Archive for January, 2009

Workshop style poll

Posted on 30. Jan, 2009 by .

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Workshop style poll – There seem to be a couple of ways for workshop leaders to run their workshops and I’d like to find out from my readers, what their preference is. I’ve blogged previously about my preferences, but it came to my attention that there are at least some people…

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Cold weather photography – The bendy straw gambit

Posted on 29. Jan, 2009 by .

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Cold weather photography – The bendy straw gambit – If you’ve ever photographed in cold conditions (we’ll use below freezing as a definition for cold), you might have run into the problem of having the viewfinder in your camera fog over. This can occur when one’s breath inadvertently ends up directed towards the viewfinder. The problem can be further exasperated when you’re an eye-glass wearer. Well, do I have a solution…

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Learning wildlife photography – Monopod usage

Posted on 28. Jan, 2009 by .

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Learning wildlife photography – Monopod usage – There is little doubt that a monopod is a very useful tool for a wildlife photographer. Like everything, using a monopod requires proper technique to make sharp images, but probably equally important is the way…

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Winter Photography – Video from my winter wildlife workshop

Posted on 27. Jan, 2009 by .

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My Winter Wildlife Photography Workshop had a total of six participants plus myself. It was a really great group of people from a wide range of backgrounds from all over North America. During the workshop the participants photographed a…

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Captive behaviour ain’t easier

Posted on 22. Jan, 2009 by .

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I’m currently conducting a winter wildlife photography workshop. The one thing I’m always stressing to the group is to watch for behaviour. And even when you’re photographing captive animals, it is still necessary to be…

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Looking for photography news? Check out Alltop.com

Posted on 20. Jan, 2009 by .

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If, like me, you’re a junkie for news on what’s going on in the world of photography, I highly recommend you check out Alltop.com and specifically their Photography section.

Alltop aggregates the latest feed updates from…

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Photoshop Tutorial-Silver Efex Pro by Nik Software

Posted on 19. Jan, 2009 by .

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This isn’t the first Silver Efex Pro overview/tutorial you’ll find online. But, I do believe it is the first to show you how…

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Learning wildlife photography – Winter photography

Posted on 15. Jan, 2009 by .

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Learning wildlife photography – Winter photography – Winter is the time of year when furry critters have their best fur coats and look magnificent. Winter avian photographs have a special quality when the bird is on a frosty or snow covered branch. Depending on the climate you’re going to be photographing in, there are a lot of different considerations. This post is targeted at those intrepid photographers brave enough to…

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