Olympus OMD EM1 Mark ii menu documentation help

Olympus OM-D E-M1 MARK II – documentation of menus and options

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 mark ii is a real beast to understand. I have created a detailed item by item breakdown of this camera’s very complex menu system. Find a quick and easy explanation of camera options, tips and recommended settings. If you have purchased this camera recently (or still find it confusing) this menu documentation will save you a great deal of headache and allow you to start using your camera more efficiently.

Post to Instagram on your Desktop

Finally! You can post to Instagram from your desktop computer

“Hey Gene, what’s your Instagram address?”  “Sorry, my friend but I don’t post on Instagram.”  “What? But you are a photographer right?” Do you have that conversation?  Maybe not, seems like everyone and their brother is on Instagram and has been for a while.  But much to the dismay of many, I have not been. …

understanding exposure stops

Exposure Stops in Photography – What is a stop? Why do I care?

What is a “Stop” in photography? And why do I care? This training tutorial will explain the basics of exposure stops, what they are used for and how they relate to your photos and camera settings. Everything in photography revolves around the concepts of stops so you might as well make sure you know what it is. It will only help you yes? So take five minutes and learn something useful.

Dynamic range tutorial - easy to understand graphic chart.

Dynamic Range Tutorial – Understanding the issues and solutions.

Having troubles understanding why your photos often come out lacking details? Your landscape skies are blown out? Your subjects face is all shadows? Dynamic range is often to blame. By understanding the concept of dynamic range you can do a lot to mitigate these problems. This tutorial will clearly break down the issues and solutions to dynamic range in photography.

Landscape in Black and White - photography tutorial.

Black and White Landscape Photography Tutorial

Black and White (monochrome) photography can be a real boon to your landscape photos. In many cases it can transform a landscape scene into a much stronger, more dramatic representation of the environment. Often this allows you to better convey the emotion you felt when you were there in person. Let’s take a look at black and white landscape photography and how it differs from color landscape photography.