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Sea change?

Photo by Ross Chen For the past several years Canon has ruled the professional camera roost with its 1D-series cameras. Nikon has been the also-ran with inferior products. That changed about a year ago when Nikon announced two great cameras: the D3and The D300. Recently Nikon fired another broadside at Canon with the new D700 […]

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Camera wars

First a little history. When I started in this business nearly 25 years ago, Nikon was the standard of the industry. Almost every professional news photographer was equipped with Nikon cameras and lenses. When covering an event like an NFL football game, one would see an army of photographers, almost all with Nikons. There would […]

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Mini studio

To take this picture of the Canon PowerShot A460 camera that I talked about in the previous post, I made a makeshift mini light tent to illuminate it. The light tent, also called a light shed among other things, is used in small product photography. It can provide nearly shadowless light to illuminate whatever is […]

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