Bird watching and bird photography are two very popular hobbies around the world. I’ve found that getting a good photo of a bird is never easy, but takes a combination of skill, luck, timing and persistence.
Lightning storms are very dramatic. The power of nature can be overwhelming and as photographers we love to try to capture that majesty in our cameras. Thanks to digital technology, it’s easier than ever.
A friend called to let me know that our local Volunteer Fire Department was conducting a ‘Practice Burn’ in town. This is a situation where the Fire Department will do a controlled burn on an abandoned home so that they can work on techniques they’ll need when an unplanned fire comes along.
Lately I’ve been taking a lot of photos in the twilight and night hours. This has opened up a lot of opportunities for me and given me the chance to try some things on my ‘photography bucket list’.
This post is about some of the various ways that I use my flash. I’ll show a number of examples of how you can modify the effects of your flash using cheap (or inexpensive) accessories.
Learn the basics rules of composition in photography. These simple techniques will really help your images.
Learn how to capture high speed water drop photography with simple everyday objects. This type of photography is very addictive!
Learn the easy techniques for shooting panorama images. A great plan for large scale prints of landscapes and other subjects.
This post is about preparation. Like most things in life, if you are prepared before you start, things just go easier. Photography is no exception.
Photographing your artwork can be one of the toughest things to shoot. You have to get the colour and textures perfect while controlling shadows and highlights.
See the process of taking a still life photo and learn what to look for with lighting and composition in a simple scene that anyone can shoot.