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Michael H. Davies’ Studio in the North
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Michael H. Davies’ Studio in the North

Passion drives art, the sort of passion that compels someone living in the Canadian Arctic to go out in -40º during the two and a half hour daylight, 50km south of the arctic circle, knowing that you may not get the shot you want. Michael Davies has all kinds of […]

Shooting with the new Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 VC
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Shooting with the new Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 VC

Recently, I had the opportunity to test the Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD lens, which would be considered a standard wide angle lens on a full-frame sensor camera like my Nikon D750. In preparation, I scrolled through my library of pictures and noticed that I rarely shoot at […]

No two are alike
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No two are alike

How many stars are there in our Universe?  How many grains of sand are there on Earth?  These are common questions that people ask.  But one that is seldom heard is, “How many snowflakes are created each year?”  I wouldn’t even attempt to answer that regarding even just a handful […]

How to get the most from a car shoot
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How to get the most from a car shoot

AVOIDING UNWANTED INTERFERENCES Depending on the circumstances, such as at an auto show, it is simply too difficult to shoot a car without getting the next car in the frame or impossible avoiding annoying background interference. Instead, shoot close-ups. Ask yourself what draws you to the car. Then shoot the […]

Pet Portrait Photography
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Pet Portrait Photography

I love animals. Pet portraits are very similar to kid portraits … lots of running around and chasing tails and wiping drool and amazing expressions. Pets young and old have a character that can shine through in their portrait. I’m going to share an easy and effective setup I use […]