May 30, 2019
DJI Osmo Action VS GoPro Hero7 Black
You might be surprised
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May 28, 2019
Is THIS the FUTURE of Photo and Video Editing?
In this video we’ll take a look at an external GPU or eGPU setup.
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May 14, 2019
How to copy the COLOR GRADE of ANY Image
Learn how to match the color grade from any image to one of your own!
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April 30, 2019
Inspiration Photography Projects
Some amazing work today from YOU!
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March 22, 2019
Can You Develop FILM in BEER?!?!?
Develop responsibly
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March 22, 2019
NEW Ted Forbes Preset Pack 01 for Adobe Lightroom!
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March 1, 2019
I might need a HAND with this…
Friday means my favorite thing - viewer mail!
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February 28, 2019
How to EDIT VIDEO on an IPAD pro :: Lumafusion game changer!!
Editing video on an iPad is a complete game changer.
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February 27, 2019
CAMERA OF THE YEAR?!? Testing the Panasonic S1 and S1R
Panasonic were gracious enough to invite me to the Austin Event to test the new S1 and S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras.
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February 26, 2019
Brooklyn Footage with the Sony 135mm G Master
This is a short film with video footage and stills with the Sony 135mm f/1.8 G Master portrait lens.
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February 26, 2019
The ULTIMATE PORTRAIT LENS? :: Sony 135mm f/1.8 G Master
The Sony 135mm f/1.8 G Master lens is the 31st lens in Sony's full-frame, e-mount lineup.
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February 20, 2019
My Current Video Setup
An in-depth rundown of my current setup.
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February 18, 2019
THIS was unexpected!
There was a huge surprise in the mail today!
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February 14, 2019
Canon EOS RP :: Why?
Canon has just announced a new entry level, full frame mirrorless camera - the Canon EOS RP.
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February 13, 2019
No Photography Allowed?!?!
This weekend I went to Marfa, TX to visit the Chinati Foundation. Of course, no photography allowed.
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February 4, 2019
This weekend I'm headed to Marfa, TX. Why?
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February 4, 2019
You people send me photography books that inspire me - hope they will inspire you too.
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February 2, 2019
Panasonic S1, S1R :: First Impressions
Panasonic has officially debuted the first 2 mirrorless cameras for its full frame, mirrorless L mount - the Panasonic S1 and S1R.
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January 31, 2019
Switching to an iPad for PHOTO and VIDEO editing?!?
Can I actually use my iPhone and my iPad Pro to replace work that I do on my iMac?
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January 30, 2019
Fired from CANON! The Instagram Problem
A recent video and article have been going around recently claiming a photographer was dropped from a job for Canon because she didn't have 50,000 followers on Instagram.
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January 28, 2019
My ULTRA WIDE ANGLE lens filter system ARRIVED!
I've got some amazing things in the mail I want to share with you all today.
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January 24, 2019
Creative Photography vs Technical Photography
Photography is a mix of many disciplines - it includes a creative component on top of physics, chemistry, electronics and other various sciences.
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January 22, 2019
We need to clear up AUTOFOCUS on the SONY A6400
This week I had the opportunity to test out the new real-time autofocus on the Sony a6400. The results are interesting.
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January 21, 2019
New SONY A6400 :: The Best Vlog Ever
This week Sony flew me to San Diego for the release of the Sony a6400 which is the new APS-C, entry level mirrorless camera in the Alpha lineup.
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January 15, 2019
One of those ART videos
Some big news and updates along with some viewer mail.
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January 8, 2019
Nikon's new MIRRORLESS wide angle ZOOM! Nikkor 14-30mm f/4 S
Today Nikon announced the new Nikkor Z 14-30mm f/4 S ultra-wide zoom lens.
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January 7, 2019
Hot Air Balloon Ride - with a Sony Infrared Camera
Hot air balloon ride with my newly modified Sony NEX-7 camera with full spectrum conversion.
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December 30, 2018
Fujifilm X-T3 :: Hands On Review
The Fujifilm X-T3 is a powerhouse mirrorless camera featuring up to 30 frames per second burst rate shooting and internal 10-bit video at 4:2:0
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December 14, 2018
How to get EPIC PHOTOS with Chris Hau and Stan Moniz
Spent the weekend photographing landscapes and astro with the Sony 24mm f/1.4 G Master with Chris Hau and Stan Moniz!
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December 12, 2018
ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY and the SONY 24mm f/1.4 GM Lens Real World Review
Astrophotography with the Sony 24mm f/1.4 G Master
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December 6, 2018
Sony SENSOR hack - seeing light differently
Essentially this means the sensor will recognize the visual spectrum in addition to Ultra-violet and Infrared light.
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December 3, 2018
Check out some of the Photo Assignment Entries!
Our current Photo Assignment is #15 - Holga Style!
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November 20, 2018
Sometimes it doesn't work out like you want it to
Landscape Photography is a game of patience. I had set out for some long exposure images, but didn't come up with the right skies this time.
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November 13, 2018
NIKON Z6 :: Hands on Review
The Nikon Z6 is a 24 megapixel, full-frame mirrorless camera from Nikon.
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November 9, 2018
The Nikon Z6 image quality is AMAZING
This week Nikon invited me to come to Florida to shoot with the new Nikon Z6.
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November 5, 2018
Nikon sent me the Nikon Z6
I just received a Nikon Z6 and I'm off to Florida tomorrow to put this thru the paces.
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October 31, 2018
Leica SL (Typ 601) Hands On Review
Leica introduced the SL in 2016 and it still holds up as a brilliant mirrorless camera.
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October 29, 2018
ANNOUNCED at PhotoPlus (sort of)
You've heard all the camera rumors, but here's another teaser of something coming soon.
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October 24, 2018
How to destroy a perfectly good digital camera
In this tutorial, Matt Beaty and I will show you how to turn your digital camera into a Holga.
