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Book Review – Photography by John Freeman

If you are a beginner photographer looking for a good book that covers the basics, or an intermediate photographer looking to further improve your knowledge base, then I recommend Photography: The New Complete Guide to Taking Photographs by John Freeman. This is actually one of the first books that I picked up when I was […]

Review – Flip UltraHD Camcorder

I’m a blogger, and I have been a blogger for twelve years. My still photography has enhanced my website over the years, adding to the detail of the memories and the stories I tell. Every now and then, though, I get the desire to video blog, rather than type out my thoughts. With that goal […]

Review: Photo Recipes Live

I recently purchased Photo Recipes Live: Behind the Scenes: Your Guide to Today’s Most Popular Lighting Techniques, the DVD/workbook combo by Scott Kelby. This product goes into detail about how the photographs were achieved in “Photo Recipes That Help You Get “The Shot”” – the final chapter of each of Kelby’s three Digital Photography Volumes. […]

Review – Popular Photography Magazine

I have had a subscription for Popular Photography Magazine for quite some time. In an era where newspapers and magazines are quickly being replaced by digital media and websites, I hold onto my physical, printed-on-paper, hold-in-my-hands magazine with fondness and a little bit of nostalgia for simpler times. Which is not to say that Popular […]

Review: Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USM Lens

I recently rented a Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USM Lens for a project I was working on.  After many MANY recommendations, from fellow photographers and from the various photography websites I read, I was truly looking forward to playing around with this lens. My immediate impression when taking the lens out of the box was, […]

Review of the Canon EOS 40D

For four lovely days last week I was a Canon user I had rented the Canon EOS 40D with a 24-70 mm 1:2.8 lens.  I have to say that I expected to hate it.  I expected to use it for an hour or less and then grab my Nikon for the rest of the weekend. […]

Nikon D300 – My week to review

Thanks to the very fantastic ProPhotoRental for accommodating my ever shifting schedule while I reviewed the Nikon D300.  I mentioned that my reviews will not be the traditional compare and contrast so if you would like to know more about my experience take it to the comments.   If you’re looking for the traditional I checked out […]

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