Derek Flynn

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Beginners, Try These 4 Tips to Help You Shoot Like the Pros

There exists in society an unfortunate idea that gear is the chief distinction between a professional and an amateur photographer. Sure, there may be …

An Honest Look at the Leica M: Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace

Cameras

A Guide to Layers and Blending in Gimp

Unlike some free software, Gimp www.gimp.org is a powerful rival for its payware counterpart, Photoshop. Its depth and similarity to the Photoshop …

7 Simple Snacks to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Need a snack? From healthy homemade granola to a sweet you can sip from a straw, these simple treats will satisfy your sweet tooth.<p><b>1. Homemade Granola</b><p>This recipe was inspired by the homemade granola served at <i>The Inn at Occidental</i> in Sonoma County, CA. With clusters of old-fashioned oats, nuts, …

7 Tips to Help When You’re Stuck with Only a Prime Lens

As a photographer you must have flip-flopped back and forth between prime and zoom lenses. “Should I choose a prime today, or a zoom for its …

7 Ways to Take Better Shots With Your Smartphone

Some of us love them, some of us hate them but the fact is mobile photography is here and it is here to stay. The vast majority of us carry a …

Mobile Photography

Cropping Tips & Techniques

<b>Does “one size fits all” really make sense?</b> I know I’ve made the mistake of buying a garment that claims to be OSFA only to find that it sure as heck …

How to Make a Light Modifier for $5 with Card Stock, Glue, and Glitter

Here’s a neat little weekend project you can try doing if you’re looking for new lighting ideas. The Angry Photographer on YouTube posted this …

Photography