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Tech Friday – The Annual Gear Guide from Scott Kelby

Every year for 7 years now Scott Kelby has released his "Annual Awesome Holiday Gear Guide". His guide always has great buys for any photographer in the family from expensive buys to very affordable buys. His two stipulations for the guide is: 1. Uses the product himself 2. Would recommend to any friend   Continuing in the same vein, I'd like to introduce the products that I love, really really want, or the ones that I'm borderline obsessed with.   The products I already use and don't want to ever do without again: Snapseed for iOS – the best thing about this as of...
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Tech Friday – Facebook Photo Quality Test – Revisited

Tech Friday – Facebook Photo Quality Test – Revisited
Facebook's Photo Quality Back in March I posted about Facebook's photo quality. I know I wasn't the only person who hated how horrible the picture quality was at the time. Over the last few months Facebook has made drastic improvements to its photo upload quality. And I must say, even though it's not perfect, the upload quality is pretty decent. So I thought I would revisit the issue and perform a few more tests to find out the what settings give you the best result. Look through the photos below and you can immediately see how much higher the quality is now than before.   (Click...
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Tech Friday – Lenses Extender from BorrowLenses.com

Tech Friday – Lenses Extender from BorrowLenses.com
Extender Review A couple weeks ago I rented an extender (Canon EF 1.4x III) for my 70-200mm f/4 from BorrowLenses.com; It was really great to have that extra reach with the extender and since it was used with my 7D (cropped sensor) it turned my 200mm into a 448mm (1.4 x 1.6 x 200mm). The only down side to using a 1.4x extender is you lose one stop of light, so the lowest f-stop I can shoot at is f/5.6. But that wasn't too big a deal since I was shooting in bright light and didn't need to stop down too far. All in all, it did its job very well!   BorrowLenses Review At first I had a bit of...
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Tech Friday – Adobe Photoshop CS6

Adobe released the new public beta for Photoshop CS6 today! There are some great new features and major adjustments to some of the existing ones. You can download the public beta here. Also, as usual the Photoshop Guys our at NAPP have setup a Photoshop CS6 Launch...
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Tech Friday – PocketWizard Plus III

Leave it up to Joe McNally to push any equipment to the extreme. This is a must see video clip of Joe testing out the power of the new PocketWizard Plus III (which has not been released yet).        
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