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Picacho Peak Photo Tour 3/3/08

Let’s take a tour of Picacho Peak State Park.  This place is famous with history buffs for being the western most skirmish in the Civil War and the only one in the “Arizona territory.”  I’ve included a couple of links to larger pictures, the first one below, which is a scan of the guide they give you for paying $6…

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Quick Lens Evaluation

This page has not been updated for quite  a while, but does contain useful information for older lenses.

Below is a list of all the ‘a’ mount lenses I’ve reviewed, except the Konica Minolta versions of the Sony rebadges.  There are no mirrorless ‘E’ mount lenses listed here. I’ve included a quick blurb with my thoughts about each lens.  There

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RAW and Jpeg White Balance Problems

Shoot RAW to make your pictures better.

 

Most people don’t care about white balance adjustments, smooth color transitions and preserving detail in their images, they just use the auto setting, and forget it.  That’s fine for snap shot artists, but people that want to take their photography to the next level should be aware of what can go …

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Recommended Accessories

You probably visited this page because you’re trying to find the right Sony camera and related equipment to help you take better pictures, but may not really know what to choose.  Below is a list of items that I find particularly useful, and personally recommend, because I own, or have owned all of them.  This isn’t my personal wish list, …

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Recommended Cameras and Lenses

You probably clicked on this page because you’re trying to find the right Sony camera and related equipment to help you take better pictures, but may not really know what to choose.  Below is a list of items that I find particularly useful, and personally recommend, because I own most of them.  This isn’t my personal wish list, it’s stuff

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Rogue 3 in 1 Honeycomb Grid Review

Rogue makes some pretty neat products, most of which are actually useful for the average photographer.  The 3 in 1 honeycomb grid is designed to fit over a standard camera accessory flash unit, and provides a way to control the coverage of light that falls on the subject.  Grids are better than snoots, although the difference is sometimes subtle.  check …

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