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Technique

June 25, 2012

Ok, not the typical fare today. Check this madness out… stainless steel braided radiator hoses! Yes! Those will soon be installed in my truck. I had to replace the radiator recently due to a leak and exciting overheating problems that have nearly left me (and Sandra Dee) stranded a few times. I’m waiting for the third radiator to arrive now……

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March 12, 2012

This installment of our series will be dedicated to the topic of processing digital photos, which simply means editing photos on the computer to improve their aesthetic appeal and correct any issues that detract from the image. Yes, unfortunately your job isn’t finished once the photos are out of your camera. Don’t despair, friend. The great news is, you don’t…

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December 16, 2011

My interest in photography began while I was in high school. It was a known fact that the photography teacher was a bit of a pushover. He’d let students roam the campus in search of… uh, “like stuff to take pikchures of dood!” (translated, skip class and hang out) It seemed logical that I needed to sign up for this…

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November 4, 2011

written by Aaron Cowan photos by Aaron Cowan edited by Jacob D Intro Hi folks. My Name is Aaron Cowan. I currently live in Pullman, WA having recently graduated from the University of Idaho with a Masters in Electrical Engineering. Photography is just a hobby but, for me, a pretty serious one. It wasn’t until college that I became interested…

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October 16, 2011

Intro When my daughter turned two and half years old, I took my family on our first backpacking trip to Yosemite carrying an eighty pound pack. Prior to this, I had taken a few backpacking trips when I was in college. However, after starting a career, getting married, buying a fixer up home, and starting a family, any dreams I…

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September 26, 2011

Welcome back to our series on backpacking photography. Today’s article is dedicated to looking at lenses for both interchangeable lens cameras as well as those on compact cameras. Let’s just jump right in… How Does a Camera Lens Work? In a nutshell, the lens gathers the light entering it from all angles, focuses it on an infinitely tiny point (the…

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September 12, 2011

If you’ve been following along with the series so far, welcome back! If not, we’re picking up where we left off which was an overview of the digital camera market. This quick interactive survey should help you set the bearing on your camera-shopping compass. So, do you need to kill a few minutes? Are you sitting around waiting to hear…

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June 24, 2011

When you’ve gotta go, you gotta go! Let’s face it, packing out your waste is clearly the best way to minimize the impact of going potty outdoors; however, provided the choice not everyone will opt to portage their poop and let mother nature deal with it instead. We’re not here to judge but if you’re going to be pooping in…

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