I live in a cave. Not literally, but it sure feels like it. My house is so dark. Even with the windows wide open, on a bright sunny day, I still have to shoot at a minimum of ISO 1600. Sometimes I embrace my cave, I shoot with the high ISO, and I don’t sweat […]
Join Photofocus’ Melissa Niu and wildlife photographer Moose Peterson about using tripods for long lenses and how they restrict camera movement.
High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography is like Taylor Swift’s music; a lot of people claim to hate it, but truth be told everyone likes it. Some people, like Trey Ratcliff, fully embrace the dreamy glow and punched-up shadows of HDR while others openly bash the technique but dabble in it secretly. There’s no question that […]
Join Photofocus’ Melissa Niu and wildlife photographer Moose Peterson about shooting undetected with the Nikon DF.
You may have heard the story of a San Francisco-based company that focuses on making amazing accessories for us photographers. In case you haven’t, I’m talking about Peak Design. Now, I’m going to come right out and say it—I absolutely love everything that Peak Design makes. The attention to detail that they pour into their […]
Join Photofocus’ Melissa Niu and wildlife photographer Moose Peterson about understanding your subject.
You know that neck strap that came with your camera? Yes, the one that has the big Nikon/Canon/Sony/Fuji/Panasonic/Olympus logo on it. That thing should stay tightly locked in the box your camera came in. Neck straps, especially the stock ones, are much more trouble than they are worth. Lose the strap and not only will […]