8 Reasons Why I Chose Sony Mirrorless

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I switched to Sony mirrorless cameras from Nikon in 2014. It was gradual, but over the last three years, I have divested of all but two Nikon lenses. Why? Well, many reasons but for the sake of simplicity here’s a list.

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Why Use A Monopod?

Why Use Monopods

You hear it all the time; tripods are an essential piece of equipment that belongs in every photographer’s kit, However, what about a monopod?

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Produce Quality Prints At Home

Sample Print - Canon Pixma Pro Printers

So, you are into the digital age with a nice camera and record lots of images. How do you share these wonderful images?  Prevent your favorite images from disappearing into the sea of your digital archive by producing prints and displaying your best work.

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Understanding Aspect Ratio For Better Prints

Understand Aspect Ratio

Understanding Aspect Ratio For Better Prints

At some point in our lives, we’ve all been the subject of a poorly cropped photograph. The image, although almost perfect, left us with one less foot or hand. To prevent the loss of crucial parts of your images, we need to explore Aspect Ratio. 

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Photography Tip: Capturing Fall Color

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Fall Color Photography Tips and Suggestions

Get out and explore fall’s beautiful foliage and snap an image worth hanging on your wall!

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#WeekendPhotoProject: It’s the little things

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#WeekendPhotoProject: It’s the little things

We know that weekends can be pretty hectic–with Nebraska football and dance rehearsals and all–but how do you capture the little things?

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Should I format or erase my memory cards?

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It’s Archiving Month at Rockbrook Camera, and what better time than to discuss how you work with your day-to-day memory cards!

You’ve backed up your photographs to your computer, an external hard drive, DVD, jump drive, prints, online backup, card catalog, or whatever other filing system you have devised–and now you’re ready to clear your card and start over. What is the best way to do it? There are a couple of options right on your camera: erasing and formatting. Both have their benefits, and both have their drawbacks.

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#WeekendPhotoProject: Photography Reflections

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For this week’s #weekendphotoproject, we’re focusing on photography reflections.

Photography reflections are not easy to capture–especially if your subject is moving or the means for reflection isn’t still. You need to plan, to be creative, and be very patient.

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#WeekendPhotoProject: Negative Space

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For this week’s #weekendphotoproject, we’re focusing on negative space.

Negative space is just that–empty space around an object. When used well, it gives more attention to the subject in the frame. Often times there is contrasting color, which increases the visual impact of the negative space.

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#WeekendPhotoProject: Independence Day

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For this week’s #weekendphotoproject, we’re focusing on Independence Day!

What is the best way to ensure you enjoy your 4th of July weekend? Spend it with great friends, family, food, and fireworks!

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