Pumpkin Patch Time :: Getting Those Halloween Shots

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The zombies and ghouls come out in force with the masks of costumed celebrities of the day for Halloween which is Sunday, October 31. With many of the newer cameras it’s possible to scare up some pictures that can be successfully captured indoors or out using only natural light. Scary, [...] Read more »

Videos :: Photography Tips and Basics

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With the holiday season close by it’s time to get your first DSLR camera wishlist together. Start out by learning tips and basics to shorten the learning curve to successful photographs. Read more »

Nikon D7000 RAW & 100 Percent High ISO

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Nikon D7000 has been a curiosity  for a lot of different groups. The D90 folks see it as an upgrade. New buyers want to know if it compares with the D300 or even the D700. Real owners of the current D300 are not sure what to think, some are defending [...] Read more »

DSLR Photography Means Better Prices When Selling Homes

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In a recent study of houses for sale that used point-and-shoot  versus DSLR cameras to make them look more appealing the big boys came out on top when photos translate into higher selling prices. “How much,” you ask? Well, you might want to sit down for this one. Professional looking [...] Read more »

Photographing Monsters, Spirits, and UFOs :: Trick or Treat?

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Even back in the mid-1800s there were claims that photography could capture images of the invisible world. Today, we have all kinds of claims. With shades of Halloween upon us there have sneaky manipulations in the darkroom or computer, double-exposure hackery, and other forms of trickery. In fact, it brings [...] Read more »

Brand New Nikon D7000 – First Thoughts

A few hours with the brand new Nikon D7000 lets me see what a terrific camera this really is. It knocks the twingleburger out of just about every other camera in it’s price range and even at double it’s price. Imagine saying that ISO 3200 on a crop camera is [...] Read more »

Lensbaby’s Kirstin Hunter Talks Tilt Transformer

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The new Lensbaby Tilt Transformer is brand new. It allows photographers to mount Nikon glass to the Tilt Transformer’s swivel ball and fluidly tilt up to twice as far as standard tilt-shift lenses. When you tilt, you get a slice of sharp focus through your image that falls off into [...] Read more »