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Plotagraph Pro – An Evolution of Motion Photography

Every now and again a new technology emerges that promises to change the way we think about something. These technological disruptions usually appear when a particular segment of the industry begins to show signs of aging.
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The TWiP Army

Today is Memorial Day here in the United States, a day where we honor those who have died serving our country while in our armed forces. Many of us, myself included have family members, friends and/or colleagues who have served in the United States military — and many of us know someone who has died doing so.
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A Photographer’s Christmas in September!

Every year my friends Griffin and Valerie over at the 5DayDeal put on what I consider to the be the biggest, most exciting photography sales event of the year. They've assembled $3,300 worth training — and they're "giving it away" for just $127!
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TWiP and Animoto!

We're proud to welcome Animoto.com to the TWiP Network as our newest advertiser!
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Introducing TWiP Apparel

We're happy to announce the newest addition to the TWiP universe, TWiP Apparel. In response to numerous requests for items displaying the various "colorful TWiP-isms" we proudly present you with our apparel store.
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27″ iMac Retina 5K – The Color Gamut Question

We've had a few inquiries about the Retina 5K display on the new 27" iMac. In particular, TWiP and AAtG listeners have been asking about the color gamut -- how does it compare to the older iMacs and non-Apple displays?
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Street Focus 08: Q&A and Street Challenge

On this episode of Street Focus, I answer questions sent by Mark Reierson and Steve Brokaw about making money with your street photography. Also, what to do in a situation when someone confronts you on the street about taking their picture. And how to mix fashion and street photography. And there's a new Street Challenge! MOTION!
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TWiP and Panasonic at Photo Plus Expo 2014!

What a great show this years Photo Plus expo was! This year TWiP worked with the Panasonic USA team to conduct a series of “TWiP Talks-style” interviews with their talented Lumix Luminary team, and other indust...
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Street Focus 05: Q&A and Street Challenge

On this episode of Street Focus, I answer questions sent by Mark Reierson and Steve Brokaw about making money with your street photography. Also, what to do in a situation when someone confronts you on the street about taking their picture. And how to mix fashion and street photography. And there's a new Street Challenge! MOTION!
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A Photographers’ Christmas in October

It’s happening again. Only a few select people knew about it last time, and no one knew when or even IF it would happen again. But today — here we are. I am, of course, referring to the famous 5DayDeal event...
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TWiPster – Our Theme Song

Enter the TWiPster! Way back in prehistoric times when TWiP first began, Alex Lindsay and Scott Bourne worked with New York City based composer Scott Cannizzaro to create the now iconic theme song for the ...
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The End of the Decisive Moment?

Panasonic has announced a new firmware update for the LUMIX GH4. The firmware adds a new 4K Photo Mode – it’s a “new way of photography” according to Panasonic. This “new way” promises to help take some of the luck (and maybe even skill) out of capturing that decisive moment.
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A New Backup Strategy for Photographers

I’m about to run out of disk storage for my Lightroom image catalog, so in preparation for a new iMac — one that supports a Thunderbolt disk system — I’ve decided it’s time to upgrade my backup systems. This is a long blog post, but it thoroughly covers what I’m now using for backup and what I learned in the process of getting to the final result.
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Panasonic Unveils the Lumix GM5

Earlier this week at the Photokina trade show, Panasonic introduced the LUMIX DMC-GM5! Skipping three whole numbers from the amazing little GM1, the new GM5 sports a number of improvements over the now “old” GM...
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Sync Speed and Mirrorless Cameras

All About the Gear host Doug Kaye goes in-depth on a listener question: "I have a question for the gearheads in the crowd. Why does the Sony A7 have a sync speed of only 1/250 of a second? I gather it must sti...
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Sony A7 / A7R: from Snapshots to Great Shots

It is possible that the A7 and A7R, as well as their future successors might enable Sony to break away from the rest of the pack and perhaps someday reach the top of the field.