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Lumiquest LTp Softbox review by Nick Bicanic
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Lumiquest LTp Softbox review by Nick Bicanic

With the increased cost of travel, especially for wedding photographers and their equipment, we were excited to tryout the LumiQuest SoftBox LTp at our first destination wedding of 2011.

Better Summer Photos by Darwin Wiggett
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Better Summer Photos by Darwin Wiggett

Summer is the season when photographers work hard, shooting everything from weddings and family events to soccer games and backcountry nature scenes.

Recreating 1920's Portrait Lighting by Mark Rockwood
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Recreating 1920's Portrait Lighting by Mark Rockwood

For thirty years, Mark Rockwood has worked as a highly sought-after commercial photographer for local and national accounts that include L.L. Bean and Brookstone.

Capturing Hummingbirds in Flight by Michel Roy
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Capturing Hummingbirds in Flight by Michel Roy

With a camera and flash you can unlock the mysteries of nature.

Michael Willems' Top Ten Travel Tips for 'Togs
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Michael Willems' Top Ten Travel Tips for 'Togs

It is summer, and while we in Canada do not yet get the same kind of holidays Europeans do (30+ days of vacation a year plus public holidays is the norm – I used to get 38 days plus, when I worked in Europe), many of us will nonetheless head […]

The Composite/HDR Portrait
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The Composite/HDR Portrait

In this lesson, Michael Corsentino taps into the power of High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography and combines it with the technique of background dropout to create a dramatic sports portrait.

PHOTONews Links – Summer 2011
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PHOTONews Links – Summer 2011

The comprehensive list of links from the Summer 2011 edition of PHOTONews magazine.

Young monks in Amarapura, Myanmar (formally Burma), walking across the ‘’U Bein Bridge’’ at sunset. This is the longest teak bridge in the world (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amarapura). Nikon D200, AF VR Zoom-Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED, @400mm, ISO- 100, f/13, 1/640, AWB, Pattern metering, Auto focus. Shot without filtration, handheld, from a small boat. No post-processing, no crop. Untouched file that came out the camera.
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Springboard – "U Bein Bridge" at Sunset by Hugues Gervais

Photo by Hugues Gervais

This action photo was shot in ambient interior light with a 400mm f/2.8 lens. I set the camera to 1/250 second at f/2.8, ISO 800, and waited for the definitive moment to trip the shutter.
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Keeping an Eye on the Action! by André Pichette

For almost a quarter of a century, Montreal photographer André Pichette has thrilled Canadians with images of the leading personalities in a wide range of Olympic and professional sports.

Managing the Light by Eli Amon
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Managing the Light by Eli Amon

Since I began writing lighting articles for PHOTONews, many readers have asked me how they could achieve better portraits using shoe-mount flash units.