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Just Keep Shooting

So there I am in my brightly colored cycling clothes (spandex) getting the bike out of the garage. I turn around and the late afternoon sunlight is just leaving the Helenium by the driveway. The bees, however, are still busy collecting nectar. With so much image potential, the bike ride can wait. I set up [...]

Focus, focus, focus ?????

When students have trouble achieving critical focus, I often suggest they bracket their focus points. This is especially true for macro work where getting the depth of field in the right area can seem to be an act of faith. There are also other times where it pays to play with the focus point. Today’s [...]


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