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Photographic Eye on Asia

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Close Up Photography

June 24, 2015 by Tom Coyner

  Now that the weather has warmed up, all creatures great and small are reappearing.  While it’s great to photograph landscapes and other large subjects, often the most interesting and… Read more…

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Photographing in Rainy Weather

April 24, 2015 by Tom Coyner

  Earlier this month, I went to Japan in search of photographing the sakura (cherry blossoms) at their peak bloom.  But Japan being Japan, the weather made the whole escapade… Read more…

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Photographing Festivals

March 24, 2015 by Tom Coyner

  Now that spring has finally arrived, it’s easier to think of spending the day with your camera at a local festival, or possibly even going abroad.  Festivals are fun… Read more…

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Mirrorless or DSLR?

February 11, 2015 by Tom Coyner

Never before are there more options to upgrade one’s camera.  If you have already bought into a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera system by purchasing extra interchangeable lenses, you… Read more…

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Packing for that Photographic Road Trip

January 17, 2015 by Tom Coyner

 You have that trip in front of you. It may be a trip for a half-day, the weekend or perhaps a week or more. The trip may be across town… Read more…

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Wintertime Photo Tips

December 22, 2014 by Tom Coyner

  As the old Christmas song goes, “Baby, it’s cold outside!”  And this year, not only is it colder than usual, it’s also whiter than average, thanks to the almost… Read more…

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That #@%& Peace Sign!

November 30, 2014 by Tom Coyner

 Korean-Japanese family posing in Matsumoto Non-Asians are often taken back by prevalent – and arguably ridiculous – posing by Asians using the two-fingered, so-called “peace sign,” often while smiling with… Read more…

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The Beauty in Bracketing Your Photos

November 18, 2014 by Tom Coyner

For almost 15 years I had been doing my best to get the perfect exposure for my photographs.  I originally used a hand meter, and then cameras came with built-in… Read more…

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Engagement is Key to Great People Photos

November 2, 2014 by Tom Coyner

Having recently come back from a couple weeks in Myanmar with over 5,000 images, I have had the opportunity to review the difference between ‘okay’ photos and photos that ‘work.’ … Read more…

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Photographing People and Places

October 21, 2014 by Tom Coyner

  Hello.  This is the first of a series of practical tips on how to better enjoy and appreciate Korea with your camera.  I have been serious about photography since… Read more…

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