The Best Landscape Photography Tips

Ansel Adams said, “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.” He understood the challenges of landscape photography and how to tackle them. Technology and the advent of digital photography have eliminated many of the technical issues that Ansel faced, but his methods are still helpful to photographers today.

Timelapse of Moon Phases

So many people enjoy beautiful time-lapse photography, but they aren’t confident that they have the ability (or the tools) to create such fascinating works.  Here’s a glimpse into the world of Time-Lapse photography, along with some step-by-step recommendations so you can join in the fun.

Photography Tricks and Treats

Halloween is a favourite holiday for both kids and adults. With some great tips, you can shoot fun images and even add a touch of fantasy or creepiness. Use your imagination and create some Halloween scenes to add to the festive mood of your images. You’ll create some hobgoblin memories you and your family will enjoy for many years. Update your camera gear at Henry’s before the holiday so you don’t miss a single “trick or treat.”

Why Eye-Tracking Autofocus for Video is a Gamechanger When it comes to shooting footage of subject’s face, the clarity and sharpness of the image can really make or break your masterpiece. Crisp, fine details tell a story; vague or out-of-focus imagery prevents the viewer from being fully submersed in the world you’ve captured. That’s why Eye-Tracking Autofocus for video is such a gamechanger. This built-in feature will not only automatically locate and focus on a subject’s eye, but will follow the eye through any movement. Eye AF is an easy-to-use […]

Off Camera Flash

You will need five basic pieces to get started with off-camera flash. Unsurprisingly, one of those pieces is the off-camera flash itself. Then you will need a light stand, a tilting umbrella bracket, a basic umbrella and a sandbag. Let’s look at each of these pieces individually.

Our cameras these days are computerized wizards. We will get more successful shots based on the power of automation and advanced sensors without a lot of manual effort than we ever have in the past. There are still conditions though, where the camera cannot do it on its own and needs some external help, and that can come in the form of a flash unit that attaches to the camera hot shoe. I’m always a bit surprised by the number of people who have spent a fair bit of income […]

What are the benefits of buying a third-party lens? Sticking with a single camera system from a single camera manufacturer has traditionally been  the best approach when investing in camera lenses. But different photographers have different needs, and different lenses — yes, even third-party lenses — are sometimes the best choice to meet those needs. Let’s look at a few specific use instances where investing in a third party has its advantages. You want to maintain a flexible budget Third-party lenses are traditionally designed with cost flexibility in mind; while […]

Soon the trees will burst forth with the beautiful colours of autumn, and everyone with a camera will want to capture the glorious scene. Almost any weather is good for shooting spectacular fall foliage images, including cloudy, sunny, misty, and rainy because each type of condition imparts its own magical element to your photography. The season is short, and you don’t want to let the weather interfere. Pack up your camera bag and let’s get started on an autumn photo adventure.

​​​​The nights are cooler, and the morning air is crisp and invigorating. To the photographer, that can only mean the foliage season has arrived and glorious colour is about to burst forth on trees, shrubs, and plants. It’s a fantastic time of year to be out in nature with your camera. The days are cooler, and most of the bugs are gone. Knowing a few tips will help you capture the true colours of the beautiful foliage season.

Photographers are spoiled with choice these days, especially as new mirrorless cameras come to market. Every manufacturer is offering new camera bodies and new lenses with new technology, and every few months one brand seems to leapfrog another. Sometimes it seems that if you want to use the best equipment available, you need to be willing to invest in multiple brands. But despite how fast technology evolves, photography is still a long game, because a great lens today is still going to be a great lens for years to come. […]