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foodgawker: Is It Still Worth The Effort?

What the heck is foodgawker and is it still worth the effort? Most every online foodie, almost every food blogger with a site, knows the highs and lows of submitting their work to foodgawker. From their site: foodgawker is an online platform that enables its users to search and share recipes, techniques, and ingredients with …

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Have You Played with a Unique Pancake Today?

Mmmm, pancakes. I do love ’em. Especially when they be my new Canon lens! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much appreciated!~ Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM – Fixed (source: …

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Why THIS is My Favorite Autofocus Zoom Lens

  I’ve talked about my love affair with my gorgeous Canon EOS 6D before – we’re still together and as in love as ever. Today, I’m adding to our story by telling you about my absolute favorite autofocus zoom lens: Tamron AF 28-75mm f/2. Look at this beauty! (Source: AMAZON) Oh, my – my heart …

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Photography For Beginners: Composition and The Rule of Thirds

If you’re new here, this is a reminder that we’re working through Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs (< NOT sponsored) with our DSLRs. I’m happy you’re here to join the fun! Today we’re going to explore composition. If you’re wondering why we aren’t going right to the DSLR controls, it’s because …

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Um, Yeah…That’s What We Did (not even close)

Taking dem cutesy baby pics of your kiddos and grandkiddos can be a frustrating experience, no?  YES! While this may be one of my shortest posts to date, it will be one that helps you learn some mad baby-taking photo skilz, yo. (Yes, I am aware I am the biggest doof when I write this …

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How To Make A Simple and Inexpensive Collapsible Photography Lightbox

New fancy-pants camera.  Check. New fancy-pants lens. Check. New fancy-pants collapsible photography lightbox.  NEVAH!  OK, maybe not never ever, but certainly not right now.  Especially since I can whiz-bang that thing together in just over an hour. For those of you following the Shoot I Do series, the next one is coming, but I thought …

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