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November 2013

Well I survived another fall. This one was very busy with many commercial projects and several workshops. In addition as most of you probably know both of my daughters got married this  year; one in August and the other in early September. With that much love in the air I was not about to be …

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Geo-tagging Photographs

Geotagging Your Photographs  Originally Posted May 2010 When I was hired by the MN Department of Natural Resources and the Nature Conservancy, both of these organizations requested that I provide GPS (Global Positioning System) information in the metadata of all submitted photographs. After an initial round of research I discovered that my Canon 5d was one generation …

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May 2010 Newsletter

Spring has arrived. This year I am fortunate as I landed photography contracts with two organizations that I admire and respect; The Nature Conservancy, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Scientific and Natural Areas. My contracts are to photograph selected nature preserves. Included in one of the contracts is language that I must (where …

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Paul’s Corner I

Pauls Corner: The following text is reproduced with permission of the publisher. From Journal of a Prairie Year, by Paul Gruchow: Originally Posted June 2010 There seems in late spring to be an openness, a frankness, a guilelessness that is missing at other times of the year. I do not suppose that there is more to this …

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Photographing Panoramas

Photographing Panoramas:    Originally Posted June 2010 Before digital photography I photographed using a Toyo 4×5 field camera. This camera allowed me to shoot a variety of formats by simply changing the film back of the camera. I used a Horseman 6×12 roll film back for my panoramic images. I love the panoramic format, in fact …

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