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Photography to Get at Home 5: Past and Present in Beijing

One of the great fascinations of photography is the insight into other places and other people’s lives that it gives.

Even in times of seemingly pervasive Photoshop-ing (and even given the long history of photographic fakery), there is a power to the photojournalistic image.

See: Dead Syrian refugee boy on Turkey beach.
But also, if you know of it: “How the Other Half Lives.”

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Rain Drops on Sichuan Pepper

(Macro)Photography to Get at Home 4

As photographers, things often become all about the big, impressive shots for us.

Dramatic landscapes, lit-up skylines, palaces and mountain peaks.

Forbidden City, Beijing

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Photography to Get at Home 3: Ye Olde Black & White

Black and white photography is something like the quaint, old, but also mysterious and possibly powerful grandpa in the happy-go-lucky family of modern photography.

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Stargazer

(Astro)Photography to Get at Home 2

I discovered my passion, and my Sony RX100’s potential, for astrophotography – taking pictures of stars and other sights of the night sky – through pure good luck.

The night out in the Shennong Valley area of Hunan, China, was just so dark, and thus so full of stars, that it tempted me to play around with the manual settings required for sensible astrophotography. And the results impressed.

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Photography to Get at Home 1: Tilt-Shift

The technique of tilt-shift, where parts of a photo are made to be blurry in such a way that a viewer of the photo will interpret the objects in focus as being smaller than they are, like toy models, is an admittedly playful one.

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Casio ProTrek Smart WSD-F20 In-Depth Review, Part 1: Get Smart About Your Place, #GetAtHome, In This World

The Casio ProTrek Smart WSD-F20, Casio’s second version of an outdoors smartwatch with Android Wear (2.0) was announced at the beginning of 2017.

Sports tech authority DC Rainmaker called himself “perplexed” by it.
I found myself intrigued, now that it includes GPS.

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