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October 19, 2018
The BEST LENS money can buy :: Hasselblad 80mm f/1.9
The Hasselblad 80mm f/1.9 is incredible. Its a major addition to the Hasselblad X1D lens lineup in that it has an incredible personality.
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October 18, 2018
Why every photographer needs an ND filter
Neutral Density filters are extremely useful in video and still photography applications when you want to control light and use lower shutter speeds.
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October 18, 2018
Photo Assignment #15 :: They're Back!!!
Photo Assignments are back!
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October 3, 2018
In the cockpit with photographer Frank Crebas
Frank Crebas is an aviation photographer based in Amsterdam.
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October 2, 2018
Photographing the Blue Angels with the Sony A9
I had the opportunity to photograph the Blue Angels at the Miramar air show this weekend when Sony flew me and several journalists to San Diego to work with the Sony A9 and the 400mm f/2.8 lens.
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September 26, 2018
Most Underrated Camera of 2018 :: Panasonic G9
The Panasonic G9 is a mirrorless, micro four thirds camera aimed at still photography with some surprising video features.
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September 25, 2018
Panasonic S1R, S1 and this new L Mount
Is this finally the Sony killer? Welcome the Panasonic S1R and S1.
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September 25, 2018
Fujifilm GFX 50R and 100S announcements!
Fujifilm have announced the GFX 50R and the Fujifilm 100S concept cameras. Both of these are medium format.
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September 24, 2018
Why you won't succeed in photography
Success requires work. It also requires understanding how to get people's attention.
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September 21, 2018
What about the Fujifilm 16mm f/1.4 compared to the Sony 24mm f/1.4 G Master
Is the Fujifilm 16mm f/1.4 comparable to the new Sony 24mm f/1.4?
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September 20, 2018
How good are Sony lenses?
Sony is making some of the best full frame mirrorless cameras in the world. How do their lenses stack up to the other options?
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September 20, 2018
$1399 Sony Masterpiece :: 24mm f/1.4 G Master
The Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 G Master is the 30th lens in the Sony native E-mount lineup designed for full frame alpha cameras.
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September 14, 2018
Deepest Pixels :: Leica SL first look
This week Leica sent me the Leica SL and the 24-90mm f/2.8-4 lens to check out.
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September 12, 2018
Apple announced 3 new phones today - the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and the iPhone XR.
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September 11, 2018
What they got wrong
There is an enormously missed opportunity in the world of photography today.
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September 7, 2018
Fujifilm nailed this…
Fuji has announced the Fujifilm X-T3, their latest X-Mount, APS-C flagship camera.
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September 5, 2018
Oh Canon…
Today Canon released the Canon EOS R, full-frame mirrorless camera.
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August 31, 2018
Fujifilm X-T100 :: The New Best Deal In Photography?
Fujifilm were kind enough to send me the new X-T100 to check out. This might be the best deal in photography.
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August 30, 2018
How to get YOUR film on NETFLIX
The secret to getting your film on Netflix is the question.
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August 17, 2018
Dear Nikon
This week, Nikon is expected to announce their new full frame mirrorless system with the Nikon Z7 and the Nikon Z6.
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August 17, 2018
DJI Mavic 2 Pro :: The Flying Hasselblad!!
It features a Hasselblad camera, 1 inch sensor, Hasselblad Natural Color Solution and a 10-bit Dlog-M color profile.
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August 9, 2018
6 DIY STORAGE HACKS in 90 seconds for Cameras and Lenses!!
Organize your gear with these 6 ideas from household items.
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August 2, 2018
The studio is trashed!
The clutter has finally caught up with me and its time for a studio makeover!
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July 27, 2018
Why Sony is absolutely KILLING it right now
Love them or hate them, Sony has come to a point with their alpha series mirrorless camera lineup where they are dominating the mirrorless market.
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July 25, 2018
The FILM LOOK with Levels Adjustments?
In this photography tutorial, we'll take a look at editing images only using the levels adjustment tool in Capture One
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July 20, 2018
The ONE thing every photographer should be doing :: Calibration with the Datacolor Spyder5
Calibrating your display is probably the most important thing that every photographer should be doing
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July 17, 2018
Guess who I got for the ARTIST SERIES??!
This week I've been working with Bastiaan Woudt who is a brilliant, young photographer from Amsterdam.
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June 23, 2018
Filming the Artist Series Season Three :: Photographer Clyde Butcher
Join me on a behind the scenes look at Clyde Butcher.
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June 18, 2018
WORLD CUP lens of the future :: Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM Telephoto lens
Sony has officially stepped into the professional sports photography arena with its new zoom lens.
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June 18, 2018
LIGHTROOM UPDATES :: What you NEED to know
Today Adobe is releasing a series of updates across all of the Lightroom apps including Adobe Lightroom Classic, Adobe Lightroom CC, Lightroom.adobe.com and Lightroom Mobile.
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June 15, 2018
The WIDEST lens Hasselblad has produced to date :: Hasselblad 21mm f/4 review
The Hasselblad 21mm f/4 is the widest lens Hasselblad has produced to date.
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June 14, 2018
The Alternate Take :: Steve McCurry's Afghan Girl Revisited
In researching further about Steve McCurry's Afghan Girl, I found an interesting alternate take of the image as well as the story behind the photograph.
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June 12, 2018
Minimalist COLOR in your photographs
In this video I want to talk about what happens in front of your lens and how you can get really effective results by limiting your color palette.
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June 7, 2018
What is the photographers intention?
Intention is the point of all photography.
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June 5, 2018
The Sony RX100 VI is going to be AWESOME!
Sony has just announced the latest compact camera in the RX100 lineup - the Sony RX100 VI.
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May 31, 2018
Hasselblad 21mm f/4 Ultra Wide Angle Lens, Lensmate Thumbgrip for the Fujifilm X-E3 as well as a rare and brilliant book by Alexey Brodovitch called Ballet.
