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Photo Tip: Focus Stacking ____ 2011/06

Focus stacking is a relatively new digital imaging technique, especially useful for macro and scientific photography, and an occasional aid for landscapes and small portraits as well. It’s a clever digital answer to lens optic limits that conspire to demolish

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Tilt and Telephoto: Tools for Summer Wildflowers ___ 2010/06

Here in late May in Washington State, the spring wildflower bloom is on the wane. Low elevation forest flowers and coastal blooms will pop through June. Then the fireworks—the July-August sub-alpine mountain extravaganza—explode, led by Glacier Lilies that burn through

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Photo Tip: Full-frame Bokeh __ 05/2008

APS-sized sensors for wildlife are touted for their ability to extend the reach of telephoto lenses, making, in the case of APS-C (e.g. 1.6x multiplier for Canon 40D), a 300mm lens into a 480mm equivalent. This is a enormous asset

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