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Sunrise – Early Morning Solitude

Sunrise. A time of quiet, and solitude.
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Pick of the Week – Polaroid ZIP Mobile Printer

Polaroid's ZIP printer is another option for instant prints from any Android or iOS device. Here is a rundown of the Polaroid Zip and how it compares to the Fuji Instax SP-2.
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Pick of the Week – Kodak Ektra Smartphone

What's old is new again. Kodak is releasing a new Ektra cameraphone, billed as a photography first smart phone. Watch for this brand new blast from the past in 2017!
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Changing Seasons

Summer ends, and then winter sets in.  The cold is not as enjoyable for me as the warm sunny days of summer.  The winter season drastically changes what landscapes are available to photograph.  So autumn is bittersweet.  It is one of the most beautiful times of the...
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Pick of the Week: Luminar – Macphun’s New Photo Editor

If you are like me, and always looking for photo editing software without the feature bloat and cost of Adobe, but with all the basic tools that you need, Luminar is coming soon from Macphun software, and it looks very promising.
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Take Your Images from “Meh” to “Wowza” With These Basic Compositional Skills

Good composition is one of the most important aspects of photography. Consider these tips to take your images to the next level.
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Your tripod is not sturdy enough? How about this DIY Quadpod

Tripods have been here for ages. Probably way before cameras existed. Heck, they were used to cook animals over an open fire. And weight matters. The load capacity on a tripod is one of the first features a tripod lists (along with self-weight and max height). But, if you can’t find a tripod that is sturdy […]

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Five essential filters for travel photography

In my post on essential gadgets for travel photography, I mentioned that I always pack five specific lens filters with me. So in this post I thought I would elaborate on what I consider to be my five essential photography filters – in no particular order… #1 Polarizing Filter I pretty much shoot with a […]

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Affinity Photo goes mobile with new iPad version

It’s been a long time coming, but Affinity Photo has finally been released for the iPad. Mac users have had Affinity Photo for a good while now, and Windows users finally got their hands on it last year. And Affinity Photo for iPad uses the exact same backend as the desktop versions. But fully optimised […]

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Photographer uses a 19th-century technique to capture haunting portraits of children

In the age of digital images, Spanish photographer Jacqueline Roberts goes over 160 years into the past. She uses a 19th-century photographic process to create hauntingly beautiful portraits of children. Her artwork is made by using wet plate collodion, the process introduced in 1851. So, her photos aren’t only tangible and immortal, but they also […]

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Samyang Unveils Tiny, Affordable 35mm f/2.8 Autofocus Lens for Sony

Samyang has revealed their third autofocus lens. The so-called ‘tiny but mighty’ 35mm f/2.8 FE was announced last night, and today it’s instilling at least a bit of fear into Zeiss with its ultra-portable size and ultra-affordable price tag.

As the “FE” suggests, the 35mm f/2.8 FE was designed for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras, joining the AF 14mm F2.8 FE and AF 50mm F1.4 FE lenses to bring Samyang’s autofocus lineup to three lenses. What’..

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42 Inspirational Quotes by Legendary Photographer Ansel Adams

Header image from US National Archives public domain. As photographers we have all been there; Waking up one morning excited to document the world around us but finding that the creative juices simply aren’t flowing as freely as we would like them to be. It feels like trying to swim up stream and the more you try to think yourself into a creative state, the worse it becomes. At times like these I find it helpful to turn to the wisdom of those who..

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