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17 Photography Tips to Save Your Family Vacation

In case you have not figured it out by now, I am big into travelling.  There’s an old question that asks whether you are a traveler who enjoys photography or a photographer who enjoys traveling.  I honestly cannot give an answer either way to that question.  Luckily, my wife also loves to travel, and, with our recent trip to Costa …

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Photography Lingo Explained, Part 1

(all photos by Aaron Grubb) When you start getting into a vast subject like photography, you might find yourself overwhelmed with terminology that you don’t understand. I know exactly how you feel. A simple conversation with another photographer can make you feel ignorant  when you don’t know the lingo, but have no fear. I have you covered! I’ve put many …

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8 Things I Learned Switching from a Crop Sensor to a Full-Frame Sensor

Discussions abound concerning the pros and cons of a crop sensor dSLR versus a full-frame dSLR. Whether you’re considering features like low-light capabilities, depth-of-field, the “crop effect” of the sensor, or simply the cost differences, the choice between a crop or a full will inevitably be a big choice you make when buying new gear. What gets lost in many …

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25 Ways to Improve Your Photowalk

We’ve all been stuck in a photography rut, stagnantly wading through the same old library of photos. Without a jolt of inspiration, we all can fall prey to the same old techniques and tricks. If that’s how you’re feeling, then this article has 25 ideas to jumpstart your creativity and get you thinking in new ways about your photography. Better …

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10 Ways To Speed Your Photography Learning!

Learning modern digital photography can seem like a daunting task to the new camera owner or those who have become interested in diving into the world of photography. There is so much material to learn and explore! It can be very overwhelming initially to even those with good technology skills and those who “have a good eye.” There is an …

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11 Must Have Photography Items that Won’t Break the Bank

There are a lot of articles with suggestions for gadgets to buy yourself or gifts to buy your friends and significant others that are interested in photography, but a lot of them are filled with inexpensive gadgets and novelties that are, admittedly, very neat, but aren’t really what you (or they) need. On the opposite end of the spectrum, some …