Pole Shot: The Poor Man...

From the Best of  Barry Staver …Or how to get those high angle shots without a drone, without renting a helicopter, or cherry picker bucket lift truck. I can’t tell you the number of times a client wanted a slightly elevated angle to show their building, campus, or warehouse where each...

From iPhone to Mirrorle...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal My two favorite cameras are my iPhone and Panasonic Lumix GX85. I love them both because they are small and easy to take everywhere. Both are great cameras, but have different features that make me choose one over the other. The iPhone is great for...

Mirrorless Studio Portr...

From the Best of Barry Staver Photography of people is about the connection that we make with our subjects. In order to make successful photographs, we need to build trust and gain their confidence. This works best, in my opinion, with relaxed one-on-one interaction during the photo...

Springtime in the Rocki...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “When it’s springtime in the Rockies, I’m coming back to you…”—Gene Autry While the deciduous trees here on Daisy Hill are not fully blooming due to a recent snowstorm (see my video clip on Instagram —@joefarace) and...

Shooting Your First Rod...

From the Best of Jamie Zartman Shortly after I purchased my Panasonic Lumix GH4, a friend called and asked if I wanted to go to a rodeo that evening. I was anxious to see what the GH4 could do shooting in continuous mode and immediately agreed, grabbed my cameras and went. I decided to...

The Beauty of the Beaut...

From the Best of Mark Toal Did you ever buy a piece of photo gear that you read about or somebody mentioned and then wonder why the heck you bought it? I’ve had a Lumodi Beauty Dish that I bought a while ago but was still in the box and sitting in my office. A beauty dish is a metal...