Photography Gear

I shot with the Leica M10-R on a bright day in the Angeles National Forest. Sunny conditions were an opportunity to photograph high-contrast scenes. In this image, I was able to recover substantial detail in the shadows of the foreground. The vast majority of new cameras today are marketed with an emphasis on their technology
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Nothing is as thrilling as the moment when all of your planning and preparation to get “the shot” pays off, right before your eyes. But the most lasting satisfaction comes from holding an archival photographic print that faithfully reproduces that vision. A perfect sunrise over the landscape. Polar bears dancing in the tundra. Your best
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As part of the Adobe MAX creative conference, HP has announced a set of new color-critical HDR monitors under its DreamColor line. The company touts the Z25xs G3 and HP Z27xs G3 DreamColor Displays as “the world’s first color-critical HDR monitors with one-touch brightness adjust.” Earlier this year, HP released three “studio” laptops with DreamColor
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I first became interested in storms when I was a boy growing up in Texas, the only state in the US that experiences tornadoes, hurricane and blizzards on a regular basis. I built a scale model of a supercell thunderstorm inside a clear plexiglass box using cotton and a light bulb for lightning, and won
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Last year, Vaonis launched an astrophotography system called Stellina. Expensive and a bit bulky, it wasn’t for everyone. However, the company’s latest camera/telescope hybrid, called Vespera, offers many of the same features as Stellina for a quarter the cost: $1,000. Vaonis has the goal of “revolutionizing the world of amateur astronomy,” and the Vespera is
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