placed in front of a camera lens to manually set white balance. It is very simple to use. Just hold the disc up to the lens, pointing your camera

Read More
eagles

Custom White Balance

Light has color. The low angle of the sun at sunset creates warm tones. A cloudy day, with the lack of sun, creates cool tones. The color of light is also affected by objects reflecting the light. So, if you are

Read More
Vanessa poses at Kevin's studio

New Gear, Need it? or Want it?

First, let me admit that I am a gear hoarder. I have whatever I could possibly want in cameras, lenses, grip and lighting. When an idea hits, the gear to make it into a photograph is right at hand. Here’s the thing.

Read More
Vello Ringbox Headshot

Headshots on Location

Headshots can be tricky when shooting on location, near home or when you are traveling. The light can be all wrong. Lighting equipment can be bulky or heavy to carry. An “assistant” may be needed to help hold reflectors. There may not

Read More
Vello Ringbox

Gear Review: Vellos Ringbox Flash Adapter

I am slowly getting hooked on my new Vellos Ringbox Flash Adapter. Not only do I get beautiful on-location headshots and portraits with my flash when using the Ringbox, but it makes my life a lot easier, and I like

Read More
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Are You Using the Right Camera?

October 24 marks my second anniversary. It is the day I put away all of my Nikon gear and became a Fuji “shooter”. No one was more surprised than me. I had initially bought the Fuji X-T1 with a standard kit lens

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