Here are the lenses I use the most (and why) in reverse orderRead More
t’s a nice sunny day and you want to get some portraits with your friends, but you just end up with harsh shadows across everyone’s face with squinting eyes from the glaring sun. What’s a photographer to do? Get a scrim!Read More
The essential gear I always keep in my car for an instant studio.Read More
I decided to try an experiment and see how many different kinds of “light” I ran into in a typical day.Read More
Need a shortcut to jump start your editing in Lightroom? Try out these 5 FREE Adobe Lightroom presets!Read More
In my recent camera buying tips post I mentioned you should ask your friends what they use and like. To follow up on that I thought I would share what I typically use in my bag.Read More
As of writing this article, the best selling camera on Amazon is a Fuji Instax Mini 9. The instant film craze isn't new and undoubtedly popular. I'm proposing you try something different though- get a real old Polaroid camera.Read More
What's the best camera?
Many say it's the one you always have with you.Read More
Photography has changed quite rapidly over the past few decades. Instead of darkrooms and film, we have Adobe Lightroom and memory cards.
What does it mean to take a photo with a digital camera though? How does shooting with a digital sensor instead of film affect the look of your photos? What are the advantages and disadvantages of digital sensors?Read More
Who doesn't like a bit of vintage once in a while? Today let's take a look at some old cameras!
The Brownie Name
Kodak has used the Brownie camera name for a long time. They were the early versions of disposables and originally marketed for children. Many versions of the camera evolved over time, but a basic and simply made design always prevailed.Read More
I've used an Amazon Basics camera backpack for a few years now, but I decided I was in need of something with a bit more heft to it for traveling. After some research, I decided to try out the Thinktank Retrospective 40 Shoulder Bag.Read More
The first digital camera I ever used took 3.2 megapixel photos. Cameras today take as many as 24 or 36 megapixel photos. What is a megapixel though?Read More
A lot of people are intimidated by the PSAM (PTvAvM for Canon Users) dial. Today we will go over what these different settings are and when they can be used.
There is usually a lot more than just the standard PSAM settings on the mode dial, but most of these are just variants of the "auto" mode and not the focus of this post. The letters PSAM stand for:Read More
Primes are lenses that consist of a single focal point (they don't "zoom").
Why would you want a lens that can't zoom? Well they have a number of advantages which you can find out in today's list.Read More
If there is one incredibly important but under-appreciated piece of photography gear, its the memory card.
These little squares are the protectors of your digital negatives, and there are a lot more to them than people think.Read More
So you want a shiny new camera?
Admittedly there are a lot to choose from, how do you pick what you need and what will last?
Here are a few steps to help you figure out what you need.Read More