Cars, Cowboys and Carni...

“Cars, Cowboys and Carnivals. That’s how I pan to spend my summer.”—Mark...

Creating a Mirrorless S...

One of the best ways to improve your photography is the self-assignment and one of the most challenging forms of that is the self-portrait. Today Jamie MacDonald takes you beyond what most people think of as a self portrait. If you’ve practiced this difficult discipline, drop us a...

How I Made: Rat Rod in ...

Two weeks ago I didn’t even know what a Rat Rod was and now here I am in a garage in Hood River, Oregon photographing one being built. For this image I used the Panasonic GH4 with the 12-32mm Lumix lens. I captured the image directly in black and white in camera using the ‘Monochrome’...

Free Class: Why Mirrorl...

Mark is On the Road On Saturday, June 28 from 10AM to 5:00 PM Mark will be at Kenmore Camera at 6708 NE 181st Street in Kenmore, Washington to  demonstrate the latest gear from Panasonic, and explains the advantages of mirrorless cameras in today’s digital world. Free Class –...

Approaching Strangers t...

Joe and I were talking recently about events that we had recently photographed and how we approach people at public events. For Joe it was at a outdoor car show photo walk and for me it was the annual Gay Pride Parade in Portland. I see a lot of photographers using a telephoto lens or...

Chasing Balloons &...

Special Guest Post by Jamie Zartman With summer rapidly approaching, it was time to head for Telluride, CO for their Annual Balloon Festival. To ensure minimal wind, the balloons always launch around 7:00 A.M. and this year I arrived a bit late, barely catching several balloons and a...