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May 30, 2018
allow me to explain
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May 18, 2018
In photography there are NO rules
Kevin Raber and I sat down at the Sony Kando 2.0 event and had a fun discussion about all things mirrorless and the most important thing in photography - you and having fun!
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May 14, 2018
Sony Kando 2.0 :: Photography Creative Getaway
Kando 2.0 brings together Sony Artisans, Sony Collective members as well as press and it is open to the public.
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May 9, 2018
Photography from Iran
I got a letter from a photographer in Tehran who watches my videos.
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May 8, 2018
They sent me QUESTIONS?!? :: Photography Q&A
While sorting mail for the last video, I recognized a trend of Q&A questions that people have been sending me via snail mail.
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May 7, 2018
The MEGA MAIL TIME show :: viewer photography
As the mail has been stacking up, its time to open some viewer mail.
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April 27, 2018
Medium Format STREET Photography
We got to shoot some street photography with some really nice cameras.
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April 25, 2018
Studio camera setup - FOCUS STACK macro photography
In this video, Doug Peterson shows us his method of focus stacking on the Phase One XF with the IQ3 Trichromatic back.
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April 23, 2018
Your camera is better than Ansel's
Every famous photograph was made with a camera less advanced than the one you are using now. This is a quote I read a few months ago that's stuck with me for quite some time.
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April 16, 2018
The ONE best use for Lightroom when traveling
One of my favorite tricks is to use Lightroom Mobile Sync to get all of my RAW files and edits back on to my desktop computer and into my image archive when I return to the studio.
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April 11, 2018
LANDSCAPE Photography with the PHASE ONE IQ3 Trichromatic
Digital Transitions was kind enough to loan me a Phase One XF camera with the IQ3 Trichromatic back for my time in Arizona. Matt Beaty took me off roading through Arizona to get some epic landscape photos and test out the Phase One.
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April 6, 2018
Photography Portfolio REVIEWS :: Flagstaff AZ
First photography vlog from Arizona. I've been invited to come up and participate in a day long photography review session at Hidden Light LLC in Flagstaff. Amazing day filled with some wonderful photography and new friends.
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April 3, 2018
MAJOR Adobe Updates :: Adobe Color and Why It Matters
Lets talk about Adobe as today they have released the most significant update for digital photography in the last 10 years. This one is big.
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March 30, 2018
What's In My Bag? PhaseOne Trichromatic Travel Edition
For the weekend I've got the opportunity to photograph with a PhaseOne system including a PhaseOne XF body, the IQ3 Trichromatic back and the 80mm and 35mm lenses.
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March 28, 2018
Secret message found on SLIDE FILM
I've got some beautiful photography books in the mail that I want to share with you. I haven't done mail time - or zine time in a while so here we go!
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March 22, 2018
Get started FAST in Capture One Pro
In this photography editing tutorial, we're going to look at one of my favorite editing software applications - Capture One.
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March 14, 2018
HELICOPTER Photoshoot :: Valley of Fire
For our final photo shoot with the Sony A7 III, we boarded helicopters and headed to Valley of Fire State Park in the Mojave Desert to see what the cameras could do in both aerial photography and landscape photography settings.
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March 7, 2018
40 Sony A7III's dropped in the desert
I have to say, Sony​ has some serious confidence dropping 40 mirrorless cameras into the desert for a shoot, but we had a lot of fun on this one.
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March 7, 2018
What its like to go to the SONY A7 III Event
As a press member I got to borrow a pre-production camera for the next 3 days.
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March 3, 2018
Why you will LOVE the SONY A7 III
Rather than doing a specs video, I sat down with Kevin Raber from Luminous Landscape to talk about the Sony A7 III as well as what this camera means in the development of full frame mirrorless cameras of which Sony has been the leader.
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February 8, 2018
I recently bought the Fujifilm X-E3 after trying out both the Fujifilm X-T3 and the Fujifilm X-Pro2. While I really liked the two top end models, the X-E3 offered the same image quality in a smaller package. And its priced well under $1000.
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February 1, 2018
What you DON'T know about RAW image files :: Lightroom vs Capture One
One image, 2 editors - why are the resulting images different? I have compared the calibration algorithms in Adobe Lightroom and Capture One and the results are extremely interesting.
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January 24, 2018
Medium Format Lenses and the Hasselblad X1D
Hasselblad currently offer 4 lenses - a 30mm f/3.5, 45mm f/3.5, 90mm f/3.2 and a 120mm macro. I had the opportunity to work with three of these lenses on the Hasselblad X1D over the last month and I'm excited to share the results with you.
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January 16, 2018
$2,000 camera with 16 LENSES?!? Photography with the Light L16
This is my long awaited review of the Light L16. Announced 2 years ago it is finally out. The Light L16 combines 16 lenses in a mobile style body.
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January 8, 2018
7 monographs EVERY photographer MUST own
You asked for it - by popular demand here's my monograph book picks for the year.
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December 22, 2017
Is this the CAMERA of the Future?
After being on the wait list for the last 2 years, Light finally sent me the Light L16. Is this the camera of the future?
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December 20, 2017
HASSELBLAD X1D review :: how DEEP are these MEDIUM FORMAT pixels?
Hasselblad were gracious enough to loan me a Hasseblad X1D to review. This camera represents a benchmark in medium format digital photography with it size.
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December 14, 2017
Print Talk :: photography in Platinum Palladium
Having spent a week in Arizona at Hidden Light, I've made many photography videos behind the scenes at their amazing photo lab. Matt Beaty is not only an interesting photographer, but he is one of the best platinum palladium printers working today.
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December 13, 2017
You can do THIS with an INSTAGRAM photo?!?!
Back at Hidden Light for another day of photography. This time I get to print one of my one images as a pure palladium.
