Monthly Archives: July 2010

Links to Better Photography

I have found Twitter to be a great resource for photography information, inspiration and education.  I tend to collect things on the Internet.  I have thousands of bookmarks and, with Twitter, I have a lot of Favorite tweets saved now, … Continue reading

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Baseball

I did not quite get the photo I was looking for.  As I reviewed this photo I wish I had used a smaller aperture so the player in the batter’s box swinging the bat is more discernible.  I was looking … Continue reading

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View 135: The Boys of Summer

I spent the weekend photographing Under-16 and Under-18 All Star Baseball teams participating in the CNY Thunder Classic Tournament.  I borrowed my friend’s Nikon D700 digital SLR camera and put on my Nikon 80-400VR f/4.5-5.6 lens to capture the action … Continue reading

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Travel Photography Ideas

To help in the assignment on Travel Photography, here are a few ideas as you prepare for your trips or, having already traveled, your photo essays.  Keep in mind this is not an essay but I will provide extended captions. … Continue reading

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Bighorn Smile

Unlike my blogmate Terry in Montana who is able to photograph Bighorn Sheep in the wild, I visit the small herd at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York.  Last week I witnessed for the first time something I … Continue reading

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