A Path Through a Forest Blanketed With Trilliums

For about three weeks in early Spring, great swathes of elegant White Trilliums carpet the floors of forests, before trees’ leaves fully develop and block out the sunlight. It’s a great opportunity to get out and photograph the abundance of wildflowers that can’t be seen at any other time of year.

TTL flash is EXACTLY the same as TTL available light metering except that it meters the flash exposure and may or may not include the available light as part of the process. If we are so willing to trust TTL available light as a starting point, why not TTL flash?

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Grab your gear and get shooting at these six gorgeous Canadian gardens by VICKIE REICHARDT The stunning stamens, the cascade of colours, an interesting insect perched on a petal – flowers can make for spectacular photo subjects. Here are six of the best spots across Canada to snap some beautiful blooms. ANNAPOLIS ROYAL HISTORIC GARDENS Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Part history lesson, part botanical utopia, these gardens’ 17 acres of flowers, trees and ornamental grasses are just two hours outside of Halifax. Explore the Victorian Garden’s 3,000 annuals; see the […]

Landscapes in Concept A landscape photograph is most often created to establish a context for a story.  The story can be told be the landscape itself, or act as the establishing shot for a slideshow, collage or short video such as you can do with tools like Adobe Spark.  Shooting landscapes is pretty easy, getting them to be great is a bit more work. Horizons A landscape always has a horizon in it somewhere.  This horizon line must be level.  If it is canted, your viewers will be uncomfortable, subconsciously […]

Rainy Days Make Great Portrait Days How would you like your portrait photography to stand out more? Would you like the most lovely and rich lighting that really pulls details out of the shadows while keeping the highlights in check? Cool! That’s what you can do on a rainy day! It’s really easy to shoot portraits inside. We’ve provided a number of articles on lighting and positioning for indoor portraits, but this time we are going to use the rain to our advantage. Gear for Working in the Rain Many […]