A Lazy Photographer Spe...

Mark Toal is just wrapping up an extended period of travel and will be back soon. In the meantime, here’s one of the “Best of Mark Toal” Today’s post by Mark Toal I’ve never liked using a tripod, I quit my first photo class when they wanted us to use a 4×5...

How I Made “Last ...

Right now, the leaves are changing color and falling off meaning that—what I like to call—Infrared Season is fast coming to a close. So I headed off to McCabe Meadows open space to shoot what I expect to be the last of the season’s IR images. (Hey, I could be wrong.) The above...

3 Cameras, 30 Balloons,...

Today’s Post  by Jamie Zartman A few weeks ago I decided to drive to Snowmass, Colorado early in the morning to see if I could catch the balloon launch for the annual Snowmass Balloon Festival. I took along a Panasonic Lumix GH4 with a Lumix 100-300 lens, an Olympus EM-10 with...

How I Made ‘Rat R...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal It’s Rat Rod wRensday…. The above photograph is another example of why I always carry a camera with me. I was in Lebanon, Tennessee for the Redneck Rumble, a meeting of Rat Rod car owners. I got up early on the day of the event and walked out...

Focusing in Infrared Ph...

Today’s Post  by Joe Farace Focusing can be a problem in infrared photography but only if you want to make it one. You may be surprised (or not) to learn that light waves of different color (and wavelengths) don’t focus on the same plane when passing through a lens. Much like a...

Using In-Camera Filters...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace If you’re new to the world of camera filters for black & white photography, here’s a quick primer: A Yellow filter slightly darkens the sky, emphasizing clouds and is primarily used for landscape photography but when shooting in snow, it produces...