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Beginner Basics – Shooting in the Blue Hour (preview)

Story and Photography by Viktoria Haack Many of us are aware that the harsh mid-day hours of sunlight, particularly during the summer months, aren’t always the best for photography. We may also know the benefits of shooting during the first and last few hours of the day when the light becomes softer and more golden. […]

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Posted in Articles, Viktoria Haack

Beginner Basics — Take More Images Than You Think You Need (preview)

Modern cameras introduce an entirely different shooting mentality to photographers. In the days of film, photographers would associate every click of the shutter with money being spent. In the modern era of photography, memory cards are inexpensive and camera shutters are resilient; a photographer can take as many images as they want! In many scenarios, […]

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Posted in Articles, Don Komarechka

Beginner Basics — Beyond the Basic Kit Lens (preview)

Story and photography by Don Komarechka One of the first limitations many photographers seem to notice after purchasing a camera with interchangeable lenses is the lack of “zoom” compared to the smaller and lighter point-and-shoot cameras. Let’s take a look at what’s in a lens, and what you should consider when looking to expand beyond […]

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Beginner Basics — The World is Not 5 1/2 Feet Tall (Full story)

Story and photography by Don Komarechka The perspective of the world we see every day is ordinary. The world through our own eyes can be familiar, average, and uninteresting – even when viewed through a camera. When you first start experimenting with photography, one of the biggest mistakes you can make is assuming the world […]

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