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Racing the Lights
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Racing the Lights

As you can imagine, living at 42.9837° N in London, Ontario, Canada doesn’t give me much of an opportunity to see the lights. And on the rare occasions that they do happen, I have to compete with cloud cover, moonlight and bright city lights. But that’s what makes it so fun! If [...]

Shooting hand-held with large telephoto zoom lenses
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Shooting hand-held with large telephoto zoom lenses

With the introduction of lenses like the Tamron 150-600 F/5-6.3 VC more people than ever before are using long telephoto lenses. Sometimes they’re disappointed with their initial results when using these lenses hand-held, especially at slower shutter speeds. This short article provides some tips that can help improve hand-holding technique. [...]

A Modern Day Pompeii
Destinations

A Modern Day Pompeii

Somewhere down in the Eastern Carribbean exists a tiny little island named Montserrat. It is a place of exotic beauty where everyone makes you feel as though you have come home. The mountains are lush with green, the unique black sand beaches are lapped with clear blue water and the [...]

Aurora Lite Bank TERA Parabolic Umbrella / Softbox
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Aurora Lite Bank TERA Parabolic Umbrella / Softbox

Recently, Aurora Lite Bank released the TERA series of parabolic umbrellas/softboxes. Available in flat (TERA) and deep (TERA-D), these 16-sided strobe modifiers create a unique and highly desirable look for commercial, advertising, wedding, fashion and portrait photography. Light wraps around your subject while creating round catchlights in the eyes. TERA [...]

ILFORD GALERIE Photo Contest – Winners
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ILFORD GALERIE Photo Contest – Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Ilford Galeria Photo Contest, who participated in the contest by sending us their pictures in print. Our winning photographers will receive special prizes – Espon printer (1st – SP3880, 2nd – R3000, 3rd – R2000) and Ilford Galerie Prestige Paper from Amplis Foto Inc. [...]