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Missing Link for Video for Photographers

October 15, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
A big challenge for still photographers wanting to work with video is how to edit it. Video is a lot...
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The Forgotten Joys of Fast Prime Lenses

October 14, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
Everybody uses zooms today — in fact, if you looked quickly at the photo above, you might think it is...
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Photoshop Elements 9

September 29, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
Adobe just announced Photoshop Elements 9 last week. I have been working with the beta for a few months as...
Choosing Shutter Speeds for Video
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Choosing Shutter Speeds for Video

September 9, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
Video in DSLRs gives you some wonderful opportunities to find movement and sound in nature that can take you in...
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Get Down for Flowers

August 30, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
The Minnesota State Fair is on now, and that was always a sure sign of the end of summer when...
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Live View

August 16, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
Many photographers think that live view is a gimmick. I consider it a valuable part of my gear, so important...
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Quick Tips for Better Sunrise/Sunset

August 2, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
I love sunrise and sunset. I have been known to photograph at both times in the same day, even on...
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Image Processing to Honor Nature

July 25, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
Here you see a photo partly adjusted, partly not. You can see more of the two versions below. The point...
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Nature Photography is Dead – Long Live Nature Photography!

July 20, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
I am sure that title got a few folks attention. I think that play on the old, “The king is...
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Zooming for More than Composition

July 11, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
A great way to control the landscape image is through the use of focal length. Most photographers are familiar with...
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Wide-Angle Mantra

June 21, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
Most photographers buy a wide-angle lens so they can get more of a scene into the photograph, and that is...
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Small Things

June 12, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
I love being out in nature and capturing it with a camera. I am happy finding great locations at a...

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Photo Critique Series: “SunriseSausalito” by John Becker

June 5, 2010 | By Michael Frye
This week’s photograph was made by John Becker in Sausalito, north of San Francisco. By having his image chosen for...
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Why AWB Is Not A Good Choice For Nature Photographers

June 3, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
by Rob Sheppard This is an issue that comes up again and again, yet again and again, I see that...
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Fire, Ecology and Nature Photographers

May 27, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
Unbridled wildfire scares us. It makes bold video for the evening news and is an easy topic for reporters to...
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Traveling Really Light

May 17, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
A couple of things have made me think about lightweight and professional quality gear. This goes beyond simply traveling light...
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Into the Desert

May 13, 2010 | By Rob Sheppard
I grew up in the Midwest and was born on the East Coast. I was used to rain and trees....
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