Monthly Archives: January 2017

Testing the Sony Alpha a7R II, Comparing RAW Image Converters

One of the first steps in using a new camera is to learn to process the RAW images it produces. I have shared my decision process and many comparison images on the Sony a7R II Review page. Even if you have … Continue reading

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Join Me For a Drop-In Studio at GPP2017

Just a quick heads-up for anyone headed to Gulf Photo Plus in Dubai that I’ll be holding a drop-in studio session on the afternoon of Weds., Feb 15th. It’s not an official class, just something cool happening on the side. … Continue reading

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Now Available: The Canon EOS-1D X Mark II AF Setting Guidebook

From the Canon Professional Network: The EOS-1D X Mark II has won rave reviews since its launch back in February 2016 and to help users get more from its incredibly advanced focusing system, Canon has produced a handy downloadable AF … Continue reading

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Mounting a GoPro Camera to a Sword Seems Fun, Dangerous

News Don’t try this at home, even if you have a sword and a lot of melons When will the internet run out of places to mount a GoPro? Popular Photography

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Which 150-600mm Lens Should I Get?

by Sean Setters   A few short years ago, there were no super telephoto zooms featuring a 150-600mm focal length range. How things have changed…   In 2013, Tamron introduced the 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD, an affordable super telephoto … Continue reading

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What Happens When 3 Photographers Shoot the Same Model in the Same Light?

Jessica Kobeissi, Ruby James, and Irene Rudynk are three photographers who use similar equipment. Here, they’re challenged to photograph the same model under the same lighting conditions. With so much in common you’d think they might come up with similar … Continue reading

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Tips From a Pro: An Introduction to Buying Vintage Cameras

Gear Bellamy Hunt, also known as Japan Camera Hunter, shares some classic camera wisdom Vintage camera expert Bellamy Hunt shares tips for buying classic camera gear. Popular Photography

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SanDisk 256GB Ultra UHS-I microSDXC Memory Card (Class 10) – $119.95 Shipped (Reg. $179.95)

Through tomorrow Eastern Time, B&H has the SanDisk 256GB Ultra UHS-I microSDXC Memory Card (Class 10) available for $ 119.95 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $ 179.95.   Product Highlights   256GB Storage Capacity Class 10 / UHS-I Max. Read … Continue reading

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Four Advantages of Using Lightroom Collections

In this article, I will explain Lightroom Collections, a very powerful cataloging feature. We’ll focus on how using Lightroom Collections and Collection Sets can help you build a significant portfolio of your best work. Then we’ll move on to the … Continue reading

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Belkin Surge Protectors Featured as Amazon Gold Box Deal of the Day

Today Only: Amazon has select Belkin Surge Protectors featured as Gold Box Deals.   For what it’s worth, I use the Belkin 12-Outlet Pivot-Plug Power Strip Surge Protector with 8-Foot Power Cord with my entertainment center and it works great. … Continue reading

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East Coast? Late March? Come to Reading, PA.

Hey folks, just a quick heads up that I will be teaching at the Dynamic Images Photo Conference in Reading, PA, on Saturday, March 25th. The conference is put on by the Berks Photographic Society, a rather large camera club … Continue reading

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How to Make Abstract Glitch Art Photographs

Have you ever watched a television system receiving a corrupted signal – misplaced squares, static, jagged frames, freezing, misplaced or inverted colors – and thought “hey, that actually looks pretty neat?” Being eager to get your favorite show going again, … Continue reading

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