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Understanding Single Points of Failure With Photography

Over the years we’ve heard from countless people who have lost their photos. Usually it’s due to hard drive failure, but unfortunately there are tons of ways to lose your images.

In this past year alone there have been multiple stories of photographers losing their life’s work due to hard drive theft.

It usually takes loss to make you realize you should have been doing something differently.

So today I want to talk about a concept that will help you avoid loss before it happens!

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Max Learns Photography: Timing

If you’ve been following this blog for a bit, you’ll know that we recently bought our (now 3 year old!) son, Max, a camera. (If you haven’t watched it yet, the video of him opening the camera is pretty adorable, from a totally biased parent perspective!).

Since getting the camera, we have been taking things slow. Max is an independent young man, and likes to do things on his own, so intense photography lectures aren’t his jam. We leave the camera on his table, easy to access whenever he wants. Some weeks he isn’t interested, other weeks he’ll pick it up a few times. We’re mostly just stoked that he is still using it – maintaing interest over months for a toddler is pretty awesome.

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Photo Journal: Typewriter from Peru

I took this photo in 2010 on a trip to Peru. It was taken in the city of Pucallpa, which is on the banks of the Ucayali River, a tributary of the Amazon river.

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The Most Powerful Feature of Google Photos

I started using Google Photos by accident a couple weeks ago, and now it’s kind of blowing my mind.

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4K Video From The iPhone 6S Looks Incredible, But Is It Worth It?

The new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus can shoot 4K video. That’s about four times the resolution of 1080P. It looks incredible, but is it worth shooting?

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The Problems With Apple Live Photos

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been spending a lot of time taking photos with the iPhone 6S. One of the features we were most excited about is the new Live Photos feature.

This excitement has kind of turned into a love/hate relationship.

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