Thanks to all who voted! Considering it is a tie between The Hummingbird and Carmel By The Sea, our Winner will have their choice of a prize! And the winner is...Stephanie! Congratulations!
Hi Folks! Help me choose a photo to submit in the "Been There" photo contest, run by The Guardian. Details can be found here. For all your efforts, if you remember to "Like" my Facebook page, or subscribe to my Twitter feed, you'll be entered to win a signed 8"x10" photo of the most popular … Continue reading Help Me Choose!
Continuing on the macro tips from this week, here is another for how to control your depth of field outside of adjusting your f/stop. When you are composing your image, pay attention to the relative angle from your camera (more specifically, the camera plane) vs the subject. You will gain the most depth of field, … Continue reading Macro Tip: Controlling Depth of Field
Some of you may be wondering, "Why does he focus so much on Nikon products?" The biggest reason is, I've really only ever shot Nikon. My Father had a Nikon that he gave me back in high school, and because of the inherited lens system, the choice was pretty much made for me. When it … Continue reading On Being A Nikon Fan
For many beginner photographers, choosing which camera system to acquire is similar to choosing a mate for life. It's unlikely once you make the choice, that you will jump ship and change sides. (Perhaps it's more similar to choosing a mortgage than a mate.) I've compiled a very short list of items to consider if … Continue reading Choosing a Camera System
Nikon has updated the firmware for their J1/V1 cameras to version A:1.11/B:1.10. The fix includes: An issue that sometimes caused images captured using the Speedlight SB-N5 to be over-exposed has been resolved. When switching from framing photos in the monitor to using the electronic viewfinder, or vice versa, with focus mode set to MF (manual … Continue reading News: Nikon Updates J1 and V1 Firmware
Macro photography is known for finicky depth of field. This is usually the limitation of available light, f/stop, and noise mitigation. Either jack up the ISO to support an f/32 photo, or sacrifice on the depth of field. What if you could get greater depth of field and stop action at the same time? The … Continue reading Macro Photography: Add A Bit of Flash