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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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My Trip planned to Iceland

My Trip planned to Iceland

Thought I would send out an update about a trip I have been planning. I have pretty much finalized all the details of my trip I am taking to Iceland. In December, I purchased at that time, the latest DJI Phantom 3 Pro  drone. I wanted to add that to my list of tools for taking photos on my trip to Iceland. So since the beginning of January, I have been out mastering my flying skills with this drone. Earlier…

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Free On1 Photo Perfect Effects software

Free On1 Photo Perfect Effects software

I had this come into my email today. I Personal use the full On1 Photo 10 Suite for Post processing of my photos and it is a great and necessary piece of software. On1 is now offering this component of On1 Photo 10 for free. Grab it to add to your software library to give your photos that extra punch of life to make your photos come alive. It’s FREE!  And available for Windows or the Mac platform. Adding style…

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Card Readers and Memory Card Problems

Card Readers and Memory Card Problems

A few weeks ago I was doing a Photography Shoot for a Company and had to be onsite to take photos of some volunteer companies that were contributing to the project. I ended up taking some 90 or so shots. It was until a day later I got to look at them to process them for the customer. When I inserted the memory card into my card reader, my heart sunk, I got a normal response, no photos found. I…

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What is TTL Flash anyways?

What is TTL Flash anyways?

I find TTL flash photography at times a guessing game. Sometimes too complicated and overwhelming. Much like photography itself, the flash exposure affects generally four key factors: the power or strength of the flash, the distance it is from the subject, the aperture  and the ISO. I came across this article that does a good simple job of explaining these points and takes the edge off your fears about flash photography. Some good pictures along with explanations. Click here to…

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