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Environmental Portraiture with Archers

Today we’re going to go in depth about Environmental Portraiture and we’re going to use our archery friends as subjects! How fun! Read More

Star Trail Photography

One of the coolest things that you can do with your digital SLR is capture the motion of the stars. No, we’re not talking Read More

Smoke Trail Photography

There is no way to control the way the smoke rises and flows so there is an element of abstraction. You never Read More

Get Your Camera Out of Automatic Mode and into Manual

 Make Your Camera Work for You in 2 Steps

If your camera has a manual mode, and you are not using it, you are only using half the camera you paid for!  Unlock your camera’s full potential!

Get 1000% more control over your shots
Automatic mode exposes for your entire scene, not your subject
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A Crash Course on Manual Mode

Unlock your camera's full potential in a few minutes


Tokina 17-35mm F4 Pro Lens Review

The Tokina 16-35 mm f4 and it is also quite the performer. At only $485, it is half the cost of its Nikon and Canon counterparts. This is an excellent “constant-aperture” zoom lens that is well within the affordability range of many amateurs who are looking to get into landscape and architectural photography. With a 35mm focal length, it also makes a good “people” lens too. This is a full frame lense, but APS-C cameras call also use it. It’d be a 27-56mm on a crop frame camera. Read More >

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Environmental Portraiture with Archers

Taking our Portraits in the Field
Today we’re going to go in depth about Environmental Portraiture and we’re going to use our archery friends as […]

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Tokina 17-35mm F4 Pro Review

 An Excellent and Cheaper Constant Aperture Wide Angle Zoom for the Masses
We recently reviewed this lens’ cousin, the faster Tokina 16-28mm F2.8 and that […]

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Tokina 16-28mm F2.8 Lens Review

A worthy 3rd Party alternative to Canon’s 16-35mm F2.8L
Are you a beginner or amateur landscape/street photographer who wants to upgrade your kit lens to something […]