When to Use Manual Focus on Your Camera

While most photographers rely on autofocus (even the pros), sometimes autofocus isn’t the right tool. Perhaps your camera keeps latching onto the wrong object. Or perhaps using the Autofocus assist

Combining Starbursts and HDR

Using HDR in the image below allowed me to reveal the details of the machinery as well as the colors of the sky. I shot the image using 14-24mm lens

Relighting a Car in Post

I wanted to make a photograph of a car that looked like it had been shot in one of those fancy studios with the enormous soft boxes, but I had

Get the Big Picture from a Small Sensor

Standing at the base of a stanchion on the St. John’s Bridge in Portland, Oregon, I realized that I’d really like to shoot with an 8×10 camera. In order to

High ISO Shooting Tips

I’m amazed at how well today’s cameras handle low light situations; any DSLR you buy today can make a decent picture at high ISO’s. Obviously, when we have the option

Tripods – Pay Now Or Pay Later

Ive heard it said, “The poor man pays twice,” and this is especially true applied to tripods. If you’re like me, you’re thinking of the three tripods you have in

Photographic Tributes

Rather than having the latest aluminum cased device adorning their landing page, one year ago apple.com consisted solely of the image below; and it remained that way for an entire