technique

5 Photo Tips While at a Farmers Market

At the time of writing this article, we’re just entering my favorite time of year: Autumn. Here in the Pacific Northwest, the temps are starting to drop, rainclouds are beginning

The Basics of Protecting Your Gear

Let’s say you just got a shiny new package from your local camera store or Amazon or B&H. In it is a brand new camera body or lens or [insert

Using Panning to Add Motion To Your Photos

If you’re like me, you’re constantly trying to think of different ways to infuse creativity within your photos. This is especially true if I’m returning to a place that I’ve

Steady As You GoPro

If you’d like to get your camera off the tripod and add smooth-motion capture to your video work, take a look at this modified setup of the Flycam Nano DSLR

Fearless Full Sun Shooting

Shooting in the full midday sun can present creative challenges to any photographer. The high position and brightness of the sun projects an even downward cast, leaving an exposure void

Camera Bag Metering

More often than not when shooting in the mixed light of partially-shaded areas, such as under canopy or near water where available light can be a spotty mixture of shadow

Enhancing Motion with Pan & Zoom Blur

Outdoor events can be challenging to capture in a way that is meaningful, or that equals the experience from a competitor’s perspective. Aside from the well-deserved physical rewards, event sports

Sammon’s Short and Sweet Shooting Tip #1

Image and Post by Keep Both Eyes Open Heres #1 in a series of quick tips that Im starting here on PhotoFocus. When photographing wildlife and sports action, keep both