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March 19th, 2013

Back to the Ground Glass: Now it’s an iPad

Posted By George Lepp
A bald eagle nest photographed at 1000mm while monitoring the behavior on an iPad wirelessly attached to the camera.
I remember using 4×5 and 8×10 field cameras where I set up on a landscape, took out a loupe, covered my head and the camera with a dark cloth, and composed the image and focused the camera while viewing the composition on the 4×5 or 8×10 ground glass before inserting the film holder. The full … 
December 10th, 2012

It Won’t Be There Tomorrow

Posted By George Lepp
90mm T/S at 1/8 sec and f/22 with 100 ISO.
As nature photographers we’re out there more often than most folks and in position to see image possibilities. But do we act on these possibilities? 
August 30th, 2012

The Importance of Pre-visualization

Posted By George Lepp
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Ansel Adams talked a lot about pre-visualization. In his day the term meant knowing in advance how the image he was taking would look on photographic paper when he was finished in the darkroom. He considered all the variables in the field (what filter to use, exposing for the shadows or the highlights) and the …