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by Tim FarmerMoBot Orc 2017 1Spring is right around the corner and the Orchid show is in full bloom at the Missouri Botanical Garden. It is time to dust off that Macro lens and get close to your subjects. The official definition (or the best I can find) of a macro lens is a lens that is able to repr ...
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Winter may not be what you would consider an ideal time to go out and photograph wildlife, but there are lots of subjects and opportunities you will not get in other seasons. The first unique opportunity that comes to mind here in the St. Louis area are the Bald Eagles up on Alton Lake, but that is ...
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Finding InspirationThere is a big, wonderful world out there with a hundred lifetime’s worth of images to capture. But some days, it’s hard to find that spark of inspiration. If you’re shooting just for personal enjoyment or you’re hitting the pavement trying to make a living with your photo ...
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Cold Weather Photography and Camera CareCold CameraThe CameraCameras hate two things about the cold: the batteries don’t work well and when they’re cold and come into a nice warm home, condensation forms on the glass. Then there’s the photographer. Keeping warm and enjoying your ...
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Going to the UP of MichiganBy Tim FarmerWell I was off to another new location for the weekend. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan, or just the UP. I have heard the fall colors up there are just as brilliant as they are in New England, and being based in St. Louis, it is a lot closer for me. So about a ...
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Autumn is in the AirPhotographing Fall ColorsBy Tim FarmerNow that it feels more like autumn, fall colors will soon be here. The Old Farmer’s Almanac says that the peak colors in Missouri will beOctober 5-21 in the northern part of the state and October 12-28 in southern Missouri. So ...
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Three Things to Help People Find Your Photos in SearchesBy Tim FarmerYou’ve been out shooting and building a great portfolio of images. You have your web site up and running and you’re posting to Pinterest and have a Facebook page where you’re active in building a community of people wh ...
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Smart Phone vs. a CameraBy Tim FarmerWe’re all carrying around amazing devices these days—out smartphones. They can do it all, with apps to keep us from getting lost, calendars so we won’t miss that important anniversary—heck, they can even make a telephone call. The new Nokia Lumia 1 ...
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