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Moving your business forward

In Standard by Patrick

We recently switched our hosting service from GoDaddy to Siteground. This was a decision that has been on my mind for sometime. I realize that this is not necessarily relating to photography per se’ but it does have to do with the business side of photography. Back when we first started, there were not as many hosting providers as there …

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Backyard Birding Boom

In Wildlife by Patrick

Lately, my inbox has been filling up with a repeating question and I thought it was post worthy for an answer. With all the downtime that photographers have, and not just photographers, but people in general, the question has been rolling in “How do I get started in backyard bird photography?”. Great question and I could not be happier to …

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Downtime ideas for photographers

In General Stuff by Patrick

Normally when I write my blog posts, I realize that they are geared toward a specific group of folks, namely photographers. In this case, my audience may be a bit broader as many of us are at home do to the current state of things. I wanted to offer up some ideas to help pass the time both for photographers …

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Coronavirus impacting photography

In General Stuff by Patrick

Currently, you cannot turn on the news and not hear something about the coronavirus. This is impacting health and commerce globally and has affected the industry of photography in a big way already. Photographic events and expos have been cancelled or postponed which are huge think tanks for ideas and also opportunities to network. Some of these include: Camera & …

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Good versus bad debate

In Standard by Patrick

Over the past week I have been amusingly reading comments by various sources and people over the internet about the newly released Nikon D6. Inevitably, there are those that welcome advancements in cameras and there are those that are more critical. Those that welcome the release seem to dwell more on the positive side of things like the built in …

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Nikon D6 Released

In Standard by Patrick

It has been a long time coming for Nikon toward their release of the D6, but it was finally released officially on 2.12.2020 with all the associated hoopla and fanfare. I have written many posts on the potential specs of this camera in the past year all of which you can review here: Possible Nikon D6 specs It’s official! Nikon …

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Podcast #18 – Instant Gratification

In Podcasts by Patrick

Is instant gratification good for your photography? I discuss why it might not be the best thing and why you should put in the time and allow the journey of photography to give you the gratification you seek. Greetings and welcome to another episode of my podcast! Thanks for taking the time from your week to listen. I want to …

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Nikon D6 spotted – More Speculation

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Leaks and rumors abound about the anticipated Nikon D6. Upon reading the forums and speculations, it seems as if Nikon may be missing the boat on the highly anticipated Nikon D5 replacement. This assumption is based on its competitor the Canon 1DX Mark III. The Mark III is listed on B&H Photo for $6499. 00 USD complete with all the …

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Why the Nikon D6 is a sure thing

In Standard by Patrick

So the Nikon D6 is in development and you got a glimpse of it under glass at the CES this year. From what the Nikon press release is saying, it’s going to be targeted to professional photographers. This is no surprise as sports journalists have relied on the flagship bodies for years. I have got a great hunch that it’s …

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New Nikon Gear announced at CES

In General Stuff by Patrick

Nikon announced new products at this years CES show in Vegas. The announcements were not unexpected as rumors and speculation were abounding on the internet as to what would be revealed. So far, Nikon has unveiled the following: The replacement for the popular D750 full frame camera launched way back in 2014 has finally come to market. The Nikon D780. …