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I was asked by a reader recently if I still love photography. While I have had moments in my life when I tried to put my camera down – the answer is absolutely – yes – I still love photography. But it made me ponder why. Why do I love photography? I was forced to […]

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Nicole recently wrote a nice post explaining the megapixel madness we’re experiencing right now, and why in some cases it makes sense. I want to add to her article by sharing my perspective. I understand the argument for more megapixels when you want to print big. It’s a valid argument. I know a lot and […]

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I just was not prepared for this. I’ve used Lensbaby products for 10 years and really enjoyed them, but I’ve always relegated them to the “specialty” lens category. But I have to say I find myself reaching for the new Velvet 56 more often than not. It’s no specialty lens. And what’s really telling about […]

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Today, August 19 is World Photo Day. The date behind World Photo Day originates from the invention of the Daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Daguerre in 1837. On January 9, 1839, The French Academy of Sciences announced the daguerreotype process. A few months later, on August 19, 1839, the […]

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You might recognize the brand Case Logic because if you’ve ever been to almost any electronics store, you’ll see their bags for computers, cell phones, & other gadgets on display. But Case Logic also makes camera bags. And they’re pretty serious about these bags. The Case Logic claim to fame is two-fold. One: The bags […]

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Another Photoshop World has come and gone and as usual, Scott Kelby & the Kelby Media Group did a great job with the conference. The Mandalay Bay is a nice venue with great rooms, wonderful restaurants and lots of entertainment options. The conference itself offered some classes that were just amazing. I sat in on […]

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Not everyone wants to take the time to stitch panoramic photos. And panoramic cameras, while still available, are exceedingly rare. If you want to make panoramic photos without all the fuss – use your friend the crop tool or better yet – shoot super wide and THEN crop. The image above was shot with a […]

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