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Lenses, Lenses and More Lenses

After weeks/months of research you’ve figured out the perfect camera your going to buy next.  So you’ve saved and saved (these are not cheap cameras) and finally plunked down the hard earned cash to bring that baby home.  After taking a few pictures with your new dream camera however you realize you now need to […]

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Adobe Lightroom 2 – Oh How I Love Thee

I was looking through some photographs I had recently took and thought the entire weekends worth of photography was a bust.  I was rather bummed out.  I opened up my favorite application, Adobe Lightroom to have a look around.  I started developing some of the shots and found I had a lot more keepers that […]

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The Three Steps To Better Photography

What is it about some pictures that make them so striking and memorable?  Have you ever wondered what professional photographers know that you don’t?  What if I told you that using 3 simple steps or techniques, you could drastically improve your photography and begin you on your way to start taking shots like a pro.  […]

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Photography Composition Tips – Part 1

Photography is not just about holding your camera up to a great scene and snapping away.  You need to think about what you’re looking at and compose a keeper IE: something you and other will actually enjoy looking at later.  Today’s photography tutorial  is the start of a series about composition in photography.  Through these […]

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Review of Silver Efex Pro by Nik Software

I love black and white photography.  Without the color information to distract you, your eye gets drawn to all the small details and the composition that can sometimes get lost in translation.  I have found that while working on my pictures, some shots I thought weren’t worth keeping turned out to be some of my […]

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Untangle The Memory Card Conundrum

Are all digital memory card made the same?  Right?  Costco has a sale this week so if it fits my camera I should just grab it right?  This is a question I get all the time from people getting into photography.  The answer, no.  All memory cards are not made equal and as far as […]

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