Monthly Archives: April 2012

Perfect Camera or Technology Distraction?

I have been a bit swamped this week and almost did no post. However, something came up with a discussion I had with a friend and a question from a student from BetterPhoto.com. I ended up writing so much for … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Camera

The Death Valley photos here are part of this story, but I have to tell you a an early story first. Many years ago, back in Minnesota, I was working for a publishing company and had an assignment to do … Continue reading

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Setting Up a New Camera (or customizing your old camera)

While I brought my "old" Canon gear on my trip to Death Valley last month, I never shot with it. I shot everything with my new Sony NEX 5n. Now I don't intend to make this blog post about shooting … Continue reading

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Nature Photography and a Visitor Center

I have found that nature photographers, as a whole, really dislike Las Vegas. I am not particularly fond of it myself. I had to go there for trade shows when I was an editor. But Las Vegas is more than … Continue reading

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