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. …
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.
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.
An informative training lecture & interactive presentation on the subject of travel photography. Learn what you can do to improve not only your images but your entire experience when traveling abroad. Informative for beginners and world travelers alike.
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.
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.