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How High-Speed Sync Can Extend Your Flash Photography Options

If you have been looking up flashes, you’ve probably seen that there are regular ones, and flashes that are capable of high-speed sync. Generally, high-speed sync capable flashes are somewhat more expensive in comparison with their regular counterparts. However, don’t rush out to buy the cheaper one because, in this case, buying the more expensive one […]


Don’t Leave Home Without These Essential Photography Tools

It happens to us all. The light looks great, we rush out the door with our camera bag and start to shoot. Only then do we realise we are missing something. It might be a minor inconvenience, it might be a show stopper. To help eliminate that risk, today we are going to look at […]

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What is a Picture-Perfect Wildlife Photograph?

What makes a picture-perfect wildlife photograph? In many wildlife and nature photography articles (including mine), there are tips on getting tack sharp images. Most of these start with getting the eye in clear focus. There’s the other important elements that we mindfully consider such as the ‘rule of thirds’, the right depth of field, exposure. […]


How to Make the Mundane Look Good in Photography

We often think of photography in two ways, photographing things that are beautiful, or documenting reality, which is often the anthesis to beautiful. However it’s quite possible and indeed very rewarding to try and make mundane, everyday scenes look beautiful. Today we are going to look at some ideas for elevating the mundane to the […]

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Review: Rhino EVO Slider And Motion Control

Needless to say, I was pretty pumped to hear Rhino was releasing a motorized slider system and asked us over at Lightstalking to test it out and share our honest opinions about our experience with it. I wasn’t sure what to all expect in the beta model they agreed to send over, as their Kickstarter shows […]

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Purple balls

This is for a tourist calendar that I am helping with here in Mazatlan, MX. Shot just before sunrise. I like the soft light. Later in the day there is water squirting everywhere and the pink balls fill up, over balance and tip several gallon of water out. Lots of kids. I like the more […]


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I am a retired newspaper editor who loves to photograph things that interest me, and I am interested in many things, from lovely landscapes to decaying houses and gritty old buildings to interesting people and people doing interesting things.


Night Photo help

Rhody Days Carnival from bridge by Lail Robinson on Light Stalking So how do you handle the different light? Is the best way to take multiple pictures exposing for specific light sources and then put them together?