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Brazil's jaguar is just one  species that benefits from the country's 'greening" efforts.

Brazil is a Leader in Reducing Global Warming Emissions

Brazil is a leader in reducing global warming emissions and has made some very “green” choices in putting on the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. In fact, this World Cup is the first FIFA World Cup to have a comprehensive sustainability strategy. Does that surprise you? It surprised me. When I…

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The new face of Apple's Photo program.

Apple’s New Photos May Be Much Better Than I First Thought

Apple’s new Photos may be much better than I first thought. Since killing Aperture and iPhoto last Friday, there has been a tremendous amount of discussion about what the future holds for serious photographers using Apple products. I must admit that I was right there with the naysayers about how…

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Mother snowy owl and her young on the nest.

Panasonic Updates Firmware for Lumix GH4

Panasonic updates firmware for Lumix GH4 which is to improve video performance. It’s a big file to download, and being in Alaska I may not be able to get it due to my Internet connection. Last night was my first shoot on a nest site of snowy owls and most of…

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Apple finally plus the plug on Aperture.

Apple To Stop Development of Aperture

Apple to stop development of Aperture. Today the Loop has announced they were told that Apple is discontinuing the development of Aperture. This is the statement as it’s listed on the Loop website. “With the introduction of the new Photos app and iCloud Photo Library, enabling you to safely store all…

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Melynda Harrison in the mountains near her home in Livingston, Montana

Melynda Harrison Joins NE Blog Team as Conservation Editor

Melynda Harrison Joins NE Blog Team as Conservation Editor. One of the reasons I became a photographer was my interest in nature and the world of conservation. Many of you who read the Blog/Corkboard know that I like to share stories about our planet, it’s wildlife and wild areas, or anything…

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Dusk brings the blue light that is so beautiful to shoot in. Behind home plate. Lumix GM1 with 12-35mm lens. ISO 640

The Lumix Diaries Takes in Minnesota Twins Baseball

The Lumix Diaries takes in Minnesota Twins Baseball. Yesterday afternoon I was taking a nap at my sister’s place in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. My wife Tanya comes in and says, “hey hon, Doug has eight tickets to the Twins for tonight. They’re playing the White Sox. We’re going to see…

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Te new Panasonic Lumix FZ-1000 all in one Bridge Camera.

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 All-in-One Camera

The Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 is Panasonic’s newest release into the world of digital photography. The FZ1000 is what’s referred to as a Bridge Camera, a term used to describe the gap that exists between the all-in-one point and shoot and the more sophisticated interchangeable lens cameras like the GH4. I’m typically not…

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Seeding through the streets of Havana, Cuba. Lumix GX7 with 12-35mm F/2.8

Guest Post-Fred Kurtz Evolving From DSLR’s to Micro Four Thirds

Guest Post- Fred Kurtz Evolving From DSLR’s to Micro Four Thirds. Every now and again I reach out to one of our NE Explorers to share an experience or information I feel others might be interested in. One of our most traveled Explorers, Fred Kurtz, is a dear friend and…

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Colored umbrellas a local bar in Positano, Italy

Portfolio of Recent Italy Shoot

My portfolio of the recent Italy shoot is up and ready for review. I’ve created a Portfolio of my favorite images that you can view by clicking on the link below. Keep in mind this was the first installment of The Lumix Diaries, #lumixlounge, #lumix, #panasonic, an ongoing project to highlight my work with the new…

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Editin in picsio – An Online Photo Converting, Editing, Sharing, and Storage Service for RAW Files –  An Online Photo Converting, Editing, Sharing, and Storage Service for RAW Files There are plenty of inexpensive, even free, photo editing and online sharing outlets available out there, but there aren’t too many that allow you to edit and share photos using your camera’s RAW files – most services/products out there…

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