I guess everyone else who blogs photography has either totally ignored the pandemic or is practically crushed by it. I think I’m in the “crushed” category…. I’m safe and well, limiting my contacts and always wearing a mask to cut down on potential contamination. However, … Continue readingI Really Ought to Write Something About This Damn Coronavirus….
I have updated my web site for the semi-annual cleanup effective with the end of 2019. We are in France at least once each year – and the end of year update often has images from the most recent trip. We put off the fall … Continue readingPlaces January 2020
Travel photography is fun and exciting. It can also be boring and random. One of the secrets is how you approach your location and how much you plan before you go. One of the things I do in getting ready for a location is to … Continue readingThemes in Travel Photography
How do you focus your camera? I’m assuming that you use the autofocus function of your camera. Even if you’re manually focusing, this post might offer you some interest. Did you know that autofocus predates digital? In the 1990’s, technology started appearing in 35mm cameras. … Continue readingFocus with Your Thumb
This is a topic as sensitive as religion or gender preference. It really shouldn’t be – the image captured is the important part. It’s the choice of the RAW (unprocessed) image files from your camera or the processed JPG image files. Do you know where … Continue readingImage Capture Format
The history of the DSLR is interesting. In 1889, George Eastman invented film with an emulsion coating on a cellulose nitrate film base. This allowed photographic film to be put in a roll, and to take multiple pictures. That same year Thomas Edison was experimenting … Continue readingWhy are we still using DSLR cameras?
Is one of your New Years’ Resolutions to become a better photographer? I offer personalized photographic education in a one-on-one or small group setting. We set up an education plan and I charge by the session. If you have goals or would like to map … Continue readingPersonalized Photo Education
2018 represents new technology for my web site. I converted to WordPress over the winter break holiday. Please let me know if you find the new site challenging to navigate and I will continually upgrade the content!