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Safe boondocking travel during Covid-19 at the Imperial Sand Dunes
How to safely photograph and cover protests
Wade Right In: A Nature Photographer’s Guide to Wading to Get the Best Shot
How to safely destroy your old internal hard drives
Tripods: Safety First
Staying Safe Around Wild Horses
Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer Part 3 – Going Mobile
Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer Part 2 – Warnings, Watches and Advisories
Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer
Like It Or Not, All Drones Must Be Registered
Neat Trick for Filling a Sandbag
Using Lens Wraps to Protect Your Gear

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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 various methods to physically disable them.) This is the year

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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 on each. Many of the features you choose will depend

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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.

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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 constant in our diverse region is the complex weather. As

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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.

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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 enthusiastically talked about them. Although sandbags are not exciting, they

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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 capturing action on the track, thats only part of the

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Four ways to photograph white backgrounds

Sometimes the simplest things can produce the most results. Sometimes the least expensive things can open up more doors than you ever thought was possible. Sometimes photography feels like magic. White backgrounds are such things. Below, I will be sharing

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