Archives for September 2015

My Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Photo

Sunday evening there was a lunar eclipse during a supermoon! Here’s the photo I took along with some details on how it was taken.

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Demo of Apple Live Photos

Check out this quick demo of Live Photos! In this video I’ll show you how to view a Live Photo, how to take a Live Photo, how to turn Live Photos off, and how to disable the motion in Live Photos that you’ve already taken.

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8 Landscape Photography Tips For Wall-Worthy Photos

I have a confession for you today,

I am NOT a landscape photographer.

But when I find myself in situations where beautiful landscapes surround me, I want to be able to take a good shot that will do the scene justice. I want to be able to capture more than a quick snapshot – I want to take a photo I’d be proud to hang on my wall. So here are 8 things I’ve learned in my quest for those wall-worthy photos.

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Why Apple’s Live Photos Will Revolutionize Photography

Note: The above image is a low quality gif, head to Apple’s website here to see a better idea of what Live Photos are.

On September 9th Apple announced the iPhone 6S. It includes a better camera, which is exciting. But what is really game changing is a brand new feature known as Live Photos. Ever seen a Harry Potter movie? Think of the photos in the films, and how they magically came to life. That’s what Live Photos are. Yep, that magic is now real life.

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Let’s Stop Telling People They Aren’t Photographers, Mmmkay?

For many, many years I’ve seen something going on in the photography industry that isn’t just mean, it’s plain wrong. Does this sound familiar?

“Just because you own a camera doesn’t make you a photographer!”

“These newbies buy a camera, start taking lots of photos, and think they’re photographers. They’re not!”

“Everyone and their dog thinks they’re a photographer nowadays. There should be rules and requirements and TESTS, yes, TESTS! You should have pass a test to be able to call yourself a photographer! That’s what we need!”

Here’s what the term “photographer” means…

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My Epson Printer Wastes 25% of Its Ink

Last week a video created by Bellevue Fine Art went viral after it showed how much ink their large format Epson 9900 printers were wasting (Spoiler Alert: It’s a lot!). You can see that video below:

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