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3 Tips to Better Photography 3 Tips to Better Photography

3 Dead Simple Tips For Better Photos

These kind of posts are all over the place, probably overvalued at a dime a dozen. I’m not writing my own in order to add to the noise; rather, these are three things that have actually helped me improve my images. Know What Time of Day to Shoot The golden hour is obviously the most […]

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DSLR vs Mirrorless Cameras

Some ground rules here… Since I wanted to provide a real-life mirrorless vs DSLR comparison, I’m going to focus on the outcomes, instead of the “how.” I’m avoiding as much tech-speak as possible, and simplyfing pretty significantly. I’m also grouping Micro Four Thirds, APS-C and mirrorless cameras all under the category of “mirrorless.” The third […]

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The Photo Backstory: Night Sky Photography at the Family Farm

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”8″ gal_title=”Night Sky Photography Images”] Photo Specs ISO: 12800 Aperture: 6.3 Shutter Speed: 15 seconds Background As many regular readers know (since all two of you are friends anyway), we go home for the holidays to east Tennessee, where my parents live on a small farm. There’s not a great deal of that farm […]

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5 Tips for New Photographers 5 Tips for New Photographers

5 Tips for New Photographers

A significant part of the mission of this website is to help reduce the friction for new photographers. I won’t do too many lists, but I will occasionally have a post with the quick tips I’ve learned to improve my photography/feel more comfortable shooting. Here’s the first installment! 5 Tips for New Photographers Summary Use […]

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flickr, 500px and other photo sharing sites

I’ve written before about how there’s a variety of different software available for editing and processing photos, but what about displaying them on the online? There’s basically three different routes photographers can go:, and setting up your own website. While cost is different between all these options, I’d suggest they’re competitive enough that […]

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