Category Archives: Photography Techniques

Shooting Hand-held at Slow Shutter Speeds with a Non-EVF Camera on Photography Life

Our friends at Photography Life have just published a new article that I wrote for the website: Shooting Hand-held at Slow Shutter Speeds with a Non-EVF Camera. Readers interested in viewing this new article can use the link provided. Continue reading Shooting Hand-held at Slow Shutter Speeds with a Non-EVF Camera on Photography Life

Using more creative latitude of zoom lenses.

The lenses that an individual photographer chooses to use is a matter of personal preference. Some folks enjoy shooting with prime lenses while other people prefer zoom lenses. This article discusses using more creative latitude of zoom lenses by considering a few, simple things.  Continue reading Using more creative latitude of zoom lenses.

Using Extension Tubes to Photograph Auto Details

This article discusses using extension tubes to photograph auto details, and shares a range of sample images. I recently went to the annual PoultryFest event in Smithville Ontario. It features an antique and custom car show, which is a great place to capture some images of automotive details. Continue reading Using Extension Tubes to Photograph Auto Details

The importance of knowing your gear

As regular readers will know I’m not much of a ‘tech-head’ when it comes to camera gear. Whatever gear that a person happens to choose is simply that – a choice based on their specific needs. My basic belief is that small technical differences between gear are basically irrelevant. Every piece of camera gear comes with some sort of trade-off and as long as we consider those trade-offs in our decision process, we’ve done the best job we can selecting our equipment. What works for one person may not for the next. What is critical is the importance of knowing your gear, regardless of what it may be. Continue reading The importance of knowing your gear