TAG: Camera Equipment

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FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

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VALERA AND NATASHA CHERKASHIN’S PHOTOGRAPHIC STRENGTHS DEFINE AN ERA.   As of this writing, I am pleased to present an on-going series, a Q&A dialogue with an outstanding selection of photographers whose work spans many genres and are established in the global sphere. Their powerfully strong and explosive imagery has captured the eyes of museum and…

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Adventure Photography – Telling a Story

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When I critique student images in my photo workshops, I often see pictures that have great potential, but that don’t quite knock it out of the park. There are usually two main reasons why a photo falls short. The tendency for many novice photographers is to either focus too much on a singular piece of…

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Outdoor Action & Adventure Photography: Protecting Yourself and Your Gear

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Securing the camera When people talk about camera security, they usually mean keeping it from being stolen. I’m talking about not dropping it and having it go careening down the cliff while you watch little bits of metal and glass fly off before it finally explodes into a thousand pieces. (I’ve seen this happen.) Or…

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How to Create Crystal-scapes with a Microscope

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Microscope and Set-Up Microscope photography, technically known as photo microscopy, offers a unique opportunity to view the world from a perspective beyond the realm of the human eye. However, many common microscope subjects, such as insects and biological specimens, do not appear photographically of interest from an artistic or creative point of view. Moreover, these…

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Street Photography Done Right

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Street photography is many people’s favorite form of photography, and when it’s done well it can produce fantastic results. For some people, street photography is photography at its purest, because the best images are invariably about a precise moment in time that captures a mood and tells a story, with no second chance if you…

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Making the Basilica

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Originally posted to Harold Davis’ successful Photoblog2.0 — visit www.digitalfieldguide.com for more information! I’ve been asked a number of times about the process behind the making of my images of the Basilica Mission Dolores, shown below and in Looking for Light. This is a monochromatic style that I’ve developed intentionally that is based upon High…

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