Vanguard’s new travel tripod: VEO 2X

The only requirement for a tripod is that it must have three legs. The requirement for a new tripod is that it must do something better or something new. Vanguard’s

Photographers should get TSA PreCheck

I’m writing this article while waiting at the gate for my delayed flight in Phoenix heading to Orlando. My friend Richie and I just finished photographing a wedding in Oregon,

Trust your camera to a Db Backpack

Camera bags come in all shapes and sizes and from all kinds of places. This is the first one I’ve handled, however, that I’m embarrassed to name. The Norwegian manufacturer

Total solar eclipse

Coming soon: The great South American eclipse

Nearly two years ago, North America was treated to a celestial spectacle which was witnessed by millions as a total solar eclipse traversed the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina.

Photographer of the Day: Matt Harvey

Category: Travel Photographer: Matt Harvey Photo: “Morning on the Shore” The tones of this image are simply stunning. Matt does a phenomenal job of capturing the sunrise, without actually photographing

Photographer of the Day: martijnvdnat

Category: Travel Photographer: martijnvdnat Photo: “Rotterdam Railings” For those who know me, I’m a huge fan of cityscapes. But this one, by martijnvdnat, is a bit different, instead focusing on

Photographer of the Day: Artem Bali

Category: Travel Photographer: Artem Bali Photo: “stocks-1726” I have to say I laughed when I first saw this photograph by Artem Bali. But it really is the perfect travel photograph. It

Photographer of the Day: Peter Skaugvold

Category: Travel Photographer: Peter Skaugvold Photo: “s181207PS261” With Spring Break in full swing, this is a bit of a “different” travel photograph. Here, a young boy is seen in Thailand with

being spontaneous in photography

Be prepared to be spontaneous

Are you ready to go at any moment? Whether it’s a photoshoot or an epic trip that somehow falls in your lap, can you honestly say you’d be able to

Icebergs in Antarctica (Danko) in falling snow

Photographing in falling snow

In a recent video from LinkedIn Learning, photographer Justin Resnick addressed exposure issues which photographers can encounter when shooting snow. In this post, I’m going to address a related issue

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 3-9, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week, we learned about finishing studio portraits in Perfectly Clear, a camera’s exposure, traveling to Antarctica, cropping in