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December 11, 2017
INSIDE the greatest PHOTOGRAPHY LAB in existence :: Hidden Light
This week I had the opportunity to photograph the Grand Canyon while I was in Arizona
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December 11, 2017
Deeper Pixels :: How to PHOTOGRAPH the GRAND CANYON
This week I had the opportunity to photograph the Grand Canyon while I was in Arizona
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December 4, 2017
These photographs will make you HUNGRY
Photo Assignment 14 is on food photography and I wouldd like to share some of the viewer photographs! Special thanks to all the photographers that submitted work, it is outstanding.
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December 1, 2017
Today my buddy Peter McKinnon sent me some of his new signature blend of coffee from James Coffee Co to check out.
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November 22, 2017
Canon Lens VS Canon Lens :: 16-35mm SHOOTOUT
Recently having the opportunity to compare 2 Canon 16-35mm lenses I was quite impressed. Here are the comparison shots and my thoughts on the 16-35mm f/2.8 and the f/4
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November 20, 2017
FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY :: Photo Assignment #14
Your topic for Photo Assignment #14 will be somewhat seasonably appropriate this time - we're talking about food photography.
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November 19, 2017
The ONE THING to take your LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY to the next level
The Wine Country Camera filter system might just be the most amazing tool for landscape photography that I've ever come across.
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November 6, 2017
Photo Assignments are a weekly photography exercise in improving our work as photographers and expanding our creative thinking. I've linked up several playlists below if you'd like to get involved!
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November 1, 2017
$63,000 CAMERA :: What do the images look like?
This camera setup is a game changer. I think the Phase One IQ3 Monochrome back is one of the most exciting things to happen in camera design in the age of digital photography.
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October 30, 2017
The Art of SELF PORTRAITS in Photography
Photo Assignment 13 deals with self-portraits in photography. Looking back on the history of photography this phenomenon isn't just limited to people with iPhones.
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October 25, 2017
SONY A7r III :: The A9 Mini Me?
Today Sony has announced the new Sony A7r III mirrorless camera - the latest in its A7 lineup. The A7rIII looks extremely promising!
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October 23, 2017
David Brookover is in town and he’s brought a few surprises!
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October 16, 2017
YOUR PHOTOS! Photo Assignment #12 :: Composite Photography
Photo Assignment #12 is on composite images. You guys did some amazing work this week!!!
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October 13, 2017
WHY I LOVE the Photography Community
Chelsea and Tony Northrup are working with Michael the Maven on a charity project to deliver simple water filtration systems to people in need.
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October 9, 2017
Photo Assignment #12 :: Pushing Your Photography Harder
Photo Assignments are projects we work on every Monday. These photography based assignments are designed to expand our creative thinking and improve our skills as photographers.
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October 5, 2017
7 Lightroom KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS that will help you edit FASTER
These are my 7 top Lightroom keyboard shortcuts that are designed to make your workflow faster to deal with.
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October 2, 2017
Photos MAKING UP a Photo
Photo Assignment 12 is to make a composite photo. You can use polaroids, prints, have framelines, make perfect digital composites, whatever you think is the best technique to tell your story and be creative!
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September 29, 2017
A behind-the-scenes look at an Urban Landscape project I’m working on for a client
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September 27, 2017
The ONE SECRET Lightroom feature EVERY PHOTOGRAPHER should be using
My favorite use in addition to syncing to the mobile app is the ability to create web galleries that automatically sync to your edits.
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September 25, 2017
New freelance gig this week
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September 20, 2017
Fujifilm are making some of the best lenses on the market right now. Here’s a few of my favorites and why.
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September 19, 2017
Some great news for analog photographers this week as we saw announcements from both Kodak and Polaroid
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September 18, 2017
YOUR PHOTOS! Photo Assignment #11 :: SUBFRAMING
Some amazing viewer photos from this weeks Photo Assignment on Subframing
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September 13, 2017
iPhone X :: Deeper Pixels
Yes the deepest
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September 13, 2017
Here is the SONY RX10 IV
Big announcement from Sony today as they release the RX10 IV – the latest in the RX series lineup
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September 12, 2017
Organizing EVERY PHOTO you have ever taken
One of my big projects right now is changing up my digital storage for photo and video files
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September 11, 2017
Photo Assignments! This is number 11 and it deals with a photography composition technique called Subframing
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September 8, 2017
New FUJIFILM X-E3 and other AWESOME things coming
Today brought us the announcement of the new Fujifilm X-E3 which is a small form, rangefinder inspired camera design that in someways is a little brother to the Fujifilm X-Pro 2.
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August 29, 2017
Unprecedented Disaster
What is going on in Texas
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August 18, 2017
Fujifilm X-Pro 2 :: Mirrorless Rangefinder Camera
The Fujifilm X-Pro 2 is a brilliant concept camera that combines mirrorless technology in a rangefinder camera design.
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August 14, 2017
Your Photos - Photo Assignment #10
Here is your work from Photo Assignment #10 :: Negative and Positive Space in Photography Composition
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July 26, 2017
Keith Carter - The Artist Series
Artist Series Season 2 Episode 5
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July 24, 2017
Photo Assignment #10 - Positive and Negative Space
Positive and negative space are compositional elements that describe what is important in a photograph or visual composition and what is supportive.
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July 19, 2017
Pedro Meyer :: The Artist Series
Pedro Meyer is one of the significant, contemporary photographers in Mexico.
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July 17, 2017
Freedom In Photography
Your work for Photo Assignment 9 is simply outstanding.
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July 14, 2017
Polaroids In Brooklyn
Quick trip to New York City and got to spend an evening on the Brooklyn Bridge
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July 12, 2017
Lourdes Grobet :: The Artist Series
Lourdes Grobet is a Mexico City based photographer known best for her work with Lucha Libre wrestlers including El Santo and Blue Demon.
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July 11, 2017
Lucha Libre Photography
Tomorrow is the release of S2E3 of the Artist Series with features Lourdes Grobet.
