Gee, You Must Have a Great Camera!
by Bill Chambers | November 16, 2012

© Bill Chambers“An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.”
–James Whistler

Don’t you just love it when someone views your work and the “oohs” and “aahs” ensue only to be followed by “Gee, you must have a great camera.” Doesn’t that...

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Recipe for Panoramas
by Al Perry | July 31, 2007

Making panoramas using digital cameras and stitching software can be daunting to the uninitiated. This is because a number of steps must be performed correctly and in the proper sequence for the panorama to be successful. My goal here is to share with you my experience in making panoramas (or &#...

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Traveling With Your Photo Gear Part 1
by Heather Forcier | May 31, 2007

The Think Tank Photo Airport Security bag is a roller that includes emergency backpack straps for convenience. At 9” x 14” x 22,” this roller/backpack meets most airlines’ carry-on size requirements and can accommodate your gear, including up to a 600 f4 lens. The sides offer pockets tha...

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Carrying Your Photo Gear
by Heather Forcier | May 31, 2007

Kinesis L511 Long Lens Case with Backpack Harness and Belt

All of this fits into the Kinesis L511 Long Lens Case. Modular components can be added to the backpack harness and belt to carry additional items as well.

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Getting Your Gear Around
by Heather Forcier | May 31, 2007

One of the many challenges we face as photographers with super telephotos is toting our heavy gear around, whether in the field or on an airplane en route to our destination. There are plenty of products and potential solutions out there, but often it helps to know what has worked for others bef...

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The Basics of Nature Photography
by Cindy Marple | August 1, 2006

Are you new to nature photography? Feeling a little unsure of how to get started in your quest to make beautiful images? If you want to consistently make good photos, there is a lot to learn. Fortunately, there are a tremendous number of resources out there to help you, but these can also be ove...

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Creating Intimate Portraits in Nature
by Greg Downing | January 1, 2005

Since the first day I picked up a camera and started photographing birds I felt compelled to create images that seem, and many times are, larger than life. I enjoy nothing more than capturing intimate portraits and close-ups of birds brimming with character and detail. Often it is only from this...

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