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Backing Up Digital Photography – 5 Step Strategy – Part 1 of 4

What if every photo you have ever taken was suddenly gone? Permanently. Hundreds or thousands of hours of shooting and editing blown away. This could easily happen to you without a good backup process. If you’re thinking, “I’ve read a little about backups, archives and ‘the cloud’… it sounds complicated and I just get more confused,” …

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In Praise of Snapshots

Snapshots. Ugh. The word makes us cringe. When I Googled the definition, Miriam-Webster defined a snapshot as “a casual photograph made typically by an amateur with a small handheld camera”. Dictionary.com says “an informal photograph, especially one taken quickly by a handheld camera.” Serious Photographer Like most serious photographers, I am always working to make my images …

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A Short Introduction To Extension Tubes

In my previous article, “Sharpness is overrated“, I highlighted a technique of taking macro shots. Extension tubes, in combination with Tamron 90mm, were used throughout the process. Moreover, the shots in this Flickr album were created using this combination. The following three shots were also produced through the same combination of tubes and a macro lens. This …

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