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21 Tips to Plan the Ultimate Photography Trip

Like most photographers, I love to travel. Before we had kids, my wife and I lived in Budapest for a little while.  While there, we traveled as much as possible, going to 13 countries in just 4 months.  With so much travel and not much planning time, I developed a planning system that I think is very efficient.  Since that …

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Photography Lingo Explained, Part 2

When you’re getting into subject like photography, it’s hard to keep track of all of the technical terms. I have already written this article to explain some popular terms and concepts. To read part one, go here: Photography Lingo Explained, Part 1 For your convenience, I have, once again, put all of the terms in bold. If the word has an asterisk …

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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 …