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Lake Keeseenunknipee

Keeseenunknipee or “the goose lake in the highlands” was the original name of a beautiful lake in New Hampshire which is now called Squam Lake.  Yes, much easier to pronounce and remember. What a beautiful area, especially in the fall! And by the way, the movie On Golden Pond was filmed here in 1981. I haven’t seen […]

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silhouette photography

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Photographing Silhouettes

I don’t typically do a lot of planning before photographing silhouettes. Sometimes I do it because I like the background, I see an interesting shape, or I simply create a silhouette because the lighting doesn’t allow me to take a decent shot. Whatever the reasons might be, most shots turn out interesting. I do, however, go through […]

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3 Macro Alternatives

Macro photography allows us to see everyday life subjects in an interesting, captivating light. As you probably know, true macro photos are taken with a dedicated macro lens, which typically achieve a 1:1 magnification. A good example is Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro lens. The downside of these lenses: they tend to be expensive. […]

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HDR Photography Tips

About HDR Photography

HDR photography is becoming more and more popular these days. Newer DSLR cameras even have a built-in HDR capability. Post processing software like Adobe Lightroom also allows you to merge multiple shots to create an HDR photo. What is HDR photography? HDR is short for High Dynamic Range and it is a technique used in […]

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