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City Photography Tips and Ideas

I love big cities and New York City is one of my favorite cities in the world. It has something for everyone and it’s just plain fascinating in my opinion. It’s even more special during the holidays, especially with a little snow on the ground. If you don’t feel like carrying a big DSLR around, […]

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Best Canon Wide Angle Lens

  Brand: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 Best For: Landscape, everyday lens  Balcony Score: 8 out of 10 If you are looking for a wide angle everyday lens for your camera, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS  is definitely one of your best options. Yes, a bit pricey, but it has great range and quality. It’s an L Series […]

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How to Avoid Pixelated Photos

A Guest Post by: Dan R. Who prints photos anymore? Aren’t we all just sharing them online? Things have changed so much in the past few years. Gone are the days when the only way of sharing pictures was to print them and show them in an album. Well, this is only partially true. Even if […]

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How to Wake Up Easier Every Morning

I’ve mentioned many times  that the best time to take pictures is early mornings or late afternoon. During the “golden hour”, the light is so much warmer and softer. I have to admit, I am not a morning person. I hate mornings. The only thing more annoying than the beep of the alarm clock is waking […]

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The Versatile Lavender

I knew very little about lavender until a few months when I had the chance to visit a lavender field in England. Very pretty, colorful and extremely fragrant. I have to admit that I am not crazy about the smell, but I really enjoyed the lavender ice cream served at the souvenir shop.  I was […]

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A Special Cemetery

I have to admit, I’ve always been afraid of cemeteries. I found them creepy, scary and I would avoid them at all costs. Things changed a few years ago when I discovered Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge MA. This is not just a cemetery; it’s a park, a botanical garden, and a bird sanctuary all […]

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