Travel Photography: Have a Checklist
Feb07

Travel Photography: Have a Checklist

“Your photography is a record of your living, for anyone who really sees.”— Paul Strand If there is any secret about travel photography it’s that using your camera has to be instinctive; when an opportunity presents itself you may only have a few seconds to get a shot. There’s no time to think about what menu to use or how do I turn on continuous AF or what exposure mode am I in anyway? The scouts have it right, you gotta...

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Using Portable Drives for Travel Photography
May28

Using Portable Drives for Travel Photography

The one thing a traveling photographer can never have too much of is hard disk space. When I’m on the road I usually take my MacBook Pro laptop but store all of the image files I capture on an external hard drive, such as a Western Digital‘s My Passport portable drive that easily handles all the knocking around that usually accompanies travel. To minimize the whole “lost memory card” syndrome I download each day’s take onto the...

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Indispensable Keypad Accessory for Mac Users
Jan09

Indispensable Keypad Accessory for Mac Users

I recently purchased a new 27-inch Apple 5K iMac and like all new apple computers it came with the company’s elegant aluminum Apple Wireless (Bluetooth) Keyboard. It’s a great keyboard from many perspectives but lacks one of the features missing from their not-wireless Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad. And that’s the numeric keyboard. I was tempted to just buy one of these keyboards, they’re only $49 but with just four USB3 ports on...

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Lens Pen Stocking Stuffers
Dec06

Lens Pen Stocking Stuffers

Business Fridays goes on hiatus for 2013. In its place, I’ll be showing new products you should find useful and could also make holiday gifts. One product that I have in every one of my camera bags are different kinds of LensPens, so if you’re looking for a stocking stuffer for your favorite photographer or maybe just yourself, here’s  a good place to start. LensPen has expended their collection of tools to include...

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