Monthly Archives: August 2013

Not About Sharpness

I had a great lesson this past week from one of my students in my BetterPhoto.com composition class. As regular readers know, I feel strongly that nature deserves unique and interesting photography. If our photos are just variations of what … Continue reading

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Surprising Close-Up Lens Results

How well do lenses really work up close when you use extension tubes or an achromatic close-up lens? I have always had good results with them, but recently I decided to do some tests to see what I needed as … Continue reading

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What Has Happened to Photo Books?

I grew up with the Sierra Club big coffee table books in my home. They were extremely popular from sometime in the 1960s (not sure when) through the 1970s. They made quite an impression on me as a kid looking … Continue reading

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