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Essential Tools for Photographers

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In this day and age, people get far more information digitally than in the past. Mobile phones are quickly becoming as powerful as laptops and in order for potential clients to find you, there are tools that you require to help them in their discovery. Aside from the camera gear which is a given, first and foremost for a photographer …

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Rule of Photography

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Anyone who has taken photography classes is familiar with all the rules that are thought and have been developed over many years to try and help improve our photography. Rules of course are made to be broken and there is no magical formula for making a great image. What defines a great image? One that invokes a strong emotion in …

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Learning from your photos

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Now that we all have more time to do more photography, it is amazing what looking at your own photographs can teach you. This is something that we should all be doing anyway to push our photography forward, but specifically, look for trends. I personally have noticed from processing the images that I have taken recently that while always trying …

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Lightroom and Picture Control

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So maybe I forgot this and this is old news, but I had. to re-visit the thought when I recently took some black and white images. I live in the Midwest and the weather has been somewhat of a roller coaster to say the least. 70 degrees one day and below freezing the next. I only mention this as it …

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Good versus bad debate

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Over the past week I have been amusingly reading comments by various sources and people over the internet about the newly released Nikon D6. Inevitably, there are those that welcome advancements in cameras and there are those that are more critical. Those that welcome the release seem to dwell more on the positive side of things like the built in …

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Nikon D6 Released

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It has been a long time coming for Nikon toward their release of the D6, but it was finally released officially on 2.12.2020 with all the associated hoopla and fanfare. I have written many posts on the potential specs of this camera in the past year all of which you can review here: Possible Nikon D6 specs It’s official! Nikon …

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Nikon D6 spotted – More Speculation

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Leaks and rumors abound about the anticipated Nikon D6. Upon reading the forums and speculations, it seems as if Nikon may be missing the boat on the highly anticipated Nikon D5 replacement. This assumption is based on its competitor the Canon 1DX Mark III. The Mark III is listed on B&H Photo for $6499. 00 USD complete with all the …

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Why the Nikon D6 is a sure thing

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So the Nikon D6 is in development and you got a glimpse of it under glass at the CES this year. From what the Nikon press release is saying, it’s going to be targeted to professional photographers. This is no surprise as sports journalists have relied on the flagship bodies for years. I have got a great hunch that it’s …

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Nikon Z6 for Wildlife Photography?

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Wildlife photographers depend on their gear just like any other genre of photography. One notable difference is the elements. To have the patience to wait for animals and birds for photography is not for everyone. Often, the climate is wet, cold or very hot and the gear needs to be able to function in all kinds of situations. My primary …