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Backdrops at your local hobby store, stylish and inexpensive
Don’t forget to change the date in your camera and software
Use your Nikon camera as a webcam
Fuji makes it easy to use your camera as a webcam
Using a lightweight tripod for wildlife photography
Use a gimbal head for landscapes
Use a docking station to help back up your files
Use a professional photography head to improve your bird photography
Clone your master hard drive
Finding the right background for your still life
Tripods allow for more creative photography
Achieve ideal sharpness in your viewfinder

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Using a lightweight tripod for wildlife photography

FotoPro Ambassador Lisa Langell is a fabulous wildlife and nature photographer. I asked her about this stunning brown bear image she made in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. “Bear photography requires a nimble, light, trustworthy and versatile tripod to support

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Lisa Langell photo

Use a gimbal head for landscapes

FotoPro Ambassador Lisa Langell is a fabulous wildlife and nature photographer. I asked her about this mountain landscape image she made in Kenai Lake, Alaska. According to Lisa, Alaska’s ever-changing weather produces fog and reflections that appear — then are

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Clone your master hard drive

When you clone the hard drive that contains your operating system and applications you could save yourself from some serious heartache. When your master hard drive goes down so does all of your settings, preferences, software application keys and more.

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Achieve ideal sharpness in your viewfinder

It’s easy to adjust your camera if your viewfinder looks blurry. Next to your viewfinder, you’ll see a small wheel — this is called a diopter. With a lens cap on your lens, mount your tripod and then look through

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Quick Tip: Budget in an equipment fee

My trusted Nikon D700 shutter died after 149,652 photos. The shutter needed to be replaced at a cost of about $200. Not bad, but it got me thinking — how many images did I take at the several FREE sporting

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Quick Tip: Try fog in a can

Using a fog machine indoors — especially in a small, unvented room — can be challenging. On your next shoot, try Atmosphere Aerosol, a.k.a. Fog in a Can. Atmosphere Aerosol looks like hairspray, but without the choking fumes. It enables photographers to add

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Lisa Langell photo

Use a gimbal head for landscapes

FotoPro Ambassador Lisa Langell is a fabulous wildlife and nature photographer. I asked her about this mountain landscape image she made in Kenai Lake, Alaska. According to Lisa, Alaska’s ever-changing weather produces fog and reflections that appear — then are

Read More
hard_drive_3_P1222368-2_2560p

Clone your master hard drive

When you clone the hard drive that contains your operating system and applications you could save yourself from some serious heartache. When your master hard drive goes down so does all of your settings, preferences, software application keys and more.

Read More
_DSC5155

Achieve ideal sharpness in your viewfinder

It’s easy to adjust your camera if your viewfinder looks blurry. Next to your viewfinder, you’ll see a small wheel — this is called a diopter. With a lens cap on your lens, mount your tripod and then look through

Read More
featured- budget in an equipment fee

Quick Tip: Budget in an equipment fee

My trusted Nikon D700 shutter died after 149,652 photos. The shutter needed to be replaced at a cost of about $200. Not bad, but it got me thinking — how many images did I take at the several FREE sporting

Read More
Featured-fog in a can

Quick Tip: Try fog in a can

Using a fog machine indoors — especially in a small, unvented room — can be challenging. On your next shoot, try Atmosphere Aerosol, a.k.a. Fog in a Can. Atmosphere Aerosol looks like hairspray, but without the choking fumes. It enables photographers to add

Read More

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