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Lexars New XQD Card

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Earlier this week Lexar, and industry leader in memory cards, announced its newest member to the lineup. The Professional 2933x 128 GB XQD 2.0 Card. This card is aimed at high end photographers who need and desire speed for both writing stills and video in a hurry. Here are the specs: Lexar Professional 2933x XQD 2.0 card is the fastest …

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Lightroom Returning to Old Import

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If you’re one of those unhappy photographers about the redesigned Lightroom Import tool that appeared in the latest update, there’s some great news for you today. Adobe has heard your cries, and in typical Adobe form, listened to their customers and now the company says that it will restore the previous import experience. The screens are vastly different and the …

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Fall Color is coming

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I am fortunate and blessed to live in an area of the country that has four seasons. One of my favorite is fall and the unbelievable show that it puts on each and every year. Depending on the weather, some of the color displays are vibrant and last quite a while, while others are fleeting obeying the whims of Mother …

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Passion in Photography

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Every now and then, we all need something to rekindle the drive and desire of what we all love to do, photography. The most recent piece on Scott Kelby’s blog by his guest this week is a must read if you have lost your passion. All creatives experience some form of block at some point and need to find new …

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Behind the Scenes at the Georgia Aquarium

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Visiting sites when traveling, especially those that are educational and involve animals or the outdoors are really part of of our family vacations. This year was no different while visiting the south we stopped at the Georgia Aquarium. It houses tens of thousands of animals, representing several hundred species, all of which reside in 10 million US gallons of marine …

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Getting Ready For Hayrides

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Here is the Midwest, with fall approaching, one thing that is always a hit are hayrides. Some of my fondest memories as a kid are when we used to do hayrides to go get our pumpkins directly from the fields. Of course when I was a kid, the mode of transportation was of the four legged variety pulling the cart …