A New Lens, A New Start

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern With any new lens, there is always a learning curve, some easier to master than others. A lens that auto focuses is a big aid in shooting. More assistance comes from the lens manufacturer, photo reviews, and YouTube videos that describe in detail the...

When It Rains, It Pours...

Today’s Post by Ken MacAdams, Photography by Ken Such can be summer weather in the Rockies and my visit to the Tetons in Wyoming was just a combination of both! As one of the oldest, and most visited parks in the Nations park system, a visit or revisit to Yellowstone should be on your...

Monochrome is Not Just ...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Not every photograph should be in color; sometimes a black and white or toned monochrome image tells a better story. Monochrome does not always mean black and white…or even sepia. Sometimes you might want to add some color but not too much! That’s...

Wordless Wednesday #6: ...

Today’s Post by George Shubin Equipment:  Panasonic GX8, Lumix G Vario 45-200mm f/4-5.6 II Power OIS lens Web Site:     45th Parallel Photography Instagram:   45thPhoto A reminder: If you would like to have feature one of your images featured on Wordless Wednesday, contact us via the...

Cherry Picking the Best...

Today’s Post by Barry Staver Logistics are crucial to successful event photography. Or as Realtors like to say, “it’s all about location, location, location”. I am a firm believer in pre-planning, as much as humanely possible, and then showing up early to any event I’m shooting. A...

Preparing for an Exhibi...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern It is challenging fun to take photographs and equally exciting to assemble them for an exhibit. My local library, St. Agnes, a branch of the New York Public Library, booked me last November for a show of my photographs for the month of July, the first...

What Lens to Buy: Panas...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal The Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH lens is another lens that I overlooked for a long time. Now it’s always mounted on my Panasonic GX85 camera or in my camera case. A 15mm focal length on Micro Four-thirds is the equivalent of a 30mm lens...

Shooting Underwater

Today’s Post by Barry Staver The title should include shooting from the water’s surface as well. Getting the best image on land is tough enough, right? A good photographer is always thinking about lighting, composition, lens choice, ISO, best camera angle, and then capturing the...