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Camera and Lens Terminology

Camera and Lens Terminology

If you’re starting out in Photography or just looking at upgrading sometimes it is challenging to understand all those abbreviations referenced about camera or lens specs. What about reading a blog on specific topics about camera gear and find many abbreviations throughout the article?  Well, I put together a brief list of those definitions here that hopefully will shed some light on it and make for easier understanding. Keep in mind this is not complete but they are many of the…

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Enhancing your Training and Software Skills

Enhancing your Training and Software Skills

My Software Skills I am an amateur nature and Landscape photographer and over the last couple of years, I have been trying to hone my post processing skills with different types of software including Adobe cc subscription for photographers – Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. As well I have been trying On1 Photo Raw which I have come to prefer for my cleaning up photos with the tools for removing unwanted objects. I have recently added a couple of packages from Macphun – Aurora…

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My New Years Resolution in 2017

My New Years Resolution in 2017

First Day of 2017 Well, this is the first day of 2017 and so far is filled with lots of snow. Just finished cleaning off the roof of my house of over a foot of snow and unthawing my sewer vent with a jug of boiling hot water poured down it. So am good for now.  My post processing software This last few months of 2016 there has been a few new pieces of software released and so I decided…

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The DJI Mavic Pro is Here, Small, foldable and smart

The DJI Mavic Pro is Here, Small, foldable and smart

The DJI Mavic Pro is Here!!! DJI has owned the American drone market for a while, and for great reasons. DJI makes awesome drones with some of the most advanced features on the market. A week ago GoPro, the action camera king, announced its own drone. But….. The DJI Mavic Pro is DJI taking that Thunder and focus back! The Mavic Pro is a full-featured aerial photography drone that can be folded up, where the Karma fits in a backpack,…

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Gopro Hero 5 and Hero 5 Session is here

Gopro Hero 5 and Hero 5 Session is here

  GOPRO HERO5 BLACK The Hero 5 GoPros are here. GoPro just announced their new line of cameras. The new line from GoPro is called Hero5 and it features only two cameras: a more advanced GoPro Hero5 Black and a smaller GoPro Hero5 session. GoPro seems to be getting some of their focus back which is great. GoPro Hero5 Black their flagship has relatively the same video output of the older Hero4 Black edition, combined with the LCD (+ touch) of the Silver…

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would you try Back button focus?

would you try Back button focus?

About two years ago I was introduced to the Idea to try Back button focus with my cameras. When I first read about it, my first thought was, how would that make anything better. But I decided to give it a try, both my Nikon Cameras supported it so I reconfigured both of them with little effort and reconfiguring bot of them forced me to try it. What back button focus does is it uses the AF-On button as your…

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Google Nik Software now free

Google Nik Software now free

On the 24th of March, Google has made their graphic editing software, their Nik Collection now for free. The Nik Collection is comprised of seven desktop plug-ins that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities — from filter applications that improve color correction to retouching and creative effects, to image sharpening that brings out all the hidden details, to the ability to make adjustments to the color and tonality of images. Go to the Google Nik Collection site to…

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