Tech Friday – Foggy Lens

Tech Friday – Foggy Lens
Have you ever walked out of your air conditioned house with your camera into the hot humid outdoors, go to take a picture only to see blur and fog thru the view finder? Most people have, included myself many times. Including last weekend when I went fishing in Alabama.     So what can you do? Leave your camera outside (hopefully it's somewhere safe and doesn't get stolen). Or keep a glass cleaning cloth to wipe the outside glass (but if the inside glass or sensor is fogged up then you really have no choice but to wait; maybe as long as 30 minutes to and an hour). But the best and...
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I love the 8 FPS on my Canon 7D

I love the 8 FPS on my Canon 7D
8 FPS is incredible!  As a photographer you really can capture every moment, never missing a single second of the action.  The main drawback for shooting 8 FPS is that it really eats up your memory card, and it can also be grueling during post to go through every single photo, when you'll only keep about 5% of the hundreds, possibly thousands you shoot.  But what the hey, digital is "free," and one of its major advantages is the fact that we don't have a set number of shots for each session like you do with film.  You may be thinking, time isn't free, but for...
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Tech Friday – Free Lightroom Preset – “The Hangover” Look

The Hangover Movie Look Over on lightroomkillertips.com there is a really cool (free) Adobe Lightroom preset.  It the look from the movie "The Hangover". It's kind of that desaturated, hazy, orange/redish tint to it.  The entire site is full of great tips and articles for Lightroom and tons of other free presets for lightroom.   Another Kelbytraining.com App Review A few weeks ago I did an in depth review of the KelbyTraining.com App.  Well, Terry White from bestappsite.com has done a more water-downed review of the app. Check it out...
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Tech Friday – Inexpensive Flash Trigger

Tech Friday – Inexpensive Flash Trigger
It seems that lately Tech Friday has become a weekly iPad app review.  So this week I thought I'd mix things up by discussing some great photography accessories (minus the iPad). My Canon 7D has a built in flash, which I really like because it can be used as a trigger for my Canon Speedlite 580EX II.  Indoors it works great where there are multiple planes to bounce the trigger flash off of to reach the Speedlite.  But if your shooting outside, and you don’t have line of sight it doesn't always work.  So I recently bought a Yongnuo wireless flash remote set.  I...
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