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No, Everyone Doesn’t Need That Lens

The internet is littered with asinine articles declaring that everyone (even people who don’t use cameras, I guess) needs to use this lens or that lens. For some articles, it’s primes. Everyone must prime now. For others, it’s 50mm. Yet, … Continue reading

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Why Predictions Are Hilarious

According to Reuters (yeah, I know), the camera market is heading into oblivion, with only three top-tier manufacturers going to survive the camera phone onslaught. Several companies will soon be bankrupt. Oooh! Don’t believe me? Here’s the link to all … Continue reading

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Photography is for Suckers

Too late, I have realized that photography is for suckers. It really isn’t possible to make a living off taking photos anymore. I’ve read enough posts by the pros to know that is the truth. The pros take aim at … Continue reading

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The Antics of Adobe

It should come as a surprise to no-one that Adobe lied. Like certain ex-presidents, all their promises apparently come with expiration dates. Photography Life has the goods. They had promised to support the stand-alone version of Lightroom, but four years … Continue reading

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The Underside of Technology

Although I have written before on the deleterious effect of hype (here, here, and here), I didn’t have an insider’s view of it. Nasim does, and he blows the whole machine up from the inside out. Read the whole thing. … Continue reading

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Why Photography is Hard

Post-processing photographs is something amazing and not a little like alchemy. Here’s an example. I watched the whole thing and I am partly amazed, partly stupefied. I was amazed at the knowledge displayed and the effects wrought. I would not … Continue reading

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Why I Am Not a Wedding Photographer

While scoping out other photographers where I live, I realized that most of the time, people think of photographers with the prepending adjective “wedding”. I am not a wedding photographer. While I get the fact that people do want to … Continue reading

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