I am working with a gallery – (more on that later) to do a show of my iPhone images and when I mean show I mean gallery-quality, big prints. 30 to 40 inches on the longest side – and yes – from an iPhone.
Camera straps. You either love em or hate em. But there are times when it’s hard to deny that they sure make things easier if you need to keep your hands free.
My annual trip to Bosque del Apache, National Wildlife Refuge is complete. I arrived home this past weekend. I drove 3100 miles round trip in my new 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Loredo X. By the way, when I say “annual” that was pre-COVID. In 2020 I did not go to Bosque because of the virus and it was very strange not to be in New Mexico around Thanksgiving. While things are not completely normal, the Refuge management DID grant me a commercial permit for this year (necessary for leading photo workshops on federal wildlife refuge property) and if they were willing to issue the permit, I was willing to go.
The three pieces of Topaz software that I use the most are Gigapixel AI, Denoise AI and Sharpen […]
’ve decided to put together a guide to sharper images. Please note this is not a scientific guide or a white paper. It’s got more information in it than my typical blog posts, but it’s not EVERY SINGLE THING you can think of when it comes to sharp photos. It does contain just about everything you really NEED to know. It’s a thesis based on my own decades of experience trying to both understand what a sharp picture is all about, and how to go about getting one. It’s written with one goal – to help you get sharp photos.
I was out last week photographing with a private client and we were stuck with a foggy, hazy, morning. Some photographers would just give up and head to breakfast, but I knew we could get something (maybe not perfect but still something) working in those conditions so we went to work.
If there’s one benefit to sharing a passion for music AND photography, it’s recognizing that muscle memory plays a significant role in the success of both.
You need to look at your camera as a user interface that you can modify. Everything about it is yours to understand and control.
I decided to try making a few macro images with my Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay short scale bass. I used the Olympus OM-D E-M1 MK III body with the 60mm macro. This is a very lightweight combo that is easy to work with.