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My Thoughts on the ZEISS Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Lens

gear lenses zeiss Nov 20, 2019

I first spotted her at the PhotoPlus Expo in New York City in late October 2015. At first, I wasn’t sure if my eyes were playing games with me but upon further inspection, sitting in a display case next to her other siblings and cousins—the Zeiss Loxia and Batis lenses—was...

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3 Tips For Amazing Southwest Photos

Harsh light. Blown-out skies. Vast landscapes with no foreground elements.

Photographing the desert of the American Southwest can certainly be challenging. This is a truth that I've come to learn after moving here earlier this year and I've since figured out how to best approach these challenges....

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Visiting Cuba? Check Out These Six Photo Tips!

When I visited Cuba for the first time in January 2016, one of my top goals was to capture the country's distinct culture and I’d like to share this list of photo tips to consider if you find yourself with the wonderful opportunity to visit. These are the very same things I kept in the...

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ON1 Photo Raw 2020 Beta First Look

on1 Sep 20, 2019

Recently, ON1 announced the next major update to Photo Raw, their fully-integrated photo management, editing, and publishing software. Yesterday, they released the first Public Beta of ON1 Photo Raw 2020 and I grabbed a copy to test it out. The good news is that there are some notable...

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My Favorite Hidden Tools in Adobe Lightroom CC

Adobe Lightroom is an especially powerful and helpful tool for photographers. Over the years, it has gained features make managing and editing our photos much easier and more robust. Despite all of the tools available in the Develop module, there are some that are completely hidden unless you...

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Learn How To Unlock the Power of the Sony RX100 V Camera

camera gear sony Jul 15, 2019

Even though Sony has released a few new updates to its RX100 line of pocket cameras, its fifth iteration always holds a special place in my heart. The Sony RX100 V (Amazon | B&H) is one of my favorite cameras because of its size, power, and versatility for vlogging. If you’re anything...

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