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Photography without a tripod: Three useful tips
Tripods are very useful, whether it be for low light and night photography, long exposures or to prevent camera shake....
How to get photos with perfect exposure 100% of the time
Are you eyeballing your exposure? Do your photos tend to be underexposed or overexposed from time to time? Are you...
Everything you need to know about photo math
Photo math isn't math at all. It's arithmetic. It's adding and subtracting light. It's also either multiplying by 2 or...
Understanding exposure: The shutter speed setting
Exposure is the process of choosing the correct settings on your camera to produce a picture that "looks right;" not...
Including people in architectural images
When photographing architecture, it's easy to focus on the building itself and forget its purpose. While architecture is the main...
On Nature: What settings should I use for wildlife photography?
When we talk about photographing behaviors and events as they unfold, we think in terms of being “reactive”, or shooting...
Fast & Easy Tips for Photographing Fireworks this Fourth of July
The fourth of July is my favorite holiday because of fireworks! I grew up in Lousiville, Kentucky and they have...
Becoming a Better Drone Videographer: Reducing Jitter in Your Drone Footage
One of the challenges in recording video with a drone can be to create footage without jitter or flicker in...
Becoming a Better Drone Photographer: Setting up your DJI Drone Camera in Manual Mode
In this article I show you how to setup your DJI drone camera, using the Go 4 app, in Manual...
Knowing the Camera Settings for a Photo Isn’t Really Important
I'm a part of several photography groups on Facebook, and some provide a suggestion to provide your camera settings for...
Looking For Light from MPB.com
(Editor's Note: This is a guest post from our friends at MPB.com. MPB is a great place to sell gear...
Tech Corner: Neutral Density Filters
Neutral Density Filters There are times when there’s just too much light! Sometimes it’s too much for our eyes, and...
Photo Math

Everything you need to know about photo math

Photo math isn’t math at all. It’s arithmetic. It’s adding and subtracting light. It’s also either multiplying by 2 or dividing by 2. That’s it. Photo arithmetic is easy. It all starts with a stop. What is a stop? A

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Including people in architectural images

When photographing architecture, it’s easy to focus on the building itself and forget its purpose. While architecture is the main subject, it is important to capture how people are interacting with the building or space. This is why including people

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The On Nature column by Jason Hahn on Photofocus

On Nature: What settings should I use for wildlife photography?

When we talk about photographing behaviors and events as they unfold, we think in terms of being “reactive”, or shooting on the fly. In a studio setting, we are “proactive”, we make decisions about pretty much every characteristic of the photo before it is taken. My goal with wildlife photography is to be more “proactive” and make as many choices before the action begins as possible, so I am not fumbling with settings when the good stuff goes down!

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Looking For Light from MPB.com

(Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from our friends at MPB.com. MPB is a great place to sell gear that’s no longer in use as well as where to buy quality used photo and video equipment at much lower

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Tech Corner: Neutral Density Filters

Neutral Density Filters There are times when there’s just too much light! Sometimes it’s too much for our eyes, and we need sunglasses. Sometimes, it’s too much for our photography or cinematography. For these times, we can employ neutral density

Read More

Including people in architectural images

When photographing architecture, it’s easy to focus on the building itself and forget its purpose. While architecture is the main subject, it is important to capture how people are interacting with the building or space. This is why including people

Read More
The On Nature column by Jason Hahn on Photofocus

On Nature: What settings should I use for wildlife photography?

When we talk about photographing behaviors and events as they unfold, we think in terms of being “reactive”, or shooting on the fly. In a studio setting, we are “proactive”, we make decisions about pretty much every characteristic of the photo before it is taken. My goal with wildlife photography is to be more “proactive” and make as many choices before the action begins as possible, so I am not fumbling with settings when the good stuff goes down!

Read More

Looking For Light from MPB.com

(Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from our friends at MPB.com. MPB is a great place to sell gear that’s no longer in use as well as where to buy quality used photo and video equipment at much lower

Read More

Tech Corner: Neutral Density Filters

Neutral Density Filters There are times when there’s just too much light! Sometimes it’s too much for our eyes, and we need sunglasses. Sometimes, it’s too much for our photography or cinematography. For these times, we can employ neutral density

Read More

The Basics of Creating a Long Exposure

We’ve all had those “ooh” moments. When we see a type of photograph that we’ve longed to create, but have often been afraid to do so. Four years ago, that was me, specifically when trying my first-ever long exposure. With

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