Shooting Home Interiors...

From The Best of Mark Toal Using a mirrorless camera, I photographed a small house in Portland, Oregon for my friend and designer Shannon Baird for publication on the Dwell Magazine website. If you are not familiar with the small house movement just Google “small house” or check out this...

Photographing Lake Nymp...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern I wanted to shoot the setting sun, but instead I captured what appeared to be a lake nymph with a slender corona of red hair. A lateness in the day when the sun would soon set encouraged me to drive to a favorite NY spot, Lake Sebago in Harriman State Park....

Digiscoping with Micro ...

From the Best of Mark Toal I love it when I learn something new about photography that I didn’t know existed. That was the case with Digiscoping… I had no idea what Digiscoping was until I went to the NANPA (North American Nature Photographer Association) annual convention in San...

Infrared Photography: I...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Is the surreal real in landscape photography? Answer below. Beyond the visible spectrum lies an unseen dreamlike world of enchantment where time seems to stand still. Vegetation is often white, people may look ghostly, and skies can have varying hues....

Mirrorless Q&A: Ca...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace For some time, Mark & I  have been planning to have a podcast to answer questions from Mirrorless Photo Tips readers but the latest cost estimate to accomplish this was prohibitively expensive and because we’re not close to breaking even running this blog,...

The Hardest Part of Pho...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal Learning to shot and show images that excite only you is much harder than learning aperture, shutter or manual exposure. When I started taking photographs I wanted to be like the photographers that originally inspired me to pick up a camera. If I could just make...