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Don’t Forget!

If you’ve followed my blog, you may get the sense that I like the techy side of photography, and that I like new gear. Well that is simply not true!  New gear  and the latest tech are only tools for photographers, they don’t make you better. In fact a new crisp lens and high res…

Hand holding.

I’m not refering to actually holding your hand and walking you through step by step on how to do something… not this week anyway… I’m refering to holding your camera in hand to get your images. I was asked this week “When should I use a tripod?”. So this week I’ll answer that question with…

Depth of Field

This was mentioned in passing last weeks look at the Exposure Triangle. It’s a complicated subject that at it’s core is the distance between closest and and the furthest objects that are in focus in your image. So here we go… well… actually I took the day off yesterday and didn’t prepare the material. All…

Restless nights…

At 2:35am everything is a bit blurry for me now so it’s not your eyes- it’s the image. It’s inevitable that at some point in your life you will experience a bit of insomnia. My mind has been racing a bit lately, and perhaps fallen off the track bit now and then, but a lack…

Exporting to jpg

As a photographer you should be shooting RAW, the ONLY exception would be if your employer requires you to shoot jpg. … but IMO you should convince them they are wrong.. you are potentially missing a lot of details, and may not be able to save an otherwise decent picture. Shooting RAW captures more information…

Mega Pixels, do I need them?

I like browsing the internet, I can easily ‘waste’ hours during a day looking at new technology and searching out the best way to integrate it. In fact I usually spend so many hours and days researching combinations that when I’m actually ready to buy the product is no longer offered… I’ll leave that topic…

Backup your image files!

Hmmm… well… F… that was the drive with all your images? Now what? Take it to the geek shop and hope for the best… or backup your image files before this happens. Images, capturing beautiful inspiring images should be one of your goals as a photographer. But if in a week, or month from now…