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Product Review "Rokinon 24mm f2.8 AF Lens"

August 12, 2018 - Hey everyone I just got a new lens to my kit the Rokinon 24mm f2.8 AF (Yes Auto Focus!) lens. If you don't know the name...
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Pentax MX 35mm Film Camera

July 30, 2018 - I started taking photographs with my mom's Kodak Brownie camera when I was a little boy and that really sparked somethin...
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Argus Rangefinder

July 22, 2018 - Hey everyone! A couple of weeks ago it was international camera day. I was looking for a rangefinder type camera prefera...
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1961 Canon Canonet 19

July 14, 2018 - The Canon Canonet 19 is a sleek retro looking camera with great lines and a non cluttered look. It was the first of the...
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My Film Project

June 05, 2018 - I have started shooting film again. Why you ask? I began my photography obsession many years ago in the mid 70's is when...
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'Podcast' The Ones I Listen to

May 31, 2018 - In my current "real job" I do about an hour or so commute everyday too and from work. To occupy my time I have listened...
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RAW+JPEG! and why you should shoot this way

May 30, 2018 - I only shoot in RAW because only amatures will shoot in JPEG. Have you heard this or something simular to this? I have a...
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My Work Flow

February 03, 2018 - Hey everyone! I have done a few blogs and videos on different portions of my process but haven't really gone through the...
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Photo File Backup Strategy

January 07, 2018 - Hey everyone! I hope the holidays were safe and full of happy memories. Its the beginning of the year we've had our firs...
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Lightroom Catalog Management on Laptops

December 16, 2017 - Hey everyone! Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving holiday and ate lots of Turkey! I know I did. This Blog is how I pla...
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I Jumped! Making the Switch from DSLR to Mirrorless, Nikon to Sony

November 02, 2017 - Well everyone I have finally made the switch I am officially a full time mirrorless shooter! As you may know I have been...
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Does Gear Really Make the Photo II ,Post trip conclusions

October 28, 2017 - Hey everyone hope you had a good couple of weeks. Well this is a part II to the Does Gear Really Make the Photo blog. My...
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Product Review Neewer N40S

September 19, 2017 - Hey Everyone! I've got a new product review that I want to share with you. As you may know I have fell in love with the...
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Does gear really make the Photo?

August 14, 2017 - They say that admitting to a problem is the first step in solving a problem so here goes. I have been a gear hound for a...
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Hiking Gear

December 09, 2016 - As a Landscape and Nature Photographer hiking is kind of second nature. You have to get to great locations to get great...
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New Personal Project "365 Print"

May 08, 2016 - Hey Everyone! I know its been a while since I've posted but as all of you know life gets in the way of things. A lot has...
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Product Review "Yongnuo 622N and 622N TX TTL Speedlight Triggers"

February 26, 2016 - Hey Everyone! This is another product review. This week its on Speedlight Triggers. I have triggers that I use for my sp...
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Product Review "Yongnuo 568EX Speedlight"

February 19, 2016 - Hey Everyone! I just got booked to do a small intimate wedding for one of my daughters co-workers and friends so I had t...
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Lake Pungo, Lake Mattamuskeet "Photography Workshop"

February 05, 2016 - This weekend went on a Wildlife photoshoot at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge with my photography club. We usuall...
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Manual Focusing " Vintage Lenses"

January 29, 2016 - Hey everyone! In this blog I want to talk about mirrorless cameras and how they have brought back vintage lenses. Lenses...
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Day Trip to NC Transportation Museum

January 22, 2016 - I got to ride on a CHOO, CHOO! I took a day trip to the NC Transportation Museum. It is a fun Museum to visit especially...
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Photo Walk "Raleigh NC"

January 15, 2016 - This last weekend I went on a Photo Walk with some friends in my Camera Club to Raleigh NC. Raleigh is the Capital of NC...
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Photography Day Trip "Cedar Point"

January 08, 2016 - As a photographer wether it be professional or a hobbyist we get very busy in our daily lives and trips to just do photo...
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New Year's Photography and Backpacking Resolutions

January 01, 2016 - Hey Everyone! I took a week off for Christmas and I hope everyone had a Happy and Safe Holiday! Its the time of the year...
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Top 10 things begining photographers should Know or Do

December 18, 2015 - As a new year is approaching I figured that it would be a good time to go over some things that every photographer shoul...
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Spot "Find Me" Satellite Messenger

December 11, 2015 - Hey everyone! As your may have guessed I take a lot of trips by myself and most of the time I'm in the woods out of cell...
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Apple Fan Boy " Why I choose Mac as my computer platform"

November 27, 2015 - Hey Everyone! Its the holiday season and I wanted to start by wishing everyone happy holidays! I am a Apple Fan Boy! Th...
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Adobe Lightroom Develop Module Part 2 "Detail Corrections"

November 22, 2015 - This is the second part of a two part series of the Develop module in Adobe Lightroom. With the tools that are provided...
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Fall Colors Workshop

November 06, 2015 - I attended my photography's club 2nd annual Fall Colors workshop in the mountains of North Carolina. Last year 8 of us w...
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Adobe Lightroom "Map Module"

October 30, 2015 - What is the Map Module? The Map Module in Lightroom lets you see where your photo's were taken in Google Maps. It is als...
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Adobe Lightroom "Library Module"

October 23, 2015 - Organizing, Rating, Culling, Exporting, Social media, Collections, Key wording. These are all things that Adobe Lightroo...
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Adobe Lightroom "Importing Photo's"

October 16, 2015 - This is the first in a series of tutorials on Adobe Lightroom. While I was at a local Photography Club meeting I overhea...
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Post Processing in Lightroom "My Work Flow" The 5 Step Tango

October 09, 2015 - Post Processing is a huge subject and could be talked about for years on the how to's and such. There are many photo edi...
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What's in My Bag? Or Bags?

October 02, 2015 - There are many "whats in your bag" blogs or videos but I just don't have one bag, I have many. I have my daily carry bag...
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The Photographers Eye! How to See the world like a Photographer!

September 18, 2015 - People often say you take good pictures or where do you go to get good Photos? The real answer is that good photographs...
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Three Legged Monsters! "Tripods"

September 11, 2015 - Tripods, Tripods, Tripods! Tripods can be a very controversial subject among photographers. Some don't even own one and...
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Groupies! Photography Clubs / Organizations

September 04, 2015 - One of the best decisions that I have made "photography wise" was to join my local photography club. For years I have be...
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