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Book review: Digital capture after dark

| December 25, 2013 | Reply

Photography at night has become very popular. Modern cameras with sensors that deliver great quality even at high ISO settings offer many new possibilities. But photography after dark is no piece of cake. If you are new to this a good book can be of great help. “Digital capture after dark” by Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler and […]

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Choosing a lens for macro and close-up photography

| December 11, 2013 | Reply

Note: This is the latest version of this article. Latest update: December 12th 2013. This article is about choosing the right lens for close-up and macro photography in nature. There is no simple advice as there are many choices available. The most obvious one would be to buy a dedicated macro lens like a Canon […]

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Currently under redesign

| December 7, 2013 | Reply

This website is currently undergoing redisign. This can lead to some problems with some articles, galleries and pictures. Update will be complete soon.

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Book review: Success with wildlife photography by Steve and Ann Toon

| August 11, 2012 | Reply

I love Otters and when I saw the cover of this book I immediately was interested. For less than 15 Euros, there was not much too loose and I always get some inspiration out of wildlife and nature photography books. After finishing the book, I was not disappointed. It really is a good book. It […]

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2 Reviews for the Canon EF 4/600L IS II by Doug Brown and Arash Hazeghi

| July 30, 2012

Doug Brown and Arash Hazeghi are two of the most skilled bird photographers with a special focus on birds in flight. They both recently published reviews of the new Canon EF 4/600L IS II which looks like the best lens for bird photography Canon has ever made. Incredibly sharp and with a weight of only […]

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Canon EOS 1DX first impressions mini review by Christopher Dodds

| July 21, 2012

One of the first reviews of the new Canon EOS 1DX: Canon 1DX First impressions Mini Review Except for the lack of AF at f8 (this really, really sucks when you want to use a 2x extender with an f4 lens like a 4/500 or 4/600 for birds), the Canon EOS 1DX seems be be […]

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10 Tips for Improving Your Wildlife Photography by Morkel Erasmus

| July 17, 2012

Check out this great new article about how to improve your wildlife photography written by Morkel Erasmus: 10 Tips for Improving Your Wildlife Photography. Also check out Morkel’s website: morkelerasmus.com.

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Book review: The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Book by Martin Evening

| July 26, 2010 | Reply

About two years ago, I reviewed The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book by Martin Evening which I consider to be the best book in Lightroom 2. Now with Lightroom 3 out, I upgrade my software and absolutely love it. Lightroom 3 rocks! Of course I also ordered the latest edition of Martin Evening’s Lightroom book […]

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Book review: Digital Flower Photography by Sue Bishop

| April 11, 2010 | 1 Reply

This book is a basic introduction into digital flower photography. On a little more than 140 pages it covers the basics of flower photography with a digital SLR camera. After an overview of necessary equipment like cameras or lenses the book covers exposure, depth of field, light, colour, choosing the right background, composition and digital […]

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New EOS-7D and EOS 1D Mark IV User’s Guide by Arthur Morris

| April 4, 2010 | Reply

Arthur Morris, one of the best bird photographers in the world is also famous for many books and e-books he has published including user guides for Canon DSLRs. Now two new guides covering the EOS 7D and the EOS 1D Mark IV will be available very soon. I already ordered my EOS 7D guide and […]

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