Is your lens out of focus?

Is your lens out of focus? Are your images soft? Do you have trouble getting clear images? In this video I tel you how you can check your lens and camera to see if they are focusing properly. Who am I?? Started in 1985 by Mike Paterson. Paterson Photography quickly grew to be one of …

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5 tips to improve your photography

Photography courses, photography workshops, online photo courses, Lethbridge

In this video I talk about 5 tips on how to improve your photography. With my one on one in person teaching on hold because of Covid I have been working on doing some teaching videos. So often people get a camera and they get frustrated when using it. MAINLY it is little things that …

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What print size won’t crop your image

So what print size will I be able to print without loosing any of the image? The question is almost daily. “Why is it when I get a 5×7, 8×10, 11×14 or 16×20 print made of my digital file I have some of the image cut off”? The answer A digital camera sensor is NOT …

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External Hard Drives – WARNING

I am a BIG advocate of using external hard drives to store your images and data. This is of course in addition to other back-up sources. Things such as DVD’s, extra external hard drives and additional computers. New Drive Recently I went out and bought another external hard drive. Picked up a Lacie to transfer …

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Photography Business – The Print

People have been asking me how to improve their photography business, simple it comes down to the print! The past couple of weeks I have had a chance to sit down with a number of photographers.  I have been hearing a lot of the same things from these people and I thought that it would …

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Camera Cards

Another thing that I am asked by a lot of people is “How archival are digital camera cards”? People wonder if they should fill up a camera card then store it and buy a new one. I was not sure so I contacted Sandisk and asked this question and the response is below. Question: How …

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