I am a lucky guy in that as an Olympus Visionary, I get to associate with some of the best photographers in the world. One of those is Pulitzer Prize winner, Jay Dickman (https://www.jaydickman.net)
Hard drives are a lot like opinions – everyone has at least one. For the serious, traveling photographer, hard drives are the life blood of any expedition. Without having a safe, secure, reliable drive to use to backup your files, your once-in-a-lifetime trip to wherever may turn out to be a major disappointment if your cards fail or if you just rely on copying them to your laptop.
With a hat tip to Chris Brogan, I want to approach an important subject for photographers. There’s pretty much nothing more important to us than getting our work seen. The problem is, billions of photos are made and posted online every week. Who has time to look at OUR pictures? How can we stand out? Why aren’t we getting more traction with our online galleries?
I realize that for most of you, the sheer thrill of photographing an eagle and capturing ANY wing position is just thrill enough. Unfortunately, I have expensive taste so I have to get paid for mine 🙂
If you’re concerned about maximum image quality and/or worried about digital “noise,” then you should consider exposing to […]
Not everyone can afford a big, fast, lens. It’s particularly hard to find the loose change to buy a big telephoto lens. While the lesson I offer here applies to ALL cameras and ALL lenses, regardless of manufacturer OR format, it is most apparently impactful when you are shooting with telephoto lenses.
As I’ve gained more experience as a photographer, I’ve learned that the question “WHY?” is easily the most important one to ask. I ask myself “why?” almost every day.