Category Archives: For Photographers

Long Exposure Photography

Have you tried long exposure photography? Want to create some mystery, drama and an ethereal feel to your images? When shooting film we need to consider reciprocity failure. When we first learn about photography, we’re taught to control camera shake and to use the fastest shutter speeds available to create sharp images. Later on, we...

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Shooting Infrared Film

I love infrared photography (IR). When done right, will get you some dramatic images. IR is a unique form of photography, that allows you to produce some “other worldly” like images. IR requires you to step a little out of your comfort zone. In this post you will find a basic understanding of the limitations...

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From Far and Wide (or Close) – Wide-Angle Lenses

Every photo taken with any given lens tells a story, is it any different with a super/ultra wide? Which lenses are capable of telling the best stories, the meaningful ones, the dramatic ones?  Most landscape photographers would likely tell your there isn’t a better lens for story telling than the wide angle.  What is a...

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Learning How Your Camera Sees

This is the first post of a series of photography techniques that I am writing in hope that it will be of some value to photographers at any level to consider.  There are a lot of resources that you’ll find on cameras from every era known to mankind, however in my experience there isn’t much...

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A Journey Back to my Roots – Why I Shoot Film

Is film better than digital? The animosity between some from either community puzzles me. In fact, it annoys me to a level I’d rather not discuss. Photography is a perfect marriage of art and science.  Regardless of the medium you choose to use to make an image, it’s still photography. Either approach will get you...

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