Major camera shows bring a plethora of new product introductions, and the accompanying ‘greatest thing since sliced bread’ commentary on many photography sites. All of this stokes gear acquisition syndrome in us, as it is always tempting to buy new equipment. This article discusses why keeping your existing camera gear can make sense. Continue reading Why Keeping Existing Camera Gear Can Make Sense
I’d like to thank each and every one of our readers for taking the time to visit our photography blog during the past 12 months. We certainly had a busy year together! Looking forward towards 2019 there are a number of projects in the hopper that we hope will be of interest to you. Continue reading Looking Forward Towards 2019
As the popularity of this photography blog has increased, unfortunately so too has the frequency of online piracy of intellectual property that has been directly impacting our work. This causes a dilemma in terms of how to deal with the theft of our images and videos. Continue reading Online Piracy of Intellectual Property
It seems to me that too much time is spent on the technical aspects of photography, rather than on a far more important issue… the connection of photography with intuition. Continue reading The Connection of Photography with Intuition
There’s an old saying that “time flies when you’re having fun”. That must be true, as I can hardly believe that it has been three years since I started this photography blog. To each and every reader I would like to extend a sincere thank you for our third year together and for all of your support! Continue reading Thank You for our Third Year Together!
Like many photographers I’ve used different types of camera gear including APS-C and full frame Nikon DSLRs, a brief flirtation with M4/3, Nikon 1, and bridge cameras. I thought it would be interesting to ask readers a simple question, “What’s your favourite camera?” Continue reading What’s Your Favourite Camera?
Societies are self-serving and self-perpetuating structures. There is constant pressure to conform and to fit into predetermined slots. It can be difficult to find one’s path for personal growth and creative expression within the confines of societal norms and pressures. Continue reading At the Core of Personal Creativity
It is always interesting to meet other photographers when I’m out with one of my cameras creating a few images. The discussion often leads to the ‘missed shot’ or other photographic regrets. Continue reading Photographic Regrets: We’ve All Had a Few
Tomorrow, July 1st 2017, is a milestone for Canada…the country’s 150th birthday! Since the majority of our readers are from outside of Canada, I thought some folks may like to read a short summary about Canada and some notable Canadians. I’ve added a few images to provide some visual breaks for readers…all were captured in Canada. Continue reading Happy 150th Birthday Canada!
It is always interesting to get emails from readers. This week I had a reader ask if and when I would be ‘monetizing’ this website with paid advertising. That email was the creative spark for this article which explains why there will never be paid advertising on my photography blog. Continue reading Why there will never be advertising on my photography blog