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Kenko REALPRO C-PL and ND500 Filters
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Kenko REALPRO C-PL and ND500 Filters

Kenko provided me with two of their new RealPRO filters – an upgrade in quality and materials from the PRO-1 series. I tested both filters on the Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 ED AS IF UMC on my Nikon D810 and came away very surprised with how well these Kenko filters perform. […]

Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 1:1 Macro Di VC USD R2
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Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 1:1 Macro Di VC USD R2

One of my favourite lenses from Tamron has recently been updated – the Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 1:1 Macro Di VC USD R2. Known as one of the best Macro lenses at any focal length, the R2 version adds a few updates while appearing to be sharper and more refined. […]

Cactus CB60S and CB60W Softbox with Grid
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Cactus CB60S and CB60W Softbox with Grid

CB60S and CB60W In a previous article, we looked at hard light and soft light and a few methods of controlling light. Today, I’ll explain one of my new favourite light modifiers and help you move from taking photos to making photographs. We have a companion video for this article, which you can […]

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 […]

Tamron SP 35 and SP 45 F/1.8 Di VC USD Preview
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Tamron SP 35 and SP 45 F/1.8 Di VC USD Preview

Tamron recently announced two new prime lenses – SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD and SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD. The SP line of Tamron lenses are known as professional grade lenses and these two are no exception. For those wondering, a prime lens means it only has one […]

Light Modifiers – Flash Colour
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Light Modifiers – Flash Colour

Why is Colour Important with Flash? Most photographers, after they have added a couple of lenses, will invest in a Flash – also known as a Speedlight – for their camera. There are many advantages to adding a flash to your camera bag. This series of articles will help you […]

Light Modifiers – Shape Matters
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Light Modifiers – Shape Matters

What Shape of Flash Modifier Do I Need? Most photographers, after they have added a couple of lenses, will invest in a Flash – also known as a Speedlight for their camera. There are many advantages to adding a Flash to your camera bag. This series of articles will help […]

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 […]

Light Modifiers – Size Matters
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Light Modifiers – Size Matters

What Size Flash Modifier Do I Need? Most photographers, after they have added a couple of lenses, will invest in a Flash – also known as a Speedlight for their camera. There are many advantages to adding a Flash to your camera bag. This series of articles will help you […]

The Endless Knot
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The Endless Knot

  Low Key with fog, putting it all together optically My wife gave me this beautifully detailed and eye-catching glass sculpture for Christmas called an “Endless Knot”. It was time for a challenge and I wanted to capture the entire image optically – no Photoshop effects were used here. I […]