Shooting Fuji’s Finepix...

Today’s Post by John Larsen Now that I’ve had Fujifilm S1 for some time I am satisfied with it and it’s met my needs—especially price. But as one would expect for a sub-$500 camera, it has limitations. Starting with the filters, there are a number I use more than others. Of course, there...

Getting the Most from Y...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.”—Ansel Adams Since infrared light is predominantly captured using the red channel your images can end up looking red (or magenta) no matter which standard color balance setting you choose....

High ISO – Don’t Worry,...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal “What me, Worry?”—Alfred E. Neuman Indoor car shows are notorious for their bad lighting. Unless the car owner brings their own lights you usually have to deal with typical convention center lighting that is not flattering for much of anything. When I...

As Time Goes By

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern “You must remember this…” In a soft misting rain, I spotted the five-foot time capsule on its black granite base outside the Weston Pavilion plaza entry at the New York City Museum of Natural History. Silver and gleaming with welcoming wings, the closed...

Counterpoint: Shooting ...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace On Tuesday, my pal and co-create of the Mirrorless Photo Tips blog showed one solution to shooting infrared imagery when the weather back home is not all that accommodating. Since March and April are the two snowiest months in Colorado, I’ve got...

Shooting the Fujifilm F...

Today’s Post by John Larsen After lugging my DSLR around on a few vacations I began looking for a camera that would meet my needs at a reasonable price. I wanted a camera that was not too big to bring to the beach or have by the pool. I narrowed down my options but once a local camera...

Another February in Flo...

Today’s Post by Jamie Zartman Naples, Florida has spectacular botanical gardens, which provides an abundance of photo opportunities and challenges for a photographer. The light was quite bright and harsh and combined with dark shadows in many of the garden areas during the time I was...

Infrared in the Desert

Today’s Post by Mark Toal It’s been a long, rainy winter in the Northwest this year so I haven’t been able to use my Infrared camera as much as I would have liked. Infrared photography is easiest when there are white puffy clouds against a blue sky and fairly bright light. The middle of...