Stephen Tvedt

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Photography

Experience with Tamron 70-300mm

I used this lens and jotted down some thoughts a couple years ago but did not have much experience with telephoto lenses as a basis of…

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Photography

Return to the Surf

This is a short series of images to capture my experience throughout this summer. I was finally able to get some surfing in and it was…

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Photography

Why Shoot Prime?

Shooting on a prime lens offers some technical benefits but I believe the creative benefits to be most important. Put simply I feel that…

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Productivity

Cloud Backup Trials and Tribulations

As all of our creative work lives on a computer which can fail we need some peace of mind. One way to do that is to have multiple copies of…

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Photography

Photography 101 Learning Session

Every Friday at Spies & Assassins someone leads a learning session we call Spies Junction. This can be on any wide array of topics from…

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Web

First Try at a Chrome Extension (working with Plug.dj)

Some Background So I’ve been discovering a lot of new music using Plug.dj . It is a site that is very similar to turntable.fm. For those not…

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Web

HTML Templating - Moustache vs Handlebars vs DIY

Alright so lately templating has been carrying a lot of motion. To my surprise though jQuery has stopped active development of their…

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