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Digital Chat — Where Does the Sparkle Go? (preview)

  Story and Photography by Paul Burwell We received an email question about choosing a good monitor. The photographer who asked the question wondered why it was that after photographing gems and jewellery all the colours looked about right, but the “sparkle” was missing. Let’s tackle this question. While thinking about this problem, my first […]

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Digital Chat — The Lying LCD Display and What to do About it (preview)

Digital photographers universally love the instantaneous feedback they can get from looking at their images on the back of the camera. However, did you know that what you see can often be extremely misleading? Keep reading for tips on how to overcome your camera LCD’s tendency to fib.   Have you ever been out making […]

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Digital Chat — Reflections on the Mirrorless Fujifilm X-T1 (full story)

The fine folks at Fujifilm Canada were nice enough to send me their brand new Fujifilm XT-1 mirrorless camera recently. I’ve been excited about the possibilities of these cameras for some time now, and with the introduction of the XT-1 it sounded from the specifications that Fujifilm had a winner on its hands. The evaluation […]

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Digital Chat — Keep Those Digits Warm (preview)

Story and photography by Paul Burwell As a photographer not afraid to go out in the cold, I’ve been on the lookout for some sort of glove that would allow me to keep my fingers warm while still letting me operate the hundred or so buttons and dials my camera uses to control its operations. […]

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Digital Chat — A Handy Gadget That’s Easy To Bring Along (preview)

Story and Photography by Paul Burwell Your camera’s metering system sucks. Don’t worry, so does mine. It doesn’t matter if your camera cost $500 or $5,000 because their metering systems all suffer from one flaw — the camera’s light meter can only read the light reflecting off your subject. This wouldn’t matter if all objects […]

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Digital Chat — Micro focus lens adjustments (full story)

Story and photography by Paul Burwell One of the things that the digital revolution forever changed about photography is the insatiable search for sharpness. And not just sharp images, but tack sharp images. Now that it’s easy to view our images on our giant home monitors and to zoom in to the pixel level, a […]

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