What’s Great About Apple’s New iOS 8: Camera Features!
Sep17

What’s Great About Apple’s New iOS 8: Camera Features!

The new iPhone operating system has many new features and improvements. Let’s review the new camera features.

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Western Digital Announces Wireless, Rechargeable Hard Drive with Card Reader
Sep05

Western Digital Announces Wireless, Rechargeable Hard Drive with Card Reader

Travel photographers now have a solution when seeking storage and backup while on-the-go.

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UPDATE: Thank You for Your Support: An Explanation of Last Week’s Events

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 In last week’s newsletter, I announced that I had been in the hospital due to a serious situation. I am very happy to report the following. Good News I just heard back from the cardiologist’s office. All the lab tests that we were waiting for have come in. They were testing for cancer, viruses, autoimmune diseases and more. Here’s what they determined. The cause was: 1) not cancerous2) not...

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Thank You for Your Support: An Explanation of Last Week’s Events
Aug22

Thank You for Your Support: An Explanation of Last Week’s Events

August 22, 2104 Hello Friends, I have some explaining to do. Last Saturday, I aburptly cancelled the [free] Community Critique and on Sunday, the Exploring Photography for Beginners workshop. On Wednesday, we also postponed the Wedding Photography Fundamentals workshop saying only that it was due to a medical situation. Now that the dust has settled, I feel comfortable passing along details about the situation. Please note, that if...

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Adobe update to Photoshop CC 2014 fixes export from Lightroom
Aug06

Adobe update to Photoshop CC 2014 fixes export from Lightroom

If you’re an Adobe Creative Cloud subscriber who recently updated to Creative Cloud (CC) 2014, you may be having issues. This tip will have it fixed in 10-minutes.

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The Story Behind the Image: Night Photography Trimming
Aug05

The Story Behind the Image: Night Photography Trimming

For the August Night Photowalk, we the focus was on light painting. We thought that the group photo should incorporate light painting. Here’s what happened next.

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Renting equipment for wildlife photography
Mar26

Renting equipment for wildlife photography

A 600mm lens weighs almost 9-lbs/4-kg, you will need a system that will not only support your gear, but also allow you to control it easily. The most popular style of head for this type of lens is …

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Choosing Lenses for Wildlife Photography
Mar20

Choosing Lenses for Wildlife Photography

Long Lenses for Wildlife Photography Our Yellowstone Landscape & Wildlife Workshop is approaching and we would like to get our students prepared for the trip. For wildlife photography, your lens selection can be the difference between getting mauled or safely making a photograph of an apex predator. It can be the difference between capturing a Grizzly Bear full frame or getting a little black dot in a landscape. Wildlife isn’t...

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Best Cloud Services for Sharing Large Photo and Video Files
Feb26

Best Cloud Services for Sharing Large Photo and Video Files

You can share large files with friends and clients. You can even customize your landing-page with company branding and themes.

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Storage and Backup Strategies for Photographers – pt 2 of 3
Aug17

Storage and Backup Strategies for Photographers – pt 2 of 3

Glossary Term Redundancy: Used to describe a component of a computer or network system that is used to guard the primary system from failure by acting as a back up system.1 Where Redundancy is Preferred In most aspects of your life, redundancy is not something to aspire to. You wouldn’t, for example, want to be redundant at your place of work. However, when it comes to backing up your important data, redundancy is key. You need to...

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