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25 DVD from Jason Groupp 2

25 DVD from Jason Groupp

Jason Groupp is one of my favorite photographers when it comes to his use of off-camera lighting using minimal equipment. Jason has just released a new DVD called “25” featuring, as he puts it,...

What’s it like to shoot film these days 10

What’s it like to shoot film these days

Recently I decided to take up the challenge of shooting a few rolls of film through my old Canon AE-1. To be completely honest here the last film I shot was a single roll...

OnOne Software brings DSLR Camera Remote HD to iPad 1

OnOne Software brings DSLR Camera Remote HD to iPad

OnOne’s version of a modern cable release, DSLR Camera Remote has just been upgraded to take full advantage of the Apple iPad. Along with the new iPad version, the iPhone/iPod Touch version got some...

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Podcast #96 – Conversation with Robert Evans – Celebrity Wedding Photographer

This week we have Robert Evans, a celebrity wedding photographer…meaning Robert has shot the weddings of some major celebrities such as Brad Pitt & Jennifer Anniston and numerous others. Robert’s images have appeared on...

Single Light Portraits – Yes You Can! 4

Single Light Portraits – Yes You Can!

Since I launched the Blackbelt Lighting Products the most common question I get asked is “How many lights do I need?”. The problem is there is no simple answer to that, except that I...

Can Digital Photographers Shoot with Film? 10

Can Digital Photographers Shoot with Film?

It’s a pretty safe bet anymore that many people who are shooting with digital SLR’s have never shot a film camera outside of possibly an APS cameras or some other mostly point-and-shoot or disposable...

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Podcast #95 – Conversation with Kirsten Wright – Branding, Marketing, and Blogging

Kerry sits down with Kirsten Wright to talk about branding, blogging, marketing and much more. Kirsten gives some excellent advice on how to go about building your branding, using social networking, and dealing with...

X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Review 2

X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Review

The world of digital photography is a magic and wonderful place where you press the shutter on the camera and instantly have the exact scene you saw with your eyes captured in perfect color...

Cactus V5 Wireless Trigger Review 18

Cactus V5 Wireless Trigger Review

When it comes to wireless flash triggers you have the big names like Pocketwizard and Radio Popper but on the other side of the scale, one brand has been known for its reliability and...

Podcast #94 – Conversation with Syl Arena – Speedliter’s Handbook and More 1

Podcast #94 – Conversation with Syl Arena – Speedliter’s Handbook and More

Kerry sits down once again with Syl Arena to discuss more things lighting related. With the release of Syl’s new book, Speedliter’s Handbook, Kerry and Syl take some time to go through some of...

Blackbelt Lighting Kit Swivel Mount Detail 2

Blackbelt Lighting Kit Swivel Mount Detail

We have had a bunch of requests for detailed info on the swivel mount that is included in the Blackbelt Lighting Kits. I have to tell you that honestly, this is the best swivel...

OnOne Software Giving Away Free Templates & Graphics 0

OnOne Software Giving Away Free Templates & Graphics

OnOne Software has done it again with another great freebie. This time it is a set of free album templates, layouts, backgrounds, and edges. This graphic package is designed to save you time in...

Photo Project 24 – A Light in the Sky 1

Photo Project 24 – A Light in the Sky

We are somewhere in the middle of nowhere, we haven’t seen a city in what seems like ages. We are only seeing another car about once every 15-20 minutes. Yet again we are completely...

Photo Project 24 – Uncovered Wagon 1

Photo Project 24 – Uncovered Wagon

As the Sun disappeared over the horizon, there was barely a glow over the distance mountains when we came upon this old covered wagon. We knew this was going to be the shot we...

frio Cold Shoe Mount Review 2

frio Cold Shoe Mount Review

Rarely does a new and unique product come into the photography world. Sure there are always “new” products but not very often does a truly new product hit the shelves. I use different types...

Photo Project 24 #6 – The Accidental Ghost Town 1

Photo Project 24 #6 – The Accidental Ghost Town

Unfortunately there is a chain link fence surrounding this structure and while we could have shot through it at pointblank range and it would basically disappear, we really wanted a clean view, although this...

Podcast #93 – Conversation with Troy Paiva – Nightime Photography 7

Podcast #93 – Conversation with Troy Paiva – Nightime Photography

Troy Paiva has developed a unique niche in the photography world with his amazing night photography of dieing and decrepit structures throughout the United States (and sometimes abroad). In this podcast episode episode Kerry...