Capture The Light Field
Is the Lytro Illum the future of photography?
Lytro came on the scene in 2012 with its first light field camera.
Shutter speed is the key to mixing flash with ambient light
Low-light flash photography can be frustrating, especially when you're new to it.
Exploring Fall Colors
Capturing the essence of autumn and the change of seasons
We come inside with dewy shoes and arms full of firewood.
Exploring aerial photography with DJI’s Phantom 2 Vision+
Drones are a hot-button topic.
Rescue detail in high-contrast scenes with this simple technique
There's a common misunderstanding about what HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography actually means.
Images With Impact
Techniques to enhance the visual experience of a scenic photo
One of my digital photography workshop participants, Gary Potts, strives to make images with impact.
Multi-Shot Noise Reduction
Composite several exposures to practically eliminate noise
As great as digital camera sensors and processors have become at combating noise, this film grain-reminiscent interference can still rear its ugly head at high ISOs and in long exposures.
Classes, tours and workshops offer valuable instruction and insights to sharpen your skills
Whether you're a total beginner or an experienced pro, there's always something new to learn in photography.
Tools and tech to compose and trigger your camera from a distance
Controlling your camera remotely is useful in a variety of situations, from macro photography to group portraits to positioning your camera in places where you can't comfortably be.
Seeing The Light
Understand these six qualities of light for optimal in-camera exposures
We all want to get the very best in-camera exposure, and a good exposure is all about correctly capturing light, the main element in every photograph.
Shoot Pro Video
Tips, advice and gear for getting cinematic motion from still cameras
Creating the type of camera movements and high-quality editing you see in a major motion picture is largely due to the talent of the crew and their abilities with very specific filmmaking tools.
Mixing the spontaneity of candid street photography with the goals of portraiture
There's some debate about exactly what street photography is, and this debate also spills over into the realm of street portraiture.
When inspiration arrives in your own backyard
Inspiration can come to visit at anytime.
Fast Portrait Fixes
Give your portraits a professional, polished glow in just a few minutes
Everyone wants to look their best (and maybe a little better) in photographs.
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