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Learning Focal Length 50mm
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The Focal Length is often neglected, changed to frame a shot out of convenience. This is a nasty habit that we need to break. We’ll tell you why and motivate you to be a stronger photographer.

Learning "Rail Tunnel" by D. Travis North
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Photographers are a crazy bunch. Laying on the pavement, climbing trees – standing on crates just to get the right angle. We can collect some pretty interesting comments and gather a lot of strange looks. It’s inevitable. But we need to overcome. In this article, I share about my own silly experiences and how I overcame my own fears.

Learning "Vertical Screen" (commissioned) by D. Travis North
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I’d like to introduce you to my semi-automated friends, the Priority Brothers. Sure, they’re very focused and finicky about their areas of expertise – almost obsessive compulsive about it. But you will never find a better, more useful team in the world of photography. Read on to learn a little about each brother and how best to use them in your photographic works.

Learning Evening With Wet Cain
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A change of seasons is a good enough reason to brush up on your skills. It’s a great time to analyze your work and find some inspiration for yourself. Maybe you need to be reminded of what and why you do what you do. Well, we’ve written a lot of articles, so we know about those things. Read On to take advantage of our wisdom.

Learning "In Focus" by D. Travis North
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So-called focusing problems plague our workflow. Too many photos are rejected as a result, decreasing efficiency which only adds to the frustration. We cover a number of potential causes for the problem and offer solutions. Hint: It’s not always a focus issue. For our thoughts, read on.

Learning Timmy
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“Chimping” is the art of checking one’s camera back after a shot, be it to verify the shot or to simply admire ones own talents as a photographer. The practice is shunned by many experienced photographers. But should it be? Are we really all just grumpy old salts? Let’s revisit this, shall we? Read on…

Learning "Urban Tunnel" by D. Travis North
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As a follow-up to last week’s article, “Lens Limitations”, we wanted to discuss another aspect of the camera: The digital sensor. Once again, our goal is to share with you the limitations that your sensor might have. In doing so, we hope that you will be able to use your camera more efficiently and more effectively.

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