Monthly Archives: April 2017

Zion National Park Kolob Canyons

Most who visit Zion National Park visit the main canyon; however, many do not visit the Kolob Canyons in the Northwest corner of the park. Therefore, in this section of the park, the number of visitors and traffic is far lower … Continue reading

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Photographer’s Guide to Zion National Park

As I have never been to Zion National Park, it is best to prepare. This article from Loaded Landscapes is a great guide for the first time photographer to Zion. Photographer’s Guide to Zion National Park By Loaded Landscape Zion by … Continue reading

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Best Outdoor Activities in Southern Utah

I am shortly heading off on my trip to the Grand Canyon, and I will be staying in Southern Utah. In Southern Utah, there is a lot to see and do. The first stop on my trip is going to … Continue reading

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Sony Expands Flagship G Master™ Lens Series with New 100-400 mm

Sony Expands Flagship G Master™ Lens Series with New 100-400mm Super Telephoto E-Mount Zoom NEW YORK, Apr. 19, 2017 – Sony Electronics, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer, has today introduced their furthest … Continue reading

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The Best of Arizona: the Grand Canyon and Beyond

I am in the process of planning a trip to the Grand Canyon, and I have been researching the best places to visit at the canyon. This article from the Lonely Planet is informative. The best of Arizona: the Grand … Continue reading

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Welcome to Twin Peaks

The Panoramist is based in Seattle, Washington and later this year a new season of Twin Peaks will be airing. Thanks to the Lonely Planet, I found this piece on the show’s filming locations. If you live in the area … Continue reading

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Professional Photographer’s Impressions Of The Sony α9

The Sony α9 has been designed to appeal to the professional photographer. The 693 point autofocus system, 20 frames per second, silent shooting, and improved battery longevity will enable photographers to capture images that other camera systems would miss. Sony … Continue reading

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The Big Island Of Hawaii Panoramas November 2014

In November of 2015, my wife and I made a trip to the Big Island. It was the last time I used my GigaPan Pro Epic (robotic panoramic head) before replacing it with the Seitz Roundshot VR Drive. The small … Continue reading

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Sony α9 Is it a true Pro Option?

Sony α9 Is it a true Pro Option? Is the Sony α9 a true option for the professional photographer? Of course, the answer is it depends. The design of any camera is a compromise and balance of specifications. Every photographer has … Continue reading

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Sony α9 Electronic Shutter vs Mechanical Shutter

Sony α9 Electronic Shutter vs Mechanical Shutter One specification of the new Sony α9 that stands out is its ability to shoot 20 frames per second of raw images for over 10 seconds in silence. This video compares the electronic shutter … Continue reading

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