Shutter Counts – Why They Matter and Why They Don’t

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I was conducting my daily website scan when I saw an article on a new shutter count app that is now available for most Canon digital cameras [credit CanonRumors]. If you aren’t sure what a shutter count is, it is basically a numerical representation of how many times your camera’s shutter has actuated (opened and […]

Making the DSLR Switch


Whether you are thinking of moving from a Nikon to a Canon or Pentax to Sony, there are a few things you should take into consideration when contemplating the move to a new camera system. As someone who goes from camera to camera for work reasons, I have some first-hand knowledge on what it takes […]

A Canon 7D Mk II Wish List

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I try to stay up on all of the latest camera rumors to get an idea of what may be around the corner. It also helps me plan for possible future books that I might get to write. Right now the buzz around the rumor sites is that Canon will be unleashing a new DSLR […]

Redsnap: A Kickstarter Project I can Really Get Behind

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I see a lot of Kickstarter projects that come across my desk and most of them are pretty clever but I haven’t ever seen one that really inspired me to open my wallet, that is until now. I just finished reading all of the materials for the Redsnap and I have to say that I […]

GoPro Time Lapse in Harpers Ferry

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This past weekend I made the drive to Harpers Ferry, WV, home for my Worldwide Photowalk this year. I had a couple of reasons for going. First, I wanted to do a little scouting in terms of parking for my participants and some walking routes to discover. The second reason was to shoot some time […]