George Eastman said... "Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography." An interesting quote given the state of photography today, and the over-the-top pursuit of cameras with good low-light capability.
In this post, I want to briefly describe the way the camera shoots. The shooting experience is one of the most undervalued by the newer photographer. But pros care deeply about it. What good is a one trillion megapixel full frame sensor if using the camera is no fun or hard to work with?
Today, Fuji Announced the Fuji X-T30 and Also today, Canon Announced the EOS RP Mirrorless Digital Camera
Olympus has announced a new zoom lens that would be great for travel photographers or anyone who wants to cover a wide range of focal lengths with just one lens. The M.Zuiko ED 12-200 f/3.5-6.3 zoom weighs just one pound and covers an EFL of 24-400mm (16.6x) and has the largest zoom range of any mirrorless, interchangeable lens. But it’s not a cheap piece of glass. This new lens is made like a tank with weatherproof construction.
They can’t all be winners! I post lots of successful bird photographs here and on social media. But please realize that I spend hours each day, and many days each month to get the one or two gems you see here. Much of the time, things don’t work. Almost always because I am deficient. But I will never give up because when it works, it is so rewarding that I will gladly suffer the slings and arrows of failure.
One of the first of the photographic skills you need to learn is exposure. If you don’t get that right, everything else comes out wrong. Whether you photograph wildlife, landscapes, close-ups, or people, exposure is a key element to making a great photograph.
The Palouse…the most beautiful place you’ve never heard of!
Photograph an Americana landscape that is simply awe-inspiring and unlike any landscape you’ve ever seen. Hurry and register. This tour will sell out quickly!
What — Photo Tour with Gary Hamburgh & Scott Bourne
Where — The Palouse Region, SE Washington State/Northwestern Idaho
When — Spring Workshop — May 27 through June 1, 2019
Focus — Spring/Early Summer Colors, World Class Cowboy Training Facility, Horses, Old trucks, Barns, Crop Patterns, etc.
Sone quick thoughts about perspective. I am on the wrong side of 60 years old. But all is not lost. There are some advantages to getting old (besides discounts at the buffet and movie theater.) New research shows that the aging process actually improves certain abilities: Older people appear to be better and faster at grasping the big picture than young people. How is this relevant to photography?
The winner of the first Picture Methods contest is mjhedge – Mike Hedge.