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Photography and Travel in 2016

1 Jan , 2016
Created by Ed Graham

Happy New Year! Let’s take a look at the state of photography and travel today, and what we can expect in 2016: Camera technology has plateaued Camera technology won’t get any better in 2016. Instead we’ll see the same technology get smaller. In lieu of big DSLRs, you’ll be able to carry cameras half the weight and size while […]

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Emotive Travel Photography

20 Jun , 2015
Created by Ed Graham

There are really two kinds of travel pictures. The first are the quick snaps which don’t require much thought or planning. These pictures make up the vast majority of travel photographs, yet they do little more than prove that we were in a place. The second kind of travel pictures are emotive. These are the shots that photographers take time […]

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Switching from Canon to Nikon

7 Apr , 2015
Created by Ed Graham

When you buy a DSLR you aren’t just buying a camera. You’re buying into a camera system full of lenses, flashes, batteries, and accessories. It’s a costly investment for sure. The camera is only the tip of the financial iceberg.   I started my investment in Canon 15 years ago I gathered an impressive collection of Canon gear well suited to my needs. […]

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Is this the most beautiful waterfall on Earth?

21 Feb , 2015
Created by Ed Graham

Despite its namesake, Iceland doesn’t get all that cold even in the dead of winter. Temperatures hover just below freezing throughout the season, and the water flowing through Godafoss never has the chance to freeze over. Instead a multitude of icicles are formed by way of wind driven mist and water splashes. The end result is a gorgeous, half frozen piece of natural artwork. […]

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5 essential tips for shooting in cold weather

24 Jan , 2015
Created by Ed Graham

Taking great pictures in the cold It’s January. Half the planet is in a deep freeze and I’m gearing up for what will be my first major trip in a long, long while. In what is becoming an oddly typical routine, my trip will likely be to somewhere cold. This has me remembering all sorts of ways to […]

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