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July 2015: Life Is Wonderful Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to our Close To My Heart international Blog Hop. If you have arrived here from Kathy Burros you are in the right place. 408 more words


AdoramaU: Natural Light

Early in my photography career I got a short-term job as an assistant. I was helping a very successful photographer, he was published in dozens of magazines, and he shot for Sports Illustrated and …. 22 more words


Soon, Your Smart Phone's Camera Will Be Awesome

Smart phone cameras simply don’t produce DSLR-quality images, except perhaps in ideal conditions. With several new product announcements and upcoming new technology, that is starting to change. 26 more words


Revolutionary Olympus Air Turns Smart Phone Into Interchangeable-Lens Camera: First Look

In a stunning new product announcement, Olympus today launched the Olympus Air A01, a finderless 16MP Micro Four Thirds interchangeable-lens camera that clips onto and pairs with smartphones via wireless connectivity. 24 more words


Exploring Metal Finishing Techniques: The Basics of Bead Blasting

Professional metal polishing is a thriving industry; one which companies such as Badger Anodising (Birmingham) Ltd actively engage in. In fact, without metal polishing, we wouldn’t see shiny back plates on smartphones, car rims that are almost as reflective as mirrors, and sturdy aluminium cookware. 92 more words

Flashpoint Ring Li-On 400w/s Ringflash: Product Overview

The Flashpoint Ring Li-on is a 400w/s lithium powered, self-contained ringflash system optimized to meet the vision of the ever innovative creative professional photographer. This versatile ringflash is an instant favorite tool of the professional studio photographer due to its ability to produce virtually shadow-free lighting, providing mysterious catchlights ‘rings’ in the eyes of subjects when used with fashion and portrait work and a ‘must-have’ for nature and field shooters in macro and close-up situations. 28 more words