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July 10, 2017
The Worlds Tiniest Drone
A quick review and some footage with the new DJI Spark
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July 6, 2017
Photography in Jackson Hole :: Behind the Scenes
Behind the scenes from my Artist Series film on David Brookover
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July 5, 2017
David Brookover :: The Artist Series
David Brookover is a landscape photographer and gallery owner based in Jackson Hole Wyoming
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July 4, 2017
Landscape Photography
I want to provide some context around tomorrows artist series video on David Brookover and landscape photography
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July 3, 2017
Photo Assignment 9 :: Personal Freedom
This weeks challenge is themed for what personal freedom means to you as a photographer
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June 30, 2017
Behind The Scenes :: Graciela Iturbide in Mexico City
Behind the scenes on my film with Graciela Iturbide
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June 28, 2017
Graciela Iturbide :: The Artist Series
The Artist Series :: Season 2 Episode 1
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June 27, 2017
I have to give you some context
A preview to the work of Graciela Iturbide
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June 26, 2017
Your Photos! Photo Assignment 8 :: Still Life
Viewer work from Photo Assignment 8
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June 21, 2017
The Artist Series :: Season 2 Trailer
Its back - welcome to season 2
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June 17, 2017
That One Time, At YouTube Camp
I spent a week this summer teaching online video to kids
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June 13, 2017
Photo Assignment #8 :: Still Life
The latest photo assignment is to interpret still life images
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June 7, 2017
FujiFilm X-T2 :: Design Which Blows Every Other Camera Away
user experience is everything - fuji are the only camera company taking this into consideration
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June 5, 2017
This Camera Just Showed Up In The Mail
finally checking out the Fuji X-T2
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May 29, 2017
Your Photos :: Photo Assignment 7 - Motion
your images from photo assignment 7
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May 25, 2017
Artist Series Update
get ready for the next 5 artist videos
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May 17, 2017
How Do I Participate In Photo Assignments
Everything you need to know - this is the complete guide to Photo Assignments
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May 15, 2017
Photo Assignment 7 :: Motion
Photo Assignment 7 - Motion
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May 11, 2017
Nikon CoolPix P900 :: Photographing The Moon
Probably the most affordable extreme zoom lens camera you can buy right now
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May 9, 2017
Your Photos - Photo Assignment 6 :: Photo Sequences
Your Photos from Photo Assignment 6 - Image Sequences
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May 6, 2017
Vlogging With A Gimbal
Tips on getting insanely smooth video footage
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May 4, 2017
Grading Stills In DaVinci Resolve
Using a nodal editor for photo editing
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May 2, 2017
Remember Photo Assignments
Photo Assignment 6 is due this week
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April 30, 2017
Photography On The Brink Of Extinction
Will books be around in 5 years
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April 27, 2017
Fear and Creativity
What keeps us from reaching our goals
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April 26, 2017
Sony RX100 V :: Best Settings For Video
My settings and workflow with DaVinci Resolve for 4k video
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April 25, 2017
3 Beautiful Photo Books From Morocco
Some amazing work sent to me from Bastiaan Woudt
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April 22, 2017
Would I Spend $4500 On A Camera?
My personal thoughts on the Sony A9 - is it something I need for what I do?
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April 21, 2017
Sony A9 :: The DSLR Killer
The new professional powerhouse camera from Sony
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April 20, 2017
If Ansel Used Instagram
Are we past the golden age of photography
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April 18, 2017
Photography And Location
What does it mean as an artist to be associated with a place
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April 13, 2017
They Love It When You Do This
Will we hit 300k subscribers today?
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April 12, 2017
How To Shoot Conceptual Photography
A tutorial designed to help with Photo Assignment 6 - I will share my process with conceptual photography.
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April 9, 2017
The Panasonic GH5 AutoFocus Fix
The controversy is over - I found a way to fix the auto focus on the Panasonic GH5
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April 6, 2017
The GH5 Has Arrived!
First look at the new flagship camera from Panasonic
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April 4, 2017
Photography Career Day
I have been drafted to talk to 6th graders about photography and making videos for a living
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April 3, 2017
Photo Assignments #6 :: Photo Sequences
Your next challenge - lets talk about photo sequences
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April 1, 2017
Photography From The Shetland Islands
Some outstanding projects and zines in the mail this week
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March 29, 2017
Photo Assignments :: Red
Some outstanding viewer submissions from the latest photo assignment - RED
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March 25, 2017
Why We Must Look Beyond Photography
As photographers we tend to be very insular. Why it is important to have influences outside of photography.
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March 24, 2017
The Brilliant Photos of Richard Avedon
Part 1 of a photography deep dive of Richard Avedons In The American West
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March 23, 2017
Color Palettes In Photography
Understanding color and using a color palette approach to composition can give more power to your photos, particularly when you want to use accent colors.
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March 18, 2017
Why Gear Does Not Matter
Why you do not need the latest and greatest.
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March 14, 2017
The Great Thing About Photo Assignments
Some incredible viewer work as well as some thoughts on photo assignments
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March 13, 2017
The Person Who Changed My Life
A story of someone who turned things around.
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March 9, 2017
5 Reasons You Should Own A Nikon F4
Why is everyone talking about the Nikon F4 lately
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March 7, 2017
Photo Assignment 4 :: Maybe the Best Images Submitted Yet
Viewer images for Assignment 4 - High Angle Photography
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March 2, 2017
Creative Doubt
One of the biggest challenges for us creatively
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February 28, 2017
Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 12mm Review
One of the best Panasonic lenses you can buy
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February 27, 2017
High Angle Photography
Photo Assignment Number 3
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February 24, 2017
I Have To Get This Off My Chest
some concerns about trolling in the photography community
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February 23, 2017
The Role Of Color In Photography
from film types to instagram filters to what is actually important
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February 22, 2017
The Most Important Lesson In Photography
advice to a 14 year old
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February 21, 2017
My Favorite Images From Photo Assignment #3
Viewer Submissions from Photo Assignment 3 - some amazing work this week
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February 15, 2017
Panasonic Lumix GX850 Footage and Review
the latest offering from Panasonic - a mini camera with a M43 sensor
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January 28, 2017
When Duty Calls
New York City to Interview Alexey Titarenko
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January 28, 2017
Check Out These Sketchbooks
Viewer submissions from Assignment 1
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January 28, 2017
Work That Matters
A response to the many questions I have received since doing a video called Nobody Cares About Your Photography
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January 28, 2017
This Got Personal
So you want to see MY work?
