What is essential to you in your photo bag? That one thing you won't leave home without when you go on a shoot. Is it dependent on what you're going to be shooting or is it just an essential all of the time? Have those "essentials" changed over time for you? As I'm sure … Continue reading Photography Essentials
I still use filters in my photography. I find them indispensable for achieving success in the field and getting the shot as good as possible in camera. That's my goal, to get the shot as good as I possibly can in camera before I approach the digital darkroom. A better quality file at capture means … Continue reading Breakthrough Photography Neutral Density Filters
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?
If you are in to photography and are looking for a fantastic way to quickly process your images, you need to look at Luminar software. I've been using it for the past year alongside Lightroom and Photoshop and let me tell you, I'm so impressed with this software. In fact, throughout the year, I've gradually … Continue reading Luminar Photo Processing – Deals
If you follow any mirrorless camera news, you may have heard that Fujifilm released a new camera last week, called the X-H1. It's a fantastic addition to the X line and brings some long awaited technology as well. The biggest news about the camera is that it is the first of the X cameras to … Continue reading Fujifilm X-H1
With all the chatter about gear on the various forums and websites, there usually isn't too much talk or comparison of tripods, which I think is a bit of a shame because they are, or can be, a very important part in capturing images. Every component in the signal path, from lens, filter, sensor, tripod, … Continue reading What is the Right Tripod for Me?
If you haven't read the adventures of our Alaska trip to photograph the brown bears feeding on salmon as well as amazing landscapes, please read my previous posts. I thought I'd give a few parting thoughts about the gear I took on this adventure and what I used, and didn't use, on the trip. … Continue reading Alaska Photo Workshop – Thoughts on Gear