Spring has sprung here in Oregon. YAY! I gotta admit, I have grown tired of the grey and wet weather (but hey, that's what makes this place so green!)We are fortunate in this area to have some amazing flower farms that provides a huge variety of color, texture and pattern to shoot throughout the year. … Continue reading Spring Photography – Tulips
Every time I go out, I hope to come back with at least one image that I like. It doesn't have to be a great, epic image that I will hang on the wall....my aspirations aren't that high. I am happy if I have at least one image that I am proud of, that is … Continue reading One Picture Makes the Trip
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
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
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
For t hose of you who don't know, I purchased a Fujifilm GFX50S medium format camera and lenses several months ago. I did an initial Youtube video about my impressions and now I'm back to give some more thoughts to it now that I've spent some time in the field with it. I've continued to … Continue reading Fujifilm GFX50S Medium Format Camera – Update
Do you still use a tripod? That seems to be a more common question these days and it got me thinking about the "lowly" tripod and it's history and how I feel it is still an important aspect of photography. Tripods have been around since the beginning of photography. Back in the day, the cameras … Continue reading Do you Tripod?