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Link Love

Hi friends! Here are some photography related links that I’ve come across recently, that I thought I would share with you all. – Need a simple, concise explanation for the difference between full frame sensor and crop sensor? Check out this article from the Digital Photography School. – Photofocus Podcast Episode 39, hosted by Scott […]

Plan Your Shots Ahead of Time

Often times we find ourselves just being wherever we are, taking advantage of what light is available, taking pictures of what sights are available. We use a combination of timing, luck, and skill to capture the depths of what we’re feeling, or the awe of our surroundings. We may think to ourselves, “I’m so glad […]

Review – Manfrotto Monopod and Ball Head

This is my newly-purchased Manfrotto 680B Monopod and Manfrotto 494RC2 Ball Head with Quick Release. I bought both for use at the MotoGP race this August in Indianapolis. The Motor Speedway doesn’t allow for tripods in the stands, and I’ll be renting a Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens from Pro Photo […]

Location Photography – Maine

If all goes as planned, while you are reading this I am currently winging my way from Arizona to Maine for a ten-day vacation. I am taking advantage of the technology available to me to write and schedule my articles to post while I am away, so you all should see no interruption of service […]

On-Line Photo Printing

Looking for a reliable, quality on-line print shop for your digital photographs? Here are a few recommended resources: Mpix is the company professionals use to upload their photographs and order prints. They provide a wide variety of formats and media, from traditionally framed photographs to wall clings and even portfolio printing. Pricing is exceedingly reasonable, […]

Your July Photo Challenge Contributions

The July 2010 Photo Challenge Subject is “color”, and the Challenge Technique is “SOOC” (straight out of camera). The challenge runs all month long, so there’s still plenty of time to share your shots! All of your efforts are very much appreciated and valued. Thank you so much for your participation. Here are some of […]

Seven Pop Up Flash Tips

Here are some tips to improve upon the use of your built-in/pop-up flash. Use a fast shutter speed. Since the light from the flash provides a burst of bright illumination, you will require a fast shutter speed so that the photograph is not overexposed. In tandem with this, use a low ISO even in dark […]

Teaching Photography to Beginners

Has someone you know purchased their first camera, and asked you for advice or instruction? Did someone see a photograph you took and ask you how you did it? Do you find yourself with the opportunity to provide a fledgling photographer with direction in their quest to improve upon their skills? Here are a few […]

Poll – Printing

How often do you print your photographs? Click Here for PollOnline SurveyConjoint Analysis | Polls | Email Marketing | Crowdsourcing SoftwareView MicroPoll (Go here if you cannot see this poll.) Photo credit – “Picture Frames at Photo LA” by Ricardo Diaz on Flickr Creative Commons. Tweet

What To Do When The Colors Look Wrong

Have you ever taken a photograph, looked at it on your computer or camera’s viewfinder, and find that the colors are off? The reds look more orange, or the blues look more green? There are four culprits you can look at when trying to discern the problem. One – Problems with the camera. Worst case […]