Category: Guides

Take your sharpest pictures

The 50 megapixel Canon 5DSR, the 43 megapixel Sony A7RII, and the 36 megapixel Nikon D810 – these and other cameras are megapixel behemoths that can capture every last ounce of detail present in a scene. Unfortunately, […]

Emotive Travel Photography

There are really two kinds of travel pictures. The first are the quick snaps which don’t require much thought or planning. These pictures make up the vast majority of travel photographs, yet they do little more than prove that we […]

Fall Photo Tips

Fall is my favorite time of year – the temperature is pleasant and the air is refreshing. The sun is lower on the horizon during the day, leading to more opportunities to shoot in dramatic light, […]

Dramatic Light Photography

One of the best ways to improve any photo is to use dramatic light. Sunrises and sunsets provide the best and most reliable opportunities for good photographs in dramatic light. I always get a rush when I see […]

Getting that Film Look

I have a new found fascination and respect for film after shooting with it extensively, including on my recent trip to Istanbul. I love the stuff – it’s challenging, it’s beautiful, and it’s so much fun. Although […]

Instagram… in Real Life

This is Gracie. She’s my family dog, and this is her “portrait”. The picture’s out of focus, the colors are horrible, and yet something about this picture screams awesome. It’s awesome because it’s real. No […]

What Camera Should You Buy?

Taking a big trip soon? In the market for a new camera? A lot of people start seriously considering buying their first “real” camera before they take their first major trip. They want quality, memories, […]

Don’t Baby Your Camera!

Cameras don’t need to be coddled. Your camera is a well constructed tool that’s built to take a beating. The more relaxed you are about your gear, the better pictures you’ll take. After all, the […]

A Guide to Travel Photography

Travel and photography go hand in hand. Everyday life to the locals may very well be something special and unique to a foreign visitor, something that will create a lasting memory through photography. Over the years I’ve […]

A Guide to Startrails

One of my favorite things about photography is it allows us to see things we would never be able to with other media. To actually see the movement of stars over the course of hours is really incredible. If […]