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Bing Wright: Sunsets Projected onto Shattered Mirrors

Bing Wright:  Sunsets Projected onto Shattered Mirrors

Photographer Bing Wright produces some of the most unique renditions of the dying light of day. These photos are by no means ordinary. Using broken mirrors and the natural sunset, this artist creates a mosaic of awe, in his studio! This work of art strikes the viewer as an immortal portrait. Light reflects off the glass, [...]

April 11, 2014 nickhesson Blog, Photography 0

Katerina Plotnikova: Stunningly Surreal Portraits With REAL Wild Animals

Katerina Plotnikova: Stunningly Surreal Portraits With REAL Wild Animals

Photography can be such a wonderful medium. An excellent form of art, taking photos can seem easy, but when you really get into the artistic measures of it photography can delve to many different levels. So what’s the difference in taking pictures an photographing? What an amazing question. These days, anyone can take a picture, [...]

April 10, 2014 nickhesson Blog, Photography 0

How to Fix a Failing CF Card

How to Fix a Failing CF Card

Regardless of your level in photography, from the novice to the expert, the last thing anyone wants to see when working with their digital camera is “CF Card Unrecognized Format/Eject?” Quite simply put, that prompt is telling you that the camera doesn’t recognize the card and thinks it is a new one. If you know for a [...]

April 9, 2014 nickhesson Blog, Resources, Tutorials 0

Squamish’s New Neighbour? LNG Plant Could Ruin A Beautiful Sacred Town

Squamish’s New Neighbour? LNG Plant Could Ruin A Beautiful Sacred Town

Meet Squamish’s New Neighbour, Sukanto Tanoto, owner of Pacific Oil & Gas, the company behind the #Squamish LNG Plant. Tanoto has a abysmal environmental record, making him Indonesia’s Lead Driver of Rainforest Destruction. Tanoto has contributed to many animal rights violations and has been linked to orangutan graveyards and widespread peatland destruction in Sumatran Tiger [...]

March 10, 2014 nickhesson Blog 0

Scouting Locations and Choosing Gear Just Got Easier – The Mark II Artists Viewfinder App

Scouting Locations and Choosing Gear Just Got Easier – The Mark II Artists Viewfinder App

Photographer geeks, hold on to your horses, this one is sure to impress. This new app, Mark II Artists Viewfinder” replicates the viewfinder of hundreds of camera and lens arrangements, and it does ti astonishingly well. This can come rather handy if your on the go and want to know what the view might look [...]

February 22, 2014 nickhesson Blog 0

Nikon D4s at the 2014 Sochi Olympics: First Photos Taken

Nikon D4s at the 2014 Sochi Olympics: First Photos Taken

It is not uncommon to see the Olympics as place for unannounced or new cameras to make their world debut and this year it seems the 2014 Sochi games are no different. Nikon Rumors has received an photograph of what appears to be the soon to be released Nikon D4s, showing the Nikon D4s at the Nikon [...]

February 10, 2014 nickhesson Blog, Gear 3

The Winter Olympics in New York City: Angel Franco and Richard Perry

The Winter Olympics in New York City: Angel Franco and Richard Perry

Ski jumping The New York Times has created quite an impressive interactive article that details and imagines what the city would look like if it had actually won its bid to host the Winter Olympics. The images you see here were created by Angel Franco and Richard Perry by superimposing Winter Olympics event constructions such as the downhill course and [...]

February 9, 2014 nickhesson Blog, Sports 0

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens Review

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens Review

My go-to lens is Canons EF 50mm f/1.4 USM. It’s extremely inexpensive selling for around $400-500. It’s sharp, small, light and with an aperture of f/1.4 it’s also super fast. Although it is very soft wide open, the Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens starts to get really sharp at f/2.8. I personally like to [...]

January 20, 2014 Tara Lundrigan Blog, Photography, REVIEWS 0

LensBaby Composer Pro Review

LensBaby Composer Pro Review

“Some photographers have been a bit skeptical about the Lensbaby, and have written it off as a fad. After five years in the market, Lensbaby sales are still very steady and growing. I think the reason for this growth is that more and more photographers are recognizing that Lensbaby lenses provide a unique way to [...]

April 13, 2013 Tara Lundrigan Blog, REVIEWS, Staff Picks 0

Buyer Beware: DigitalRev Selling USED Canon 5D Mark III Priced As New

Buyer Beware: DigitalRev Selling USED Canon 5D Mark III Priced As New

Rob Dunlop, creative director and brains behind PrettyInWhite.com, just posted an interesting and also somewhat humorous account of his purchase of a Canon 5d Mark III through DigitalRev.com. Rob, spurred on by a series of bizarre coincidences, ended up doing some research on his new camera, only to find that it had not only been used, but used [...]

February 10, 2013 nickhesson Blog, Photography, REVIEWS 1