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How to Photograph Your Family Vacation

2018-06-14T03:04:31+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: |

In this article, I’ll show you how to photograph your family vacation starting with simple gear, creative photography tips, and the most important part – managing personalities and emotions. “I tend to think of the act of photographing, generally speaking, as an adventure. My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.” – Diane [...]

6 Quick Tips for Doing Summer Photography

2018-06-14T03:04:30+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: |

For many of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it is finally here – sunshine – the time of year most synonymous with new beginnings, transition and growth all thanks to the powerful rays of the sun. After months of dark dreary weather and perhaps a mood that matches staying indoors, we are finally ready to shed those [...]

Why I’m Downsizing from a Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 Lens to the f/4 Version

2018-06-13T03:04:24+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: |

The Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 lens has been one of my most used since purchasing it several years ago. It’s a perfect lens for photographing either abstract, intimate or obviously, zoomed in landscapes. However, after borrowing the f/4 version from a local camera store during a trip to the Faroe Islands, I’ve decided to sell my [...]

The Power of Shooting Simply with One Light and a Reflector

2018-06-12T03:04:20+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: |

In this article, I’ll give the virtues and benefits of shooting simply, with only one light and a reflector. Lighting is often perceived as a complicated beast, but does it have to be? Sure, in terms of technical aspects, there’s an awful lot to learn before you can truly master lighting. There are also plenty [...]

Why You Need to Manage Expectations – Both Yours and Your Client’s

2018-06-12T03:04:19+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: |

As you prepare for a photo session with clients you probably run through a checklist to make sure you don’t forget anything. Cameras? Check. Lenses? Check. Lighting modifiers? Good to go. Props, stepstools, spare batteries? Got ’em. But one thing that often gets left behind, so to speak, is a set of expectations that you [...]

REVIEW and Thoughts on the Sony RX100 V Compact Camera

2018-06-11T03:04:55+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: |

Sony’s RX100 is a storied line of compact cameras that have always packed a powerhouse of features into small but sturdy frames. This fifth iteration (the Sony RX100 V also know as the DSC-RX100M5) builds on that history with a wealth of features for a modern photographer’s needs. Who the Sony RX100V is for The RX100 [...]

How and Why to Use the Canon Camera Connect Application

2018-06-11T03:04:51+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: |

If you own a Canon camera, chances are it comes with a built-in WIFI connection. This wireless connection can be a real game changer when it comes to photographing and sharing your photographs instantly. This versatility can really up your game during sessions and create more buzz when you share your photos after a session [...]