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Create Art From Your Photography With Topaz Simplify

Create Art From Your Photography With Topaz Simplify

I was just introduced to a cool new program from the TopazLabs collection called Simplify. Simplify transforms your photos into art and from now until the end of February you can get it for 50% off with the coupon code febsimplify. Note that Simplify, like other Topaz products, is not a standalone program and requires aContinue Reading

Olloclip Telephoto Lens – Get Closer Without Cropping

Olloclip Telephoto Lens – Get Closer Without Cropping

The Olloclip Telephoto lens is a great, all-be-it, pricey addition to the iPhone. I recently won this little gadget on a contest that Olloclip ran through their Facebook page, and while I’d been contemplating buying one for quite a while, I just had a lot of other gadgets on my list so I suppose thisContinue Reading

Why I Chose Zenfolio Over Smugmug

Why I Chose Zenfolio Over Smugmug

When it comes to selling your photos online there are two main contenders out there Zenfolio and Smugmug and like any good competition they each have their positives and negatives. Today I’m not really going to focus too much on all the differences between the two, but instead I’m going to share with you theContinue Reading

3 Books That Will Improve Your Photography Composition

3 Books That Will Improve Your Photography Composition

Last week on Facebook I asked this simple question… When it comes to the photographic process what do you struggle with most? Composition? Camera Settings? Post Production? Something else? Comment below and let us know! After seeing the responses come into the thread I started to notice that one of the biggest struggles for myContinue Reading

[DISCUSS] Is Renting Better than Buying?

[DISCUSS] Is Renting Better than Buying?

Are you looking for your next camera? Are you trying to pick between lenses? Do you need something specific for a vacation or event that you don’t currently own? While buying new gear is a lot of fun it does come at a huge investment. Renting can be a much more affordable option for thoseContinue Reading

The Compelling Photograph an eBook By Anne McKinnell

The Compelling Photograph an eBook By Anne McKinnell

Have you heard of Anne McKinnell? She’s one of those great inspiration stories that you hear about from time to time – You know the ones about people who give up the typical life, cash in their savings and start driving around the countryside in an RV to do what they love. Yeah, Anne’s oneContinue Reading

The Olloclip Will Change Your iPhone Photography Forever [REVIEW]

The Olloclip Will Change Your iPhone Photography Forever [REVIEW]

I was recently given an Olloclip 3 in 1 lens kit for my iPhone 4S and have been putting it through its paces over the last several days. I won’t hold any suspense here – I love it – below I talk a bit about why I think any serious iPhone photographer should put thisContinue Reading

Great Photo Pro 2 [REVIEW]

Great Photo Pro 2 [REVIEW]

A while ago I reviewed HDR Darkroom Pro which I claimed was an affordable alternative to HDR photo editing. Recently, that same company, contacted me to look at their new software – Great Photo Pro 2 – and this article contains my thoughts on it as well as a few sample images that I createdContinue Reading