This article discusses how, when birds demonstrate flock behaviour, it can be leveraged to create an abundance of bird-in-flight photographs. I was recently at LaSalle Park in Burlington and had the opportunity to capture a good assortment of images of ducks in flight. A small group of ducks demonstrated flock behaviour in a fairly predictable manner which created the opportunity.
This article shares a selection of festive focus stacking images captured handheld this morning and processed in camera.
This article discusses a number of reasons why I prefer using zoom lenses rather than shooting with prime lenses. I appreciate that the choices we make with our camera gear are intensely personal, so this article is not intended to convince anyone else to adjust their approach. The camera gear that works for one photographer may not be a fit for the needs of another.
As photographers we sometimes execute a purposeful underexposure in order to create a special mood or artistic interpretation in our images. This article discusses this approach and provide a few sample images. Continue reading Purposeful Underexposure
This article discusses some considerations to keep in mind when buying a tripod. This posting was prompted by a recent reader question. As regular readers know, I am loathe to use a tripod and only do so when I have no other option. Having said that, I do own a half dozen tripods along with various tripod heads and camera supports. In the past I used this equipment when shooting client videos, and for the occasional still image.
This article features a selection of images of small birds at LaSalle Park in Burlington. Most are taking flight.
Whether we are fully conscious of the fact or not, everything has a cost in life. Every decision involves some kind of trade-off. Living our lives purposefully means being aware of our value system and making decisions that are in alignment with our essence as human beings.
Early this morning I accompanied my eldest son making a delivery of pre-formed rebar cages to a construction site in downtown Toronto. My day started a bit earlier than normal, leaving the house at 4:20 AM. All of the images in this article were captured handheld using the M.Zuiko PRO 12-100 mm f/4 IS zoom lens in available light.
This article examines some of the considerations associated with the business of photography and was sparked by some recent discussions. In a general sense this posting deals with making money with camera gear, so it includes videography. The article shares some personal experiences and perspectives.
This article shares a selection of photographs of long-tailed duck water landings captured handheld at the Burlington lift bridge. This species of duck visits our area for a short time in the early winter months. When possible, I try to photograph them a number of times during this time frame.