Mike Masterson

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The Five Biggest Problems With The Xbox One

<i>From concerns over used games to questions about an always-online requirement, the Xbox One is growing more controversial by the day.</i><p>Sony’s PS4 reveal was met with mixed reactions by most gamers. This was largely due to the system’s mixed-bag debut—some things were good, some bad, but mostly it was …

Shooting Locally

As an avid landscape photographer, I often hear the call of faraway places of natural beauty- Yosemite, Denali, the Canadian Rockies- you get the …

Learning From My Mistakes: 5 Okay Shots That Could Have Been Great

I am incredibly lucky. It’s taken me a decade, but I have built a portrait photography business that depends solely on word-of-mouth marketing and …

Long Exposure Photos of Gunfire at Night (A Memorial Day Memory)

In April of 1970 I was near Phu Tai, Vietnam in the 173rd Airborne Brigade Admin Compound. We were pissed off at taking Viet Cong sniper fire from …

How To Shoot Landscapes Under a Full Moon

This article is about taking photos at night under a full moon or near a full moon. At night, the moon will act as a light source in exactly the same …

Ghost Army: The Inflatable Tanks That Fooled Hitler

The Allies saved thousands of lives by embracing the artistry of war.<p>These props -- "advanced technology" as advanced technology -- were amazingly effective, doing what all good theater props will: setting a believable scene. The Ghost Army, some 1,100 men in all, ended up staging more than twenty …