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July 15th, 2014

Wildflower Assignment Winner Lindsay Daniels

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Albion Basin Wildflowers' by Lindsay Daniels
Congrats to Lindsay Daniels for winning the Wildflower Assignment! “Every July, wildflowers carpet Albion Basin at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon, near Salt Lake City, Utah. I had explored the area and found that this spot had the most wild flower coverage and the best view of Devil’s Castle in the background. But at … 
February 12th, 2014

Canon Announces Rebel T5 DLSR and Six New PowerShot cameras

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Canon EOS Rebel T5
Canon has announced a new EOS Rebel T5 DSLR as well as six new PowerShot compact cameras. The EOS Rebel T5 is loaded with an 18-megapixel CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 image processor to provide sharp images at an ISO range of 100-6400 (extended to 12800), a 9-point AF system, and full HD video. It’s … 
February 6th, 2014

Ricoh Expands Line of Robust Compact Action Cameras

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Ricoh WG-20
Ricoh has expanded their compact action camera line with the addition of the WG-20, WG-4 and WG-4 GPS. All three of these robust, weatherproof cameras work well under extreme conditions for adventure shooters. The Ricoh WG-20 uses a 14 megapixel sensor with shake reduction. With expanded functionality, the camera has the capability to shoot in … 
February 26th, 2013

Choosing a Lighting System

Posted By Michael Clark
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This article is an excerpt from my e-book, Location Lighting for the Outdoor Photographer. At this point, I want to talk about choosing a lighting system for an individual photo shoot. By lighting system, I don’t mean a certain brand of lighting gear but the type of lighting gear that will actually be taken into … 
August 26th, 2011

Arctic Documentary Project – Svalbard, Norway Final Post #5

Posted By Daniel J. Cox
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August 10, Danskøya Island 37F This morning is cold. Most definitely the coolest we’ve experienced. Danskøya Island is on the northwest part of the archipelago and is on the edge of better polar bear habitat. The ice is nearly 80 miles offshore, so any bears that are stranded on the Islands of Svalbard migrate towards … 
August 5th, 2011

Arctic Documentary Project – Svalbard, Norway Post #3: Whales, Walrus Bears and Seals

Posted By Daniel J. Cox
A curious young male walrus spy hops to get a better view of our photo group. Nikon D7000, 200-400mm lens.
July 27 – Clear skies, Temp Around 45F Sailing into the midnight sun, Svalbard, Norway. Nikon D7000 The weather continues bright and sunny. For two days now we’ve had skies with virtually no clouds. Some wind yesterday afternoon but amazingly if it weren’t for the desolate landscape, void of vegetation, and cool temps, I would …