The above photo looks like an interesting story. Why is she hiding from her upset father? Is that really her father, how much trouble is she going to get into when he finds her? What did she do to upset him? However, the above stories would all be wrong. The power of cropping the image […]

I used Lightroom’s new photo merge feature to stitch together six photos to create the following panorama, it created a 17,166 x 10,661 picture weighing in at 561mb. Yowzers!

Getting into photography can be intimidating with all the jargon and technical terms. Your camera itself is pretty intimidating with the dials, menus and buttons galore. This guide is to explain some of the fundamentals and help improve your photography. Photography: Light and Time Photography is all about recording light, which is exactly the definition […]

Night photography usually means bringing a tripod and setting up for long exposures. This doesn’t have to always be the case, here are two ideas on taking some shots at night, no tripod required. Bokeh Lights One such type of shot you can take without a tripod is bokeh lights. Bokeh is simply the aesthetic […]

I mentioned yesterday my desire for a panorama film back for the Bronica ETRSi. I actually purchased a 35mm back which I thought was this back I wanted. It wasn’t. I discovered this after shooting a roll through, there are two different backs for the Bronica system. The 135N back, which I bought, allows for […]

From my Bronica ETRSi, a medium format 645 camera on Kodak Portra. The Bronica is often referred to as the poor man’s Hasselblad, since it is a similar modular system with interchangeable backs and primarily a waist-level viewfinder. I forgot how much I enjoyed shooting with the waist-level finder, its huge; giving a rich almost […]

I’m starting the Tiny Photography Newsletter, which is a newsletter about really small photos. Oh, not really, its a photography newsletter using the Tiny Letter service by Mailchimp and I really wasn’t creative enough to come up with a better name. My goal for the newsletter is to publish interesting information and a bit of […]

Here’s almost everything pulled out of my typical bag I carry for a night photography shoot. It is a bit more than I normally carry, but night is a little less forgiving and you’re need a bit more equipment. Coffee and warm gloves might be most important. Camera with Bulb Setting Memory Card or Film […]

I noticed the other day I’ve been shooting digital for about as long as I shot film, this observation prompted this retrospective on my gear history and future. I started to get “serious” about photography back in 1999, my first camera was a Canon EOS 3, the pro-sumer autofocus technical marvel of the time; it […]

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