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Photo Tip: Experiment using different times of day

This photo tip popped into my head yesterday as I was browsing through photos from my trip to Tokyo last year. I was scanning through a Lightroom folder and came upon a series of photos I took of the Tokyo Tower from my hotel room, in Roppongi Hills, at night. When I clicked on the folder for the next day, I …

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Times Square From Above

I miss the Times Square of my youth. Sure, it was a bit seedier, although it’s still seedy, just in a more family-friendly way. Maybe seedy isn’t the right word to best describe the area when I was younger. Grittier, maybe? It wasn’t always a place that you really wanted to be at and while that may still be the …

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Finding Inspiration Within The Ordinary

I suspect that more than a few of you will be able to relate to this story and that is exactly why I want to share it. I was in a pretty gnarly funk this past Saturday. That tends to happen whenever I find myself having to be creative on a deadline and the ol' muse just isn't cooperating. I ...
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Day 2 in Reine, Norway

The weather on our second day in Reine was a bit different than on our first. As Colby describes it, it was “stormy with intermittent sunshine,” but that didn’t keep us from zipping around to different parts of the Lofoten Islands. It’s so cool to see how intricately and thoughtfully the Norwegian people have linked each of these islands. It really …

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A Quick Photo Tip: Fill the frame

I wanted to share a quick photo tip with you that can help tremendously when you want to bring attention to your primary subject. Simply, let it hog up your frame. Now, take that in jest for a bit. You obviously don’t want to completely inundate the frame with your primary subject (unless it makes sense to) but instead of …

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A Closer Look: ThinkTank Photo’s Perception Pro Camera Bag

About a month ago at the PhotoPlus Expo in NYC, ThinkTank Photo announced their newest camera bag line designed primarily for mirrorless shooters called the Perception line. About 10 days ago, my buds at ThinkTank sent over an early release of the Perception Pro in taupe for me to use. So, with the gift-giving holidays rapidly approaching, I thought it’d be …