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What DOES zone editing have to do with it? Snap-Crackle-Pop through the night When you live in southwestern Wisconsin -21°F (that’s below) zero is February normal. We expect it; we plan for it. Life doesn’t stop because the temperature plunges. The house cracks like gunfire as it shrinks into midnight, snaps-crackles-pops all through the night, then explodes into morning […]

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It’s hard to photograph a black dog! If you’ve ever photographed an all black dog, you know the problem. It is almost impossible to capture the texture of fur or to see clearly the interior contours of shape and body. Black is made of all colors and it absorbs light very efficiently. As a result […]

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While emphasizing the rocks, I  missed the ghostly ship moored beyond! The Baths at Devil’s Bay, near Spanish Town on Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands Spectral Ship It’s risky to take expensive camera equipment to the beach, especially when a swim from boat to shore is required followed by a long hike as the main […]

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Your Eyes See in HDR but the Camera Can’t (at least, not without your help) Your eyes see in High Dynamic Range (HDR) but the camera is typically set for one focal distance and exposure. As a result a standard photograph shows only a part of the information in a scene. A photographer can capture high […]

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