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National Geographic’s “Your Shot” Photo Contest

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Photography Contests

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Photography Contests  One of my posts last week was about “National Geographic’s” National Geographic 125 Years: Legendary Photographs, Adventures, and Discoveries That Changed the World, which reminded me about the wonderful submissions they have for their “Your Shot” Photography Contest.  So, I went to the […]

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National Geographic Photography Edition

  I was checking out the National Geographicwebsite and it looks like their most current issue is focused on the past 125 years of photography in the magazine.  It appears to cover a wide range of topics from polar bears, to Ellis Island, to Africa, to Egypt, to the Titanic, and many more.  If you’re […]

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Nikon Annouces the New D610

  Nikon announced the 24.3 megapixel FX format D610 today (well, by the time this is posted, it will have been announced yesterday).  It has a EXPEED 3 image-processing engine, improved auto white balance, picture control, and high-speed continuous shooting at about 6 fps.  Other nice features include a 100% frame optical viewfinder, double SD […]

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Five Common Photography Equipment Problems That You Can Fix

  Yesterday, I went and did a little nature photography at some of my favorite spots, as well as some new locations that I stumbled upon.  At one spot, I was really inspired by the location, pulled my Canon EOS 7Dout and started taking some shots.  Everything went well for the first few photos, but […]

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Topaz and Nik Software Webinars and Training

  If you are interested in adding plug-ins to Photoshop or Lightroom, you might want to check out the series of webinars and training videos hosted by Topaz labs or Nik Software.  Each company has quite a large variety of training and the ones I’ve attended have been very good.  By the way, I currently […]

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Security Breach at Adobe reported on ZDNet

  I just read an article on ZDNet that Adobe apparently had a software security breach today and the culprits may have taken customer ID’s and credit card information.  The article doesn’t mention Lightroom or Photoshop, but they do say that Acrobat, Coldfusion, and Coldfusion Builder users may be affected.  If you have an Adobe […]

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Top Five Photography Related Products Currently on Amazon

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Amazon Top Photography List

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Amazon Top Photography List  Once or twice a month, I’ll be writing post on the top photography related products on Amazon.  So, without further ado, here’s my first “Top Five Post for Photography Related Products on Amazon”: Number 1:  GoPro HERO3: Black Edition I have […]

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Hello After a Long Absence and Website Maintenance

  Hello everyone! Sorry I’ve been absent from the website for so long, but life got in the way for quite a while. I never thought I would allow the site to go this long without an update, but there it is. I guess it just happens sometimes. The good news is I have tons […]

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