I’ve been to a few cattle drives over the years, and they’re always fun to watch and photograph. Grizzled old cowboys donned in chaps, shirts, and weather-beaten Stetson hats usher cattle up the main street of a town toward a corral. They call out soothingly to the cows. “On, Bess.” “Turn around, lady.” On an […]
I have a love-hate relationship with Steamboat Springs. Or maybe it’s more accurately described as love-meh relationship. I’ve been to the town several times over the years. I remember it as a sleepy town that ski bums filled to the brim in winters. It was the sort of town that “real” outdoor athletes and outdoorsmen […]
There’s nothing like the first fall photography hike in Colorado’s mountains when the air is cool and fresh. The meadows filled with sweet-smelling wild grass have transformed from lush green to tawny gold with shimmers of silver. The smell of junipers and pines wafts through the air. Trails are sun-warmed and dry. Miles flow by […]
Shaka a Laka O Magic 8 Ball, what does Pentax cameras’ future look like? My money is on one of these two responses: Cannot predict now Outlook not so good The Recap I have mused/speculated and even ranted about Pentax a few times (see: Is Dark Horse Pentax Fizzing Out? and The new Pentax K1 […]
As a hobby landscape photographer, I enjoy watching other photographers and seeing their works evolve and grow over time. They can be a source of inspiration. And if nothing else, it’s fascinating to see photographs of faraway places. They’re simultaneously foreign and familiar and are bound to set your imagination ablazing. Side note: With the […]
To get great landscapes, you need more than just a pretty world. You might be in a scenic location, but that doesn’t mean it’ll always translate well to a 2D image. Landscape photography advice can be contradictory, at times. Sometimes landscapes will look great at a certain time of day or year, but drab at […]
There are loads of fly-by-night camera gear sellers and stores online, and not all are made equal. It’s easy to get tempted by bargain-barrel prices, especially if you’re shopping on a tight budget. Here’s a quick rule of thumb: if the price is too good to be true, it’s a scam. Here’s a list of […]
Sometimes it’s tough to know how to edit an image. IMO, as long as it’s not totally wacky and over the top, you should feel free to play with an edit until it feels right to you.
Wanna know the fastest way to improve your photography skills? Pretend you’re shooting with film on your digital camera, whether it’s a dslr, a mirrorless camera, or a smartphone. Shoot deliberately.
Are you interested in photography, but turned off by the idea of toting around a big, bulky camera? A mirrorless camera might be a good option for you. Read on! The difference between a dSLR and a Mirrorless Camera To understand the difference between a dSLR and a mirrorless, you need to understand how a […]