Gear

The Importance of Tripod Maintenance

The Importance of Tripod Maintenance

I have owned a couple of tripods since I started out in photography. Having a sturdy, yet lightweight, tripod and ball-head is very important when creating images. They keep the camera from moving with camera shake, breaking from a fall, and composing at different heights consistently. Good tripods also come at a cost though… they are very spendy! 

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Professional vs Amateur Photography

Professional vs Amateur Photography

Photographers love to talk about and dream of the title of being a ‘professional photographer’. It stems from what I believe to be a pipe dream of ambition to break free from a more monotonous life. This ‘professional photographer’ that we all idolize is someone who shoots all the time, has the best images, makes a ton of money, and has all of the gear. This daydream is just as false as it is dangerous to our amateurism in photography. Plainly put, being a professional photographer isn’t all its cracked up to be. Let me explain…

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You DON'T need the best camera!

You DON'T need the best camera!

A few years ago, there was a megapixel race to see who could pack as much resolution as possible into a sensor. It resulted in some awesome technology and cameras that we use today, but it didn’t change how photography is done at an essential level. We still use a box with a sensor in it and a lens if front of that.

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I Love Fuji's Greens

I Love Fuji's Greens

I may be full of it, but after shooting a couple of different camera bodies in the last several years I don’t think my eyes are deceiving me. The green tones of my Fuji camera are simply better than all of them! 

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The Best Landscape Lens for Fuji Cameras.

The Best Landscape Lens for Fuji Cameras.

I have all sorts of lenses and many different subjects. I have only shot one lens on my Fuji though, and I only really need the one because I know it is by default going to be the best!

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