Pictures, camera talk, and photography tips.
So you’d really like to take cool pictures of lightning, but think it’s probably beyond your capabilities … Well guess what? It’s really not that hard. See that picture up above? I took it last night, and most of my Facebook friends really seem to like it. They are seriously impressed with my mad photography [...]
When I bought my copy of Apple Aperture 3 a little over a month ago, the first thing I did was look for some tutorials. I was pretty disappointed by the results of my Google search. Don’t get me wrong, I found a few; but for the most part they were just short teasers for [...]
We have a nice almost full moon out tonight, and just after sunset it was inviting me to take a picture of it from my front porch. I have to admit upfront, that I did almost no preparation. Simply grabbed my camera, which happend to have a 70-200 F4L lens attached, leaned against the pillar [...]
I almost didn’t have time for a “picture of the day” yesterday. Fortunately, as I was driving Johnathan home from school, we got stopped at train crossing. Since I had my Nexus S smart phone in my pocket, I decided this was a good opportunity to get my daily picture. This is the result … [...]
I don’t know about you, but I hate to use the pop-up flash on my camera. But sometimes you just have no choice, even shootingwith wide open apeture and high ISO, it’s just not light enough. I saw something on a youtube video a few weeks ago (and I wish I could remember when/where so [...]
A few quick, non-professional quality shots of lighting from the severe thunderstorms we’re getting here in Texas tonight. At first I thought I might get my tripod out of the garage, but I was too lazy. Then I had the bright idea that I could use the railing on my porch, and hold the camera [...]