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Light and Weather Wait for No One

Natural light photography is dependent of course on the light outside of my window.  But  weather plays a large part in dictating how that light looks.  And like, time weather and the light can be fleeting.   And along with them, … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Basics, or Photography on a Shoestring, Part 3-Tripods Anonymous

How many legs does it take to hold your camera steady?  Two, Three, Five?  All of the above, so to speak.  If you said all of the above you’d be right.  Most folks, myself included, normally use only our own … Continue reading

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Oh Look, A Shiny or How Distraction Should be my Middle Name

Distraction and I are well acquainted. When I’m unable to come up with ideas for images the best way for me to break out of my photographer’s block is to go do something and let distraction lead me away.  For … Continue reading

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A Sudden Flash of Clarity

It can happen in a flash. That moment when you see the image that you want your camera to capture. It may be as you’re walking your dog. It may be something  you see as you drive to work that … Continue reading

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My Slide into the Darkness Lit Only by Artificial Light, and Climbing Back Out Again

Long ago, when I had picked up my first film SLR, I yearned for a built in flash.  I was told that only amateur cameras had built in flashes.  “Real pros use separate flash units”.  Still I wanted one.  All … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Basics, or Photography on a Shoestring, Part 2-Choosing a Lens

As in birding, I see photography as having many “levels” or approaches when it comes to gear. The type of gear used, and the amount of it depends on personal preference, subjects to be photographed and budget.  There is no … Continue reading

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