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Don Fitzsimmons
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Don Fitzsimmons

I'm a software developer and photography enthusiast. I'm into street and documentary photography mostly. I'm also a co-founder of Gear Offer: http://gearoffer.com

Creator vs. Editor

I recently stumbled upon a great documentary series on Netflix called Abstract: The Art of Design. If you haven't seen it, you should definitely check it out. The very first episode documents the career of a an illustrator named Christoph Niemann. His creativity is unreal. He's on a level that's mind boggling. Anyway, during this episode…

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Fearless Street Photography: Intro

This is the first in a series of posts covering the topic of fear in street photography. If you have no anxiety in street photography - like none - either you're not doing it right, or you're sub-human. You should experience a healthy level of trepidation when shooting strangers on the streets. We're not talking full-on debilitating fear,…

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Are UV Filters Worth It?

This is a question I've asked myself on several occasions, typically right after I fork over a fist full of cash for a fancy new lens: Are UV filters worth it? I'm going to cut to the chase on my answer: No. UV filters are not worth it. Before you tear into me because you vehemently disagree, let me make something very clear. This is my o…

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Fuji X100F Accessories

When I buy a new camera, I can't just leave it at that. No, there are essential accessories that I must blow my hard earned money on. For the X100F, there are 4 key items I required and a few that were optional. I'm going to post the exact product links below to all of these items because they're the very products I bought from Amazon. 1…

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Camera Review: Fuji X100F

It's time for a camera review: the Fuji X100F. While there are hundreds of other reviews covering this camera, I hope to offer my own unique perspective on this little wonder and why it's my ONLY camera. I ditched all of my other photography gear and will be shooting with the X100F exclusively for the foreseeable future. No doubt I'll be…

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What Should I Photograph?

If you've at least purchased a dedicated camera -- you know, one that's not your phone -- you've asked yourself this question (the one in the title of the post, 'ya rube). If you've gone further than a pedestrian interest in camera gear and editing software, investing significant money in photographic equipment, you ask yourself this ques…

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