You need to be in the right place at the right time, but you also need to have the right skills and experience when you arrive at that place and time, otherwise you get bumpkis, nada, nill.Read more
My own errors cost me great shots. Manage your write speed to your memory card. In another shoot exceeding my flash sync speed caused me unintended dark sections in my photo.Read more
Notes on how I shot the student competition. I used my Nikon D700 Full frame with a 70-200 lens. In addition I tested out my Coolpix A to see how it would work in practice.Read more
This was a challenging shoot and I had a great time doing it, but it was a tough shoot to pull off. Temp’s in the 20’s with 20mph sustained winds that were gusting to 40mph. I discuss the gear and some of the editing I did. Why I shoot RAW and a little info on white balance. Looking for the race photos? There is a link off this article to find them.Read more
“The fire had gone from almost nothing to out of control in a few hours… we surely didn’t know about the 14 firefighters that had just died as the fire outran them…”
I give you five steps for securing your digital photo future. Number one, take your camera phone and snap photos of every photo hanging on your wall.Read more
When I processed my Nubble lighthouse photos on my Nikon D7100 I realized, dang Virgil, your sensor is dirty, get that thing cleaned.
Is your sensor dirty right now? Does it need to be cleaned? How do you know it needs to be cleaned? In this article I talk about how to determine when its time to get your sensor cleaned and I’ll talk about the options for getting it done.Read more
5 Tips to help your landscape and destination photos look better along with sample images from Nubble Lighthouse. #1 on the list, try something different.
Read more to find out why I shot a landscape and didn’t slit my wrists. I actually had a great time and learned a lot.Read more
15 minutes to shoot shallow Depth of Field in your photos. Whats shallow depth of field? It’s shooting so that some of your photo is blurry, while other parts are tack sharp.
My number 1 tip, get closer. Read and see what I did in 15 minutes at a park in the dead of winter.Read more