If you shoot color film, or work in RAW and don’t have an easy way to see a B&W version of any scene in your viewfinder, then you may want to know about the Wratten #90 filter. Ansel Adams used one of these to help him recognize tonal relationships in scenes he wanted to capture […]
Join Melissa Niu of Photofocus and Chase Reynolds of LensRentals.com as they talk with concert photographer Alan Hess about renting lenses for special jobs. He even admits how much he loves the Nikon 400mm f2.8 lens but doesn’t have $12,000 laying around to own one.
Last week’s episode of Photo Methodology focused on the beautiful waterfalls of Oregon and for this week, we’re going to turn our attention to the rugged, verdant landscapes of Hawaii’s Big Island. The Big Island is one of those places that offers up a beautiful visual just about anywhere you turn your head. One of […]
Melissa Niu of Photofocus sits with commercial photographer Tim Wallace about shooting personal work with the Fuji X Pro 1.
Today, everyone has an opinion and moreover, many think their opinion trumps all. It’s part of the Internet culture and frankly, it’s brought about plenty of criticism but little of it constructive. There are good reasons to seek out constructive criticism. And there can be great value to it. When criticism is delivered by talented, educated, gifted […]
From time to time I find myself without a tripod. Perhaps I was traveling light… or maybe I just want to try a new angle. One of my favorite places to shoot is low to the ground… but I’m not crazy about laying in the dirt and making a human speed bump for passerbys to […]
Melissa Niu of Photofocus and Chase Reynolds of LensRentals.com talk with lifestyle portrait photographer Tamara Lackey about how image quality comes from lenses more than the camera body. Tamara also mentions a recent photo shoot she did using just the Nikon 1 AW1.