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Back Button Focus — My Go-To Button

Nearly all modern DSLR and mirrorless cameras have numerous buttons. And normally, at least a few of those buttons are programmable. Most of the time, I’m happy with the original setting. But there is one […]

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Photography Apps – My 5 Favorites

Photography is evolving with new and better cameras and lenses every year. But photography-related apps for our phones or tablets also help our photography. Here are my five favorite photography apps – those I use […]

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My Tethering Set-up with Lightroom Classic

As I have posted some Behind-the-Scenes photos showing how I set up some macro photos, I have received some inquiries about tethered shooting. Simply put, tethering involves linking your camera directly to a computer. Photos […]

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My 5 Favorite Photography Books

In every endeavor, there are favorite books providing insight and instruction. My hobby of photography is no different. But what are my favorites – the books I go to time and again for advice and […]

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The Lily on the Deck

One recent day, I ventured outside in my back yard, looking for interesting shots.One almost jumped out at me — the flowers on my deck. A type of lily? … maybe. My wife likes to have […]

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Photography in a Social Distancing World

The new reality of social distancing brought on by COVID19 has had its impact of photographers, just as with every other facet of American life. What are photographers doing when they are forced to close […]

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Gravestone Photos – Giving Back to Others

One way we can provide a valuable service to our fellow man is to provide a link to someone’s past through gravestone photography. As photographers, we capture the beauty of our surroundings. Often, that beauty […]

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Nikon Z6 – Why I Chose it

After some time of shooting with my Nikon D5600, I decided it was time to consider an upgraded camera body. I was happy with the results produced by the D5600, but I was looking for […]

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My Workflow for Adobe Lightroom CC

In last week’s post regarding the new Adobe Lightroom Classic CC, I said that I would share my personal workflow when importing photos into Lightroom. There are probably as many variations of workflow as there are […]

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Lightroom – Better Than Ever

Adobe Lightroom has been my choice for photo management and editing for several years. But as good as it was, Lightroom is now better than ever. The Develop Module was first redesigned for the 2018 […]

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