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 […]
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 […]
Got your spankin’ new dslr camera and lens? Guess what your next purchase should be. Tripods are a basic necessity for most, if not all photographers. It should be your third major photography purchase, a camera body and a non-kit lens being the first two. You need a tripod if you want to photograph: Indoors […]
Do you feel like all your photographs suck? Do you feel like everyone else is taking better pictures than you? Do you wonder if you’ll ever make pictures that people drool over? Here’s a big not-so-secret secret. You’re not alone. I learned how to use a camera when I was a kid. I sucked back […]