The other day I was engaged in a conversation on Twitter with another photographer. What prompted the conversation was a tweet he’d written directed towards new photographers in the process of buying their first camera. In the tweet he suggested that when looking to buy their first camera, new photographers should forego the kit zoom… Read More
Not a week goes by that the topic of “Photoshopping” doesn’t come up in one of the photography groups I belong to on Facebook. No matter how often it’s brought up, or how the comment or question is phrased, there’s no mistaking the negative connotation behind it. “Photoshopping” is bad, or dishonest when it comes… Read More
12,800 at 2:30 a.m. I’m not afraid to use whatever ISO I need in order to capture a photo, and last Sunday my Fujifilm X-T2 impressed me once again with how well it handles high ISO, in this case 12,800. My chosen spot for the morning was at the hairpin turn near mile 6 on… Read More
SOOC Sorry folks, no Mulder and Sculley here, the X-Files I’m going to be talking about have nothing to do with aliens or government conspiracies. These X-Files are the gorgeous straight out of camera jpeg files I get from my Fujifilm X-Series camera, the 24mp X-T2. Anybody who’s considered purchasing one of Fujifilm’s outstanding X-Series… Read More
Finish your photos faster. About a month ago the good people at Sleeklens asked me if I would be interested in trying out some of their workflow products for Lightroom and Photoshop. I figured anything that could speed up my workflow was worth trying, so I agreed to take a look at their Through the Woods… Read More
I had to share this exciting news as soon as I could. The Nik Collection by Google is now FREE!! That’s right, the plugins that I use on virtually every image are not $299, the price before Google bought Nik. They’re not $149, the price after Google bought Nik. They are FREE!! Run, don’t… Read More
Have you ever taken what you thought was a killer landscape photo only to get home and find it unusable, ruined by the dreaded lens flare? Some lens flare is good, think of those light rays emanating from the sun. Some lens flare is bad, like the big balls of color in the photo above. Would… Read More
Canon Picture Styles, what are they? How do I use them and why? Check out my latest article on the Craftsy.com Photography Blog to find out more about how to get more out of your Canon DSLR.