Monthly Archives: August 2013

Landscape Photography: L Bracket

When I was researching replacing my tripod a couple of years ago, I wanted a better solution to switching from the Horizontal to the Vertical and back. The tripod I was using had a ball head but needed to be … Continue reading

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Things to Do at the Fair

Here are a few things you can do at the Great New York State Fair. For as long as I can remember people would line up to get 25 cent chocolate or white milk at the Rainbow Milk Bar in … Continue reading

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View 294: Fisheye Fun at the Great New York State Fair

You may recall I borrowed a fisheye lens during the Calder Cup playoffs back in June.  I had a lot of fun and found many uses for it. So much so my wife gave me a Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX … Continue reading

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Landscape Photography Concepts II

Trying to show three dimensions using a two dimensional medium like photography is not easy.  Landscape photographers use various concepts to create the feeling of depth in their photographs.  Below are two such concepts with examples. If you follow any … Continue reading

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City of Waterfalls

es·carp·ment – long continuous steep face of a ridge or plateau formed by erosion. Little did I know I have been living near various escarpments around New York state all my life.  These escarpments are the reason for the gorges and … Continue reading

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