Tag Archives: How To
2535877515_df904de1e9_z Shooting Fireworks this July 4th? Brush up on your technique.

Here in the U.S. we’re prepping for our Independence Day celebration. For most that means firing up a grill, prepping burgers and hot dogs, but also checking out a local…

simulator Learning? Use a Simulator

It’s hard to learn a cameras manual settings. No way around that! Judging the exact settings at first requires a large amount of guessing and testing. Which also means a…

stopwatch2 Getting by Remoteless.

When I first started shooting, I didn’t have a wireless shutter release. While I have said in a previous post that shutter release switches are fairly cheap. There is also…

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Ah yes, the photo ID. Be it a drivers licence, a fruit of the month membership card, or your jailhouse booking photo; they all suck.

startrails_gemini Star Trails

Ah stars. For thousands of years humans have looked toward them. But how do you capture these beauties of the night? There are a few different methods. I will be talking about…

2613944240_e6dc5f1eb2 HDR? Oh Yes!

Anymore the word HDR is thrown around quite regularly. But what exactly is “HDR photography?” HDR, or High Dynamic Range photography is, in a nutshell, a way to correctly expose…

blurry1 Succeeding in Film

The great thing about digital photography is that learning settings is pretty easy. Find a target and fire away until you get everything just right. The results are instant. You…

Patriot 8gb SDHC PSF8GSDHC6 Memory Cards

The common idea among many amateurs is that all memory cards are the same. The thought that the only difference is either price, or size is silly. While in some cases you are…

5.1250805936.10-taking-a-mobile-phone-pic Phone Shot

In this new era, the camera on a smart phone can be far superior to the point and shoots of yesteryear. But, this is not the case for all of…

5875510729_b7dca9d6e9_b Depth of Field Preview

Depth of field is important. Unless you are a top notch photographer; chances are you’re not getting the aperture right on the first shot. Fortunately there is a handy little button on…