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The Last Vestige of Winter
25 Mar 14

The Last Vestige of Winter

No one will argue with me when I say this has been a long, harrowing winter. Even those who love winter will admit they have had enough.  This winter I have not spent a lot of time outdoors taking photos, at least not compared to previous winters.  The cold was, well, just too cold. I finally made...

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Photography Tip—How to Choose a Tripod
22 Nov 13

Photography Tip—How to Choose a Tripod

Although digital photography has essentially replaced film photography, a good tripod is still as important today as it was for Mathew Brady during the Civil War and Ansel Adams during the early 20th century. They didn’t have many choices compared to what you’ll find in your local photo store or online. Not only is there an overwhelming selection...

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How to Photograph Lightning
13 Nov 13

How to Photograph Lightning

Capturing lighting in a photograph is one of the most difficult, yet rewarding things a photographer can do. You don’t get second chances as you do with a model or even a normal landscape. Its brightness, location, and intensity are different every time. It would seem setting the camera requires a lot of experience, and why not admit,...

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Ten Secrets for Taking Better Pictures of Babies and Toddlers
13 Nov 13

Ten Secrets for Taking Better Pictures of Babies and Toddlers

If you've photographed babies and toddlers before, you know it's not easy. It requires skill, but, more importantly, it requires patience. Lots and lots of patience. I enjoy photographing toddlers because it is such a challenge. You never know what you are going to get. I typically go into my sessions with a game plan;...

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Gift Of A Lifetime
12 Dec 11

Gift Of A Lifetime

'Tis the season of joy and peace, and we can't think of a better way to spread some holiday joy to the hardcore hunters and shooters on your "nice list" than with the world-class glass of VANGUARD's flagship sporting optics, now featuring the peace of mind of our new, No-Fault Premium Lifetime Warranty! That's right,...

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Alta Pro tripod: Serious Gear On The Go
26 Oct 11

Alta Pro tripod: Serious Gear On The Go

When archeological photographer, college instructor, and Vanguard fan Wayne Smith needed a compact tripod for traveling to coastal Maine from his home in Texas over the summer, he called on our Alta Pro 284CT for its portable lightweight and folded size. What he got was a whole lot more than he expected. Here are his...

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