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DJI Phantom 3 Hardshell Backpack Review

When I bought my first DJI Phantom (the original one), I didn’t get a backpack and after breaking enough little parts by having it rattle around in the back of my car, I knew a hardshell backpack would be the first accessory I’d buy with my DJI Phantom 3 Professional that I just got a few weeks ago. There have …

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6 Ways to Photograph Interior Windows in Real Estate Photography

Photographing rooms with windows is probably the most challenging aspect of real estate photography.  The extreme dynamic range created by a dim interior of a home contrasted with the bright daylight of the outdoors makes for a difficult exposure. There are many different ways to handle this high dynamic range (bright brights and dark darks) situation.  These are a few …

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Photographing Snow Monkeys in Japan (Plus 10 tips for making the trip)

If you’re following my instagram profile, you know that this week I’m in Nagano, Japan photographing the snow monkeys.  It’s an absolutely awesome location for a photographer, and the photos are turning out pretty cool. I wanted to share with you some information about the trip if you’re considering coming down to Japan, and also some helpful tips for getting …

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Fotodiox C-1600 Cool Light: In-depth review and test

I accidentally purchased a Fotodiox C-1600 Cool Light on Amazon a few months ago, and I’ve gotta say that I love it.  I say that I “accidentally” ordered it, because I actually ordered the Fotodiox C-900, but the company made a shipping mistake and sent me the larger C-1600.  Happy accident as far as I’m concerned. I’ve put this light …

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Fuji X-PRO 2: The complete review with everything we know so far

The official Fuji X-Pro 2 camera body has been announced and there are a few pre-production bodies out in the wild among Fuji X shooters, but the official release version of the camera is yet to be seen.  The camera is set to be shipped on February 28, 2016.  I haven’t yet laid hands on the camera, but I’ve put …