There are only two kinds of digital photographers who use cameras with interchangeable lenses, those who have had to deal with sensor dust and those who have not had to deal with sensor dust, yet. If you are in the latter group, be ready, because it will happen.

If flowers are naturally beautiful, we need to push that farther to make a compelling story. Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to challenge yourself to make a floral triptych. How you build it is your business but here’s a workflow to consider.

The Exposure Triangle is a continuous entity. A change to any value necessitates a change to at least one, perhaps both of the other elements. If we want a higher shutter speed, then either we have to open the aperture or increase the ISO or some combination of the two. When we shoot in full automatic, the camera’s CPU is doing all the work for us based on the meter reading. That’s great, right up until we choose to take a bit more creative control of the triangle.

While the general marketplace for point and shoot cameras has fallen significantly because smartphones do such a fine job in that portable, small sensor space, an area of growth has appeared in the market of point and shoot cameras for more serious photographers.

Profoto Off-Camera Lighting System

In this article, I want to share with you my experiences with the Profoto B2 system and the start of a business case for the investment that may work for you. If you are a casual photographer, strobes are going to be a pricey investment, but if you are doing photography as a business, either full time or part time, the day will come when speedlights just won’t do what you need.

The Importance of Screen Calibration

Do you edit your photos or videos? Do you enjoy spending time in the digital darkroom or the digital editing studio? Do you want your images and films to look the very best that they can? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then this article is going to be very important to you.

APS-C Sensor

After all the years of digital photography, sometimes we assume that everyone understands the term crop factor, or crop sensor and that the concept makes perfect sense to everyone. This past weekend, I was gently reminded that this is not always true, and not understanding can be a real pain to a new photographer, or to a photographer who is becoming more serious about his or her art. Let’s spend a bit of time getting this cleared up.

Great Drones Are In The Air Now

Flying a camera drone is an incredible experience and can take your photography and videography to new places. It’s easier than ever to fly today, and the camera drone space is robust and mature. Take a look at this different way of seeing, it might be exactly what you are looking for.

White Balance Tools

I recently wrote an article providing some explanation and coaching in making successful white balance settings for better images. In this article, I want to share with you recommendations and experiences that have led me to have three specific tools in the bag and why I choose them more often over the remaining pantheon of superb options.