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How to safely destroy your old internal hard drives

(Editor’s note: Please observe safety precautions before using power tools mentioned in this article. Author Eilenberg explains ways of making certain no one can access data on discarded hard drives using

Tripods: Safety First

No matter what kind of photographer you are, a tripod can make your pictures better. The trouble is, there are hundreds of tripods available and there are dozens of features

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Staying Safe Around Wild Horses

Recently, I was reminded that most folks have no idea how to behave around horses. Too often, people assume they are gentle, docile creatures and many are. But, wild or domesticated, horses are half-ton animals who are built to bolt and, if needed, defend themselves with extreme prejudice.

Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer

The Pacific Northwest is a veritable playground for outdoor photographers. In any given day I can photograph alpine landscapes, arid desert scablands, lush temperate rainforests and rugged ocean shorelines. One

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Like It Or Not, All Drones Must Be Registered

Today, the FAA formally announced plans for the registration of small unmanned aircraft (UAS), better known as “drones”. Reaction to the FAA plan has been mixed. Many understand the need; some see it as unnecessary governmental intrusion, especially hobbyist pilots.

Neat Trick for Filling a Sandbag

One of the least exciting piece of photo gear has to be a sandbag. I can’t remember the last time I was in a room filled with photographers and we

Using Lens Wraps to Protect Your Gear

Protect your camera lenses with lens wraps. In this tutorial I show you how to avoid dust and impact damage as well as abrasions. This is from the lynda.com series

Motorsports Photography – Safety Tips

Post & Photo by Joe Farace Often when Im a guest on the Photofocus Podcast, I get questions about photographing racecars and while almost all of those questions revolve around