30-110mm Plant Macro Images

A friend of mine recently took delivery of a new Nikon 1 J5 with two kit lenses, the 10-30mm PD zoom and 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 zoom. We visited the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory this morning to help him get some practice time with his new gear. I’ll be posting a few articles based on the images I took this morning. This one features a selection of 30-110mm plant macro images. Continue reading 30-110mm Plant Macro Images

Ignore ‘Must Have’ Gear Advice

Like most photographers I’ve experienced bouts of GAS (gear acquisition syndrome), with some of it induced by listening to the advice of others. I don’t know what your experiences have been. Mine have led me to the conclusion that the best thing for me to do is to simply ignore ‘must have’ gear advice from others each and every time I hear it. Continue reading Ignore ‘Must Have’ Gear Advice

White Balance Impact on Sunset Images

Photographing sunsets is something that most photographers enjoy. Some folks who choose to shoot in jpeg sometimes find it a challenge to get their sunset images to look dramatic. The is especially true if they do not make any adjustments in post. This article shows some simple examples of how changing white balance and adjusting exposure compensation can impact sunset images. Continue reading White Balance Impact on Sunset Images