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on Jul 24, 2006 in Random Thoughts

Mentee Gallery – 07.24.06

It’s with great pleasure the we introduce you to the photography of Jock Voelzke. Jock is the latest Master Light Program mentee to complete the program. It was a great pleasure to get to know Jock and watch his photography grow. We have one opening for 2006 and a couple for 2007. If you’re interested in participating in our MLP, please head to the webpage and send us some...

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on Jul 20, 2006 in Just Out!

20 Days to Go? – 07-20.06

Using the power of the biggest rumor mill, the web, smart marketing. The web is a buzz today with guesses for what this (click here) is all about. Nikon it appears will be announcing a new camera...

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on Jul 17, 2006 in Random Thoughts

Sundance – 07.17.06

Howdy folks! I just got word that there is an opening in my Sundance Wildlife Workshop next month. The dates are 28 August to 1 Sept. Sharon & I will be there for an amazing and very unique teaching opportunity. There will be just 15 students and us with lots of images & stories to share, equipment to explore and techniques to cover. Click on the link and register! Cya!...

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on Jul 14, 2006 in Camera Gear Posts, Just Out!

RRS TP-243 Ground ‘pod 07.14.06

Wow, things just keep getting better and better for macro photography. I just received the new Really Right Stuff TP-243 Super Robust Ground ‘Pod yesterday and it’s sweet! It can easily hold a 600f4 rock solid at its maximum height (which you can’t see here, photo sweep too small to extend legs fully) of 16.9″. Or it can go flat, and I mean flat on the ground. Easily and quickly with just a couple of clicks the legs kick out and your flat to the ground. The Ground ‘pod is so small and easy to take along and with its versatility, it’s a must for the working wildlife photographer. You get a sense of scale by the 200f2VR attached to the TP-243 in the photo. I took a number of test shots with this rig using at a shutter speed of 2sec and the images were tack sharp-the Ground ‘pod is a rock! The leg ends can be switched out to the points you see here or to rubber...

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on Jul 14, 2006 in Just Out!

RRS TP-243 Ground 'pod 07.14.06

Wow, things just keep getting better and better for macro photography. I just received the new Really Right Stuff TP-243 Super Robust Ground ‘Pod yesterday and it’s sweet! It can easily hold a 600f4 rock solid at its maximum height (which you can’t see here, photo sweep too small to extend legs fully) of 16.9″. Or it can go flat, and I mean flat on the ground. Easily and quickly with just a couple of clicks the legs kick out and your flat to the ground. The Ground ‘pod is so small and easy to take along and with its versatility, it’s a must for the working wildlife photographer. You get a sense of scale by the 200f2VR attached to the TP-243 in the photo. I took a number of test shots with this rig using at a shutter speed of 2sec and the images were tack sharp-the Ground ‘pod is a rock! The leg ends can be switched out to the points you see here or to rubber...

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