Sony Shooters: How to R...

A Public Service Announcement for Sony Shooters Lots of people like Sony’s line of NEX (E-Mount) cameras; at last summers Castle Rock PhotoWalk, we had one reader show up with a full compliment of Sony gear. But they have one flaw. The two-part lens mount has one part that’s...

Improve Your Photos via...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace One of the best ways that I know of improving your photography is to give yourself a self-assignment. One of my ongoing self-assignments is taking pictures of barns, the older the better. Here’s my personal guidelines when photographing barns but please...

Making the BIG Print

Today’s Post by Mark Toal It amazes me that whenever anybody sees me shooting with a mirrorless camera, including Micro Four-thirds,  they usually  tell me how they need a full size sensor and mega-megapixels to get a really sharp image. “You must make big prints?” I ask. Usually...

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...

Choosing the Right Came...

It’s Columbus Day in the USA but it’s Thanksgiving Day to all our Canadian friends, which celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year. Today’s Post by Joe Farace When a photographer travels or goes on a location shoot, they need to start packing. It...

Black & White Port...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace, photographs by Mark Toal Black & white is a wonderful media for making portraits because the lack of color simplifies the image, causing you to focus on the real subject of the photograph instead of their clothing or surroundings. Sometimes the nature of...