I write and I photograph and that's pretty much enough. You can check out my photography website (linked below) or buy my novel (it's really good) for your Amazon Kindle.
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In this episode of Ask David I answer a question about full bleed printing. Photo printing can be with or without a border. Without a border, we call it a full bleed. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ Follow me on Google+: https://pl
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This episode of Ask David follows up on last week's episode about flashes. Now that we know where to, and where not to, put a flash, we talk about the flash guide number. A guide number is just that, a guide, and you won't likely find it on your flash any
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In this episode of Ask David I answer a question about waxy-looking people. Flashes are great for adding needed light, but used improperly and they can ruin a photo. A common, poor use of flashes it to put them on top of the camera and point them at the s
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Kodak's Tri-X 400 dates back to the 1940s and has a robust, strong research DNA that resulted in a film with excellent image qualities, the ability to see light well into the UV range, and a tolerance for abuse that makes it possible to shoot it at virtua
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In this episode of Ask David, I talk about how film works. I look at the basic operating principle of recording light onto a physical medium and then touch briefly on how color film differs from black and white. My Photography Website: http://www.5119phot
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In this episode of Ask David, I answer a question about controlling light and how controlling light well, or poorly, can make or break an image. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ Follow me on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+DavidHa
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The next Round Glass Review will be of the Outdoor Spirit Telelens for Smartphone. I'll be using it on my Moto X and will share the positive and negative aspects of this smartphone dd-on that the marketing materials depict as being simply amazing. This te
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In this episode of Ask David I provide some quick and basic tips on prevent motion blur. We also look at what cuases it and how different lenses affect image blur. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ Follow me on Google+: https://plus.
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In this episode of Ask David, I talk about strategies for getting blurry backgrounds. There's more to it than simply a fast lens and you don't need (and probably don't want) and f/1.2, f/1.4, or other super-fast lens for this. The photos in this video wer
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This video shares a workflow I've been trying to perfect for five year. Digitizing color negatives, especially old ones like the ones in these videos, can lead to difficult color recovery. The red base can make editing color negatives very difficult, too.
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This quick Adobe Photoshop Tip shows how to use the High Pass filter and overlay layer transparency to sharpen portions of an image. This video focuses, specifically, or correcting parts of image where focused was missed very slightly. This trick can be a
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I'm often asked about my raw editor workflow for film photography, and why it's better than using scanned jpegs. In a nutshell, there's far greater control over image detail and data recovery in the shadow and highlight areas. The level of control is akin
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In this episode of Ask David, I answer the digital camera question I'm asked most often: What is a raw photo? Raw photos have a lot of advantages over jpeg images in terms of editing flexibility and workflow. This video touches on image recording options
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In this episode of Ask David, I answer a question about shooting film at the wrong ISO. This happens all the time, there are lots of ways to correct it. Check below for a link to the Massive Development Chart and listen to the video for a guide on how to
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In this episode of Ask David, I explain what shutter-priority (SV or S) mode is and explain how it controls camera settings. This is part of a four-part series on each of the camera shooting modes. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ F
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We hit 10,000 subscribers this week. Until the end of February, leave a comment and at the end of the month I'll draw some names from a hat. We have five commemorative stickers to give away to anyone in the world who would like one, so leave a comment!