Flying with your Camera Gear

Summer is just a few weeks away, which means vacations. Which means traveling with your camera gear. Last year, 2.9 million American flew somewhere for the Memorial Day weekend. Here are a few tips for you to consider before hitting the Wild Blue Yonder. I’ll cover tips for auto travel later; it’s a topic I’m […]

Seek Weather for Better Landscapes

A well-lit landscape doesn’t necessarily mean it’s interesting to look at. I remember going on hikes, taking a bunch of pictures, coming home and tossing most out because they were so bland and boring. I couldn’t figure out why and how other people were taking fantastic pictures at similar locations when my stuff was so blah. Was it the camera? Was it me?

Are You an Internet Troll?

Armed with the Shield of Anonymity, trolls are everywhere online. They’re awful. Cruel. Sometimes intentionally, sometimes not. Without inflections, tone, and body language, the written word is rife with acerbic harshness. Photography draws the trolls like flies to honey. For whatever reason, they see posted images as permission to offer unasked-for critique, to lambast the […]