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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Welcome to the Improve Photography Holiday Gift Guide 2016!  Below  you will find a list of gift ideas from many of the hosts of podcasts on the Improve Photography network you can share as hints as people are shopping for you or for that photographer in your life.  The hosts have plenty to say when the budgets are big, but …

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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 …

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How to Create Silky Smooth Hyperlapse Photography Using Adobe Premiere Pro

One of the most noticeable downsides of still photography is how it limits the way motion can be captured.  Blurring, panning, and light streaking, for example, certainly have their place in photography and can provide creative ways to show motion, but a single photograph can’t capture movement the way time lapse photography does.  Even with technical equipment allowing cameras to …