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January 25, 2017
They Sent These
some awesome viewer mail submissions
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January 25, 2017
Insane Selfie Stick - The Ultimate For Mobile Photography
usefulness in absurdity
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January 25, 2017
Photo Assignment 2 :: Low Angle Shooting
your next challenge if you choose to accept
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January 25, 2017
How To Sync Video And Audio
a quick tutorial on video post production
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January 15, 2017
Hasselblad, DJI and Ektachrome
an interesting merger to say the least
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January 15, 2017
Canon Powershot G9X Mark II?
so what exactly is new in this compact?
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January 15, 2017
The Panasonic GH5 Is Here!
the long awaited Panasonic flagship camera
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January 10, 2017
New Photography Zines
Some new viewer mail
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December 31, 2016
The Answer Is KAWS
Stepping outside of photography for todays q&a
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December 20, 2016
Q&A :: Haters
Some questions from the Facebook page
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December 19, 2016
A motivational nudge for 2017
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December 17, 2016
Rewind 2016
A look back at the best year I have had with this show!
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December 11, 2016
The First Photograph
Nicephor Niepce in southern France
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December 5, 2016
Panasonic Lumix LX10 :: The Ultimate Compact Camera?
Is the Panasonic LX10 a legitimate competitor to the Sony RX100 V?
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November 30, 2016
My Journal For Photo Assignments
how I am doing my photo journal
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November 21, 2016
My Travel Camera Setup :: Manfrotto BeFree Live
my new favorite tripod
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November 21, 2016
Casey Neistat Ended The Vlog
the end of an era
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November 17, 2016
How To Get Audio With The Sony RX100 V
Introducing the Sparrow Mach 1 micro shooting rig
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November 15, 2016
How I Photographed The Supermoon
I went and shot the biggest Supermoon in the last 68 years. This is how I did it.
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November 15, 2016
The Secret To Being A Great Photographer
The one thing it takes to get to greatness
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November 11, 2016
Supermoon On Monday :: Get Your Camera Ready!
Tips for shooting night photography and the moon
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November 11, 2016
Some questions from Photo Assignment #1 and a little motivation.
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November 8, 2016
Photography Assignments 1 :: Variations
assignment objective - expand your creative thinking
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November 2, 2016
Sony RX100 V :: WOW!
the latest high end compact camera from Sony
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October 29, 2016
The Skotographs of Madge Donohoe :: Halloween Special 2016
early examples of thought photography
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October 22, 2016
The Challenge of Cheap Cameras
limitations lead to creative thinking
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October 18, 2016
Photographer Sketchbooks
Learning from the masters
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October 17, 2016
Introducing :: Photography Assignments
Here we go - join in!
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October 13, 2016
Photography Competitions :: Are They Worth It?
Would you pay an entry fee to get your work in an industry publication?
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October 10, 2016
Sony RX100 V Preview :: What To Expect
the next version of the best point and shoot available is announced from Sony
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September 27, 2016
Color Photography of Jacques-Henri Lartigue
unknown work form one of the great photographers of the 20th century
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September 20, 2016
Epic Boosted Board Fail
and other New York City adventures
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September 16, 2016
Launch Event :: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Canon invited me to New York City to go to the launch even for the EOS 5D Mark IV
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August 25, 2016
The Canon 5D Mark IV is Here
the long awaited next model in the 5D series
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August 25, 2016
Hey! I'm Back!!
its been 2 weeks
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August 4, 2016
The Photo Assignment
Are you ready?
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August 4, 2016
Is Photography Storytelling?
Questioning the Metaphor
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August 3, 2016
Vivian Maier :: Lost And Found
On view at the Arlington Museum of Art
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August 3, 2016
How To Use Luts In Video Editing
LUTS are incredible timesavers in colorgrading
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August 2, 2016
Remembering Dave Heath (1931-2016)
We lost another one of the greats
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August 2, 2016
Likes and Followers
Lets talk about social media
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August 1, 2016
Recreating Famous Photos
A wonderful book by Catherine Balet
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August 1, 2016
Too Many Cameras?
My beef with camera manufacturers
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July 31, 2016
Is Commercial Photography Creative?
Creativity with clients
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July 31, 2016
Photography Is Like Sushi
The importance of craft
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July 27, 2016
iTunes Feed Update
Thank you for your patience
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July 1, 2016
Nobody Cares About Your Photography
Make work that matters
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June 26, 2016
Remembering Bill Cunningham (1929-2016)
The great fashion photographer for The New York Times
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June 24, 2016
Custom Lens Presets for Manual Focus Lenses
Lightroom and older lenses
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June 23, 2016
How To Make It In Photography
Everything you have ever wanted to know
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June 22, 2016
Series-Based Photography
Projects vs the Single Image
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June 21, 2016
Remembering Fan Ho (1931-2016)
One of the great photographers out of China
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June 16, 2016
Vaya Con Dios
Behind the Scenes filming the Artist Series
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June 8, 2016
Welcome to Mexico City
Behind the Scenes filming the Artist Series
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June 3, 2016
One of the great photographers of the 20th Century
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May 31, 2016
Its Been Crazy
Behind the Scenes on the Artist Series
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May 29, 2016
Welcome To Jackson Hole
Artist Series Behind the Scenes with David Brookover
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May 20, 2016
Irving Penn :: The Curators Perspective
Irving Penn Exhibition Tour
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May 11, 2016
Ralph Gibson :: Vertical Horizon
The Making of an Exhibition
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May 10, 2016
I have a surprise!
