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I LIKE HER WORK – JANE LURIE

I have spent so much time teaching and judging photography over my many years and I have been privileged to meet and admire a great many photographer's images.  There have been times that a photographer has crossed my path and there was just something that made his or her work stand out above all the ...

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Picktorial 3 – NEW Fujifilm X Pack Film Presets Are Here and reviewed by Middle Earth

If you have been paying attention to my blog then you know just how much I like Picktorial 3.0 Software.  But just to be sure you know I am going to say (shouting in caps) I    L  O  V  E     I  T......... I'll jump back a bit and say I own a ...

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Peak Design Once Again Creates Innovative Solutions – This time for Mirrorless and Compact Digital Slr cameras

Peak Design Once Again Creates Innovative Solutions - This time for Mirrorless and Compact Digital Slr cameras  

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Why Have You Stopped Taking Pictures

Lately I have been speaking with people from all walks of life who used to love photography and making pictures but for reasons that are not really clear, just stopped doing it.  What started the conversation was my little Cosyspeed Streetomatic Plus camera bag with a Manfrotto Pixi Evo table top tripod sticking up out ...

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My Friend Bill – Last Year He Left The Room And Broke My Heart – But He Is In My Thoughts A Lot And I Miss Him

My Friend Bill - Last Year He Left The Room And Broke My Heart - But He Is In My Thoughts A Lot And I Miss Him - I am not totally sure why I am writing this blog now but I am sure there is some great emotional need for me to talk about ...

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What Happens When Your Camera Is The Same As Every Other Camera? An opinion piece!

  What Happens When Your Camera Is The Same As Every Other Camera?  An opinion piece I have used a lot of different camera brands and overall they all produced very nice images.  But the system that I finally wound up with after all my years of shooting with different cameras is the Fuji X ...

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Monochrome — updated July 13th, 2017 with a better viewing method

  Monochrome --- updated July 13th, 2017 with a better viewing method Many many years ago when I was just a kid working in my dad's darkroom, black and white photography was what we did.  People shot in black and white, processed black and white and created images that were story telling, dramatic, honing in ...

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Essential = absolutely necessary; indispensable-Cosyspeed Streetomatic plus

Essential = absolutely necessary; indispensable - Cosyspeed Essential Solutions   That is what most dictionaries say.  And what that means based on what each individual believes will determine what in their photographic life is essential. For the fun of it I am including a small poll to see what you feel is essential. I'll get ...

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The Exposure Triangle: Making Sense of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO-via PetaPixel

                          If you are about to learn something new, or are revisiting what you may of have sort of put aside for the love of automation it is always a smart thing to do learn or relearn the basics. This article posted on ...

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Major firmware updates coming for Fujifilm X-T2 and X-Pro2: DpReview & Fujirumors

Thank goodness there is at least one camera company that cares about and supports their customers.       If you are a Fuji X photographer you have to be in love with the folks at Fuji who have continuously updated firmware in their camera models at no charge and without any hassle since the ...

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AND THE CYCLE CONTINUES AS Nikon cancels DL compact series citing high development costs: Digital Photography Review

    AND THE CYCLE CONTINUES AS Nikon cancels DL compact series citing high development costs It was back in November 2016 that Nikon did what was unheard of in the walls of Nikon Inc., and downsized by 1000 personnel to help stop a leaking boat. Now the exceptional, never delivered DL series of cameras ...

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The Philosophy Of Less – – – If You Own Way Too Much Gear Then It Is Time To Get A Smaller Bag

I recently had a visit from a photographer friend who I have known for a very long time.  We were friends in several territories I covered for Nikon for 33 years. He was in Washington DC for an assignment and he had a couple of days before he had to get shooting. He looked pretty ...

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You Have Finally Decided What Your Next Lens Will Be. Now What’s Next?

You Have Finally Decided What Your Next Lens Will Be.  Now What's Next? I am pretty sure I know what the next step will be.  It is going to be long and tedious and there is a possibility that the long stressful hours into the night will cause some form of pathological (my new favorite ...

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Understanding Black and White Filters in Lightroom

Understanding Black and White Filters in Lightroom. This is an excellent article for those who are interested in understanding how filters act to enhance black and white photography either in a program like Adobe Lightroom, or by selecting a filter in you cameras software if it has black and white presets. This article explains how this ...

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The Everyday Messenger: A Bag For Cameras & Essential Carry by Peak Design — Kickstarter

This is totally unfair.   Just when I got finished getting rid of tons of camera bags, and packing up the expensive bags like Ona and Billingham  that I just could not get rid of, here comes A NEW BAG from PEAK DESIGN. The Everyday Messenger: A Bag For Cameras & Essential Carry by Peak Design ...

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Improve Your Lighting Skills with a Trip to the Toy Store

  I have been doing this with toys for the longest time and find them to be a wonderful way to do still life studies and learn about lighting .  Please read this article. It is great for a rainy day or when you can't get out of the house for one reason or another. ...

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Cosyspeed Camslinger Bags | PhotographyBLOG

Cosyspeed Camslinger Bags | PhotographyBLOG.   I have written about these bags before and I am now posting another blog's opinion.  If you are looking for a bag for your mirrorless system that is adjustable, comfortable, lightweight fast access, weather resistant, and great for ALL DAY USE. Elliot

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