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Where to Find Photography Deals and Save Money?

In Gear by Bryan Striegler4 Comments

Happy Friday to everyone, and I’m sure we are all aware that next week is Thanksgiving and we are one week away from Black Friday. This is a good time to save money on everything out there, photography related items included. I’m am not the type to wait in lines for days to get those …

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9 Tips to Battle Cold Weather and Create Great Images

In Landscape/Nature by Rusty Parkhurst8 Comments

For landscape photographers, and others who do most of their photography outdoors, creating great images can become more challenging when the mercury dips below freezing. Not only do frigid cold temperatures make it more difficult to get motivated to go outside, but it is just so much more cumbersome when you do get out. How …

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Create Your Photo Website On The Cheap With Adobe

In Marketing/Business by Brad Goestsch2 Comments

If you have a subscription to Adobe’s Creative Cloud, either the photography bundle or the “All Apps” plan, you have the ability to utilize Adobe Portfolio to host your website at no additional cost to you!  The only added cost beyond what you’re already paying for your CC subscription would be the purchase of a …

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Teleconverter – good enough for an advanced photographer?

In Gear by Bastian Bodyl1 Comment

A teleconverter is a small piece of glass that extends the focal length. You can put it between the lens and the camera body. Most teleconverters have a zoom factor of 1.4 or 2. The disadvantage is that the aperture decreases by the same factor. Teleconverters also have a bad reputation, because many photographers associate …

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Getting Mindshift Gear Quality in the Smaller Backlight 18L

In Gear by Brent Huntley5 Comments

Not too long ago, I reviewed the Mindshift Gear Backlight 36L, which is my favorite hiking camera bag at the moment.  I love the Backlight 36L because it is very functional without any big gimmicks, and is just always very reliable for me.  However, it doesn’t work for every situation.  It is a fairly big …

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Top 5 Tips for Wildlife Photography Beginners

In Landscape/Nature by Frank Gallagher4 Comments

I had the opportunity to go on a photography workshop in Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons earlier this fall and decided to challenge myself by choosing a wildlife-centric workshop.  This would be a relatively new area of photography for me.  What would I need to know to make it a great trip?  This article describes …