Next Up Ralph Gibson
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May 8, 2016
Artist Series :: Laura Wilson
Episode 3
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April 24, 2016
Artist Series :: Alexey Titarenko
Episode 1
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April 24, 2016
Artist Series :: William Wegman
Episode 2
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April 22, 2016
Lets Talk Schedule
Artist Series begins on Sunday
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April 21, 2016
followup now that I have been using the G5x for a while
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April 20, 2016
Traveling With Photography Equipment
oh how we all love security and the TSA
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April 18, 2016
Photography at AiPAD and a Lomography Visit
photography adventures in New York City
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April 17, 2016
Coney Island Homage :: Harold Feinstein
Happy Birthday Harold wherever you are
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April 14, 2016
Irving Penn :: An Amazing Exhibition
Now on view at the Dallas Museum of Art
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April 8, 2016
The Question Anser Video :: Artist Series
You got questions - I got answers
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April 6, 2016
The Artist Series Trailer
Five months in the making - its time for the Artist Series
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March 31, 2016
Canon EOS 80D Review
The best dynamic range from a Canon sensor yet!
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March 29, 2016
Time For A Meetup!
Join us for a private tour of the Irving Penn Exhibition
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March 22, 2016
Canon Gear On The John Lennon Bus
Behind the scenes on the Canon gear used with the John Lennon Bus
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March 20, 2016
Check Out This Bus!
The John Lennon Bus Meets George Clinton
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March 15, 2016
Dave Heath :: Magnitude, Solitude
The best photographer you've never heard of
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March 10, 2016
Final Cut and DaVinci Resolve Round Trip
Round Trip Editing With DaVinci Resolve
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March 8, 2016
Art Vs Drone
No more wire hangers
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March 7, 2016
Can You Handle The Next Video?
Introducing a collaboration video I did with contemporary artist, Jeff Zilm
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March 4, 2016
The Portraits of Irving Penn
One of the most significant editorial photographers of the mid-twentieth century
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March 3, 2016
The Future of Drones :: DJI Phantom 4
the latest from the DJI Phantom Series
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March 2, 2016
She's Killing It :: Creative Spaces TV
My Creative Spaces TV Debut
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February 25, 2016
Video Color Grading 101 With DaVinci Resolve
Color Grading Made Easy
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February 22, 2016
Chrome In A Can :: My Sony RX1R II Review
Probably the best street photography camera I've used to date
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February 20, 2016
New York City :: The Photography Tour
Some things you probably didn't know in NYC
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February 11, 2016
The City Is A Novel :: Photographs by Alexey Titarenko
A deeper dive into the work of Alexey Titarenko
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February 9, 2016
That Day :: The Photography of Laura Wilson
One of the finest American photographers alive today
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February 4, 2016
What Sony Said :: a6300 Preview
The most anticipated camera announcement this year
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February 3, 2016
Canon Powershot G5 X Review
The Ultimate Compact Camera?
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February 1, 2016
That Time I Met Alexey Titarenko
One of the great living Russian contemporary photographers
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January 30, 2016
Getting In Trouble With John Free
It would not be a trip to LA without a visit with my friend John Free
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January 27, 2016
My Sony A7S II Travel Rig
Documentary filming with the Sony A7S II
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January 25, 2016
Artist Series Begins Filming This Week
And we are underway!
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January 19, 2016
Want To See The New Studio?
Studio Tour 2016 Edition
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January 14, 2016
GoPro Hero4 Session :: Footage Grading and Review
The latest tiny actioncam from GoPro
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January 11, 2016
David Bowie :: Music Art and Image
A tribute and two photographers who worked with David Bowie
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January 8, 2016
Keith Carter :: From Uncertain To Blue
The Early Works Of Keith Carter
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January 6, 2016
Kodak Super 8 :: The Digital Analog Hybrid Camera
Kodak Makes A Move Back Towards Film
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December 31, 2015
Top 10 Photographer Monographs for 2015
A quick end-of-the-year best of books video
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December 24, 2015
DJI Phantom Camera Settings
Best settings for capturing stills and video from the DJI Phantom 3
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December 22, 2015
La Strada :: Italian Street Photography From The 1960s
Italian Street Photography from the 1960s
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December 21, 2015
My Sally Mann Connection
an interesting connection between Sally Mann and this show in her book Hold Still
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December 18, 2015
What Ever Happened To
Updates on Contra.st, the Artist Series and the new studio
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December 17, 2015
I Might Have Bought A Drone
The DJI Phantom 3 Professional Quadcopter
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December 14, 2015
My Favorite Camera Ever Made
The Plastic Fantastic One-And-Only Holga
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November 27, 2015
Black and White Injket Printing
Inkjet printing techniques for black and white work
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November 25, 2015
Canon G9 X
Latest compact point and shoot from Canon
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November 23, 2015
Inkjet Printing with the Epson P600
Inkjet technology has come a long way
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November 19, 2015
Next Steps :: The Photographer Series Is A Go!
This is where we go from here - YOU are amazing!
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November 13, 2015
Traveling With The Sony RX100 Mk IV
Vlogging From Utah
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November 11, 2015
7 Days Left :: Fund the Artist Series
We are in the home stretch! Not too late to get involved!!
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October 31, 2015
Henri Cartier-Bresson :: The Decisive Moment
HCB and his seminal photography book from the 1950s
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October 30, 2015
Photography And The Occult
the darker side of photography
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October 29, 2015
The Richard Thompson Photograph
A favorite photographer and a favorite musician
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October 21, 2015
YOU are awesome!
The Artist Series Is Overfunding!
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October 19, 2015
Artist Series :: The Art of Photography
Come get some cool stuff and support the Art of Photography Artist Series!
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October 16, 2015
Bookshelf :: W Eugene Smith
Books on Eugene Smith are under-represented - this is a good place to start.
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October 12, 2015
Paid Contests :: Never Do Spec Work
Spec work is a contest where only the winner is paid. Love yourself more than to participate in these.
