Category: Gear

Camera Sensor Cleaning

Camera Sensor Cleaning

Do you have your cameras professionally cleaned?  If not, I would encourage you to have it done and check the results. From Spring through Fall I am out leading workshops in the field and my cameras get a fair amount of use in a variety of conditions.  From rain to blowing dust/sand, my cameras are … Continue reading Camera Sensor Cleaning

Back Up Photographs while Traveling

Back Up Photographs while Traveling

I just returned from a week long trip to Alaska, photographing grizzly bears in Katmai National Park.  We were leading a workshop and had clients with us with varying levels of experience in both photography and post processing/digital asset management.    This is a big kind of trip for most folks, bucket list kind of … Continue reading Back Up Photographs while Traveling

Charge GFX camera batteries on the go!

Charge GFX camera batteries on the go!

I'm always looking for more efficiency and effectiveness from my gear, so I'm always on the look out for gadgets or hacks that I can use to make my photographic life a bit easier or more effective.  One challenge I've had since acquiring the Fujifilm GFX Medium Format camera system, is what to do about … Continue reading Charge GFX camera batteries on the go!

Memory Cards – The unsung heroes – Podcast interview with ProGrade Digital

Memory Cards – The unsung heroes – Podcast interview with ProGrade Digital

We talk a lot about gear in the photo hobby/business.  Gear is something that is easy to talk about and people get excited about the latest and greatest...as they should. However, when was the last time you thought about the memory cards  you use in your camera?  We spend thousands on camera bodies and even … Continue reading Memory Cards – The unsung heroes – Podcast interview with ProGrade Digital

Airmagic Drone Picture Editing Software

Airmagic Drone Picture Editing Software

Now available for ordering is a fantastic piece of software from the Skylum company, the folks who make the fantastic Luminar3 photo editing software. Using a combination of Artificial Intelligence and powerful algorithms, the software analyzes each image and identifies which drone shot the pic, then makes drone specific corrections to the image before completing … Continue reading Airmagic Drone Picture Editing Software

Photography Podcast – We Talk Photo

Photography Podcast – We Talk Photo

I want to introduce our new podcast, called We Talk Photo.  It is a podcast about photography where we share information, gossip, funny stories and industry news with our listeners. We want this podcast to be lighthearted and not full of hardcore technical stuff (lots of good folks doing that already).  My co-host, Jack Graham, … Continue reading Photography Podcast – We Talk Photo

Fuji GFX 50s & 120mm Macro Shots

Fuji GFX 50s & 120mm Macro Shots

A couple of days ago I taught a small class on "close-up" photography and I brought in my Fujifilm 50s and 120mm macro lens to shoot with. I don't call what I do "macro" because that implies 1:1 magnification and a bunch of other stuff.  I have always preferred the term "close-up" photography so I … Continue reading Fuji GFX 50s & 120mm Macro Shots