Camera Talk: Packing for Greenland

As some of you know, I am slowly transferring over all the Camera Talks from ITKT to their new, more suitable home on Photos at In The Know Traveler. I debated this one as it is dated in talking about my trip to Greenland. I decided to just add it. While old, it feels somewhat relevant when deciding what to bring on a tough trip. –dg– This coming Thursday I...

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Reintroducing “Camera Talk”

So this is the story I wrote about five years ago introducing In The Know Traveler’s answer in getting the best travel photos. It’s sort of funny how things happen. All I wanted was an outlet to write more than the 800 words and two pictures that most editors wanted after my travel assignments. Then I started In The Know Traveler with a buddy. Things have...

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Camera Talk: Shadowing

After doing some mild picture talking in the neighborhood, which mostly included parked cars, street signs and the like under normal conditions, I found my new Tamron AF28-300mm Lens fast and responsive. However, when I read the instructions, something I never want to do because I want to assume I know everything, I read about potential problems when using the built-in...

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Camera Talk: Tamron Lens

I just came back from buying a new lens for my Canon Digital XT, a camera I have fought with due to its size and professionality. During long trips, I find my self saddled with this camera, weighing on my neck everywhere I go. I secretly envy the person who pulls out a tiny micro camera for a quick shot and then places the camera back inside a shirt pocket. I also feel a...

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