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October 8, 2015
The World of W Eugene Smith
one of the key figures of American photojournalism in the mid 20th century
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October 6, 2015
Kelby Worldwide Photowalk :: Dallas Edition
2015 Dallas Photowalk
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October 1, 2015
Behind the Scenes With John
behind the scenes of making my film on John Free in Santa Monica
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September 28, 2015
Photography Lesson With John Free
one of the great street photographers of our time
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September 16, 2015
How To Make A Time Lapse With Lightroom and After Effects
stitching your time lapse together in post production
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September 14, 2015
How To Shoot Time Lapse Photography
time lapse tutorial
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September 13, 2015
Sony A7SII Announcement
most advanced low-light camera to date
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September 6, 2015
No Show Today
some unfortunate news
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September 3, 2015
Rhymes With Peachy
favorites for September
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August 30, 2015
Signed and Numbered Edition
some amazing photo projects
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August 25, 2015
Scanning and Metadata for Film Photography
shooting data with film cameras
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August 22, 2015
Film Photography Process
from shooting to scanning
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August 20, 2015
Nikon F5
The ultimate 35mm camera from Nikon
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August 17, 2015
Can't Stop Spinning
360 Product Photography
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August 16, 2015
New Studio Tour
Welcome to the Geekhouse!
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August 15, 2015
Wet Plate Mail
awesome projects from awesome people
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August 13, 2015
How To Say No
working with clients
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August 7, 2015
Light Paper Process
Photography at the Getty Museum
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August 2, 2015
Leica Store Visit
The end of my trip to Los Angeles
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July 29, 2015
Let There Be Rock :: The Mick Rock Interview
Legendary Music Photographer Mick Rock
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July 25, 2015
LA Story
Updates from California
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July 22, 2015
A Few Surprises
I have a few surprises for you from Los Angeles this week!
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July 21, 2015
Making Videos
An intro to film making for photographers
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July 19, 2015
How Much Should I Charge For Photography?
Some tips on how and what to charge for professional work and print sales
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July 17, 2015
One Year Later
What an amazing ride the last year has been - thank you!
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July 16, 2015
David Brookover :: The Road
An amazing box in the mail from my buddy David Brookover
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July 12, 2015
Inspiration From Art Zines | Contra.st Updates
I want to share with you some of my favorite zines
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July 9, 2015
Sony RX100 Mk IV :: First Look
the best point and shoot just got better
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July 7, 2015
Lightroom Mobile
Adobe and one of the best apps you will find for mobile imaging
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July 2, 2015
Some Bad News, Forced To Move!
Some bad news today. Looks like I'm going to have to move. And fast. The 7 weeks are going to be pretty crazy around here. Sorry for the drama.
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June 28, 2015
High End Art: Everything You NEVER Wanted To Know
The reality of getting too the top
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June 25, 2015
Contrast In Print?
updates on the magazine
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June 21, 2015
What About Fine Art?
Making a name in the gallery world
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June 18, 2015
Adobe Creative Cloud Updates (Photography Edition)
What is new for photographers?
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June 14, 2015
So You Want To Be A Photographer?
A reality check with some encoraging advice
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June 12, 2015
100,000 Subscribers
A humbling milestone - Thank YOU
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June 9, 2015
Canon 50mm f1.8 STM
The new nifty fifty from Canon at a dirt cheap price
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June 7, 2015
How Do I Get Work With No Experience?
its not as hard as you think
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June 4, 2015
Contrast Update - The Website Is Live!
Updates on our new online magazine dedicated to photography
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June 2, 2015
How to use the Sony RX100 Mk III Wifi Connection
Some surprisingly usefull features found when creating a Wifi Hotspot with your Sony camera
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May 31, 2015
Richard Prince Smells Bad
controversy is not the problem - bad work is
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May 29, 2015
Look What Came In The Mail!
some amazing viewer work
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May 27, 2015
Mary Ellen Mark (1940-2015)
an homage to one of the greats in photojournalism
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May 24, 2015
Stand Development Darkroom Guide
Beautifully sharp images by excluding agitation techniques
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May 19, 2015
Richard Pousette-Dart and Saul Leiter
Important photographers from the New York school
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May 17, 2015
Should I Get A Degree In Photography?
Some advice for students
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May 15, 2015
Introducing Contrast
A new Online Magazine from the Art of Photography
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May 10, 2015
Color Photographs From 1907 :: Autochrome and Pictorialism
Amazing Color Images from the Early 20th Century
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May 8, 2015
Sony A5100 :: The Best Deal in Photography?
The sleeper in the Sony camera line
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May 3, 2015
Developing Film In One Step - Intant Processing
R3 Monobath from New55 Film
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April 28, 2015
How Do I Develop My Own Style?
Turning down the noise and focusing on your own work
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April 25, 2015
Photography and Chemistry at Greenhill
Amazing Young Photographers Working With Alternative Process
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April 23, 2015
Tina Modotti
Romantic and Revolutionary Photography
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April 19, 2015
Should I Work For Free?
Some advice on pro bono work
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April 17, 2015
Happy 84th Birthday Harold Feinstein
Thank you and Happy Birthday to a Legend
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April 16, 2015
Manual 35mm Lenses With Mirrorless Cameras
how to set up your mirrorless camera for optimum performance using manual focus lenses
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April 12, 2015
Tom Baril :: Polaroid Type 55 Works
Beautiful portfolio of Type 55 work
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April 8, 2015
Nick Brandt
Beautiful Wildlife Photography from East Africa
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April 5, 2015
Saul Leiter :: Early Black and White
Black and White work from one of New Yorks finest photographers
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April 1, 2015
Is that a Sony RX100 in your pocket?
The best compact camera ever produced
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March 31, 2015
Kiev 88 :: Inexpensive Medium Format
Cheap Hasselblad Alternative
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March 29, 2015
The End of Rolleiflex
The end of an era
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