This week, Scott Wyden Kivowitz showcased the SpiderPro Hand Strap v2, while Bryan Esler interviewed Adobe’s Will Allen about what photographers can expect from the upcoming Content Authenticity Initiative.

Bob Coates introduced us to using infrared during the summertime, while Ken Lee gave some great tips on how to photograph the Perseid meteor shower. Finally, Julie Powell finished off the week with a great water refraction project for kids.

SpiderPro Hand Strap v2 SpiderPro Hand Strap v2 provides durability and comfort - Before we dive into the SpiderPro Hand Strap v2 review, I have to legally share in full disclosure, that I’m a Spider Holster ambassador. With that said, I do not ever, and will never, support products or brand that I do not believe in. In fact, I use my SpiderPro Hand Strap v2 on a […]
What does Adobe’s Content Authenticity Initiative mean for photographers? - Last week, I gave a first hand look at Adobe’s recent white paper on its Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI). It covered topics like privacy, workflows, user experience, security and more, hoping to better give an understanding over what is necessary for full transparency online, while also protecting digital media artists and creators. So what does […]
Infrared and summertime - Summertime. Here in Arizona the light becomes harsh in short order. One of the things I do to increase my shooting time is to switch to the infrared camera. High sun and infrared capture lead to some interesting high contrast images. I had a Lumix G6 converted to an infrared sensor by Life Pixel. Being […]
Photographing the Perseid meteor shower - The Perseids are often the most spectacular meteor shower in the Northern Hemisphere due to frequency as well as its appearance in August. There are typically about 100 visible meteors per hour on average, although this obviously depends on your weather and light conditions. Generally speaking, you want to head out late at night but […]
Summer photography fun with kids: Water refraction - Last year I ran a series of articles on summer photography fun for kids, like capturing bursting water balloons. This year I’m back with a few more ideas. This is a great one for staying inside and does not need much. What is refraction? Light travels in straight lines through space, but interesting things can […]

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