Technical

Feel the Thunder

By Becky Chapman Summer in Arizona. Hot, painfully so at times. Every year I am amazed how hot it gets here. Yet every year, I am excited for summer. Why on Earth would one be excited about summer, yo...
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Know your Equipment and Location

By David Halgrimson Since moving back to Minnesota I have been researching places to go for photo opportunities and found a couple near where I live. One is Swan Park in Monticello Minnesota 15 miles ...
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Bugs are Beautiful

Author:  Bruce Taubert For whatever reason I have become obsessed with taking macro and micro photographs of bugs.  Beetles, files, wasps, bees, stink bugs, moths, butterflies, and whatever other bu...
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How well do you know your camera?

By Amy Horn Ice focus stacked imageAlmost a year ago I changed camera systems. Sold all my Nikon gear for an Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II and it has been a fun year learning new features on this camera. ...
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RAW VS. JPG, ENHANCING COLOR

By Vicki Uthe I spent last spring break in Panama with my beautiful wife Ellen. I have nearly two thousand images to sort through and I hope you are as excited to see them as I am to share them. I’m...
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Before and After Image

By Amy Horn During a recent visit at the Wildlife World Zoo in Litchfield Park, AZ, I captured this monkey photo in mid-afternoon light. I loved the moment when the monkey walked across the log, but d...
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Blinkies

By Pam Henrichsen What are blinkies? Blinkies are one more tool in your camera to help with the exposure of your image. They help you establish how far to go in the image brightening direction. Most S...
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