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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 …

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Syrp Genie Mini Review: Portable Motion Control to Spark Your Creativity

There are numerous tips, tricks, techniques, and gadgets that photographers use to create more dramatic and dynamic images.  As technology continues its rapid march forward, it seems there is no shortage of new tools that claim to help photographers make better images.  It is difficult to know for sure which of those tools will really be beneficial and which ones …

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Dynamic Range With Luminosity Masks Course Review

One of the skills every photographer needs to learn about is post processing. Post processing can range from the mild to the wild. Some photographers are happy with making some basic edits in Lightoom, while others will dive off into the crazy world of Photoshop and really get into the details of an image to give it that “pop.” I …

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Get Social! The Best Facebook Groups for Photographers

If you are anything like me (and most others in the world today), you probably have a slight addiction to social media.  Social media is EVERYTHING.  It’s where I get my news, life updates from my friends and family, information about restaurants and bars in my area, education, and even a lot of my business.  It has become a tool …