Technical

Watch that White Balance

By David Halgrimson When shooting, we need to watch the White Balance settings on our camera. White balance controls the color cast in an image. A color cast will come from the color temperature emitt...
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Concert iPhoneography

By Jeff Insel I am a very lucky guy, in my semi-retirement I found a job at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) as a driver for the Theater department (and now also a p/t Artist Coordinator). I am a v...
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Should You Purchase a Lens Right Away

By John Frelich Think of the times you look at a lens and think of a trip you’re ready to take. If only you had a 100-400mm lens to get some good zoom images.  Then you go to the various Photograph...
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THE NEW LIGHTROOM “ECO-SYSTEM”

By Suzanne Mathia LIGHTROOM CLASSIC – LIGHTROOM CC Lots of changes announced this week and confusion, worry and misinformation are rampant.  This happens with any new changes.  We all get very...
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Sunny 16 Rule

By Pam Henrichsen Time to brush up on one of the simplest photo applications. This is very old school and most digital photographers may not even use this concept. However, it is simple and it does w...
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Stabilizing Your Camera

By John Frelich How many times have you heard that you need to avoid camera shake? About every time you discuss cameras with any of your friends and/or colleagues. But are tripods and monopods the onl...
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Shooting with a 100-400mm

Author: Vicki Uthe I picked up a Canon 100-400mm 4.5/5.6 lens this past year and have had a lot of fun using it.  I mostly picked it up to shoot sports, which I have done, but have found that I use i...
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Super Moon and a Streaking Airplane

Author: Jeff Insel I’ve had several people inquire as to the settings and lens I used for my “Moon Shot”, so I thought I’d try answering in blog form.  I had planned to photograph this event ...
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Photographing Wildlife in the Dark

As you will see Bruce has been taking nighttime images of wildlife for a long time and has worked out many of the problems and associated issues. Many of Bruce’s workshop participants have shown an ...
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