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7 Ways to Take Better Shots With Your Smartphone

Some of us love them, some of us hate them but the fact is mobile photography is here and it is here to stay. The vast majority of us carry a smartphone with us all of the time. That means we are all carrying a very useable, indeed very capable digital camera wherever we go. […]

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The Struggle for Photography Perfection – Is it Worth it?

One of the foremost goals of a photographer of any skill level is to improve. That is admittedly an open-ended proclamation, as improvement can many so many different things to different people. Rather than focusing on any particular skill, however, I think it is worth considering for a moment a more generalized drive for perfection […]

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What Photographers Need to Know Before Buying a Tripod Head

Chances are that when you first got into photography, you considered getting a tripod. There is also a reasonable chance that you assumed that the tripod and head came together, perhaps inseparably in one package. You may have even learnt the hard way, buying a cheap combined tripod and head only to find it could […]

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Use These Tricks To Improve Your Manual Focusing Skills.

I love vintage lenses because of their great price-performance ratio and their excellent optical and build qualities. Using them as much as I do, I often have to focus manually. Even though I typically use live view for safety’s sake, I often don’t have the time, so I do it the old-school way. The first challenge that […]

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Peculiar Notions: 22 Eye-Catching Examples of Abstract Photography

I’m not sure how many of you (hopefully none of you) actually lose sleep thinking about abstract photography and trying to determine exactly what it is — and what it isn’t. But abstract photography is indeed something that lots of people have mulled over rather extensively since the earliest days of photography; it is something […]

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The Toads At The Mill

One of our favorite parts about roaming about on Vancouver Island is finding treasures. In today’s post we visit Thomson Bros. Lumber Co. Ltd. located in Courtenay. On this particular day, we were heading into the city to carry on with our running photographic assignment where we are shooting all the Anglican Churches in the […]

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still life#31.1.jpg by VALERY on Light Stalking f22 1/2.5 s

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Dusk at a Fishing Village in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Dusk at a Ha Long Bay fishing village by buddymoran on Light Stalking Hoping for constructive critique of this photo. This is my first Shark Tank post. The colors on the clouds reflecting a setting sun got my attention. The reflection on the waters around the fishing village seemed to make a good photo. Did […]

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