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Nov 27

#1325. Night Vision

By Nancee Rostad | Art & Creativity

To set the scene: mid-October; hotel room; somewhere in Montana; 3:35 AM; lying in bed awake; canโ€™t get back to sleepโ€ฆ.what to do, what to do?   As my mind wandered, my eyes took in the dark room. It really wasnโ€™t totally dark, since I always leave the room darkening shades open in hotels. Arrayed […]

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Nov 01

#1320. More thoughts on system building

By pascaljappy | How-To

How to choose lenses, cameras and accessories should be your decision, not the market’s.   Judging by the comments and email my last post elicited, I can’t have done a great job of explaining my subtractive approach to system building ๐Ÿ˜‰ But first, let’s draw a line between collectors and photographers. Both represent valid hobbies, […]

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Oct 23

#1317. Luberon reloaded

By philberphoto | Travel Photography

Two friends, a work meeting and the Luberon.   Luberon ticks all the boxes of overtourism, of being one of these exquisite locations blighted by hordes of visitors who think that tourism amounts to getting in position for quick Instagram-destined snaps. Point of entry is the legendary city of Avignon, once residence to popes, and […]

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Oct 05

#1315. In defense of the smartphone, again.

By pascaljappy | Opinion

A new perspective on an old question.   Beyond the use as a visual notebook, at which it excels, the smartphone has progressed tremendously to capture more and more of the ‘serious’ photography market. Periscope lenses, larger sensors, better colour science, better DR, RAW files, and probably more, add to the list of features bridging […]

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Oct 02

#1314. The Leaky Abstract

By pascaljappy | Art & Creativity

Nature isn’t all about green leaves and sandy beaches ๐Ÿ˜‰   One of the beauties of running a blog such as DS is the possibility of regularly viewing the work of creative photographers (you know who you are ๐Ÿ˜‰ ). This obviously percolates through my mind and makes me more aware of scenes that I […]

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