Category: Gear

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

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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

Nikon Diopter – Old School – On a Fuji Camera

Nikon Diopter – Old School – On a Fuji Camera

I do enjoy macro and close up photography work.  There is a whole world to be explored and many stories to tell in the smallest of details all around us.  Regardless of camera system I have had, I've always had at least one macro lens to capture the intimate details of the natural world. As … Continue reading Nikon Diopter – Old School – On a Fuji Camera