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Photography

Best (and Worst) Angles For Whale Pictures

The March before last, we returned to Antarctica (Nancy’s favorite continent) with Cheesemans’ Ecology Safaris. Nancy broke her ribs in 26-foot seas in the Drake Passage the second day out, but still managed to make all the shore excursions. Her technical support staff hasn’t yet processed the pictures from that trip, but we do have […]

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Photography

Camera Limitations

Contrary to what a lot of neo-photographers seem to think,  what you see is NOT what you get with your digital equipment.  I just finished an article discussing these limitations and what to do about them. Although you still won’t be able to find the article through our website’s menu system, it is listed on […]

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Applied math Photography

Neutral Density Filters And Another “Brilliant Idea”?

A little over a year ago I was shopping for neutral density filters.  While doing my research, I triggered the following e-mail from the owner of Breakthrough Photography: Hello Bruce, My name is Graham and I’m the founder of Breakthrough Photography. I wanted to take a second to say hello and welcome you. Seriously, on […]

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Business Photography

Check Out Our New F(requently) A(sked) Q(uestions) Page

I’ve just published our answers to what I think are the most common questions we get asked as photographers at art festivals.  The questions include: What’s the best camera for nature and wildlife photography? So if brand is not important, what is? Which lens do you recommend? Is the full-size sensor really better? Which picture […]

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Images Photography Travel

Another Dumb Question Husbands Shouldn’t Ask

When Nancy was risking her life for your possible viewing pleasure by balancing on top of our canoe on top of our van in Flamingo, Florida trying to get shots of the ospreys for Osprey Family, I asked a really stupid question. I was on the ground (the ladder to the roof of the van […]

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Photography

Stop Thinking Like A Film Photographer!

I’ve just finished an article about advanced camera exposure modes that has been over a year in the making. You can find it on our website at Stop Thinking Like A Film Photographer. Unfortunately, our website is still under revision, and I don’t know where our how-to articles are going to wind up. Right now […]

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Business Other topics Photography Printing & Framing

A Question About Pixels

Christine, whom we met at the Deerfield Beach Festival, asked I see your (SD card) info indicates pixels. I have a 7-inch digital frame and wonder if that would be appropriate for a beautiful presentation. I replied If I understand your question, you are asking if your 7-inch digital picture frame would be compatible with […]