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Parentography 13: Filters and buying used

Written by Jay on December 13, 2008 – 5:09 pm

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Buying used equipment. Buying from places like B&H, Adoroama, Midwest Photo Exchange or KEH versus eBay and/or Craigslist.

Tip of the Week

Shoot present unwrapping in burst mode, to capture expressions as present is opened.  Don’t try to catch it all in a single shot and risk missing, shoot it all.

If using a flash, consider (if you are using an external flash) to set the power lower, and if possible bounce the light rather than shooting dead on.  The lower power will allow more of your burst shots to have flash, and the bouncing keeps you from blowing out your picture.

Site of the Week

Strobist –

If you want to learn something about lighting, this is a excellent place.  Some of their stuff is complicated and over the heads of those that aren’t professionals or “enthusiasts” but they also have plenty of good tips for those of us with less that big budgets as well.

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