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Lens Calibration

Modern DSLR are techno-marvels, mini computers with a sensor for optic nerve. On it’s own that sensor isn’t much good without an eye. In order to see your camera needs a lens, an eye for your optic nerve. The higher quality your lens the better you see, but even the best lens might not focus where…

BTS beaners fun cuts for kids

Beaners in Sherwood Park. Free haircuts for select group of great kids. #charityevent #cutsforkids #yegphotographer #dbpphotography #elinchrom Group of 28 grade 6 students got some great haircuts courtesy of the staff at Beaners. With their new styles, cut and sometimes colour, I had the honour of gifting them a new portrait. Then it was PIZZA…

Lurana Shelter Society

Giving back to the community is something we all can do, volunteering a few hours here and there does more good than sitting on the couch. The Lurana Shelter Society is a registered, charitable organization serving victims of domestic violence in Edmonton, Alberta and surrounding area. We strive to provide abused women and children with…

Photography Vices

A life of a photographer can actually be stressful. Commercial photography can be demanding with quick turn arounds, demand of art directors, ad agencies etc.
So yes… photographers have vices…
Cigarettes, alcohol, and other vices. But… anytime you look at a photographers images, you should consider that they might know of a program called photoshop, and that…

Customer Service

Photography is a service industry, much like when you goto a restaurant you expect service to reflect the quality of the product. People who’ve know me for a long time know that in the past i’ve had some bad service.. .and just shrugged it off. As I am older now I tend to go to…

Worlds Strongest Coffee?

BOLD CLAIM THAT HAS TO BE PUT TO THE TEST! Not a photography tip, not related to editing, not even a general tech tip. This blog is just a random post on a substance many photographers need to live. Coffee. People have all kinds of ideas what makes a good coffee and how to make…

Canon Drive Modes

I was asked yesterday, and I couldn’t clearly remember what the exact difference between each mode is. So I looked it up and decided to add a post this morning before I forget. Canon cameras have three auto focus modes. One-Shot, AI focus and AI servo. One-Shot This mode is best for still subjects, when…

Tech-Tuesday, Charged or not?

So you’ve got everything you need cards, battery, camera Lens… and you rush out and start enjoying a beautiful day. But wait… your battery is dead. No problem reach into your right pocket and grab the fresh one… or was that the left pocket? What system do you use to keep track? Well if you…

Wildlife Photography

We’ve all seen some amazing nature photography, but most of us do not consider the preparation involved. I’m currently watching a seminar by Tom Magelsen. To get these shots require dedication… an incredible amount. Some shots merely require hours, others years. In his seminar, one shot he said he waited 10yrs (http://www.mangelsen.com/index.php/feature-image-snake-river-crossing-3047.html) for all the…