Nikon V3: Hands On Review

by Mark Alberhasky, May 2, 2014

Readers of my blog know that I find the Nikon System 1  V series a compelling addition to the Nikon family. The V1 broke new ground bringing mirrorless design and the CX format to the Nikon lineup. The V2 redesign improved ergonomics and output resolution to make the camera a … Continue reading

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by Mark Alberhasky, May 2, 2014

syn·er·gy noun ˈsi-nər-jē : the increased effectiveness that results when two or more people or businesses work together One of the benefits of teaching photo workshops has been meeting lots of great photographers, both as participants and instructors. It’s especially fun when you come across an individual who shares not … Continue reading

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Mentor Series April 9-13, 2014

by Mark Alberhasky, January 11, 2014

I’m incredibly excited to be heading out west this spring to visit two locations that have been on my bucket list for years: Arches NP and Monument Valley. In my mind these are some of the most iconic western landscapes in the country. I can’t wait to capture their majesty. … Continue reading

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Altered States

by Mark Alberhasky, October 25, 2013

As we view the world, most of us are locked into spatial perception based on everyday orientation. Photographs are correctly oriented the vast majority of the time because it is our natural perspective. If you view the world free of convention, however, your environment can become quite a different place. … Continue reading

In Search of Critical Focus

by Mark Alberhasky, October 6, 2013

What is critical focus and how does it differ from ordinary focus? We all appreciate that in the loose sense, a focused image is sharp. But every photographer knows that within the spectrum of sharp photographs, some are sharper than others. What we all search for are those whose sharpness … Continue reading

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by Mark Alberhasky, August 11, 2013

With just over 4 weeks until the next IMAGEMA photo safari to Kenya it’s time to be seriously thinking about  camera equipment. Two of my clients live in Atlanta and so I had the opportunity to give them a glimpse into their upcoming experience. Camera gear in tow we headed to … Continue reading

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Nikon System 1 32mm f/1.2 Review

by Mark Alberhasky, August 1, 2013

Readers of this blog will know that I am big on little when it comes to Nikon System 1. Specifically the Nikon V cameras. They are small, lightweight tools capable of kicking the enjoyment factor of photography up several notches. Nikon has asked me on several occasions to provide feedback … Continue reading

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Heaven from the Front Yard

by Mark Alberhasky, June 29, 2013

I love clouds. Their grandeur, potential power, and intangibility simply mesmerize me. Light them at the beginning or end of the day with the most unique light in the solar system and it’s a no brainer why they’re captivating. I love to study them when I fly commercially, but technically … Continue reading

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Gadget Recommendation

Gadget Recommendation

by Mark Alberhasky, June 26, 2013

I really try to take good care of my equipment. Since I turn over cameras often in the production of advertising images with the latest models, it behooves me to keep my cameras as ding free as possible. Then there is keeping things clean, as in the rear LCD. When … Continue reading

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Adobe Lightroom 5

by Mark Alberhasky, June 20, 2013

Amidst all the recent hoopla about Adobe’s new pricing strategy with Creative Cloud applications, it’s easy to lose sight of one fact: they make incredible software. I’d go so far as to say indispensable software if you’re a serious digital photographer. But let’s agree not to follow up with that … Continue reading

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