Tag Archive | "equipment"

DPE Podcast 9.1.12 – Rick and Juan talk all about gear and what we look for when selecting certain pieces of gear

Saturday, September 1, 2012

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This episode of the Digital Photo Experience podcast is all about gear, and what Rick and Juan look for when selecting certain pieces of gear. Both Rick and Juan love getting and answering your questions. No question is too basic or too advanced, so if you have questions you would like answered, please send them […]

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Selecting Your Equipment / DPE Podcast July 4, 2010

Sunday, July 4, 2010

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This episode of The Digital Photo Experience podcast was recorded in Tokyo Japan which Rick Hal and Juan where teaching at Photofest Japan. Rick and Juan discuss the features they consider most important when purchasing a tripod, camera bag, lens, filters, etc. Our apologies for this podcast being a few days late, the last few […]

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Lessons from a Fighter Pilot That Make You a Better Photographer!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

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Lessons from a Fighter Pilot That Make You a Better Photographer!

Can a fighter pilot’s experience help you to be a better photographer? I had a student ask me that recently, and at first I wasn’t sure how to answer. You see I used to work as an FA-18E Super Hornet pilot and two-time TOPGUN instructor. Now I teach photography and digital imaging at Light Photographic […]

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Put Your Tripod to Work as a Light Stand

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

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Put Your Tripod to Work as a Light Stand

I love any camera gear that can do more than one job. That means I can pack less and pack lighter when I travel. I’m even happier if I can put something I’m already carrying to a different use. I was recently looking for a way to use my tripod, which I alway carry, as […]

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Two Things You Don’t Want to See!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

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Two Things You Don’t Want to See!

Okay, so I have your attention. :-) Here are two things  you don’t want to see – especially when you are on a photo workshop or vacation. The first image shows a cracked laptop screen (mine). My screen got cracked when someone rested their elbow on my computer in the lobby of a hotel. You […]

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DPE Podcast Episode #2 Dec 15, 2009

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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This is Episode number 2 of the Digital Photo Experience Podcast with Rick Sammon & Juan Pons. In this episode we introduce the DPE gang, talk about current photo events, what Rick and Juan have been doing lately and we answer photo related questions from you. Listen to the podcast: To get the enhanced version […]

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Rick & Juan Pack Their Gear

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

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One of the questions that we most often get asked is about our gear, what kind of gear we have and what do we take out in the field. While gear alone does not make an image, gear is an essential part of our craft. Rick and I wanted to share with you the typical […]

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What is the best video camera for you?

Monday, November 23, 2009

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What is the best video camera for you?

People ask me all the time, “what is the best camera to shoot video?” My answer, “the one that has the qualities that match your ideas”. Cameras don’t take images moving or still. People do. People with ideas. There are 100s of camera choices for video today. Cell phones. Digital SLRs. The RED and Phantom. […]

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