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How It’s Made – 500mm lens

My wife calls the Discovery Science channel the “Lion King channel”, because when she needs me to be calm and entertained, this is what she puts this on, like a mother puts her toddler in front of the Lion King. Sadly, she’s pretty much right. How It’s Made is one of my favorite shows.  Whatever […]

Photography Cheat Sheets

One-page short-cuts to basic photographic knowledge. Well, after last week, I can tell you that I’m eager to get out and get shooting! But, I’m also really rusty.  I mean, it’s been so long since I was shooting photos regularly that I’m not sure I know an aperture from an f-stop!  It’s bad.  Really bad.  […]

Perspective Change

One of the many things I love about photography is its ability to shift my perspective. But, sometimes, I need to adjust the perspective of my photographs! I take a lot of different kinds of photos.  Mostly, I take candid shots of people and animals, but I also take photos of my friends’ art as […]

Caring for your DSLR Body

Really, it’s about dust and keeping it out of your camera, but, let’s be honest, that really is the biggest issue in keeping your camera clean. As part of their “photography 101” series, The Photo Argus recently ran a story titled “Caring for the DSLR Body and Lenses“, but it primarily focused on cleaning the […]

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