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The Cutting Room Floor: A Creative Exploration Story

This article explores the rationale behind utilizing high-megapixel cameras or merging multiple images of a scene to produce a high-megapixel composite. Through an illustrative example, I'll demonstrate a scenario where this technique proves invaluable in revealing an...

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Infrared Photography Part 3: Fujifilm X-E2

[ MATING SEASON | Fuji XE-2 (IR 590nm) + XF 23/2 : 1/210 sec @ f/14 ]In My Return to Infrared Photography Part 1 and Part 2 articles, I write about my experiences and workflow using the Sigma SD1 Merrill (SD1M) as an infrared (IR) camera. The SD1M is a simple camera...

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How To Use The Zone System In Photography

[ ZONES OF THE ZONE SYSTEM ]Even though the Zone System is over 80 years-old, it is still relevant today whether shooting modern films or digital capture. This article is for photographers wanting to learn more about the Zone System for their particular workflow. We...

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Shooting a Rolleiflex with Studio Flash and Rolleinars

[ Rolleiflex T with Zeiss Tessar 75mm f/3.5, Rolleinars 1, 2 and 3 ][ Red and Yellow Filters, Satin Lens Caps, and Hood ]In this fast-changing age of digital photography, one ingredient missing is a full frame square format camera or digital back. Yes, you can always...

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Infrared Photography Part 2: Sigma SD1M

In Part 1 of this discussion, I explained my current foray into digital infrared (IR) photography and used the Sigma SD1M as my camera of choice. My reasons for choosing the SD1M are the user-friendly removal of the IR blocking filter, and the fact that I currently...

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Infrared Photography Part 1: Sigma SD1M

I first tried infrared (IR) photography back in the mid-1990s with a Nikon F3 camera and lenses and the now discontinued Kodak High-Speed Infrared film (Kodak HIE). It was more difficult to shoot IR film when compared to my recent tryout with IR digital because: (1)...

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