It’s My Year for Video,...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions since I rarely remember them a week after New Year’s day. But this time of year does make me think about what I want to learn next to further my photography knowledge. For a few years I’ve...

Do You Really Need a Fl...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Back in the film day, when shooting with studio flash I always used a flash meter, like my redoubtable  (an no longer available) Gossen Luna-Star F2  and expensive Polaroid tests were indispensable in getting correct exposures.In a digital world filled...

Post Focusing: Is it Fo...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace When Panasonic announced their Post Focus firmware update one blog commenters said “Olympus’ Focus Bracketing and Focus Stacking is for serious photographers. Panasonic’s Post Focus is meant for sloppy people…” Yet, a reviewer once said of the Lytro camera, “a...

My Favorite Photos of t...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal At this time of year I like to look back at my favorite photographs from the past year. Social media sites like Facebook and Flickr make it very easy to find my best photos since that’s what I posted to these sites. My Meetup.com photo group set up an...

How I Photographed The ...

Today’s post by Mark Toal In previous posts, Ive written about the importance of why you should always need to carry a camera with you to the point where I think we don’t ever have to use the phrase again. So now that you do carry a camera with you everywhere, what the heck do you shoot...

Why You Should Use a Tr...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace In these days of optically stabilized lenses as well in-body image stabilization, you might wonder if you even need a tripod? I think so and let me give you a few reasons: Portraiture: A tripod can be a three-legged assistant to hold your camera while you walk...