Kenneth Purcell

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Long Exposures with 5D Mark II ?

Just bought a new 5D MarkII. It is my first digital DSLR.<br>I used to take pictures in low light conditions in night time between 8 mins to a few hours …

Landscape Photography

Everest & Gokyo Lakes Circuit

Trip Notes<p>Click on the button below for detailed Trip Notes containing all the particulars about this trip, including kit lists and practical …

Mountaineering

Lessons From Film and How to Apply Them to Digital Photography

Lessons From Film and How to Apply Them to Digital Photography<p>Updated on February 20, 2018<p>I shot film for well over thirty years and only very …

Photography

Solar Investors Beware: The One Thing That Could Make Or Break Solar Energy

Policy may seem like a boring topic, but for solar investors there's nothing more important to long-term success.<p>One of the more important and …

Fixing Group Shots the Easy Way in Photoshop

Excerpt from <b>The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers</b>Group shots are always a challenge because, without a doubt, somebody in the group …

6 Power User Tips for Lightroom Presets

For a long time, I have dismissed the concept of using other people's presets in any image editing software. Originally, presets where intended to …

Best Photo Editing Software For Photographers

Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop – Incredible All-Around Photo Editors<p>There are a lot of very effective photo editors out there, but the best …

How to Create Basic Double Exposure Portraits in Camera and in Photoshop

Scouting the world to find the perfect shot is one of photography’s pure joys. You discover the perfect moment, carefully frame your viewfinder, and …

Primer: Using Frequency Separation in Photoshop For Basic Skin Retouching

Photoshop contains a world of post-production tools that photographers can use to bring their works of art to life. Today, we are taking a look at …

Tutorials

New Report Shows Solid State Drives Can Take Over 1,000 Years of Data-Writing Abuse

Media storage has come a long way since the days of the room-sized 3.75MB hard disk drives (HDDs) you had to carry around with a fork lift. Most …

91% of residential solar panels face the wrong way at peak hours

Does your roof face south?<p>That's one of the first questions you'll be asked if you're considering installing solar panels on your home.<p>For good …

Canon’s Rumored 11-24mm f/4L Appears Briefly on the Canon Germany Website

Not long ago an image of Canon’s upcoming 11–24mm f/4L lens leaked out for the world to see, but many thought it might be fake… possibly because they …

Star Size Comparison HD

NASA Rocket Experiment Finds the Universe Brighter Than We Thought

Press Release From: NASA HQ<br>Posted: Thursday, November 6, 2014<p>A NASA sounding rocket experiment has detected a surprising surplus of infrared light in …

Comments of the Week #34: From fresh forests to the cosmic woods

“There is no secret ingredient. It’s just you.” -Po, Kung-Fu Panda<p>Each week at Starts With A Bang brings a fresh set of topics from around the …

Dwarf Galaxies Dim Hopes of Dark Matter

For five years physicists have been tantalized by possible evidence of dark matter in the Milky Way's center.<p>Once again, a shadow of a signal that scientists hoped would amplify into conclusive evidence of dark matter has instead flatlined, repeating a maddening refrain in the search for the …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Antares Falls, Mars Mystifies, and the Sun Rises

A sunrise consoles space station crew after the loss of an unmanned Antares supply rocket, with Mars and the stars offering more consolation.