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High Dynamic Range Photography with a Canon T1i

What is High Dynamic Range Photography (HDR) High Dynamic Range Photography (HDR) is a form of photography were multiple photos are taken at different exposures and then combined into one photo.  The photos have to be processed in a special software program specifically designed for HDR or software that has specific processes, such as Photoshop CS5, […]

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Markins Q3 Emille Ballhead Mount

Overview In my search for a ballhead mount, I ran across many brands that were highly respected and recommended.  However, some of them were very expensive.  I did find one brand that received very good reviews, but was moderatley priced (although not inexpensive) – that was the Markins brand. While researching Markins, it seemed like […]

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Review of Jim Zuckerman’s “New England Color” DVD

Overview Jim Zuckerman’s DVD entitled New England Color: Field Techniques for Great Pictures is part of the MasterPhoto Workshops series of DVD’s.  It’s a two DVD set – the first DVD is Jim out in the field in New England in autumn and the second DVD is Jim back in the studio. Topics Covered The topics […]

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Meehan Close-up Photography

“The Magic of Digital Close-up Photography” by Joseph Meehan

Overview The Magic of Digital Close-up Photography by Joseph Meehan is part of the Lark Photography Books series and was published in 2006.  It’s a comprehensive overview of various aspects of close-up photography including using DSLR cameras, scanners, accessory equipment, various tips and techniques, and case studies of various photographers.  This book is great for someone new to close-up photography […]

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Tony Sweet’s “Flower Photography Artistry” DVD

Overview Tony Sweet is well-known for his beautiful and amazing flower photography.  His DVD entitles Flower Photography Artistry is a series of sessions with Tony as he travels to different locations taking flower photos.  The DVD is published by “MasterPhoto Workshops”. Topics Covered Topics include: The Isolated Subject Macro Photography Lily Pond Dragonfly iPhone Stitch Pan Backlit […]

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Review of Manfrotto 685B Monopod

The Manfrotto 685B Monopod I bought a Manfrotto 685B monopod several months ago in order to have a relatively stable platform in places that I couldn’t take a tripod.  I was looking for a monopod that was really easy to adjust, because I planned to mount a bracket made by Custom Brackets, which requires quite a bit […]

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Canon T1i Review

The Canon T1i I purchased my Canon T1i several years ago, soon after they came out.  I was primarily drawn to it’s 15.1 mega pixel sensor and large variety of additional accessories.  Now that I’ve had a chance to use the camera for several years, I appreciate the T1i for a variety of other reasons. Features […]

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Three Online Learning Resources (Part 2): Meetup.com

Searching for More Training In my first article concerning online learning for photographers, I discussed my experiences with Betterphoto.com during the first few months of my photo learning experience. Fast forward in time to about a year later and I had learned to incorporate the training from BetterPhoto into my photography. Now, I was looking […]

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