Capturing the center of our galaxy with long exposures is magical but also more within reach than ever before with modern cameras. We’ll explore how well that magic is captured using very high ISOs. We’ll compare the Canon 5D Mark IV with the Nikon D850 and Sony a7R III.
With how quickly the eclipse comes and goes, you should prepare far in advance by learning some key camera settings, researching what gear to use, and figuring out your best overall shooting strategy.
There is something special about finding a spot that can only be reached by foot. Here are 3 low-traffic, hikeable peaks to explore for unique landscape photography.
Photographing lava can be challenging. Here are some tips for beginners (and reminders for seasoned shooters) on what to expect when exploring this fascinating and gorgeous terrain.
Get inspired to experiment with subject-to-camera distances and long lenses to get the appearance of “compression”, resulting in “giant sun” sunsets. Enjoy unique landscapes and portraits as a result.
On August 21st a total solar eclipse will cross the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. Discover online maps and electronic scouting tools to help you plan where and how to photograph it, explore what gear you’ll need to get the best eclipse images possible, and learn the camera settings and technical strategies to capture those images.
Photographing fog is trickier than you think. Fog produces a unique lighting situation and there are some key things to know before capturing it.
There are few better places to take pictures than in a National Park. And, if you’ve been to a park recently you many have seen a lot of people taking a lot of pictures! However, quantity does not equal quality. With a little thoughtfulness around how you approach the art and technique of photography you will be surprised not only with the quality of your shots but also with your relations with other park visitors, the animals that live in the park, and the feeling you may develop for your subject matter.
What you need to know about shooting in National Parks, including what gear to bring, composing your shots, travel tips, and the best time of year to go.
It can be a challenge to transfer your experience of this incredible time of year to the camera sensor. The feeling of being there can overwhelm the senses and when you return home it can be disappointing when you do not feel as though you captured the essence of what you saw in person. With a few techniques, and timing the weather correctly, you can create photos that reflect your vision.