Day: November 26, 2016

Nikon COOLPIX B500 – budget super-zoom reviewed!

The Nikon COOLPIX B500 is a budget super-zoom with a 40x optical zoom range and a 16 Megapixel sensor. It has a hinged screen, is powered by four AA batteries and features built-in Wifi with Nikon’s SnapBridge technology which employs an always-on Bluetooth connection to automatically geo-tag images and trickle them over to your phone […]

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What to Photograph in Colorado

Colorado has been my home for the past 20 years. Having had the chance to travel all over the USA for photography and other personal and professional needs, every time I would come back to Colorado, I would tell myself that there is simply not a better place to live and be. The Centennial State […]

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A Real World Review of the Fujifilm 23mm F2 WR Lens

With the (mostly) positive reception to the Fujifilm 35mm F2 WR lens, following its launch earlier this year, the announcement a sibling 23mm F2 WR lens was in development caused quite a stir amongst Fuji X-Mount shooters. So much so, that when the lens finally started shipping, supply quickly became an issue, with many struggling […]

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The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography – part 3: equipment

In previous articles I’ve discussed the advantages of aerial photography and shooting from a helicopter as opposed to shooting from a light plane. But are there any special considerations with regard to equipment when shooting from the air? Since we’ve already established that it’s the superior choice (at least in my opinion), let’s concentrate on the helicopter […]

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Why Photography Is Such A Great Hobby

It’s a simple question. Why am I taking pictures? What’s so special about photography compared to other visual art forms? I’m not writing this to give you an answer, but I’m sharing why I love what photography does for me and why I think it’s such a great hobby to integrate into my life, which […]

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DIY Photography Hacks and Accessories You Can Make at Home

Everyone loves buying new gear, but not the bills that go with it. So why not try making some of your own accessories? Here are three videos that will give you some ideas for DIY photography hacks you can make at home. This first one is from the guys over at COOPH (Cooperative of Photography). They […]

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Sony FDR-X3000

Sony FDR-X3000 Incorporating optical image stabilization and 4K recording, Sony’s FDR-X3000 Action Camera produces sharp videos and still images with reduced motion artifacts from vibrations and other camera movement. The ultra-wide-angle lens opens up versatile framing options for recording your adventures, and the included underwater housing is watertight to 197′, letting you plumb aquatic depths […]

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