Did I travel to Mars for this shot? Nope,,, So where does one find such a creature as this? The Giant Isopod “genus Bathynomus; B. giganteus” is a deep water ocean crustacean. If you saw the whole body (sorry, I only photographed the head) you would see that it looks a lot like a big ‘ol 18″ rolly…
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.
“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. …
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.
Ever wonder why your food photography does not look as nice as those in the magazines? Well, there could be a number of reasons, but Food Styling is what most photographers are missing. In this post I’ll lay out some tips and tricks to make your food look it’s very best for your next photo shoot with food.
If you want to understand how your camera focus system works and which of the many camera settings to use under what circumstance, then head on over to Nasim’s article. It’s the best explanation of focus systems I’ve ever read.
A step by step tutorial on how I captured this set of lovely wildflowers along the side of the highway. Pretty images can still be captured in unlikely places with a little bit of extra work.
Are you about to take on your first corporate event gig? Even if you are not, this article is packed with useful information. Learn how to tackle that convention, expo or trade show so that you get the best imagery and a happy client with the least chance of something going wrong.
Quality coin photography is a difficult thing to achieve. Balancing the need for detail with specular shine is a lighting juggling act that requires special techniques. This tutorial will help get you on the right track toward better coin photography.
Light Painting is not just someone running around the back yard with a flashlight creating lines and circles in the air (much the same way you would with sparklers on the 4th of July). Capturing the light trails of a flashlight (while fun) gets pretty boring pretty quickly from an artistic standpoint. Now, turn the flightlight away…