Technical

8-Minute-Long Exposure

By Rick Jacobi Why would a person want to shoot an 8-Min-Long Exposure when you can shoot a 20 or 30 second exposure much easier? The answer is the effect of the water and or the sky in the photo. It ...
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Long Exposures of 8 Minutes

By Rick Jacobi If you have water and or sky with clouds in a photo and want them to look really smooth, then you have to do a long exposure.  Eight minutes works really well for this type of photo. I...
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Feel the Thunder

By Becky Chapman Summer in Arizona. Hot, painfully so at times. Every year I am amazed how hot it gets here. Yet every year, I am excited for summer. Why on Earth would one be excited about summer, yo...
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Know your Equipment and Location

By David Halgrimson Since moving back to Minnesota I have been researching places to go for photo opportunities and found a couple near where I live. One is Swan Park in Monticello Minnesota 15 miles ...
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Bugs are Beautiful

Author:  Bruce Taubert For whatever reason I have become obsessed with taking macro and micro photographs of bugs.  Beetles, files, wasps, bees, stink bugs, moths, butterflies, and whatever other bu...
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