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Datacolor SpyderCHECKR Pro (With SpyderCUBE)

March 20, 2014 / by

When colors absolutely must be perfect (we’re looking at you, commercial and portrait photographers), a calibration system is a must. In this article, we’ll introduce you to the Datacolor SpyderCHECKR Pro system, which includes the SpyderCUBE white balancing tool. We’ve give you a brief overview of the system, discuss the process and use, plus we’ll analyze the design and results of the system.

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Datacolor Spyder 4 Elite Monitor Calibration System Review

September 18, 2013 / by

Color management of your monitor is a must. In this review, we introduce you to the Spyder 4 system from Datacolor, which is one of the most dependable systems on the market.

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Five Photography Products Worth Splurging For

May 23, 2013 / by

When on a budget, it’s tempting to opt for cheaper products, and sometimes you can. But In this article, we’ll discuss five areas where you shouldn’t splurge.

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Brenthaven BX2 Messenger Bag Review

May 10, 2013 / by

We’d like to introduce you to the BX2 Messenger from Brenthaven in this review. Featuring unique gel padding and a sleek modern design, is this the bag for you?

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Fotodiox Pro WonderBurst HSS8000 Radio Trigger Review

March 22, 2013 / by

The WonderBurst HSS8000 is a basic entry-level radio triggers for cameras and flashes. In our in-depth review, we evaluate if they will stand up to the competition.

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The Truth: Your Camera is Better Than Ansel’s

March 07, 2013 / by

In an effort to curbing gear lust, we look back at what Ansel Adams was able to accomplish with his “archaic” equipment that is rivaled by even the cheapest gear today.

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Kata Digital Rucksack 466-DL Camera Backpack Review

February 18, 2013 / by

The new Kata Digital Rucksack 466-DL is an improvement over the 466i, a bag we already loved. After several weeks in our care, we share with you our review and thoughts on the bag. Is it better than it’s predecessor? Read on to find out.

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Lens Factors: Prime Vs. Zoom Revisited

February 14, 2013 / by

In this article, we revisit the prime vs. zoom lens debate based on current technologies. Are zoom lenses really weak contenders? Read on to find out.

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Your First New SLR Camera…Now What?

January 10, 2013 / by

So you acquired your first SLR. Now what? Here’s a quick guide to getting you started…it’s not as scary as you think.

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2013 Gift Ideas for Photographers

December 06, 2012 / by

Here are ten Holiday Gift Ideas for your picky photographer friends and family. We have created this list of great gear and gadgets that almost any photographer would love to have.

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