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Epcot’s Future World through an UWA Lens

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As I prepare for my vacation to the Northwestern United States, I know I will be using my ultra wide angle (UWA) lens a lot throughout the trip. The Nikon AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Lens is a favorite of mine since I borrowed a friend’s for a Walt Disney World trip back in 2015. … Continue reading "Epcot’s Future World through an UWA Lens"
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Lens Correcting inside the American Adventure

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I enjoy photographing with a Fisheye lens even when entering the American Adventure to listen to the Voices of Liberty. Voices of Liberty performing in the American Adventure using a Fisheye Lens.Nikon D750/Sigma 15mm, 1/125s, f/2.8, ISO 4000, EV 0. Many photo editors can “correct” distortions in many lenses including fisheye ones. To test this … Continue reading "Lens Correcting inside the American Adventure"
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Return of the Fisheye Lens to Epcot

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Back in 2013, I wrote about my ideas for using a Fisheye lens. What I did not say was how easy it was to leave the Fisheye lens on the camera. Case in point was this day in Epcot. My family started the day with a FastPass+ at Test Track. I had an idea for … Continue reading "Return of the Fisheye Lens to Epcot"
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Super Zoom Lens at the Magic Kingdom

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I have seen a few discussions about what lenses to bring to Walt Disney World lately. I have for years touted the advantages to using Super Zoom lenses at the parks specifically and for travel photography in general. For cropped sensor cameras, they run in the ranges of 18-200mm and even 18-300mm. For full framed … Continue reading "Super Zoom Lens at the Magic Kingdom"
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Using a Super Zoom Lens at Walt Disney World

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I am a big fan of using Super Zoom lenses on digital SLR cameras. When I travel to places like Walt Disney World, I do not want to be carrying a lot of heavy equipment. A Super Zoom lens lets me go with a small pouch which holds an extra battery, memory cards, lens cleaning … Continue reading "Using a Super Zoom Lens at Walt Disney World"
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Making Lens Flare Work for You

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Tell me something, have you ever had sun streaks in your pictures? Did the person or thing you aimed at turn out dark? There’s a way to successfully incorporate lens flare and keep your subject recognizable. No, I’m not talking about digital enhancements. I’m referring to manual exposure and good, solid photography skills. You’ll need … Continue reading "Making Lens Flare Work for You"
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Wide Angle Lens Love

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I’m a Canon girl. I bought my first Single Lens Reflex (SLR) camera when I was 16 years old at Levine’s in Boston, MA. I remember the day rather well (a miracle for me). My heart was set on the Canon Rebel S because (remember I was 16) it was endorsed by Andre Agassi and … Continue reading "Wide Angle Lens Love"
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Photographic Innoventions: Best Lens Aperture

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To get the sharpest images possible with your lens, it’s best not to use the widest or smallest apertures. Most lenses are optimized in the f/5.6 – f/11 aperture range and give their best performance when stopped down a couple of f-stops from the widest aperture. If you have a 50mm f/1.8 lens, it’s best … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Best Lens Aperture"
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