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Go Win Canon’s Incredibly Easy Sports Photography Contest

In News by Jim Harmer1 Comment

Canon just announced its Little League baseball photo contest, which it runs each year.  Yet another photo contest would not normally be news, except this one looks to be impossibly easy to win, and the prizes are significant. Past Winning Photos Check out these photos which won the contest in previous years: I certainly wouldn’t want to put down any …

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DJI Spark: Everything we know so far

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DJI posted a new teaser video for an unknown drone, as well as details on the announcement: “Join us at 11:30 am EDT on May 24, 2017 as DJI reveals, once again, the future of possible.  http://LIVE.DJI.COM” A striking departure from DJI’s normal marketing videos which usually show people surfing on beaches and drones flying overhead, people flying off mountains in …

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F-Stop Ajna vs. Lowepro Whistler vs. Clik vs. Mindshift

In Gear by Jim Harmer9 Comments

The current trend in landscape photography is for gear storage in a backpack with a rear entry flap (meaning the part of the bag that touches your back when walking has a zipper around it that opens up to the largest compartment). F-Stop Gear makes several popular bags amongst landscape photographers such as the Loka, and now their Ajna bag. …

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9 Essential Lightroom Organization Tips for Photographers

In Post-processing by Jim Harmer17 Comments

It’s funny.  The main purpose of Lightroom is to help photographers organize their photos; yet, most photographers struggle to keep Lightroom from turning into a disaster and losing your photos. I spent several months last year tweaking the process that I’ve developed as a professional photographer, and I feel like I have an organization system now that has fixed the …

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Night Photography Camera Settings for Beginners

In Photo Basics by Jim Harmer4 Comments

I have spent many nights over the last 8 years teaching photographers how to capture night photography images with their cameras.  It’s actually not as difficult as you might think, and at the end of this post you’ll have exactly what you need to get the shot. Step 1: Put Your Camera in Manual Mode It’s actually easier to shoot …