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From PhotoFest Japan – Fill Flash

Thursday, July 8, 2010

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Rick, Hal & Juan where in Japan for PhotoFest Japan, and we had a blast and we very much enjoying teaching and learning from all the participants. While we were there, we took the opportunity to record a number of photo tips for you on video. Enjoy! In this segment, Rick and Hal talk about […]

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Quick Tip on Fill Flash

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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Quick Tip on Fill Flash

An accessory flash may not come to mind initially as an important tool for wildlife photography, but I never go out on a shoot without one. I recommend that you pack a flash in your gear bag before you next venture into the field. Outdoors, a flash can be used for what’s called daylight fill-in […]

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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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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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Manual Mode Rocks!

Thursday, December 3, 2009

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Manual Mode Rocks!

Getting a good exposure when shooting live events, well, all events, is a balancing act between shutter speed, aperture and ISO. Because I have no control over the lighting, and because I can’t ask the performer to stand still for a minute, I need to get it right the first time. That’s why I shoot […]

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