Broken Dreams (or Themes)

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It’s come to my attention that the site has been experiencing some severe delays in load times.  I am looking into the problem and will correct things shortly – in the meantime, please excuse the dust as I clean things up a little…and enjoy the simplified layout for a while!

Five Key Elements of Tripod Leg Purchasing

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Mac Madness (Mac Systems)

It doesn’t matter whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to the field, the purchase of a tripod  is something that we all consider and eventually make the plunge with in the field of photography.  Let’s face it, we get sharper shots, are forced to plan composition more carefully, and in general, a tripod will improve your photography ten-fold over not using one.  Having said that, there are degrees of effectiveness in a tripod, and as in most things – you typically get what you pay for. Read more

Practice What You Preach

It’s one thing to come out every day with good solid advice for how to do anything, whether it’s manage your finances, run a business, or (as is the case here), how to take better pictures.  It’s another thing entirely to follow ones’ own advice.  There are countless instructors out there that offer great learning resources, and have an online presence that illustrates how to do things correctly, yet many would have to fall back on the axiom of “Do as I do, not as I say.”  We’re all guilty of this occasionally, but I try to stay more to the side of practicing what I preach. Read more