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Black Photography that Was a Revolutionary Act

The article found in an unlikely source titled “An Annual Compendium of Black Photography that Was a Revolutionary Act” – was in interesting one discussing how a small group of black photographers published their largely ignored works in four volumes of the Black Photographer’s Annual (BPA) back in the seventies. The BPA‘s arrival marked a pivotal moment in American cultural history. In its pages, established artists, such as Roy DeCarava, rubbed shoulders with those like Dawoud Bey, who were just emerging. Toni Morrison and James Baldwin were among the writers who contributed essays assessing the place of African-American photography...

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Scenes from Milan

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Capturing Images of Lightning Storms

This article provides tips on how to prepare to get good shots of lightning – safely. It goes into detail on planning, finding a good spot and recommended settings for your camera to capture unpredictable bursts of lightning. Below is an example of a shot I took from the front doorstep of my home as the storm was approaching and well before the heavy rains came. Article:...

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Solution for calibrating your lens

Whenever I buy a new lens, I have to calibrate it and AF fine tune five different DSLRs. Two are my primary stills shooters, and three are for video. But if I only have the video DSLRs out with me, and want to grab a few quick behind the scenes shots, I need to know […] Source: Nail your focus every single time with this DIY lens calibration solution – DIY...

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