Day: July 22, 2017

Why I Prefer Shooting with Nikon 1

Before getting into this article, I’d like to state upfront that its intent is NOT to suggest that other people do what I have done in terms of choice of photographic equipment. Just because the 1″ sensor Nikon 1 system is the best choice for my specific needs does not mean it will be appropriate […]

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Behind the scenes with Nat Geo and ‘The Last Honey Hunter’

This month, National Geographic Magazine ran a long piece on the Kulung culture in Nepal, detailing the dangerous work of so-called ‘honey hunters’ as they set about harvesting large quantities of psychotropic honey. The process is harrowing, requiring hunters to scale large rock faces using ropes and little else, subjecting them to stings by the […]

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10 Photography Bad Habits for You to Conquer

Let’s define what a bad habit is first; A habitual behavior considered to be detrimental to one’s wellbeing. However, this can be extended into learning a new skill set (like photography) where you may develop habits that can inhibit your learning progression, or even cause you physical injury. Magnolia bud, not 100% sharp as I […]

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What’s Been in a Photographer’s Bag Over a 30-Year Span

We’ve all see those “what’s in my bag” videos on YouTube, but this one was particularly interesting to me, as it’s a fun walk through camera history. Check out how one professional landscape photographer’s gear bag has evolved over the course of three decades. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out […]

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How to Handle Catch Lights and Eyeglasses Glare in Portrait Photography

I’ve previously discussed the importance of catch lights. Without them, your subject’s eyes look dull and lifeless. They help add interest to portraits and are a very effective way to add depth to the eye. photo by Victor Semionov Catch Lights Ideally, catch lights should be round. This tends to be the most natural and […]

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DJI Spark review

The Spark is DJI’s smallest and most affordable drone to date, opening the possibility – and fun – of a flying camera to anyone considering a premium compact. Drone expert Adam Juniper took the Spark on holiday for his in-depth review. Find out why he loved it and why you need one!… The post DJI […]

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