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{The sort of habitat moose like - at least in the summer.}

If You Give a Moose a Muffin

I’ll be heading to Vermont for a few days later this winter and am already putting together a list of the things I want to accomplish while I’m…

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Digital Graduated ND Filters

A graduated ND filter is standard in the bag of any landscape photographer, right next to the polarizer. But unlike the polarizer (which can’t be reproduced in post-processing),…

Dodging & Burning in Photoshop

Dodging and burning have been with us for a long time now, beginning in the classic darkroom.  I won’t bore anyone with a history lesson, although I will…

eBay/Product Lighting

Small diversion away from the usual stuff of late to talk about lighting small items for eBay/product style shots.  This is covered to death all over the internet…

Netbooks & Photography

A couple of weeks back I posted about replacing my aging laptop with a new netbook.  There were several factors that went into the decision, but essentially I…

Hack your 400D (and more)

Ever wish that your 400D was more like, oh say, a 7D?  Turns out it can be, with just a little software hacking.  Because honestly, many of the…

The Roving Photographer

Welcome to The Roving Photographer! (If you’re confused, don’t worry: keep calm and carry on.) Just a few days ago, this was my blog at brentpennington.com.  And it…

What you need to go eagling

It’s officially eagle season in NEPA – frigid temperatures have long since frozen the lakes and streams, pushing the fish-dependent critters to what little clear water remains.  January…

Workshop: Photography for the Beginner

This past Saturday I presented my first workshop, “Photography for the Beginner,” at Salt Springs State Park as the kickoff workshop of my Specialist at the Park series….

Yongnuo 460 II Sync Mod

Yongnuo flashes have been in the online “news” for a while now; Strobist has featured them and they’re a regular topic of discussion on several photo boards.  Most…

DIY Beauty Dish in action

Playing catch-up here after a busy week, but I was finally able to get back to the DIY Beauty Dish.  It’s one thing to build these DIY projects,…

DIY Beauty Dish

It’s been a while since I tackled a DIY project, so I figured I was coming due.  For a while now I’ve had my eye on a beauty…