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Post Processing

In Defense of Post Processing

A recent photo I posted of this butte in southern Utah generated a small amount of controversy because of my use of perspective correction. I wanted to write this post to defend our rights as creative artists, because I see this type of negative attitude towards anyone who manipulates a photo in any way that

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Tools for the Self Employed Photographer

I wanted to share the tools I have found that make self employed life manageable. Running every aspect of your business can be a daunting task at times, and as your business grows you will want to outsource things like bookkeeping, but for the majority of us that are starting out, there is no budget

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Reviews

Mindshift rotation180° Horizon 34L Review

Years ago I reviewed the first generation of the revolutionary Mindshift 180 bag, it was my favorite bag yet. At the time I could not have imagined how they would improve this bag, how wrong I was. Mindshift has outdone themselves with their new series of camera bags. Mindshift sent me the rotation180° Horizon 34L

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Free Lightroom Presests for Landscape Photography

I have been hard at work to create a set of Landscape Photography Presets that are not gimmicky. No instagram-like filters to be found here, only high quality presets that will transform dull raw files into beautiful images. The develop presets are intended to take your image from zero to print quality in only a few

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Colorado Fall Color Resources

This post is out of date, please visit our new page… https://www.exploringexposure.com/colorado-fall-color-resources Below are a list of pages to find updates on changing leaves, the first link is to a facebook group I created that has taken off and is one of the best sources of information out there. Colorado Fall Colors Reports Facebook Group……Sorry, the

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Free Lightroom Presets

I am happy to announce a new suite of Lightroom presets that I have been developing, and they are all free! Nightscape These are the classic presets that have been available at davidkingham.com and the same presets included in my eBook Nightscape, if you have already downloaded them there is no need to download again.

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Reviews

Review of Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Lens

The Fuji 16mm is a highly anticipated lens that I was excited to get my hands on. All Fuji lenses are exceptional quality, and this lens is no exception. The build quality of this lens is absolutely fantastic, it is solid metal which balances perfectly on the X-T1. As you can see there is a

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Giving Composition Credit in Landscape Photography

I will start this by giving credit to Guy Tal for the inspiration to write this post, after reading an essay titled “Where Credit is Due” in his newest book More Than a Rock, I knew I had to write more on this subject and hopefully spark a conversation in the community on this important

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Finding Inspiration in Landscape Photography

Feeling disenchanted and uninspired by the front page of 500px? I certainly am. We are inundated with the flashy, often over the top images from the hot spot locations that find their way to the ‘top’. They are beautiful and addicting, but they do not speak to the soul. Is there any meaning to these

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