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On this day… Zooming Camera Lenses!

On this day… Zooming Camera Lenses!

On this day in 1947, Dr. Frank Gerard Back demonstrated the first camera with a zoom feature. This feature was made possible by the invention of the “varifocal lens.”  Prior to this invention, photographers were required to move their cameras closer to their object to simulate “zoom.” Dr. Back first showed off his invention at

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FrameLens

Apps are constantly being shared back and forth. Some of them I pay attention to and others I ignore. I’ve recently been working on my photography skills, so when photo apps cross my path I tend to pay attention. Ken Shelton, a Star Discovery Educator, is an unbelievable photographer and educator. He is also a

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Photo Op in Chattanooga

If you live in the Chattanooga area, you may be interested in this great photo opportunity from the Tennessee Aquarium on Saturday, January 15th. I (Tim) finally decided to get a ticket, and I would love to have some DEN friends along for the ride! You can register here. The cost is $39.  The boat

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Summer Bliss

Most of you are just about ready to start school (if you haven’t already). And, as the days are obviously getting shorter,  I bet all of you are reflecting (mourning?) as much on another quickly passed summer as you are planning for this school year. Though I’m “retired,” I’m no different. On Monday I’m off

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Vote for Your Texas Photowalk Winner…

What a wonderful day we had all over the state of Texas sharing with friends on our Discovery Photowalk through the state’s nature gardens.  Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin and Houston all had teachers meeting to participate in this fun and relaxing event. Austin met at the Laguna Gloria Museum, DFW met at River Legacy Park and

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