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DPE Podcast 07.01.13 – What we look for in photo gear, plus we have an interview with Jim Goldstein of BorrowLenses

Monday, July 1, 2013

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In this episode of the Digital Experience Podcast Rick and Juan discuss photo gear. We are often asked what gear we recommend. In this episode we talk about what we look for when buying a tripod, or lenses, cameras, etc. Also we have an interview with Jim Goldstein from BorrowLenses to tell us a bit […]

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Gear Guru Chris Klapheke talks about cool new gear / Podcast

Thursday, May 27, 2010

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[Editors Note: So many of you have asked for more podcasts than the 2 we normally release each month, so we are trying out a new podcast series, these will be short podcasts, between 20-30 minutes, and the content and format will vary. Take a listen and let us know what you think.] Continuing with […]

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Weekend Travel Tips Part 1

Friday, March 12, 2010

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Weekend Travel Tips Part 1

  Day trips are great, but taking a weekend trip for photography can be a great experience and a good way to indulge in your photographic passion for a few days. Not needing to worry about getting home in time or thinking about other commitments for later in the day can be surprisingly liberating! A […]

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These Aren’t Your Mother’s Galoshes!

Thursday, February 25, 2010

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These Aren’t Your Mother’s Galoshes!

Think back to when you were a kid, heading to school in the snow or rain. Your mom dressed you up to look like that poor little kid in Christmas Story, including horrendous, floppy black galoshes.  You just knew that the other kids would make fun of your big floppy rubber boots. Things have changed […]

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Essential Camera Support – The L-Plate

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

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Essential Camera Support – The L-Plate

I wanted to take a quick post and describe a piece of camera support gear worth it’s weight in gold but often overlooked by most photographers. Regardless of subject, a stable shooting platform will give you the ultimate in sharpness as well as other tremendous benefits. Most discussions center around the need for a stable […]

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2010/02/09 Nikon releases two new lenses

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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2010/02/09 Nikon releases two new lenses

Nikon released two new lenses today: the AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.4G ED lens and the AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm f/4G ED VR. AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.4G ED which will sell for $2199. Prime Wide-angle Perspective— Ultra-fast f/1.4 Aperture Natural wide angle of view, with extreme light gathering capability, delivers extraordinary performance, meeting a broad range of […]

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2010/02/08 Canon announced the EOS Rebel T2i/550D

Monday, February 8, 2010

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2010/02/08 Canon announced the EOS Rebel T2i/550D

Canon has just announced their latest offering of the Rebel entry level, line of EOS Digital SLRs. However don’t let the description, “Entry Level” fool you. This is a HIGHLY sophisticated camera which offers a lot of the same features at the recently released EOS 7D, at just a fraction of the cost. Key features […]

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Gitzo Ocean Traveler Video Review

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

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Recently I had the opportunity to test and review the newly released Gitzo Ocean Traveler tripod. Here is a short video review. The Ocean Traveler is an extremely compact and lightweight tripod specifically made for use in the ocean and in harsh conditions. Tripod is made from Gitzo’s 6X Carbon fiber and a specially treated […]

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Beating Lens Fungus

Friday, January 29, 2010

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Beating Lens Fungus

While most folks might find the idea of living and photographing in Hawaii as paradise, for a photographer living at the edge of a rainforest, the battle to protect his cameras and lenses from fungus is a constant threat. After losing a 300mm 2.8 lens to the stuff, Maui photographer Zane Mathias decided to get […]

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Quick Video Review of the Aquatech Sensory Gloves

Friday, January 22, 2010

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With the winter upon us on the northern hemisphere I am always looking for ways to stay warm while being able to operate my camera effectively. Recently I have been using these new gloves and they have quickly become one of my recent favorite photo accessories. The Sensory Gloves from Aquatech are comfortable, waterproof and […]

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