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Are your photos featured this week? Read more to see this week's selection from our B&H Photo Flickr Group. If you haven't joined already, what are you waiting for?

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How many times have you heard, “Oh, what a beautiful day, not a cloud in the sky!”? Those are the days my camera and I stay home and watch TV. (My camera likes to watch Travels to the Edge with Art Wolfe; he gets to see his cousins.) Being a landscape photographer, I can’t think of anything more boring than a cloudless sky. Clouds add so much interest to almost any scene, that it really isn’t worth venturing out when they aren’t there.

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There are probably many of you who are confused about whether to purchase an HDSLR or a traditional camcorder. The choice can be confusing, but this posting will list many of the pros and cons of both, to help make the decision a bit easier. If you're interested, you can also browse through our entire HDSLR guide, featuring sections from industry-leading cinematographers.

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In this exciting presentation, Harold Davis will demonstrate his unique vision, which blends painstaking craft and respect for the aesthetic traditions of art and photography with an informed attitude toward the tools of digital photography and today’s latest technologies.

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Morrigan McCarthy and Alan Winslow (Alan and Mo) bring their comfortable charm to a discussion on preparing, funding and presenting photo projects. They discuss the theoretical preparations of an idea, such as motivation, personal voice and goals, and then get into the meat and bones of how to find funding for the work you want to do.

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Nautical photographer Onne van der Wal speaks about his experiences photographing a wide variety of scenes on and around water. Throughout his talk, van der Wal intertwines personal stories with tips and ideas to help photographers improve their own shooting in maritime situations.

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In this video, rock music documentarian Henry Diltz presents a slideshow and discusses his work and his experiences with some of the most famous musicians of the past half century. He speaks about how he transitioned from being a musician himself to being a working photographer inside the culture of the 1960s and ‘70s rock-and-roll scene.

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In this video, photographer and toy camera collector C. Gary Moyer describes what drew him into the world of toy camera photography, and why he prefers shooting this way compared to more modern means.

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Panasonic has recently introduced two new members to their Lumix line of digital cameras: the GH3 and the LX7. Both of the cameras are successors to previous models, the GH2 and the LX5 respectively, and improve upon such with faster performance and a refinement of the already impressive features.

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In this B&H Video, artist and photographer John Paul Caponigro delivers a wonderful presentation on photographic work and process. He is a firm believer in the importance of process, of opening yourself to possibilities and not limiting your vision with pre-formulated thoughts or even technical barriers.

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For a guy who normally likes to shoot by himself, Vincent Knaus advocates well for the pleasures and advantages of group photography. His experiences leading and being a part of groups of photographers who meet to shoot various locations or subjects have offered him the chance to make some wonderful images, which he shares with us in the B&H video.

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All Photographs ©Shannon Richardson

Shannon Richardson is an editorial/commercial photographer based in Amarillo, Texas. His recently-published book "Route 66 American Icon" is a culmination of a six-year project documenting the iconic roadway. Shannon was generous enough to answer some questions about the project and about his work.

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Lisa Devlin discusses how she found a way to blend her style of shooting (alternative rock) into a saturated market (weddings) and make it work for all parties concerned. By finding clients (and letting clients find her) that share her quirky but intimate style, she has been able to build a successful business.

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Photographer, author and teacher Syl Arena introduces Canon’s Speedlite line in this B&H video, including the 600EX-RT, which he discusses in depth. Arena points out its new technologies and how they have improved slave shooting and group-mode work.

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Buying Guide

In our last newsletter we covered a number of products designed to lighten your load when heading out the door with photo gear in tow. Based on your feedback (quite positive, thank you!), we decided to poke around the store a bit further to see what other items we carry for light & compact photo trekking. Compact flash guns and small tripods sturdy enough to use without cussing topped the list, so here goes.

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