As a landscape photographer and workshop leader, I’ve seen many gear failures. Tripod legs fall apart, ballheads bind up, and tiny screws come loose all of the time. When you are miles from your car and your gear fails, a quick field repair will save your shoot and preserve your sanity. As a die-hard gear […]
Join Photofocus’ Melissa Niu and wildlife photographer Moose Peterson about having patience on a recent trip he took to Alaska.
Feature image metadata: Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens, 6 sec at f/16, ISO 100 (6-stop ND filter used for long-exposure) The simple act of creating art is oftentimes all that I need to get through the day. Even with the other crafty things I do, such as ceramics, the pure motion of […]
Here’s a great assignment for equipment junkies who own every lens ever made. Shoot for one entire week using just one focal length. Choose a focal length you don’t normally use. If you normally shoot sports with 300mm, 400mm or 600mm lenses, try shooting a game with a normal or wide angle lens – look […]
Melissa Niu of Photofocus and Chase Reynolds of LensRentals.com talk with commercial photographer Joe McNally about his decision to upgrade from the Nikon D800 to the D810 and how the D810 benefits flash shooters.
Melissa Niu of Photofocus and Chase Reynolds of LensRentals.com talk with commercial photographer Joe McNally about his choice of camera for both commercial jobs and personal work.
A job found me creating a timelapse of the installation of the flooring in a new home. Timelapses are usually quite easy. Set up a tripod, mount the camera then turn it on. Once the project is finished, turn the camera off then download the card. This one wasn’t as easy. When flooring has to […]