Must-Have Tools for Mir...

Today’s post by Mark Toal In several recent posts I’ve talked about how to use your mirrorless camera to record video. I’ve been shooting video for a few years and have tried almost every accessory that people told me is necessary for shooting good video. It all comes down to three...

How I Shot John Jacob A...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal Some color combinations grab my attention every time and I just have to take the photo. Blue and yellow is the main one that I can’t resist. This color combination appeals to most people but since moving to the Northwest with its long gray winters I find it...

What Inspires You to Ma...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Photographers get inspiration for their work from many places. One of my friends  finds it in old world master’s paintings; I get inspired by new things: It can be a new camera, new lens, or just a new place to make images. Recently it was a new lens—the...

Camera Walking with Car...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal A friend of mine told me to check out the Camera Walking blog and on Facebook. My first thought was I wished that I had thought of that name before Carol Vipperman and Michelle Burkheimer. Combining creativity, fitness and health they photograph the world as...

Challenge Yourself to S...

Today’s post by Joe Farace Tip: Be sure to read Mark’s post ‘Facebook 5-day Black & White Challenge.’ One of the things that I like to do to get out of a photographic is to shoot in direct monochrome mode. It doesn’t have to be all of the images that you make...

Photographing Mount Hoo...

How I Photographed Mt. Hood from Hood River, Oregon Today’s Post by Mark Toal   If you read this blog on a regular basis you know that I am not a nature photographer. As part of my job for Panasonic I’m headed to a nature photographers convention in San Diego next month so I...