PhotoScan App review and demo

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I tested out Google’s PhotoScan app, recently. I’m not a fan of flatbed scanning photos. If I want copies of photos, I use my camera and set up copy stand lighting. But that takes a lot of time and some extra lighting gear too. Not everyone has all that. I’ve tested the PhotoScan app on an iPhone 6s, […]

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Photo Lab Printing

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Not long ago, photo lab printing was a huge part of your photography process. You shot a roll of film, dropped it off at the lab, and one to 24 hours later, you picked up  your prints. But then digital happened. And then social media happened. And mobile phones with high resolution cameras happened. And now most […]

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This $20 plastic X-Grip will help you take better action shots

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When I started shooting skateboarding photos and videos I realized that the conventional way of looking through the viewfinder, even a nice articulating viewfinder like on my Lumix GX8, just wasn’t ideal. If the video does not display, please use this link: https://youtu.be/pp4dVyKI3zg I needed something that would be easier to follow the skaters with. […]

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365: One photo per day for one year

You may have seen photos numbered XXX/365 and wondered what that means. 365 is a photography challenge that requires posting one photo per day for an entire year. Why do a 365? Motivation.  Photography is a skill as well as an art.  To get better, practice. Discipline. Can you do it? As a record. A […]

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