Thursday Resource Round-Up // 499th Post!

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I usually do this on Fridays. That is to say I used to. ‘S been a while. Gavin Gough posted a guest article over on Matt Brandon’s The Digital Trekker blog, click HERE to read it. While we’re on the topic, I will be discussing the Illusion of FREE on Matt’s blog tomorrow – it’s a crucial starting point in …

For The Joy Of It

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Near the beginning of my photographic journey I was given two books – both of them by Freeman Patterson. The first I have recommended several times here, Photography and the Art of Seeing, the second is Photography For the Joy of It. Re-reading them now I suspect they are at the very centre of who I’ve become as a photographer. …

Friday's Resource Roundup: Now With 50% less RANT!

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Hey folks, thanks for being patient with my rant yesterday. Canon did little to help, but my local drug camera dealer – Leo’s Camera’s in Vancouver – went above and beyond, getting me a new 85/1.2L lens that is not only perfect, but here in time for me to not stew about whether I will have it for the trip. …

For The Curious: PDF Packing List Posted

In GEAR, Resources, Travel by David1 Comment

For anyone that’s interested in this kind of thing (you’re sick people and you need help), I’ve published my packing list for the upcoming trip. I’m also doing this to make it available to our Lumen Dei team as a resource. I might add a few things, might remove a few, but this is a pretty close match to what …

Friday's Resource Roundup

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The UPS guy came 8 times this week. I’m worn out with all the gear. So this week’s resource round-up is gear-free. If it wasn’t, and I was ok with showing you THIS, then I’d also be ok showing you THIS. If you ever wanted to see how a photographer packs for the Olympics, these links will make you drool. …