Shoot like it’s 1996!
Nov04

Shoot like it’s 1996!

Today’s Post by Todd Abbotts If you’re old timer like me, you fed your first camera a steady diet of Velvia or Ektachrome or Kodachrome—all film types and each one as different as the shooter who was loading them. If you were on a budget, also like me, then you had the math worked out as to how much each press of the shutter would cost. I went back and looked, in 1996 one frame of Velvia cost me 54 cents from time of exposure to light...

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Wordy Wednesday #183 “Snowfall in Colorado”
Nov04

Wordy Wednesday #183 “Snowfall in Colorado”

There has been snowfall in the Colorado mountains for several weeks now but, in the Denver metropolitan area, it’s been a warmer and milder Fall this year. The earliest recorded snowfall in Denver was on September 3, 1961. Here in Daisy Hill at an elevation of 6,250 feet, we’re at a higher elevation than Denver’s famous 5280 feet and often get snow when rain is falling elsewhere. Trivia: The elevation of the entire city of Denver...

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Wordless Wednesday #024: “Ghost Tree, Barr Lake”

You don’t always have to shoot infrared images when there are leaves on the trees. Pentax K2000 with Cokin 007 (87B) filter.

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Using Modular Filters for Travel Photography
Mar08

Using Modular Filters for Travel Photography

Camera manufacturers no longer standardize on a single (threaded) filter size for their lenses and you can easily find yourself owning lenses requiring many different filter sizes.—Joe Farace Modular filters overcome this non-standard obstacle by letting you to purchase one filter that fits all your different lenses. That means you only need to own one ND, gradient, or polarizer filter and it will fit all of your lenses. These filters...

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