15 tips for rainforest macro photography
The sun and your flash aren’t the only sources of light suitable for nature photography. Here’s a little post about how to use streetlights, vans, fire, and flashlights the next time you’re out in the field.
View RAW files in Windows with Microsoft’s new Camera Codec.
Check out this video explaining depth of field and the factors that affect it.
Think you know natural light from flash? Take my hummingbird picture challenge.
Adding habitat elements to your composition is a great way to take your bird photos from simple stock shots to artistic portraits.
We’ve all seen HDR images by now. While we tend to associate HDR images with a cartoonish, fantasy look this is only because many of the people using HDR, and many casual photo viewers, seem to wowed by this style. I think the popularity of this type of HDR will fade, but one can quite [...]
I’ve been working a lot over the last year on my hummingbird portfolio. My goal was to experiment with different setups in order to produce a diverse portfolio with a variety of lighting styles, similar to what we find in the ever-changing conditions of Costa Rica’s cloud forest. I also wanted to be able to [...]
When we think of landscape photography, most of us think of the grand vistas of the American West. Often taken with wide angle lenses, these images draw us into the scene by including a strong foreground element (e.g., a rock or a cactus), a middleground with some leading lines (perhaps a winding stream or a [...]