Far and away my favorite subject to photograph for relaxation and practice is in the Landscape venue. Having grown up in the Blue Ridge mountain region of Southwest Virginia, learning
Imagine your assignment is to photograph a celebrity and you only have 5 minutes. You have to think fast on your feet, where do you start? “Quick: You have 5 minutes to get the shot, where do you start?” gives 6 quick tips to help you in almost any situation.
Your memory card can be the most important piece of gear on a shoot. It stores the one thing that can get you paidbut what do you do if it
What happens when your favorite camera reaches the end of it’s life? Do you get it repaired or replace it? I found a great company that helped make my choice an easy one.
I started photography by shooting film in high school just before the turn of the century, and I don’t miss film one bit. Its so wonderful to see a photograph
You have a camera now what? I came across this meme on Facebook recently and it made me laugh yet reminded me of questions Ive recently been asked. Being the
I attended a workshop tour put on by David Ziser a few days before my first DSLR arrived, and he got me hooked on hybrid slideshows. I used to use
Adobe’s new Shake Reduction tool is great for fixing a blurry image due to camera shake. It’s not a replacement for solid photography skills. It should only be used as a last resort.
Filters of all sorts, flashes, cards, readers, light-meters, remote triggers, straps, battery chargers, batteries, business cards, business card holders, lens bags, cases, cords, levels, tripods, lens cloths, blah, blah, blah.
A few months back I wrote an article, “Click Away Digital is Free, or is it?” after my trusty Nikon D700 died. It was replaced with the latest and great
Daylight Savings time is here, what does this mean for Photographers?
Have you ever finished a shoot only to find your ISO was set too high or panic because you weren’t sure which camera setting was messing up your shot? Taking a few minutes zeroing out your camera after a shoot will prevent lost images and reduce frustration.
The first lesson in photography that most people overlook is how to hold a camera. “For God’s sake, hold your camera correctly” is a short article teaching you how to hold your camera as Vanelli tells a story why this article was written.
Need to experiment on a new lighting technique but you don’t have a model? “Finding a Model” offers a few tips on where and how to find a model to work with.
I gotta say, I loved using this lens. Sigma has really out done themselves. I know some people say they’ve owned Sigma lenses and the photos were poorthose lenses were
If you’re like us… you’re staying up at night and worried. It’s time to make some hard decisions… ones that will have long lasting consequences. It’s time to decide which
The first thing a new camera prompts you to do is to set the date and time, and this is one default that I heartily agree with. I recently borrowed
I’m a woman, and I like purses and bags. I am also a photographer, and so with that I tend to collect lots of cool bags. Yay, bags! I have
Today, I came across a technology called Hyperlapse from Microsoft that could bring new life to a dead project. My old footage will no longer remain on the shelf because Hyperlapse solves a unique problem.
Software drives most modern camera innovation. However, this software lives in a proprietary walled garden. Intrepid hackers have delivered unsupported hacks, but these void warranties and add complexity to the shooting process. Isn’t there a better way?
News of FujiFilm’s excellent mirror-less camera, the X-T1, made it down the vine and really peaked my interest in researching the X-series cameras that they’ve released. I’ve had other photographer