The Ultimate Printer: Canon Pro-1000 Field Test

I am not an engineer nor a pixel peeper, so this “field test” is not scientific but rather based on practical, real-world use. I am not interested in specs, but rather in making prints that best represent my RAW files and resonate with viewers. I’m interested in what my eyes see, not what numbers or…

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What Story Are You Sharing?

The ultimate quest for any landscape photographer is to convey his or her feelings about the subject in a photograph. To make the photograph more interesting than what was photographed. It’s the most important thing you can spend your time and money working on. Not more gear, more software, or more tools simply because they…

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How To Choose the Best Lens for Landscape Photography

One of the most common questions I get is, “What’s the best lens for landscape photography?” From my perspective and experience, that may not be the right question to ask. It assumes that the “landscape” is a distinct thing that requires a certain focal length or perspective. I understand that assumption, and I respect the…

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Finding The Right Photography Workshop For You

This guest post is by photographer Martha Villada, who is also a long time student and friend. She shares some questions and answers you might have about photography workshops. Thanks Martha! Are you wondering if a photography workshop is really worth the money? A better question might be, “what are my goals for taking a…

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Field Test: FLM CP-26 Travel Tripod

Although I receive many requests, I don’t do many reviews or field tests partly because there are plenty of review sites already, and mostly because I’d rather focus on the things that really inspire me. So when I do spend the time to create one, I only want to do them for the gear I…

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