When we photograph snow, we need to pay closer attention to the light meters in our cameras. While all manufacturers have different terms and technologies for what their in-camera meters do, all of them basically function the same. Here is a breakdown of what they are and how to use them properly for great winter wonderland shots.
I’ve always been a Canon shooter but Sony is making such huge strides in quality and versatility that I had to reassess my preferences and try out the a9. I shoot action/adventure work and need something somewhat portable but also rugged without sacrificing shooting speed or ISO sensitivity. Here, I compare the 1D X Mark II against the Sony a9 – check out what I discovered.
Backcountry shooting comes with risks but there are some pretty easy steps to take to make it go more smoothly. Discover my tips for shooting athletes safely – whether you’re shooting from a plane, in deep snow, or with a large group far from civilization.
Fog produces a unique lighting situation and can be trickier to photograph than you think. Learn what fog is, where to find it, and how to convey it uniquely in your own landscape work.
When we think of wildlife photography, we often think of expensive, high-quality lenses and fast cameras. But if you truly want to create an image where you’ll give a wild animal its moment to shine, you need more. Here are some essential tips to help you creating lasting animals portraits that stand out from the pack.
After 10 years of shooting, I decided to self-publish a limited edition photography book. This is highly recommended for anyone looking to celebrate their work – whether for fans, family, or even just yourself. Here is my approach to creating a photo book, including questions to ask yourself so that you get the most out of your book and not waste money in the creation process.
The word “photography” is almost synonymous with the word “still”. Photographers take stills. Videographers capture motion. This may be a prevailing thought but it isn’t true of creative photography. Cameras are set up for almost any vision to become reality. This is especially true when illustrating artistic motion in photography.
Today’s digital cameras now allow us to record night sky scenes that escape our naked eyes. Here are some valuable tips to know before you head out to photograph your first star time-lapse, including what to set your interval at, when to use manual modes, and how to combat flicker.
We all know that without light there isn’t going to be a photograph. There are many different qualities of light and different directions to light, all of which can be accessed with the sun as our source. Every photographer strives to create imagery with the most dramatic and vivid light. This occurs naturally near sunrise and sunset but many of us forget about additional aspects of the sun that we can use to our advantage.
How do you decide what photos are good to keep and what ones should be thrown in the trash? Here are 5 reasons to reject an image that I have discovered work best in almost all image-making scenarios.