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The history of the pathway, the street, and the scenes they often lead to is a storied one. The trail is not so much a physical thing as an ephemeral one, a place in our collective imagination. Picture if you will, the most populated space in your town or city, it’s energy, its culture. Picture [Read More]
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“No man steps in the same river twice, for its not the same river and he’s not the same man”. Heraclitus Is there a more familiar and oft quoted phrase in landscape photography than Ansel Adams famous: “previsualization”. I always get a chuckle when I see this term as it makes me think of “confusing [Read More]
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Introduction: The long-term review MacBook Pro has been here for two weeks now, and I have enough experience with it, both in heavy photographic workloads and in general use (e-mail, Safari and a lot of writing) to form some meaningful impressions. In one sentence, it’s a base iMac Pro that weighs 4.3 lbs and runs [Read More]
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Blue Hour in a Zen meditation forest with camera in hand at the base of Mt. Fuji, and I was awoken out of my slumber by the din of closing tripods behind me just as the magical blue hour rung its bell and the enchanting party of vibrant colors had begun. Quickly, I halted the [Read More]
I often get asked for help on various matters photographic, and noticed a common denominator caused by confusion sewn when people try to teach less acquainted students about DOF – Depth of Field. Everything goes perfectly until the tutor tries to explain that a large aperture is represented by a low F-Stop, and then by [Read More]
Before our summary for the year that was, here’s a forecast and declaration for where we are heading. Specific to the camera world, I see a very concentrated and continued shift towards niche markets. The professional or enthusiast photographer who requires a particular workflow will refine their set up to reflect their needs now that [Read More]
The night before Christmas, I went for a walk with my daughter Ocean Rose along the boardwalk by the winter-wind swept beach where we live. This year our neighborhood covered a selection of trees along the beach in lights dubbing it “Light Up The Beach.” I snapped this while Ocean stood gazing up at the [Read More]
1.) Camera Support equipment (Robus, Oben and Arca-Swiss). Camera support is a longer topic, and much of this equipment will be revisited in more depth later on, along with some gear from other manufacturers, but there are quite a few useful pieces in for review right now – some of which are right in the [Read More]
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In trying to review this newly expanded version, It has been hard to know where to begin in covering Qt Luong’s multiple award-winning Treasured Lands. This singular work has had many words said about it already. Some of the pre-eminent photographers of our time, many of whom have contributed here at The Luminous Landscape, have [Read More]
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Kristie Muller is an Artist and Photographer previously based in Toronto. She was born in Calgary, and recently relocated to Vancouver, British Colombia. I briefly met Kristie through mutual friends. I was struck by an immediate sense that she was both withdrawn and boiling over with energy and humor. In my estimation, these are equally [Read More]