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Pluto Trigger Review

Sometime in the recent past, I came across an ad on social media that advertised the Pluto Trigger.  I am all about finding cool tools and accessories that might aid me in my photography ventures. I pulled up the website to see if this particular accessory was compatible with my Pentax.   After dancing around the computer for a few …

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Peak Design Bag Review by Brian McGuckin

Last year I was on a hunt for the perfect camera bag for photographers.  Testing out bags from companies such as MindShift, ONA, WotanCraft, Saddleback, and many others, I was given a last minute messenger bag from Peak Design called the Everyday Messenger.  By now, I’m sure most of you are familiar with this bag that was designed with the …

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iPhone RAW Photos – Now It’s For Real

If you’ve read my previous articles, you will know that I am a big fan of mobile phone photography. Or, perhaps you have seen some of my iPhone photos in those articles and not even realized that they weren’t taken with a “pro”, interchangeable lens camera. The “camera in your pocket” can be a very powerful tool that should not …

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Jim Harmer’s Block Method Composition Tutorial Review

When it comes to the technical aspects of photography, there are a lot. Proper exposure, depth of field, composition. A quick Google search on just composition can make anyone’s head spin. That same search lists articles listing anywhere from 10 to 20 different rules and techniques. A recent addition to the Improve Photography Plus library of instructional videos is Jim …

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Review of the Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Edge 50 Optic

Lensbaby is a lens company most photographers have heard of, but a lot have never tried.  They aren’t like Tamron or Sigma or the other companies that are trying to compete with your camera manufacturers.  Lensbaby throws a whole different dynamic into the lens game by offering lenses that are all about creativity and fun.  Indeed, if you have never …