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Photographer’s Life Through the Lens [Infographic]

Recently I was asked to participate in a survey of leading photographers about a number of different topics for http://blog.smartpress.com. This interview covered the gamut from education, to gear, to film vs digital, and...

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Getting the Shot – Girl on the Beach

In this installment of “Getting the Shot” we look at night shot of a girl on a beach. We  see the water crashing onto the subject and a dark sky behind her. She is...

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Using Gels For Colored Backgrounds

One of the things I hear that people really struggle with is how to use gels to make colored backgrounds. Why would we want to do this? Well, because sometimes a basic single color...

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Podcast #98 – Conversation with Dave Montizambert – Talking about lighting

In this episode Kerry sits down with commercial photographer Dave Montizambert. Dave’s background includes clients such as McDonald’s. During the show Dave talks about shooting food, cars, and other experiences. In the second half...

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My Take on Android Tablets vs iPad

With the new Android tablets hitting the market right now as well as the iPad 2 being out, a lot of people keep asking me whether they should get an Android Tablet or an...

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Photography Apps for Android Tablets

With the proliferation of Android tablets hitting the market this month, it seemed like a good time for a roundup of photography apps that work well on the larger tablet size. A while back...

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Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lens Review

If you shoot people, at some point you will want to consider getting what is considered to be one of the best focal lengths for portraits, which is the 70-200mm. With the compression that...

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PocketWizard AC3 ZoneController

By now everyone should know that I am a huge fan of off-camera lighting and with a little practice, it’s not that hard to really get the hang of it and add a whole...

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ExpoImaging Rogue 3-In-1 Grid Review

I am a sucker for gadgets and light modifiers and one of my favorites lately has been the Rogue FlashBenders. What I really liked about the FlashBenders is the built-in strap and the bendable...

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New Free Android App For Camera Dojo

Even though it’s the first beta release and there are still a few quirks with it, I wanted to go ahead and let people know that there is now a FREE Camera Dojo app...

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Quick Tip: Storing Speedlite Gels

I actually like using gels on my speedlites but the biggest hassle has always been how to store them effectively. At a recent shoot, my Strobist Gell Kit had an unfortunate incident which resulted...

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Dave Montizambert Temecula Workshop May 15-16

Long time readers/listeners of CameraDojo will know that I do not recommend very many workshops. The only time I will help to promote a workshop is if I personally know the instructor and am...

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ExpoImaging Announces The Rogue Grid

When the ExpoImaging Rogue Flashbenders came out they very quickly became one of my favorite light modifiers. I have demoed them at numerous locations and I know a lot of people have bough them...