Neewer 180 Studio Strobes

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Not every photographer needs to have a set of studio strobes. But, for those who do, finding an inexpensive alternative that is actually usable can be a challenge. That’s why I’m reviewing the very usable, and relatively inexpensive, Neewer 180. Prices range from about $50.00 per strobe (on Amazon.com) to just under $250.00 for a CONTINUE

Sports Photography Smorgasbord [IP71]

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This episode is packed with sports photography tips and tricks from Jim’s week-long photo shoot in Colorado Springs photographing Olympians, pro athletes, youth sports, and teenage skaters on the street. What’s in this episode Tips for shooting sports in poor light during the middle of the day How to photograph a credentialed sporting event Tips CONTINUE

Canon 100mm f/2.8L Macro Lens (In-Depth Review)

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What You Need to Know The Canon 100mm f/2.8L Macro is a surprisingly sharp lens with one killer feature: image stabilization.  For handheld macro work, there is nothing that compares. Although the plastic body of this lens will turn away some photographers from choosing this lens, others will enjoy the lighter weight.  And even though CONTINUE

10 Tips for Sharper Photos (Even when zoomed in)

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Daily readers of this site already know how I feel about sharpness.   Sharpness is vital to professional photographers who make large prints, but beginners probably will not notice much of a difference between a razor-sharp photo that they view on a computer screen compared to a fairly-sharp photo that they view on a computer CONTINUE