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Night Photography: Tips & Tricks for Getting the Shot

One of my favorite times for taking photos is at night. Therefore, it’s probably about time that I finally wrote an article about shooting at night. You will be faced with an entirely new set of challenges to master this photographic venue. In this article, I will give you a number of tips, and if [...]

HDR Photo Tutorial: Using Photomatix Pro in Lightroom

Due to the immense popularity of the my last article on HDR photography in Lightroom (still #3 in the popular articles list), I decided it was time for another. Just recently, HDR Soft released their newest version of Photomatix Pro software which includes a plug-in for Lightroom. Well it seemed like the perfect [...]

Photo Contest: Dramatic Moments in every day Life

I’m sure many of you have one or the other timeless memories that you were glad you captured on film. Perhaps it was the first time you went sailing, or the first time your child learned to ride a bike, fly a kite – well, you know what I mean. It doesn’t have [...]

Camera in a Live Test: Canon 40D versus Canon 30D

Just how does the quality of the Canon 40D compare with that of the older Canon 30D? In this first article for July, we take both cameras for a field test. The results are documented in the text below.

A couple of weeks ago, a buddy of mine bought himself a new Canon 40D. [...]