There are times when using 60 frames per second can make a lot of sense, even though a photographer may have to give up continuous auto focus with this fast frame rate. This article shares a selection of 10 consecutive images captured at 60 frames per second to illustrate the potential trade-off benefit.
When photographing birds in flight, there are times when choosing AF-S over AF-C can make sense. Let’s have a look at a recent image run of a blue jay taking flight to illustrate this idea.
Most of us go through peaks and valleys with our camera usage. There may be times of the year when our gear stays in our camera bags. One of the things that we can do to maintain our skill level is to spend a few minutes regularly doing camera settings practice. I’d like to thank one of our readers, Bob Owen, for posting a comment that provided the creative spark for this article.
A couple of days ago I spent a few hours photographing sparrows visiting feeders in my backyard. This article shares a good selection of photographs and discusses some of the techniques used to capture the images.
Regardless of the brand or format of camera that you may own, you may want to do a progressive ISO test with it. This allows a photographer to compare the performance of a particular camera and lens throughout its ISO range.
This article discusses planning Pro Capture images. It shares three short Pro Capture H runs of nuthatch photographs to help illustrate the planning technique.
Over the past number of months I’ve had a few Olympus camera owners ask if I had tried the in-camera focus stacking feature of my OM-D E-M1X. Yesterday I visited the Royal Botanical Gardens (RGB) in Burlington Ontario and did some handheld macro focus stacking test images.
This article shares some small sensor camera performance tips. While many of these tips are applicable for digital cameras in general, they are especially important when using small sensor cameras such as M4/3 and 1″ format.
Macro photography opens up a whole new world for us as photographers. We get to see and capture images of things around us in ways that bring us new perspectives. This article demonstrates three basic macro shooting angles for insects. Our subject for this article is a grasshopper.
Regardless of the brand of camera and the format that we use, there are things we can do to get more out of our current camera gear. This article provides some ideas on improving our photography. Most of these suggestions do not involve spending more money on camera gear. These ideas on improving our photography have nothing to do with any specific camera or camera format.