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

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Work Around The Weather

Scaling New Heights With Butterfly Subjects • It’s Still Life • Take The Time To Time-Lapse • Photographing Shiny Things

Fierce winter weather may interrupt your outdoor photography adventures, but it doesn't mean you have to stop shooting.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Winter’s Sparkles

Let It Snow, Let Me Go! • Crisp Winter Night Sky • Technology As A Hindrance

As a longtime reader of your column and one who lives in a very cold environment, I'd like to know what kinds of subjects you look for during the winter months.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

To Chimp, Or Not To Chimp

The Hand That Rocked The Copyright World • What Do You Think? • Easier Printing • Limiting Factors

Do I claim ownership of the images I conceive and create, even if, or especially if, I've also put together some complicated contraption to help me capture them remotely?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The More Things Change

Go With The Flow • Flash In The Foreground • Focusing On Retirement • View From 30,000 Feet • For  The Birds

But back in the film days of 1985, long exposures came with a host of problems to solve.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Not So Sharp?

Diffraction Distraction • Flickering Time-Lapses • The Drive Vs. The Cloud: Updated “Whether” Report

An optical phenomenon known as diffraction is affecting your image quality.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Spectrum Of B&W

IR What I Am • Faux Infrared • IR Filters • Cameras Converted To Infrared • More Than IR

I love the look of infrared photography; it's such an interesting black-and-white interpretation of landscapes.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

In The Eye Of The Beholder

Photography As Art • Everything Old Is New Again

Actually, the concept of art is very inclusive and invites participation by creator and viewer at every level of our experience.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Extended Vision

Stacking Tele-Extenders • Power Pro • Straighten Up • Pay For Music

I want to use more than one tele-extender on my Canon telephoto lens, but my tele-extenders won't mate.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

What’s In A Name?

Keeping Track • Essential Gear For Motion Capture

Digital images are piling up on my hard drives, and I'd like to be able to find them in the future.

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