The secret to making your wide angle lens even wider – for free

Every time I prepare a photo tour that centers on landscape photography, there are questions on what photo equipment to bring. The most common theme regarding lenses is: the wider the better. But while that’s a natural instinct, a super wide angle is not necessarily the best choice for your landscape photography.

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748 Bust The Dust

Chris listens in in on the Accidental Tech Podcast with John Siracusa, Casey Liss and Marco Arment and tries to bust a few myths around dust in your camera. He just released a video that takes you behind the scenes of a photo shoot with a band. Also Jeremy wonders how much of a disappointment the new Canon 5D Mark IV really is and Chris gives his take on the critique that has been voiced online.


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Photo tours with Chris Marquardt:
» Sep 2016: Donegal
» Feb 2017: Lake Baikal, Siberia
» May 2017: Svalbard/Spitzbergen
» Nov 2017: Bhutan
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Joo Kraus: The JooJazz Photo Shoot

When I did the photo shoot with musician Joo Kraus last year, he and the Tales in Tones Trio were still in the process of mixing their new album JooJazz – and I believe that album name was actually coined during that photo session.

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tfttf735 – A Ride Over The Mælström

Chris took a Zodiak ride over the very same Mælström that Edgar Allen Poe and Jules Verne wrote about, Bob isn’t sure when or if to delete his photos, Darren wants to know more about lenses that keep their focus while zooming (parfocal lenses) and Mike wants to optimize his backup strategy for when he travels to Greenland.


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Photo tours with Chris Marquardt:
» Sep 2016: Donegal
» Feb 2017: Lake Baikal, Siberia
» May 2017: Svalbard/Spitzbergen
» Nov 2017: Bhutan
» all photo tours

Featured Photo Tour: Donegal 2016

You might have been to Ireland, but have you seen Donegal? This landscape in the northwest of Ireland is a dream for every photographer. The light is soft and ever-changing, the people and culture are among the most inviting I’ve ever experienced and the spirit among photographers is wonderful.

Coming up September 4th 2016: a stunning landscape and seascape photography playground in Donegal. No hiking. Price from € 1499.

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See Dunfanaghy, Horn Head’s Cliffs, Rosquile Peninsula, Boyeeghter Bay, Poisoned Glen, Dunlewy, Cara Na Mara, Bloody Foreland, Fanad Lighthouse.

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