Monthly Archives: September 2017

FLM Ballhead Review (CB-58 FTR, CB-48 FTR and CB-32 F)

As a landscape and travel photographer, I heavily rely on tripods. After making a number of wrong purchasing decisions early on in my photography career, I realized that a solid tripod and tripod head are very important – sometimes even … Continue reading

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What is Rembrandt lighting and how to get it with one window

You know it but it’s worth restating – light is extremely important in photography. In fact, using light creatively may be the most important difference between a snapshot and a purposeful, well-thought-out photograph. A great way to learn how to … Continue reading

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Photographing Alaska Part 1: Planes, Train and Automobile

Who hasn’t dreamt of a trip to Alaska? It may not seem such a big deal for residents of west coast or NW USA, but for the rest of us it seems as far away as the moon. Even so, … Continue reading

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5 games kids will happily play when having their photo taken

As a photographer, one of the challenges that I often face is finding balance between making emotive authentic images and perfectly posed and smiling images, especially with children. Whether you’re photographing your own kids or others during a session, here … Continue reading

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The Camera Hype

I have been debating for quite some time to write this article. On one hand, I feel like I have an overwhelming responsibility to tell our readers the truth about the camera industry and the economics of running a website, … Continue reading

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