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On not leaving a mess

September 21, 2017
Several things came together for me this summer. The first was a question from an acquaintance, a painter and retired public school art teacher. He was asking where he an...
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Is a 2x teleconverter useful?

August 17, 2017
I have a 70-200 2.8 Nikkor lens that I am quite happy with. On rare occasions, I want a longer focal length. (I am not generally a nature or wildlife photographer). After...
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Photo Myths 2: Saturation

July 29, 2017
Photos taken in the bright sun are more saturated than those taken in shade or on an overcast day. Our hypothesis here is once again that the statement is literally true.
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Photo myths 1: do not use a lens shade

July 22, 2017
Myths and legends abound in the world of photography. Every so often, I come across one being propounded by a lecturer or instructor. I like to experiment to prove or ref...
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Unexpected color cast in print

June 15, 2017
Recently, I thought it would be a good idea to create a "test strip" in the margin of one of my photographs. Here's how to do it: First, create a white border around you...
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