Day: May 11, 2017

Digital Photography – Is it the Death of Prints?

Fotografía, foto, photograph…all ways of saying the same thing. But what is this thing that we all strive to become better at doing and in turn share with the world? There was a time not so long ago that the idea of producing a photograph involved a good bit of skill, patience, and hard work […]

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Do You Have a Photography Checklist? You Should. Here is a Quick Start

Modern DSLRs have so many features that it is sometimes difficult to keep track of all the settings. One of my biggest concerns is that a shot will be ruined because some switch was not in the correct setting for what I wanted to create. I don’t want to be like the wedding photographer who […]

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Looking back: Canon’s eye-controlled focus

The Canon EOS 5 (known as the EOS A2/A2E in the Americas) was the world’s first SLR camera with eye-controlled focus. Over the past few years, we’ve become spoiled by a lot of great autofocus technologies like face detection, tap-to-focus, and subject tracking. But before we had those things, we had Canon’s eye-controlled focus, a technology that made its […]

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Manfrotto XPRO Geared Head review

Geared tripod heads let you fine-tune your camera’s position in three axes with a twist of the appropriate knobs, but have traditionally been large, heavy and expensive accessories. Bucking the trend is Manfrotto’s XPRO, the lightest and most affordable geared head to date. In my review I compared it against the Junior 410 geared head. […]

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