Camera grip

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THE WAY YOU HOLD YOUR FLY ROD AFFECTS YOUR CASTING, RIGHT? THE WAY YOU HOLD YOUR CAMERA MATTERS, TOO. Most people never stop to think about it, but I remember being taught in school the proper grip for a camera. First off, all SLRs are right...



The Myth of Manual

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IT'S A COMMON MISCONCEPTION THAT "REAL PHOTOGRAPHERS" ONLY SHOOT IN MANUAL. It's not true. Certainly not for me. I grew up using manual cameras. Cameras that didn't even have light meters. In fact I've spent as much time looking at the ground glass of a view...



Light, Composition and Action

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THERE ARE A LOT OF ELEMENTS TO A SUCCESSFUL PHOTOGRAPH. MANY ARE TECHNICAL, BUT THE MOST IMPORTANT ARE AESTHETIC. A technically perfect image is worthless if it doesn't capture the eye, and the imagination, of the viewer. Unfortunately, most new photographers get so wrapped up in...



Wiggle Bug For Silver Salmon

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Who doesn't love watching a big silver salmon rushing towards a fly and crushing it? I'll tell you who, an Alaskan guide who's already unhooked three dozen of them for the day. I used to really enjoy guiding first time silver clients in Alaska. You wouldn't believe...



PUTMBAK!

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I wonder what the Great Lakes Steelhead would think if he knew what a controversial fish he is. No, he's not a native fish. Yes, it's a completely man made fishery. No, it's not a wild and scenic experience. Is he a real steelhead? Who cares....