Nikon D800, 14-24mm f/2.8 lens @24mm, f/16, 15 seconds, ISO 100.

Long exposures are a whole different world of photography, and in the winter months when the sun is gone more often than not, they expand your opportunities for shooting. Here are a few quick tips to get you started making long exposure photographs. Get Stable First of all, use a tripod, or a bean bag, […]

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This week’s show, Rich tracks down Scott Bourne (who really is enjoying being retired) to talk photography.  Rich showed up at Scott’s place in Vegas with a microphone and refused to leave until Scott agreed to be on the show. Okay… that’s a slight exaggeration, but we hope you have as much fun with the show as we did. We talk about a bunch of timely issues for photographers of all skill levels.

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Does your camera offer a smartphone app?  Many do and you might be surprised by what they offer. Here are a few, but there are more out there (just check your owner’s manual).  Some cameras have Wi-Fi built-in, others require an adapter. Canon EOS Remote Nikon Mobile Utility Olympus Image Share Note: While this article […]

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In order to capture a moving street shot, I turned to long exposure. To really see the lights and energy of the scene, I wanted to elongate the action.  Here’s the logic I applied to the shot. First I set the camera to manual mode to avoid any significant settings changes from shot to shot.  […]

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My name is Mark Gvazdinskas (AKA “Silent G”) and one small piece of dark glass has changed my photography and how I see the world. Forever. I’m a landscape, architectural and concert photographer based in San Luis Obispo, California. When I’m not shooting product or working with other photographers at Really Right Stuff you can […]

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I must admit…  I dig long exposure (particularly light painting).  I’m also into time-lapse.  It takes a lot for me to give to a Kickstarter campaign (particularly if I don’t know the folks).  It takes even more for me to write about it (guys, this better work… or we’ll have issues). Okay, disclaimers aside… I […]

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Editor: We’re honored to have an excerpt from Photofocus team member Nicolesy.  She’s just released a great new book and video series called Landscape Photography. __________________ Watch Nicole share her entire process for developing an image using Lightroom.  She shares her workflow for landscape photography. Be sure to check out Nicole’s new book  Landscape Photography. Get a […]

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