ok, so i ordered the new Nikon 70-200mm f4 from amazon and compared it to my older 70-200mm 2.8 VR II. the results were pretty clear and simple, the 2.8 is a sharper lens. i put my nikon d800E on a tripod. i set it to iso 1000 since i was inside, just one overhead light. i set it to aperture priority at f4 … Continue reading Nikon 70-200mm f4 vs 70-200 f2.8
Ok, this is HUGE to me. I have finally figured out how to transfer pictures from my ipad directly to an external hard drive. Now, to clarify this for those that don’t get what I mean. Lets say I’ve been out shooting all day and I have filled up a memory card. Well, I want a safe backup, I go back to the hotel and … Continue reading How to download photos FROM an iPad directly TO an external hard drive!!!
Antarctica is a wonderful continent and one of the only places on this planet where nature truly feels untouched. The remoteness of the region makes getting there a challenge and that really keeps the tourists and world population away. I traveled there on a large cruise type ship and the entire time I was there I only saw two other vessels. Truly an amazing world … Continue reading Antarctica travel
Today we’re going to talk about art and the Zen of processing. There are many opinions out there on processing after you get that awesome shot in the middle of nowhere. Some people think that the best picture is completely unedited with no modifications from Photoshop or any other software. Some see no problem with editing and making adjustments or enhancements. Remember as you read … Continue reading
Landscape photography is one of my most favorite subjects. From the beaches and coastlines of Big Sur, California to the lighthouses of the Northeast, landscapes make up our world. Everyone looks at them but few can capture the magnitude. Here are some tips to help you improve your landscape work and get the most out of your time 1. Wake up before the sun comes … Continue reading 10 Tips for Better Landscape Photography
How to safely buy used photo equipment. In today’s economy every nickel counts, and just like everything else cameras and lenses cost way more than anyone wants to pay. I’ve had good and bad experiences with buying used equipment. However, if you do it correctly then you can save a bundle. Used equipment is available from several sources; some examples are eBay, craigslist, store … Continue reading Buying Used Photography Equipment
No matter how good of a photographer you are, if you can’t hold the camera steady your images will turn out like crap. Image stabilization is one of the most important aspects of photography. If you have a great picture opportunity make the most of it and be sure you will be holding that camera steady. This article will explore a lot of different tools … Continue reading Camera Stabilization