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Sunset shooting – Part I

Nov 27, 2014 Comments Off on Sunset shooting – Part I by

The ability to shoot sunsets needs to be learned basically through practice. Many sunsets are similar but they are all different and you want them to look unique. I am going to create a gallery of just sunsets with the information about how I shot them. It will take a little time. This sunset is […]

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Auto Focus Techinique – Back Button Focusing

Nov 27, 2014 Comments Off on Auto Focus Techinique – Back Button Focusing by

There have been many discussions about the buttons on the back of the dslrs. I am going to discuss the topic of back button focusing. The shots of the white pelican are a great example of how using it can help. This pelican kept gliding away from me as I walked around a large lake. […]

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Photographing Motion – Water

Nov 13, 2014 Comments Off on Photographing Motion – Water by

The last couple of months have seen a lot of travel and computer failure issues. Hopefully the failing issues are done but the traveling will continue. One thing I have been asked a lot by people who watch me photograph streams is how to blur the water. It is like taking lightening shots, it is […]

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Pro Cameras and Consumer lenses

Jul 06, 2014 Comments Off on Pro Cameras and Consumer lenses by

A question that seems to come up a lot is can you use consumer quality lenses on pro cameras. Simple answer, maybe. Nikon is probably the best at allowing this and even has a feature built into cameras like the D700 I use to automatically compensate for the DX style lenses. I do not use […]

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Photographing Remote Control Vehicles

May 18, 2014 Comments Off on Photographing Remote Control Vehicles by

A very fun thing to do is taking photographs of remote control vehicles like airplanes and cars. I have been photographing them all the way back to the 1980’s. I also photographed remote controlled speed boats. My suggestion is to find a park or large open field and you will likely find a group or […]

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