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OP Expert George Lepp tackles your technical photography questions in Tech Tips.


Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Telephoto Technique

Long-Lens Balance • 4K Screening

I use the lens with a Canon EOS 70D body, and in first trials with wild birds near home, I experienced too much lag time in getting the subjects sighted.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Worth The Effort

The Panoramic Option • Photo Contest Lottery

The potential for capturing a panorama is almost always present; for the most part, we see in panoramic mode.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Background Check: Spring Cleanup

Techniques for clear concepts in your compositions

It’s a reality that all photographers face: No single storage solution is immune to data loss.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Gear To Go

Empowering Photography Off The Grid • Smarter Than A Smartphone

Back when we all had SLR cameras that ate film, only the meter required battery power, and one lasted many months.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Keeping The Wild In Wildlife

Toward the goal of wildlife photography as a harmless and sustainable practice

The subject of humans and their fascination with wildlife has been a hot topic lately.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Look Sharp!

Maximizing Lens Performance • Extreme Telephotos And Wide-Angles

We get a lot of questions about lenses.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Pixel Wars And The High-Res DSLR: Pay To Play

Lately, this question dominates every venue where serious photographers gather to learn about new techniques and equipment to advance their photography.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

From On High

Up In The Air • The Most Important Technique • For Outdoor Photographers

We've all seen beautiful photographs that are nice, but don't move us emotionally.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The Look Of Spring

The Halo Effect • Steps For Stacking • Music For Slideshows And Video • Overexposure: An Editorial

Many current DSLRs have the capability of capturing multiple exposures on a single frame.

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