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Hawaii 2018 Workshop report

It is always great to escape to the warm weather of Hawaii in January and this year’s workshop offered a few new twists on my usual itinerary. Yes, the group did 2 helicopter rides (one on the Big Island and one on Kauai) as well as two whale watch outings ,but for me, the highlight […]

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The Problem with Reflections

I have always been fascinated with reflection shots and often plan them on my landscape shots even going so far as carrying water to make “Lake Roman” as you can see in the image above. I have tried to incorporate this into my macro photography teaching and purchased some black Plexiglas to make on demand reflections. […]

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Sigma 150mm macro lens first impressions

I wasn’t really in any rush to replace my Sigma 180mm macro as it has given me great results over the last 8 years.  The vast majority of my macro gallery were taken using that lens but the new lineup of Sigma O/S macro lenses has intrigued me and I wondered whether I could eek […]

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