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Lumenzia Action Panel Review

In my last installment, I reviewed the “Dynamic Range With Luminosity Masks” tutorial created by Nick Page for Improve Photography Plus.  In my goal to learn how to use luminosity masks in my workflow, I wanted to add an action panel.  I ended up with Lumenzia.  This is my review and first impressions of the panel. In my last installment, …

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Photographers Guide to Black Friday and Cyber Monday

It’s that time of year when all you see and hear is “Black Friday sales…” followed by the latest huge TV or Smart Phone.  So what about us Photographers?  Where do we go for the best of the deals this weekend?  I asked a number of different Photography vendors and a few answered and a few said just keep check …

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Icebergs and Abandonment, Photographing Eastern Newfoundland

When most people think about visiting Newfoundland (if they think about it at all), they picture the towering fjords of Gros Morne National Park and the colourful houses of Quidi Vidi village in the capital city of St. John’s. Admittedly, those alone are reasons enough to visit, but any photographer who passes on exploring the many Capes and Coves of …

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Full Frame Camera – Six Months Later – Was It Worth It?

A major consideration for many photographers is the size and quality of the camera’s sensor. More often than not, camera body discussion revolves around comparisons between cropped and full frame sensors. In June 2015, just a few months into my effort to begin a portrait photography business, I was already obsessed with comparing camera body statistics. I just knew that …

A Photographers Review of the LG V20’s Camera

Photographers rely on their smart phones for everything.  We have our banking, email, Rolodex (for you young’uns that is the contact list), to do lists, and in the last couple of generations a camera that we use daily.  Up until recently I have been a devoted Windows Phone user (don’t laugh I still think it’s the best mobile platform) but …

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The Best Circular Polarizing Filter For The Money Is…

This is the next in my series of filter reviews.  I have spent the past few months REALLY getting to know the ups and downs of the various filters that have been provided by a number of great manufacturers.   If you are considering the purchase of some filters, please consider checking out some of my other reviews: ND Filters …