Category Archives: Photography

When a Photo Becomes So Much More

I received a card in the mail the other day which reminded me that the images we create can have a powerful impact on the lives of both the subject and their loved ones. This photo was taken just a … Continue reading

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Fujifilm X30 / All Megapixels are Not Created Equal

With the purchase of my new (used) Fujifilm X30, I learned very quickly that the total number of pixels cannot be the determining factor to the final image quality produced by a digital camera, be it a DSLR or Mirrorless. … Continue reading

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Yongnuo YN-560TX and YN-560IV Earning Their Keep in the Studio

With the help of a couple of Super Clamps, my new Yongnuo YN-560 IV’s have found their new home rigged to my background rack. They are especially helpful in providing a bit of back lighting or hair lighting when shooting … Continue reading

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When is a Hat Box NOT a Hat Box? When it’s a Beauty Dish Case!

If you are looking for a case for your beauty dish between 17″ and 20″ in diameter, I can wholeheartedly recommend this “collapsible hat box”. Made of the same rugged material as a good camera bag, it has dual zippers, … Continue reading

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Yongnuo YN-560TX and YN-560IV combine for a powerful and portable flash kit.

After years of lugging around studio strobes to location shoots, I finally decided it was time to modify my location lighting kit. Currently I have Elinchrom Mono-lights, which provide excellent power but are a bit on the cumbersome side, not … Continue reading

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The Speed of SSD’s is Addictve!

Shooting digital images in RAW file format, then processing them in a variety of programs such as Lightroom, Photoshop and Aurora HDR can provide amazing results. But those results come at a price. File size. How quickly a hard disk … Continue reading

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Filters….The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

It was 1991 when I began using a computer to enhance my photographic images. Photoshop 2.5 was the industry standard, and, although there were other software programs available (some I liked MUCH better, such as Live Picture) it was Photoshop … Continue reading

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