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Don Smith takes a look back at a great year with his Singh-Ray filters

Dawn at Hanalei Bay, Kauai, Hawaii Canon 5DMKIII, 24mm, 6 minutes, f/16, ISO 100, Singh-Ray Vari-N-Duo “Looking back at 2013, I was fortunate to photograph incredible landscapes from Eastern Utah to Hawaii and many places in-between. Of course, my Singh-Ray

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Steve Kossack looks for the locations that may become icons for future photographers

Steve Kossack now lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, which enables him to reach many of the most iconic natural wonders in the American West within just a few hours of driving. “What I have found amazing is how differently I

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Jason Odell visits NYC with his Singh-Ray Mor-Slo ND filters ready to shoot very long exposures

Living in Colorado, Jason Odell doesn’t always have opportunities to do urban photography, “so when I get a chance to go back east, I always bring along my creative filters. When I was in New York City for the Photo

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Ernesto Santos uses his Singh-Ray polarizers to enhance his images of the hot air balloons in Albuquerque’s early morning light

When Ernesto Santos left his home in McAllen, Texas, a few weeks ago for some serious nature photography, he headed for northern New Mexico. “There is no doubt that New Mexico is blessed with a multitude of dramatic natural areas

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Jay Goodrich traces his path to the home of his dreams

When Jay Goodrich looks around his new home in Jackson, Wyoming — the place he and his wife both dreamed about for close to 30 years — he knows he’s arrived at a high point in his career and his life.

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Brian Rueb’s first trip to Scotland was a lot more successful because he didn’t leave his Mor-Slo 10-stop at home

The Scottish highlands have always held a certain mystique for Brian Rueb, even before he got so serious about landscape photography. “Barren, rocky, mountains floating in the mist, the ruins of historic castles, and rugged coastlines — I wanted to

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I-Ray Filter lets Tom Bol shoot serious infrared images without destroying his Nikon D-800

    World traveling photographer Tom Bolhas noticed a trend. “If you have opened a photography magazine lately, chances are you have seen an infrared (IR) image in one form or another,” Tom says. “IR photography has seen a recent resurgence

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Marco Crupi escapes to Key West searching for palm trees, pastel hues, and magical light.

There’s no better cure for creative cabin fever than a few days of escape. New Jersey photographer and graphic designer Marco Crupi says, “I personally enjoy traveling to South Florida whenever possible. I find something magical about this area. With

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Kevin McNeal shows what’s possible with the ColorCombo and mountainsides covered with wildflowers

No one has to tell Kevin McNeal when it’s wildflower season in the mountains. He’s already there. “When summer weather arrived,” says Kevin, “we welcomed the wildflowers in all their glory. One of the most challenging aspects of nature photography

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Tony Sweet’s field report on Singh Ray’s ‘incredible” 15-stop Mor-Slo ND is all smiles

Veteran fine-art photographer Tony Sweet recently received a preview sample of Singh-Ray’s latest development: the 15-stop Mor-Slo solid neutral density filter. “After several chats with Bob Singh about my need for such a filter, I was really pleased to receive

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